Archive for 11/2013


Physician salaries: one ingredient in the cake of retention

By Kate Tulenko

With the global migration of health workers increasing and population growth outstripping the training of new health workers in more and more countries, there is increasing emphasis on finding effective ways to retain health workers in country. In an effort to add light to this issue Edward…

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Red roads of Tsavo East #1

The road to universal health coverage in Kenya

By Adam Koon

Successful health finance reforms in several upper and lower middle-income countries have helped drive universal health coverage (UHC) to the top of the global health agenda. Unfortunately, low-income countries have few examples to guide them towards UHC. Instead they will largely be weighing the positive…

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2014: the year for every newborn

By Lara Brearley

2014 must be the year of the newborn. As Smith’s recent article states, despite huge strides in child survival, progress during the neonatal period has been disproportionately slow. Inaction is no longer an option – in many countries, persistently high rates of newborn mortality will hold countries…

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Call for papers: deadline approaching!

In case you missed our call for papers over the summer, there’s still time to submit your paper on ‘the science and practice of people-centred health systems’ for publication in a special supplement for the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research.

Start preparing your original research or…

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