A guide to collaborative enquiry and social engagement
2008-01-01 beginner connects evidence-informed decision-making guide learns outside africa
Produced by: International Development Research CentreFunded by (if different from above): Description of resource: a pay-for publication entitled "SAS2: A Guide to Collaborative Inquiry and Social En...
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A survey tool for measuring evidence-based decision-making capacity in public health agencies
2020-01-22 connect health learns tool utilization of evidence in decision-making
While increasing attention is placed on using evidence-based decision making (EBDM) to improve public health, there is little research assessing the current EBDM capacity of the public health workforc...
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Advanced workshop: designing, conducting, and analysing field experiments
2020-01-22 connect learns research training
This is a three-day short course taught by Columbia University Professor of Political Science, and J-PAL affiliate, Donald P. Green, hosted by J-PAL. In this short course you will: Hon...
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CASP Checklist: Clinical prediction rule
2020-02-11 connect health learns tool uk
These checklists were designed to be used as educational pedagogic tools, as part of a workshop setting, therefore we do not suggest a scoring system. The core CASP checklists (randomised controlled t...
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CASP Checklist: Cohort study
2020-02-11 appraising evidence for decision-making connect learns tool
These checklists were designed to be used as educational pedagogic tools, as part of a workshop setting, therefore we do not suggest a scoring system. The core CASP checklists (randomised controlled t...
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CASP Checklist: Diagnostic test study
2020-02-11 connect learns tool utilization of evidence in decision-making
These checklists were designed to be used as educational pedagogic tools, as part of a workshop setting, therefore we do not suggest a scoring system. The core CASP checklists (randomised controlled t...
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CASP Checklist: Systematic Review
2020-02-11 connect learns tool utilization of evidence in decision-making
These checklists were designed to be used as educational pedagogic tools, as part of a workshop setting, therefore we do not suggest a scoring system. The core CASP checklists (randomised controlled t...
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Catmaker (software tool that helps one create critically appraised topics)
2019-12-12 connect health learns outside africa tool
CATmaker is a computer-assisted critical appraisal tool, which helps you create Critically Appraised Topics (CATs), for the key articles you encounter about Therapy, Diagnosis, Prognosis, Aetiology/Ha...
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Centre for evidence-based medicine
2019-12-12 canada connect health learns research
Evidence-based medicine (EBM) requires the integration of the best research evidence with our clinical expertise and our patient’s unique values and circumstances. Clinically relevant resea...
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Checklist for economic evaluations
2020-02-12 connect evidence-informed decision-making learns publication
This tool is informed by the work of Drummond et al, Methods for the economic evaluation of health care programmes. 2nd Edition. Oxford: Oxford Medical Publications, 1997.
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Checklist for prevalence studies
2020-02-12 connect learns system reviews tool utilization of evidence in decision-making
Methodological guidance for systematic reviews of observational epidemiological studies reporting prevalence and incidence data
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Checklist for qualitative research
2020-02-12 connect learns systematic reviews tool
Qualitative research synthesis: methodological guidance for systematic reviewers utilizing meta-aggregation
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Checklist for quasi-experimental designs
2020-02-12 connect evidence-informed decision-making learns publication research
Checklist for Quasi-Experimental Studies (non-randomized experimental studies)
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Checklist for randomized control trials
2020-02-12 connect learns synthesising evidence for decision-making tool
Systematic reviews of effectiveness.
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Confidence through evidence toolkit
2020-01-27 connect learns tool utilization of evidence in decision-making
This toolkit from Iriss has four steps designed to help you acquire, assess, adapt and apply evidence in your practice. Each step includes key questions and sig...
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Context Matters Framework
2020-01-22 connect learns publication strategic document utilization of evidence in decision-making
This paper presents the first of these – a conceptual framework to help policymakers, researchers, practitioners and donors better define windows of opportunity in different contexts to focus ef...
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Critical appraisal module
2020-01-21 appraising evidence for decision-making connect global learns training
Online training is available to help you with EBBP. Launch the EBBP Training portal and get started today!
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Critical appraisal skills programme (CASP) checklists
2020-01-13 connect learns synthesising evidence for decision-making tool uk
This set of eight critical appraisal tools are designed to be used when reading research, these include tools for Systematic Reviews, Randomised Controlled Trials, Cohort Studies, Case Control Studies...
