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Approaching Municipalities to Share Knowledge: Advice from Municipal Civil Servants to Public Health Actors
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Knowledge exchange strategies for interventions and policy in public health. Kouri, D. (2009).  Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice, Volume 5, Number 1, January 2009 , pp. 71-83(13). Abstract on the site of ingentaconnect.

Facilitating a knowledge translation process: Knowledge review and facilitation tool. Lemire, N., Souffez, K., and Laurendeau, M.-C. (2009).  9 MB. On the site of the Institut national de santé publique du Québec.

Political and institutional influences on the use of evidence in public health policy. A systematic review. Liverani, M., Hawkins, B., & Parkhurst, J.O. (2013). PLoS ONE, 8(10): e77404, 1-9. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0077404. Free access.

Connecting research and policy. Lomas, J. (2000). Isuma: Canadian Journal of Policy Research, 1(1), 140-144. Free access.

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Knowledge Sharing and Public Policies: A Representation of Influence Processes
This briefing note provides an overview of the processes through which public health knowledge can influence public policy.
Published in March 2015.  Description.  Download   730 K

Gaining a better understanding of how knowledge circulates in the political sphere can help improve knowledge-sharing practices so as to increase their desired outcomes. In order to deepen this understanding, a graphic representation (a logic model) of the processes through which public health knowledge can influence public policy is presented in this document. Questions are included in the text to prompt readers to reflect on their own knowledge-sharing practices, on the contexts in which they are carried out and on the factors they are able to act upon to facilitate the knowledge-sharing process.

This briefing note is the first in a series of documents focused on knowledge sharing in the context of public policy development. To read more about the series of documents, click here.

Knowledge Sharing and Public Policies: A Representation of Influence Processes
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