The Knowledge to Policy (K2P) Center has been competitively selected as a lead mentor institute for developing sustainable institutional capacity for evidence-informed decision-making and action in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).
Through this signature program of work, K2P Center is developing the capacity of research and policymaking institutions selected from all six WHO
Regions. The program will build a cadre of research and policymaking
institutions that champion the use of evidence in decision-making and action in
This initiative constitutes
the first arrangement of its kind in LMICs for promoting sustainable
capacity-development in evidence-informed decision-making and action.
Purpose of the Mentorship Program:
- Develop durable and sustainable capacity for evidence-informed decision-making in health by ensuring the required skills, incentives and systems are in place to facilitate evidence-informed decision-making and action
- Strengthen the capacity of researchers and policymakers and their respective institutions to support evidence-informed decision-making and action
- Establish and nurture critical links and collaborations between researchers and policymakers