Project Name

Funder(s)/Investigator(s)

Purpose

Website

Uses of Evidence

 

 

 

Collaboration of Community-based Obesity Prevention Sites (CO-OPS Collaboration)

Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing

To support community-based obesity prevention initiatives through a collaborative approach to promoting best practices and knowledge translation, and through the provision of networking opportunities, support, and advice.

http://www.co-ops.net.au/

Health Evidence Canada

National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health (NCCAH), National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health (NCCEH), National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP), National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCCID), National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT), City of Hamilton Public Health Service Division

To facilitate the adoption and implementation of effective policies/programs/interventions at the local and regional public health decision-making levels across Canada, and to provide decision makers with tools that will enhance their quality assessment skills and to customize the content they receive to specified areas of interest.

http://health-evidence.ca

National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

To assist the public in identifying approaches to preventing and treating mental and/or substance use disorders that have been scientifically tested and that can be readily disseminated to the field.

http://www.nrepp.samhsa.gov/

Roundtable on Evidence-Based Medicine

Institute of Medicine

To convene leadership from key health care sectors to catalyze the collaborative work needed to drive improvements in the effectiveness and efficiency of medical care by transforming how evidence is developed and used in health care.

http://www.iom.edu/ebm

TREND—Transparent Reporting of Evaluations with Nonrandomized Designs

Various public health collaborators as an outgrowth of a CDC meeting

To develop standardized, transparent reporting standards for nonrandomized intervention research evaluations in public health–related fields

http://www.cdc.gov/trendstatement/



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