Pragati is a dentist by education, with an MDS in Oral Medicine and Radiology. She is currently pursuing a PhD in health systems research atMaastricht University, Netherlands.Her PhD andDBT/Wellcome Trust India Allianceearly-career fellowship aims to understand the implementation of tobacco control policy interventions in India to document what works why, where, and for whom. The work will be utilizing an implementation research approach and theory-driven inquiry methods to decipher the phenomena of implementation.
In this Certificate course in Implementation Research Methods(eIR)course, There is a need to understand implementation in the real-world context. There are many evidence-based interventions to improve health that have not been effectively delivered. The research agenda especially in the context of maternal and child health, non-communicable diseases, etc. has been shifting and needs to shift from understanding the problem to actually intervening and testing solutions in health care systems. This Certificate course in Implementation Research Methods (eIR) course will improve the capacity of researchers to answer implementation research questions.