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Communicating Synthesised Evidence Michelle Burns – Evidence Broker (DFID) Melanie Punton – Graduate Placement (DFID)

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1 Communicating Synthesised Evidence Michelle Burns – Evidence Broker (DFID) Melanie Punton – Graduate Placement (DFID)

2 Aim of Session Insight into Research and Evidence Division – Who are RED and what does it mean for me? Insight into how we as Evidence Brokers have managed communicating synthesised evidence – Who are Evidence Brokers? Exercise on what to do with Evidence

3 Who are RED and what does it mean for me? Research and Evidence Division Structure Chris Whitty Director and Chief Scientific Adviser DCSA Tim Wheeler Head of Research office RED Research Teams and SRFs Agriculture Climate & Env Human Dev Growth Governance, Conflict & Social Development Evidence & Evaluation Alan Winters Office of Chief Economist Evidence Into Action Evidence Brokers Outreach Analysts Uptake Managers 2 Chief Professional Officers (human Dev and Climate and Env), Chief Statistician, Head of Evaluation and 5 HoPs Health Education Livelihoods, Climate & Env and infrastructure 2 Chief Professional Officers, (Growth and private sector, Governance and society) and 4 HoPs Economists Private Sector Governance and Social Development Evaluation Global Stats partnership Professional Cadres

4 RED: Mission statement RED mission is to support DFID to become world class in using evidence for development impact while ensuring VFM, to influence other donors to be the same and provide better evidence to all decision makers in development.

5 Evidence Brokers- who and what? Aim: Assist advisers and programme managers make better informed decisions by: 1.Providing Evidence Products on a variety of strategically positioned subjects 2.Building capacity within the organisation to search, appraise and apply different types of evidence in programme and policy development settings

6 What do we mean by Evidence Products Rapid ReviewLiterature Review Evidence PaperSystematic Review What is itQuick review of key easily accessible evidence Review of main literature in the field including all major research studies Extensive overview and synthesis of most evidence in the field Comprehensive search for all evidence related to the question and a synthesis of high quality studies Inform Policy?No but may inform specific decision Yes but limited to one or two questions Yes Peer ReviewedOptionalInternalInternal and PeerInternal and Peer at both protocol and final report stage Systematic and replicable approach to sourcing evidence NoPartial Yes Quality of evidence appraised and or documented LimitedYes

7 What do Evidence Brokers do in Practice Aim of the Evidence Brokers SEARCHAPPRAISEAPPLY/SYNTHESIS Production of evidence products Overseeing ToR that are commissioned by colleagues in research and policy Appraising different variety of evidence and research Evidence Papers Literature Reviews Rapid Reviews Systematic Reviews Capacity Building CAS training: How to ensure that you develop an appropriate search strategy to ensure you get all the evidence you need CAS training: Appraising Peer Reviewed Evidence Appraising Bodies of Evidence Appraising robustness Appraising the Value of Methods CAS training: Appraising evidence for Business Cases Appraising Evidence in Policy Development

8 ApproachService ApproachReasons for approachEvidence tells usReference Improving quality of care Strengthening supportive supervision Enhanced social interaction with clients increases client satisfaction with service (Promising) Small service provider training studies from Ghana, Mexico and Guatemala have highlighted the importance of service provide in improving client satisfaction with service provision Combray P, Newman C, Glover K et al. Study of the effects of technical supervision training on cbd supervisors, performance in 7 regions of Ghana. Technical Report 7. Chapel Hill: PRIME II; 1999. Vernon R, Stauton A, Garcia M et al. A test of alternative supervision strategies for family planning services in Guatemala. Stud Fam Plann. 1994: 25 (4): 232-238 Improving system readiness Improve Client-provider interactions and quality of care that influences uptake and return rates (Promising) Small country focused studies from Bangladesh and Tanzania report community perceptions of quality of care are important determinants on contraceptive use Koenig M, Hossain M, Whittaker M. The influence of quality of care upon contraceptive use in rural Bangladesh. Stud Fam Plann. 1997: 28 (4): 278- 289 Mroz T, Bollen K, Speuzer I, Mancini D. Quality, accessibility and contraceptive use in rural Tanzania Demography. 1999: 36 (1): 23-40 Improving Quality of care Poor quality of care can influence uptake; return rates and discontinuation (Mixed) Some Client- Provider interaction studies have shown that good quality of care reduces discontinuation rates whilst others indicate no impact on discontinuation Cotton N, Stanback J, Maidouka et al. Early discontinuation of contraceptive use in Niger and the Gambia. International Family Planning Perspectives. 1992: 18 (4); 145-149 Lei Z-W, Wu S, Garceau R et al. Effect of pre- treatment counselling on discontinuation rates in Chinese women given Depo- medroxyprogestero ne acetate for contraception. Contraception. 1996; 53 (6): 357- 361 Cotton N, Stanback J, Maidouka et al. Early discontinuation of contraceptive use in Niger and the Gambia. International Family Planning Perspectives. 1992: 18 (4): 145-149 Service ApproachReasons for approachEvidence tells usReference Strengthening supportive supervision Enhanced social interaction with clients increases client satisfaction with service (Promising) Small service provider training studies from Ghana, Mexico and Guatemala have highlighted the importance of service provide in improving client satisfaction with service provision Combray P, Newman C, Glover K et al. Study of the effects of technical supervision training on cbd supervisors, performance in 7 regions of Ghana. Technical Report 7. Chapel Hill: PRIME II; 1999. Vernon R, Stauton A, Garcia M et al. A test of alternative supervision strategies for family planning services in Guatemala. Stud Fam Plann. 1994: 25 (4): 232-238 Improving system readiness Improve Client-provider interactions and quality of care that influences uptake and return rates (Promising) Small country focused studies from Bangladesh and Tanzania report community perceptions of quality of care are important determinants on contraceptive use Koenig M, Hossain M, Whittaker M. The influence of quality of care upon contraceptive use in rural Bangladesh. Stud Fam Plann. 1997: 28 (4): 278-289 Mroz T, Bollen K, Speuzer I, Mancini D. Quality, accessibility and contraceptive use in rural Tanzania Demography. 1999: 36 (1): 23- 40 Examples of Evidence Synthesis Products: Robustness of Evidence Maternal Health Care

9 Examples of Evidence Synthesis Products: Narrative Analysis Empowerment and Accountability

10 effective contested ineffective weak fair strong PFM SAIS ACAs NACS AC Laws FIUs Judicial reform Polic e reform Civil service reform procurement Tax reform decentralisation Parliament Ombuds- person Judicial indepen dence Budget support Corruption condition- alities Donor systems Int. agree ments Impact of Interventions Strength of the Evidence Examples of Evidence Synthesis Products: Anti-Corruption Interventions – Summary of the Evidence Private sector Media NGOs/ community monitoring - Jesper Johnsøn, Nils Taxell, and Dominik Zaum 2012

11 Key to evidence themes Examples of Evidence Synthesis Products: Map of evidence on media and conflict Methodology

12 Exercise Review small amount of evidence in front of you Develop a different approach to telling key messages/findings

13 AreaKey ThemeGeneral Direction Details/Worth Knowing Geographical Distance to source of contraception services influences ability to use/access Mixed Improved access can have an effect on contraceptive prevalence – Bangladesh (6a) and Ghana (6b) Inadequate access to services not most predominant cause in addressing unmet need – Cross National Review


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