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5.4 Translating evidence into policy in low and middle income countries: opportunities and challengesChair: Dr Babu L Verma, IndiaCo Chair: Dr. Ravindra Pandey, India
O5-4.1 IndiaCLEN experience of translating research in to policy and program
  1. R M Pandey
  1. Department of Biostatistics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India


IndiaCLEN as one of the seven regional networks of the International Clinical Epidemiology Network (INCLEN), has done number of policy relevant multi centric research in India. The notable among these projects are Assessment of Injection Practices in India; Vit A / IFA supplementation, Several rounds of pulse polio program evaluation, etc. The findings of these research have lead to changes in policy and program in the country. During the session, the challenges, solutions, design, research findings and how these findings lead to the change in policy and program, will be presented.

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