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Uptake of evidence to policy: The Indigenous Burden of Disease case study

Uptake of evidence to policy: The Indigenous Burden of Disease case study

Using the Indigenous Burden of Disease (BOD) study (Vos, et al. 2009) as an evidence-to-policy case study, this in-kind project explored the ways in which research evidence that has been specifically developed for policy influences policy processes and outcomes.

The objectives of this research were to:

Given the publication of the BOD study in late 2009, the research provided opportunities for retrospective analysis of perceptions around the commissioning of the research and its value and application in policy. The prospective component will tracked future change, seeking evidence of its policy uptake – either directly in policy or in terms of shaping debate, highlighting new issues and reorienting existing priorities.

Related resoruces: