Towards health research transformation: influencing policy makers

Göran Tomson is a Professor of International Health Systems Research and member of the Health Systems and Policy research group, linked to Medical Management Centre (MMC) at the Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics (LIME) at Karolinska Institutet. Since 2019, he has been a Distinguished Fellow at The George Institute.

This is a screening of a talk Göran first delivered at The George Institute for Global Health offices in Beijing, on 18 March 2019. During the talk, Tomson discusses the research to evidence gap and what evidence-informed policy-making actually is, and ways to overcome barriers and facilitators in knowledge transfer. The talk will draw on case studies and examples from his work with the WHO Secretariat of the Evidence-Informed Policy Network.