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Implementation research in the global north vs. south

October 20, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
ONLINE

What is the same, what is different, and what can we learn?

The Center for Dissemination & Implementation features leaders in the field throughout the academic year to offer talks on a variety of relevant topics as part of the Dissemination & Implementation Seminar Series.

Join us on October 20 for Implementation research in the global north vs. south: What is the same, what is different, and what can we learn? with Dr. Olakunle Alonge of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Describe how implementation research compares and differs between the global north and south.
  • Analyze opportunities for growing the field of IR through bi-directional global north and south knowledge transfer.

This event will take place online via Zoom webinar. It is free and open to all. Please register to receive your unique link to attend.

About the Speaker

Olakunle Alonge, MD, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor, Department of International Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Dr. Alonge has a broad interest in global health with focus on implementation science, health systems and injuries. His research objectives are focused on improving the delivery of quality health services to disadvantaged populations; implementing and scale-up of effective public health programs; and reducing the burden of injuries in low and middle income countries (LMIC). His current research is focused on the application of implementation and systems science methods for improving the design and evaluation of health systems strengthening strategies and other complex interventions, including interventions addressing child injuries, mental health and infectious diseases of poverty. Dr. Alonge is currently leading the knowledge synthesis and translation of research and innovations from polio eradication to improve the delivery of other global health programs and strengthening health systems in LMIC.