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ExpandNet/WHO tool: "Beginning with the end in mind: Planning pilot projects and other programmatic research for successful scaling up"

This short new ExpandNet/WHO guidance document, which is a working draft, provides 12 recommendations and a checklist to help build scaling up considerations into projects from the outset. In this way one can anticipate and plan ahead for eventual scale up from the earliest stages of designing a pilot, demonstration or other operations research intervention.

 READ THE GUIDE (English) (Francais)

ExpandNet/WHO nine step tool for developing a scaling-up strategy now also in French and Spanish

The ExpandNet/WHO guidance document entitled "Nine steps for developing a scaling-up strategy" has published by WHO in English previously and is now available in French. The document is available for download and printing from both the ExpandNet and WHO websites. This short ExpandNet/WHO guidance document, has been published by WHO in French

READ THE NINE STEP GUIDE... (English) (French) (Spanish)

Spotlight on ExpandNet partner projects: WHO Department of Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health's (MCA) work on scaling up youth friendly services

The WHO/MCA has been working with several countries to support the development and scale up of adolescent friendly services. They have developed several tools and a systematic process for strengthening the health sector response to adolescent health needs which are now available on the ExpandNet website. READ MORE....

Priorities for supporting successful scaling up: Recommendations from a meeting organized by ExpandNet / WHO

ExpandNet / WHO organized a meeting in May 2009 that brought together a diverse group of senior representatives from governmental and non-governmental organizations, donor and technical agencies, and research institutions/universities to review existing knowledge, tools and frameworks for scaling up health service innovations. This two-day meeting was held at the University of Michigan School of Public Health in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

The meeting's key conclusions for supporting successful scaling up are assembled in a document entitled "Priorities for Supporting Successful Scaling up of Health Innovations"

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ExpandNet/WHO book available for purchase



Implementing Best Practices Initiative

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