GREAT Network Updates


Health Systems Research Conference

The fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research took place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada from November 14 to 18, 2016. The theme of the conference was “Resilient and responsive health systems for a changing world”.

Dr. Julia Moore presented an e-poster on GREATs activities titled “Using the KTA to develop a tailored program for guideline implementation in LMICs”.

To view the e-poster, please click here.

Grant Opportunity: The USAID Global Health Challenge BAA

Please find the below link for a grant opportunity for the United States Agency for International Development.

Description: This Board Agency Announcement (BAA) seeks opportunities to co-create, co-design, co-invest, and collaborate in the development, testing, and scaling of innovative approaches that address critical global health challenges. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) invites organizations and companies to participate with USAID, in cooperation with its partners, in response to a Global Health Challenge Addenda issued under this BAA, as described below, to provide innovative interventions and technologies that further the U.S. Government’s commitment to prevent and manage critical global health challenges.

Please note that the deadline for submission of EOIs is Friday September 30, 2016 by 5:00 PM EST.

Additional information can be found here.

Opportunity: Research on the Zika virus outbreak in the Americas – Call for applications

Please find below the link to a call for applications from the HRP/TDR/PAHO Joint Small Grants Programme (SGP) : “To approach the Zika virus (ZIKV) outbreak in a holistic manner that encompasses epidemiology, vector control, sexual and reproductive health and rights, and health systems”

Please note that the deadline for submission is September 15, 2016

For detailed information, please visit here.

Opportunity: Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Call for Applications


Please find below the link to a call for applications from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO): “Improving Health Program Implementation through Embedded Research (iPIER) Improving Quality of Care in Programs and Policies in the Americas


Please note that the deadline for the concept note is June 20, 2016.


For detailed information, please visit here.

Report on Findings: GREATs Ethiopia Workshop 2015


We are pleased to share with you the final report on findings from the workshop entitled ‘Identifying local implementation priorities, barriers, & facilitators for WHO guideline on Prevention and Treatment of Post-Partum Haemorrhage’. The workshop was held on 4 and 5 May, 2015 in Bishoftu, Ethiopia.


To view the report, please click here.

Launch: GREAT Network Resource Library

We are excited to announce the launch of the GREAT Network Resource Library! This electronic library contains resources and tools for people who are interested in learning more about applying knowledge translation (KT) and implementation approaches to evidence-based clinical guidelines.

To explore the Resource Library, please click here.