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Table 5 Researchers' needs to ensure that evidence from research is transferred to health policy makers and stakeholders

From: Use of health systems and policy research evidence in the health policymaking in eastern Mediterranean countries: views and practices of researchers

N (%)
Answered 'Yes' to the following statements regarding their needs to support KTE activities  
Knowledge transfer and exchange support units/institutional mechanisms in academic institutions 91 (68%)
Funding for knowledge transfer and exchange as part of the research process 83 (62%)
Training on communicating evidence from research to policymakers and stakeholders 78 (59%)
Knowledge brokers (i.e., people who bring researchers and their target audiences together and build relationships among them to make knowledge transfer and exchange more effective) 60 (45%)
Web support 50 (78%)
Other 11 (8%)