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Developing a departmental evaluation plan
2020-01-21 africa connect guideline learns monitoring and evaluation
The National Evaluation Policy Framework (NEPF) focuses on evaluations of strategic and important policies, programmes or projects, which are identified as part of a National Evaluation Plan. It also ...
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Diagnostic accuracy studies
2020-02-11 connect learns tool utilization of evidence in decision-making
It is ideal if the diagnostic test is applied to the full spectrum of patients - those with mild, severe, early and late cases of the target disorder. It is also best if the patients are randomly sele...
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Effective mentorship in research communication: Toolkit
2020-01-28 connect learns toolkit utilization of evidence in decision-making
For the purposes of this toolkit, we define research communication as the process of interpreting or translating scientific research into a language, format and context that specialists and non-specia...
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Enhancing organisational performance: a toolbox for self- assessment
2002-01-01 advanced beginner connects evidence-informed decision-making intermediate learns outside africa tool
Produced by: International Development Research CentreFunded by (if different from above): Description: a pay-for book described as offering "a clear-cut methodology to diagnose institutional str...
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Evaluation instrument that appraises guidelines for research and evaluation
2019-12-03 canada connect health learns tool
A variety of tools have been developed to assist in the development, reporting and evaluation of practice guidelines and health system guidance.
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Evidence-based policy and evaluation workshop
2020-01-22 africa connect learns training utilization of evidence in decision-making
A practical study of how to select, analyse and use evidence, and an analysis of the role of evaluation as part of policy-making and operational delivery
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Evidence-based practice and policy online resource training centre
2020-01-13 connect health learns tool usa
This training describes a process or an approach to enhance practice and policy decision making. Ultimately aimed at strengthening the linkage between research knowledge and practice, the specific com...
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Evidence-Informed Policy-Making Toolkit
2020-01-22 connect learns tool utilization of evidence in decision-making
The VakaYiko Evidence-Informed Policy Making (EIPM) Toolkit is an adaptable suite of resources created to support civil servants and parliamentary staff to use evidence in policy making in developing ...
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Evidence changes lives
2020-02-12 connect learns monitoring and evaluation tool
UNEG Norms and Standards for Evaluation, and UNEG’s large archive of published reference books, are global public goods documenting best practices. Used consistently, they help embed high-qualit...
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Evidence changes lives
2020-02-11 connect evidence-informed decision-making learns publication un
From the UN, the centre of global policymaking, UNEG offers a coordination platform for global and country-level evaluation cooperation and learning. UNEG respects country ownership and enables lawmak...
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Finding the evidence
2019-12-12 connect guide learns outside africa synthesising evidence for decision-making
Finding the evidence is the second step in the five steps of evidence-based practice. It is important when searching for evidence that search terms are referred back to your original PICO question....
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Framework for assessing research evidence
2020-01-21 appraising evidence for decision-making connect education learns research uk
This report and framework also contributes to the ongoing debate in the wider social research and academic community on the quality of all types of social research. The report aims to stimulate furthe...
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Getting to an evaluation plan: from engagement to evidence
2020-02-11 connect evidence-informed decision-making learns publication
The workbook will help implementers identify existing and planned data sources; prioritize evaluation research questions; and determine the roles, responsibilities, and timelines for answering the res...
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Getting to an evaluation plan: from engagement to evidence
2020-02-12 connect learns monitoring and evaluation online materials
The workbook will help implementers identify existing and planned data sources; prioritize evaluation research questions; and determine the roles, responsibilities, and timelines for answering the res...
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Guideline toolkit
2020-01-27 africa connect health learns tool
The Guideline Toolkit is an output of Project SAGE, an innovative partnership which aims to enhance the quality of primary healthcare by engaging in a stakeholder-driven process to improve the standar...
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Guidelines for developing a monitoring and evaluation plan for Human Resources for Health
2020-02-12 connect learns monitoring and evaluation online materials
A human resources for health (HRH) monitoring and evaluation (M&E) plan is a fundamental component of national efforts to strengthen the health workforce. The purpose of a national M&E plan fo...
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High impact research training toolkit
2020-01-22 connect learns monitoring and evaluation online materials
his course aims to assist researchers in bridging the research-to-practice gap, providing tips and tools that can be applied to the research process to improve data use. Specific objectives ...
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How-to videos
2013-01-01 advanced beginner connects evidence-informed decision-making intermediate learns online material outside africa
Produced by: International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie)Funded by (if different from above): Description: in these videos, the 3ie experts use a simple step-by-step approach for explaini...
