Ghaffar A., Langlois E.V. , Rasanathan K., Peterson S., Adedokunc L. and Tran N.T. (2017) Strengthening health systems through embedded research, Bull World Health Organ 2017;95:87
We argue that embedding of research in real world policy, practice and implementation is needed to strengthen health systems worldwide. Embedded research conducted in partnership with policymakers and implementers, integrated in different health system settings and that takes into account context-specific factors can ensure greater relevance in policy priority-setting and decision-making.