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Goran Panel Bounfeng


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From Health and Social Protection: Meeting the needs of the poor, 9-10 October 2008,

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Goran Panel Bounfeng

  1. 1. Research to Policy and Practice in Laos Bounfeng Phoummalaysith Ministry of Health, Lao PDR At POVILL Conference, 9-10 October 2008
  2. 2. Structure Bridging Research to Policy and Practice in Laos CMS Research by Health Institutions Line Ministries MoH Policy DPs NSC Programs/ Projects
  3. 3. Bridging Gap between Policy Makers, Researchers and Managers <ul><li>Dissemination of Research findings </li></ul><ul><li>Health Research Forums </li></ul><ul><li>Reports from MoH Affiliations & PHO </li></ul><ul><li>Supervision/M&E (Field Visits) </li></ul><ul><li>Sector Wide Coordination in Health Sector/ others </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence Informed Policy Network (EVIPNET) </li></ul>
  4. 6. Policy Production <ul><li>24 health policies </li></ul><ul><li>4 health laws </li></ul><ul><li>53 health regulations </li></ul><ul><li>Health Master Plan 2020 </li></ul><ul><li>Health Strategies </li></ul><ul><li>VI th Health Sector Development Plan </li></ul>
  5. 7. Hindering Factors & Challenges <ul><li>Limitation of Research Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Insufficiency of Budget Support </li></ul><ul><li>Shortage of Good Local Researchers </li></ul><ul><li>HMIS is underdeveloped </li></ul><ul><li>Recognition of health research as being important but utilization is still weak. </li></ul><ul><li>Health research is not well functioning and not strong enough </li></ul><ul><li>Many health personnel are not aware and do not well understand HSR </li></ul>
  6. 8. Toward Improving Evidence Informed to Policy Makers <ul><li>CMS </li></ul><ul><li>Health Research Forums </li></ul><ul><li>EVIPNET </li></ul><ul><li>Publication </li></ul><ul><li>Library </li></ul><ul><li>SWC </li></ul><ul><li>ICT </li></ul>
  7. 9. Thank you