Adapting and Implementing Health Systems Guidelines and Recommendations

Strategies to Adapt and Implement Health System Guidelines and Recommendations: A Scoping Review

Project Status:Complete

Knowledge User(s)

World Health Organization

Project Trainee(s)

Sydney Breneol, Robert Marten, Marcela Vélez

Funding Source(s)

  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) through the Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) Evidence Alliance
  • World Health Organization

Project Objectives

To map the evidence and identify gaps in existing literature related to adaptation and implementation of health systems guidelines in low- to middle-income countries.

Research Approach

Scoping Review

Project Lead(s)

Janet Curran

Position: Dalhousie University, Maritimes SPOR SUPPORT Unit

Janet Curran is a Professor in the School of Nursing at Dalhousie University and a Research Chair in Quality and Patient Safety at IWK Health, Nova Scotia Health and Dalhousie University.

She is the Scientific Lead in the Strengthening Transitions in Care lab at IWK Health where her program of research is focused on co-designing and evaluating best practice and policy change interventions to improve transitions in care for patients and families. Her co-design work is informed by collaborating with multiple stakeholders including patients, parents and caregivers, healthcare providers, and policy makers.

Janet Curran

Dalhousie University, Maritimes SPOR SUPPORT Unit

Janet Curran is a Professor in the School of Nursing...