Knowledge Translation Strategies Focused on Mother and Child Health and Wellbeing

Effective Knowledge Translation Strategies for Policy and Action Focused on Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health and Wellbeing: A Rapid Scoping Review

Project Status:Complete

Knowledge User(s)

World Health Organization

Project Trainee(s)

Allyson Gallant, Hwayeon Danielle Shin, Julia Kontak


Etienne Langlois, Mehr Shah

Funding Source(s)

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

Project Objectives

To identify existing literature related to knowledge translation strategies that promote the uptake of evidence into policy and action focused on improving sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health and wellbeing.

Research Approach

Rapid 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...

Project Outputs