Convocatoria de artículos: Síntesis de evidencia cualitativa

19 November, 2018

Estimados colegas HIFA-portuguese y HIFA-español,

Les envío este mensaje de HIFA-English hoy de Simon Lewin (Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services). Los resúmenes están invitados en portugués, español o inglés.


Call for papers: ˜Synthesis of Qualitative Evidence - Results of empirical and methodological studies

Dear colleagues

As you know, evidence from qualitative studies can play an important role in policy making and practice for health and social care. The Health Institute of São Paulo in Brazil is organising a special issue of the Health Institute Bulletin (BIS) focusing on papers presenting the results of qualitative evidence syntheses (systematic reviews of qualitative studies) or methodological research in this area. Papers will be published in the second half of 2019, in Portuguese, Spanish and English. This special issue is being organised in partnership with the School of Nursing at the University of São Paulo, Fiocruz Brasilia, and the Centre for Informed Health Choices at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.

Abstracts of up to one page in Portuguese, Spanish or English should be submitted by e-mail to Tereza Toma ( or by November 30, 2018. Abstracts will be reviewed, and up to 10 articles will be selected for submission of full papers. Authors will have until 30 March 2019 to submit full papers.

More information is available here:

Please feel free to share this call within your networks.

Best wishes


HIFA profile: Simon Lewin is a health systems researcher at the Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services ( and the Medical Research Council of South Africa ( His work is mainly in the field of implementation research, including systematic reviews of health systems interventions; the development and evaluation of strategies for changing professional and user behaviours and the organization of care; and the use of lay or community health workers to deliver care. He is an editor for the Cochrane Consumers and Communication Review Group and the Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care Review Group. He is a member of the HIFA working group on CHWs:

Email: simon.lewin AT


Best wishes, Neil

Perfil de HIFA-es: Neil Pakenham-Walsh es el coordinador de la campaña de HIFA (Healthcare Information For All - <>, una comunidad de salud global con más de 17,000 miembros en 177 países. También es el actual presidente de la Dgroups Foundation ( <> ), que apoya a 700 comunidades de práctica para el desarrollo internacional, la justicia social y la salud global. Twitter: @hifa_org FB: