Table 2

Examples of implementation strategies (health system strengthening interventions) for implementation research in global health

Implementation strategyDescription
Task-shiftingUse of lay health workers to deliver evidence-informed psychological therapies to improve depression outcomes in Zimbabwe.96
Text messagesUsing text message to encourage patients to adhere to HIV treatment.97
Education and trainingTraining lay health workers to use a novel vital sign device to detect pre-eclampsia and shock to improve maternal mortality or morbidity as well as implementation effectiveness in 10 countries across Africa, India and Haiti.98
Mobile health technologyUsing mobile health technology to deliver a 6-week psychoeducational intervention to reduce depressive symptoms among individuals with diabetes or hypertension.99