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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.


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Policy Makers' Advisors, Scientific Knowledge and Knowledge Sharing: Highlights of a Literature Review and Key Lessons
This summary of our literature review on the advisors of policy makers focuses on the key lessons for professionals and researchers who wish to share public health knowledge to inform public policy development.
November 2017. Description. Download.  1.2 MB
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The NCCHPP has published an extensive literature review that deals with political actors that are often overlooked: the advisors of policy makers. The analysis we produced explores their profiles, the way they use scientific knowledge and their influence in government circles.

The summary offered here outlines highlights of the analysis and key considerations for public health actors hoping to share knowledge with policy makers' advisors.

Policy Makers' Advisors, Scientific Knowledge and Knowledge Sharing: Highlights of a Literature Review and Key Lessons
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For readers who are interested in going through the detailed analysis including numerous verbatim statements made by the advisors themselves, full bibliographic references, and key considerations in terms of knowledge sharing, we invite you to refer to the full-length literature review.

This document is part of 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.

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The production of the NCCHPP website has been made possible through a financial contribution from the Public Health Agency of Canada.