Introduction to Implementation Research

  1. SDG 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages. New York: United Nations; 2017 (, accessed 16 October 2017).
  2. Status report 2017: Access and Delivery Partnership (ADP). New York: United Nations Development Programme; 2017. (, accessed 16 October 2017).
  3. Guidelines for the treatment of malaria. Third edition. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2015 (, accessed 16 October 2017).
  4. Adapted from de Savigny D. and Kuepfer I. (2015). Phase IV Studies. In: Field Trials of Health Interventions: A Toolbox. 3rd Edition. Eds. Smith P.G., Morrow R.H., Ross D.A. Chapter 22. Oxford: Oxford University Press; 2015.
  5. In reality, some steps may occur simultaneously.
  6. For further reading and in-depth discussion on IR see: Implementation research in health: a practical guide. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2013 (, accessed 16 October 2017).