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How do we know of a programme made a difference: A guide to statistical methods for programme impact evaluation
2020-02-14 connect learns monitoring and evaluation tool
This manual provides an overview of core statistical and econometric methods for program impact evaluation (and, more generally, causal modelling). More detailed and advanced than typical brief review...
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How good is the systematic review?
2020-02-11 connect learns monitoring and evaluation system reviews, tool
KT Update presents another in a series of brief articles by Dr. Marcel Dijkers. This article discusses a number of checklists for evaluating systematic reviews and meta-analyses and how such quality e...
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How to manage a gender-responsive evaluation
2020-02-11 connect learns monitoring and evaluation tool
This Evaluation Handbook is a practical handbook to help those initiating, managing and/or using gender-responsive evaluations by providing direction, advice and tools for every step in the evaluation...
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Impact Evaluation
2020-02-12 connect impact evaluation learns publication
This Note defines impact evaluations, explains when they should be commissioned according to USAID policy and describes different designs for quasi-experimental and experimental impact evaluations. Th...
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Impact evaluation at masters in economics at Universidad national de la plata (micro-econometrics techniques)
2020-01-09 argentina connect learns monitoring and evaluation training
The objective of this course is to study microeconometrics techniques that are usually applied to the impact evaluation of public policies, with a special emphasis on social programs. The course cover...
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Impact evaluation methods for humanitarian assistance
2020-01-27 connect evidence-informed decision-making impact evaluation learns publication
Since 2005, more than US$90 billion has been spent on humanitarian assistance. Humanitarian crises are complex situations where demand for aid very often exceeds supply. The humanitarian assistance co...
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Impact evaluation of development interventions
2020-02-12 connect impact evaluation learns tool
This book reflects the contributions of many individuals within and outside of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). It has been produced under the overall guidance of Edimon Ginting, Director of the Econ...
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Integrating data demand and use into a monitoring and evaluation training toolkit
2020-01-22 connect learns monitoring and evaluation online materials
This training tool kit aims to guide monitoring and evaluation (M&E) workshop facilitators on how to integrate data demand and use concepts and tools into existing M&E training workshops by pr...
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Introduction to basic data analysis and interpretation for health programmes: A training toolkit
2020-01-22 connect learns monitoring and evaluation online materials
his training tool kit aims to increase the skills of M&E officers and health program staff to conduct basic data analysis and interpretation for health programs. Specific learning objectives inclu...
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Introduction to data linking using GIS: A training toolkit
2020-01-22 connect health learns training materials
These materials are a good place for public health workers and health information managers to start learning to think spatially.  Datasets which include a spatial component encourage data linking...
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Knowledge translation toolkit: Bridging the Know-Do gap
2020-01-22 connect learns tool utilization of evidence in decision-making
The Knowledge Translation Toolkit provides a thorough overview of what knowledge translation (KT) is and how to use it most effectively to bridge the “know–do” gap between resea...
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Likelihood ratios tool
2019-12-12 connect health learns tool uk
The LR is used to assess how good a diagnostic test is and to help in selecting an appropriate diagnostic test(s) or sequence of tests. They have advantages over sensitivity and specificity because th...
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Mapping political contexts: A toolkit for CSOs
2020-01-24 connect integrating evidence for decision-making learns politics tool
This guide introduces a series of tools that have been designed to map various dimensions of political context. The tools have been selected because they cover a wide variety of political dimensions. ...
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Mixed methods appraisal tool
2020-02-14 appraising evidence for decision-making connect learns tool
The MMAT is a critical appraisal tool that is designed for the appraisal stage of systematic mixed studies reviews, i.e., reviews that include qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods studies. It p...
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Monitoring and evaluation of gender and health programs
2020-01-22 connect learns monitoring and evaluation tool
This module is designed and intended to be used as a 3 hour training session that is delivered as part of a larger M&E workshop on population, health and nutrition topic, including HIV. It is inte...
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Monitoring and evaluation of HIV/AIDS
2020-01-22 connect learns monitoring and evaluation tool
This module is designed and intended to be used as a 3 hour training session that is delivered as part of a larger M&E workshop on population, health and nutrition topics. It is intended to be an ...
