Our Work

The HEARD Project defines implementation science as the use of scientific methods to study and improve the uptake and integration of evidence-based practices, interventions, and policies into service delivery, healthy systems, and community settings.

As a USAID-funded project, we work with a diverse set of partners to overcome the barriers that exist to bringing research into the design and improvement of public health policy, programs and implementation. The creation of an Implementation Science Collaborative (ISC) will be one of the major outputs of HEARD and the means of achieving the HEARD Project goals.

Initially, we will focus our efforts across five thematic areas, including: