Evidence-Informed Policy-Making: Will It Ever Be Enough? A Response to the Recent Commentary

Document Type : Correspondence


Directorate General of Planning and Studies, Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman


In their commentary, Ellen and Ben-Sheleg highlighted the need for doing more in the field of evidence-informed policy-making (EIPM). They emphasized the importance of monitoring and evaluating EIPM activities and the need to do more to take the field to the next level.  The authors were encouraging a more innovative approach to evaluate the impact of EIPM, to avoid reinventing the wheel and bring more from relevant fields like behavioural economics, psychology, and marketing in getting the individuals and organizations to change their behaviour, and upscaling the opportunity that has been offered by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. ...(Read more...)

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  • Receive Date: 23 September 2022
  • Revise Date: 02 October 2022
  • Accept Date: 03 October 2022
  • First Publish Date: 04 October 2022