There's a FAB report from WHO and Expandnet with clear and concise guidance for the scaling up of healthcare innovations.
There's no excuse now to write more how to guides (yes, that includes me!0 - let's get using the guidance we have to make a difference.
The report covers:
Scaling up: definition and underlying principles
Why successfully tested innovations?
A guided process from the outset
Who should use this guide?
Content and structure of this guide
2. An applied framework for scaling up
The user organization
The resource team or organization
Strategic choice areas
3. The innovation
Attributes of innovations that enhance the potential for scaling up
How to enhance the attributes of success and the potential for sustainable scaling up
4. The user organization(s)
Attributes of user organization(s) that facilitate successful scaling up
How to enhance the capacity of the user organization(s) to ensure successful scaling up
5. The environment
How to maximize the opportunities for sustainable scaling up inherent in the environment
6. The resource team or organization
Attributes of a successful resource team or organization
How to ensure that the resource team or organization can maximize the potential for sustainable scaling up
7. Strategic choices for scaling up
Type(s) of scaling up
Dissemination and advocacy
Organizing the scaling-up process
Costs of scaling up and resource mobilization
Monitoring and evaluation of scaling up
8. Strategic planning and management of scaling up are a balancing act
How to create and maintain balance in scaling up