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Monitoring and Evaluation orientation course
2020-01-27 connect learns monitoring and evaluation online materials
This Orientation M&E workshop is one step in making the GWMES a living document, and in ensuring that you have the skills to participate and benefit from a powerful public sector monitoring and ev...
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NESTA: Innovation and information sharing
2020-01-23 connect database learns uk
Nesta is an innovation foundation. For us, innovation means turning bold ideas into reality. It also means changing lives for the better. This is what keeps us awake at night and gets us out of bed in...
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On Think Tanks: Organisational advocacy tools
2020-01-23 connect learns monitoring and evaluation online materials
Organisational advocacy capacity tools: Seeing Change Through: A collaborative approach to monitoring advocacy (CAFOD) Impact 2.0 iGuide – New mechanisms for linking rese...
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Open policy making toolkit
2020-01-21 connect learns tool uk utilization of evidence in decision-making
This manual includes information about Open Policy Making as well as the tools and techniques policy makers can use to create more open and user led policy.
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Pat plot (research design: enables one to depict any randomized trials graphically)
2019-12-12 connect health learns tool uk
This page is about PaT Plot, a software tool for creating graphic depictions of randomised trials. In randomised controlled trials, interventions may have several components, for example intervie...
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PEP Resources
2020-01-27 connect learns tool utilization of evidence in decision-making
The list includes a variety of academic search engines and journal databases, libraries and encyclopedias, as well as other scholarly resources (e.g. informative blogs covering academic journals,...
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Policy Impact Evaluation Research Initiative (PIERI)
2020-01-27 connect learns monitoring and evaluation tool
Research supported under the PEP-PIERI program uses experimental approaches to conduct rigorous impact evaluations of social policies/programs on targeted populations in developing countries.  ...
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Poverty monitoring, measuring and analysis
2020-01-27 connect learns monitoring and evaluation online materials
Using rigorous techniques of microeconomic non-experimental analysis to more fully characterize the effectiveness and distributive effects of public interventions in developing countries.
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Pre-test probability tool
2019-12-12 connect health learns tool uk utilization of evidence in decision-making
Pretest Probability is defined as the probability of a patient having the target disorder before a diagnostic test result is known. It represents the probability that a specific patient, say a middle-...
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Primer in systematic reviews and research synthesis
2019-12-12 connect learns south africa synthesising evidence for decision-making training
Well conducted, up to date systematic reviews provide best evidence to answer healthcare questions and research synthesis has become a research discipline it is own right, with methods, and a body of ...
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PROSPERO - International prospective register of systematic reviews
2020-01-27 connect learns online materials systematic reviews tool
PROSPERO includes protocol details for systematic reviews relevant to health and social care, welfare, public health, education, crime, justice, and international development, where there is a health ...
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Rapid outcome mapping approach: More useful than used to plan the whole policy research initiative
2020-01-23 connect evidence-informed decision-making learns publication
The RAPID Outcome Mapping Approach is a methodology that I helped develop while working for the RAPID Programme at the Overseas Development Institute. I think we made a mistake (we...
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Research uptake guide
2020-01-21 connect learns research uk utilization of evidence in decision-making
We ask that research programmes proactively plan and implement a research uptake strategy to maximise the likelihood that their research findings achieve an impact. Opportunities for communication and...
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Research writing workshop: Toolkit
2020-01-28 connect learns publication research
Resources to run a participatory research writing workshop at your institution
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Resources for systematic reviews
2013-01-01 advanced beginner connects evidence-informed decision-making intermediate learns manual outside africa
Produced by: International Health Systems and Development Review Group of the Evidence for Policy and Practice Information and Co-ordinating Centre (EPPI-Centre)Funded by (if different from above):&nb...
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Running randomised control trials in innovation, entrepreneurship and growth
2020-01-23 connect health learns tool uk
This introductory guide has been created to help policy-makers, researchers and practitioners in the field of innovation, entrepreneurship and growth understand why, when and how to do a randomised co...
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Spatial data fundamentals
2020-01-23 connect learns monitoring and evaluation online materials
In order to use spatial data effectively, it can be helpful to know: what is spatial data? what are geographic identifiers? how should spatial data be formatted? what do I need to know to ...
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Spins snouts tool
2019-12-12 connect health learns tool uk
SpPin and SnNout To understand what is meant by the terms SpPin and SnNout, we need to understand the notions of sensitivity and specificity. SpPin When a sign, test or symptom has an extreme...
