Implementation science

In the last few years, a new field of ‘implementation science’ has emerged, which focuses on bridging the gap between efficacy and impact. Prof. James Hargreaves, Former Director of the Centre for Evaluation and Professor of Epidemiology and Evaluation at LSHTM, has been invited on different occasions to give a presentation on implementation science in HIV research.

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Demystifying Implementation Science This introductory video, produced for the ViiV AIDS 2018 Pre-Conference Workshop in Amsterdam, aims to demystify the term 'Implementation Science' and introduces examples of work that address key questions in this area.
What is Implementation Science? This talk, presented at the inaugural Implementation Science Network meeting, which took place at the 9th International AIDS Society Conference in Paris, describes how implementation science is defined in the HIV literature, how implementation science questions should be framed, and methods that could be used to yield rigorous results.
Implementation Science Trials: Do the rules of RCTs apply? This presentation, from the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Seattle, outlines the aims of implementation science, the rules of Randomised Controlled Trials (RCTs), and identifies four adaptations to the conduct of RCTs that are relevant in the Implementation Science setting.
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