Evidence Use in Health Policy Making: An International Public Policy Perspective (Hardcover)

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By Justin Parkhurst (Editor), Stefanie Ettelt (Editor), Benjamin Hawkins (Editor)
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Preface: Stefanie Ettelt, Ben Hawkins, Justin Parkhurst
Chapter 1: Studying evidence use for health policymaking from a policy perspective. Justin Parkhurst, Stefanie Ettelt, Benjamin Hawkins
Chapter 2: The many meanings of evidence: A comparative analysis of the forms and roles of evidence within three health policy processes in Cambodia. Helen Walls, Marco Liverani, Kannarath Chheng, Justin Parkhurst
Chapter 3: The role of evidence in nutrition policymaking in Ethiopia: institutional structures and issue framing. Helen Walls, Deborah Johnston, Elisa Vecchione, Abdulfatah Adam, Justin Parkhurst
Chapter 4: The use of evidence in health policy in Ghana: implications for accountability and democratic governance. Elisa Vecchione and Justin Parkhurst
Chapter 5: Using evidence in a highly fragmented legislature: the case of Colombia's health system reform. Arturo Alvarez & Benjamin Hawkins
Chapter 6: The politics of evidence use in health policy making in Germany - the case of regulating hospital minimum volumes. Stefanie Ettelt
Chapter 7: Electronic Cigarettes Regulation in the UK: A Case Study in Evidence Informed Policy Making. Dr. Benjamin Hawkins
Chapter 8: Ministries of Health and the Stewardship of Health Evidence. Justin Parkhurst, Arturo Alvarez-Rosete, Stefanie Ettelt, Benjamin Hawkins, Marco Liverani, Elisa Vecchione, Helen Walls
Chapter 9: Evidence use and the institutions of the state: The role of Parliament and the judiciary. Stefanie Ettelt
Chapter 10: Evidence and Policy in Aid-Dependent Settings. Justin Parkhurst, Siobhan Leir, Helen Walls, Elisa Vecchione, Marco Liverani
Chapter 11 - Conclusion: Reflecting on studying evidence use from a public policy perspective. Justin Parkhurst, Benjamin Hawkins, Stefanie Ettelt

About the Author

Justin Parkhurst is Associate Professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science (the LSE)'s Department of Health Policy, UK. He has conducted research on a range of global health policy issues and on the politics of evidence. He served as the Principal Investigator of the GRIP-Health programme of work.Benjamin Hawkins is Associate Professor at the Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK. His research focuses on the role of research evidence and corporate actors in health policy making. In addition, he works on European integration, multi-level governance international trade and political economy approaches to health policy.Stefanie Ettelt is Associate Professor at the Department of Health Services Research and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK. Her work examines the tensions between structure and agency in explaining the influence of evidence and research on policy-making and health system governance, particularly from a comparative perspective.
Product Details
ISBN: 9783319934662
ISBN-10: 331993466X
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: September 24th, 2018
Pages: 245
Language: English
Series: International Series on Public Policy