To improve claims in policy proposals, numerous groups--including the Guide to Community Preventive Services , the Pew Center on the States , the Campbell Collaboration
, the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools , the Washington State Institute for Public Policy , and the MDRC --have emerged to help link evidence to health policy.
The organisation is investigating how to integrate qualitative research and economic evaluations, and is allied to the Campbell Collaboration
, which does similar work in areas such as education and social policy.
In 2000 the international Campbell Collaboration
was established with the aim of producing systematic reviews within the fields of crime and justice, education and social welfare.
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The review, which was carried out by the Campbell Collaboration
, found CCTV cameras worked best cutting break-ins in car parks which are well lit and have attendants on duty.
Partnering with NCDDR on the disability subgroup is Campbell Collaboration
, an international nonprofit organization that oversees systematic reviews in the social, behavioral, and educational arenas.
The institution of the Cochrane Collaboration (http://www:cochrane.org./index.htm) and the Campbell Collaboration
(Contains 107 endnotes.) [This report was prepared for the National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Institute of Education Sciences under contract by the What Works Clearinghouse, a project of a joint venture of the American Institutes for Research and The Campbell Collaboration
, and contract by Optimal Solutions Group, LLC.]
On the criminal justice side, the Campbell Collaboration
(5) evolved to subject a range of justice- and corrections-related programs to the same test.
Davies, P & Boruch, R 2001, 'The Campbell Collaboration
does for public policy what Cochrane does for health', British Medical Journal 323:294-5.