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Developing a Knowledge Hub for Consumer and Community Involvement

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posted on 2021-11-21, 23:49 authored by Darshini Ayton, Sarah Carmody, Ainslie Cahill, Helena Teede, Angela Jones
Strengthening consumer and community involvement (CCI)
in health and medical research and healthcare improvement
is a priority for the Australian Health Research Alliance
(AHRA), encompassing the ten NHMRC-accredited Advanced Health Research Translation Centres and Centres for Innovation in Regional Health.

In 2018, a set of recommended priority actions to
strengthen consumer and community involvement was
established through a multi-step process, including: an
environmental scan of relevant literature and the work of
leading international and national agencies; an Australia-wide survey to capture the extent and nature of consumer
and community involvement across AHRA member
organisations; a national workshop to review the findings
from the environmental scan and survey and develop a
program of work.