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Strategy for Evaluating Evidence-Informed policy making training courses in Ghana and Zimbabwe
2020-02-11 connect evidence-informed decision-making learns publication
This strategy seeks to define the scope and approach of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of VakaYiko EIPM training courses in Ghana and Zimbabwe.
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SUPPORT resource tool for using research evidence in policy making
2020-01-23 connect guideline learns tool utilization of evidence in decision-making
Developed by the SUPporting POlicy relevant Reviews and Trials (SUPPORT) Project, this SUPPORT tool provides questions to help decision-makers implement an evidence-based policy in practice....
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Support tools for evidence-informed health policymaking (STP) 14: organising and using policy dialogues to support evidence-informed policymaking
2020-01-22 canada connect health learns tool utilization of evidence in decision-making
Policy dialogues allow research evidence to be considered together with the views, experiences and tacit knowledge of those who will be involved in, or affected by, future decisions about a highpriori...
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SURE guides for preparing and using evidence-based policy briefs
2020-01-21 connect guidelines learns tool utilization of evidence in decision-making
These guides for Preparing and Using Evidence-Based Policy Briefs are intended for those people responsible for preparing and supporting the use of policy briefs and ensuring that decisions about heal...
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SURE rapid response guide
2020-01-21 connect guideline learns tool utilization of evidence in decision-making
SURE Guides for Preparing and Using Evidence-Based Policy Briefs
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Systematic review: Are the results valid?
2020-01-27 connect guideline learns systematic review
  Systematic Review Appraisal Worksheet  
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Toolkit for progressive policymakers in developing countries
2020-01-27 connect learns tool uk utilization of evidence in decision-making
Over the last decade the UK government has been promoting the concept of ‘evidence-based policy’ (EBP). We are constantly asked by our partners in the South about what is happening in th...
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Tools and methods in participatory modelling: Selecting the right tool for the job
2020-01-27 connect evidence-informed decision-making learns tool
Various tools and methods are used in participatory modelling, at different stages of the process and for different purposes. The diversity of tools and methods can create challenges for stakeholders ...
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Tools for systematic reviews
2020-01-21 connect learns tool utilization of evidence in decision-making
Systematic research synthesis requires researchers to search for and identify a large body of studies that may be relevant to a review (see the Databases page in this site for links to refer...
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Tools for systematic reviews
2013-01-01 advanced beginner connects evidence-informed decision-making intermediate learns outside africa tool
Produced by: Evidence for Policy and Practice Information and Co-ordinating Centre (EPPI-Centre)Funded by (if different from above): Description: page of the EPPI-Centre website that contains the...
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Tools to enable NGOs and government institutions integrate alcohol and drug prevention into their programmes
2019-12-03 connect learns outside africa
Development agencies, NGOs, and government institutions that plan to integrate alcohol and drug prevention into their programs need a toolkit for action. The tools presented here seek to ease the way ...
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Towards improved international collaboration for synthesizing health systems research
2019-12-03 connect learns outside africa report
Since 2009 the Alliance has been stimulating and facilitating discussion regarding the development of stronger and better international collaboration for synthesizing health systems evidence. Such col...
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Training policy makers in the use of data evidence
2020-01-28 connect evidence-informed decision-making learns publication
Based on this premise, the team at Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD) has developed a model for instilling an appreciation of evidence and skills for its use among policy decision-makers—capacity...
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Training program on evidence-based alcohol policies in developing countries
2019-12-03 connect learns norway tool
Given the stakes for public health and safety and stable economic growth in developing countries, there is a well-documented need among relevant stakeholders for increased and accurate knowledge about...
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Understanding the organisational context for evidence-informed policy-making
2020-01-21 africa connect learns monitoring and evaluation online materials tool
The primary authors of this document are Louise Shaxson, Ajoy Datta, Mapula Tshangela and Bongani Matomela; support was given by Narnia Bohler-Muller, Nikki Funke, Linda Godfrey, Gary Pienaar, Nedson ...
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Upcoming events on randomised evaluations
2020-01-22 connect health learns portal uk
We host events around the world and online to share results and policy lessons from randomized evaluations, build new partnerships between researchers and practitioners, and train organizations on how...
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Video lecture series
2013-01-01 beginner connects evidence-informed decision-making learns online material outside africa
Produced by: International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie)Funded by (if different from above): Description: in this series, 3ie experts provide a simple overview of core concepts in impact...
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