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Navigating silos–reflections on 20 years of health policy advocacy and programme implementation in Southeast Asia

By Chris Vickery (Biography below)

The establishment of Global Health Initiatives (GHIs) has seen a massive increase in funding for, depending on how one saw it, either health system-distorting, unintegrated vertical disease control programmes, or problem-focused, results-based strategic investments in key public health interventions. Tuberculosis (TB) was…

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STORIFY: Our #CommunityMNH supplement – a summary of the tweet chat celebrating its launch!

Our #CommunityMNH supplement – a tweet chat celebrating its launch!

Health Policy and Planning published a unique supplement looking at the first multi-country economic analyses of large scale community care for mothers and newborns…

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INFOGRAPHIC: First multi-country economic analyses of large scale community care for mothers and newborns

Supplement name: Community-based maternal & newborn care economic analysis: Multi-country analysis of costs and health systems with implications for scale up
http://bit.ly/CommunityMNH
Join our Twitter chat on 3 OCTOBER 2-3PM BST and live stream our official Supplement Event Launch on 3 OCTOBER FROM 5…

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Should I stay or should I go? The clash between facility childbirth and homebirth decisions

By Lenka Benova (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)

As the day of delivery approaches, pregnant women around the world make preparations for childbirth. Many choose which health facility to attend for the delivery, and make plans about how to get there when the time comes. Some women make…

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Twitter chat on 3rd October for Launch of Supplement – Join Us!

By Natasha Salaria (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)

I am pleased to announce that @HPP_LSHTM will be hosting a Twitter chat on 3 OCTOBER using the hashtag #CommunityMNH!

Date: 3 October, 2017
Time: 2-3pm UK TIME
Location: Twitter – lead by @HPP_LSHTM

This Twitter chat will discuss the…

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Content, costs, cadres for community maternal and newborn care: Launch of the Health Policy and Planning Supplement

This post has been cross-posted with LSHTM.
VIEW THE RECORDED EVENT HERE.

EVENT FOR SUPPLEMENT LAUNCH
To reach universal health coverage with care at birth and prevent 300,000 maternal deaths and 5.3 million neonatal deaths and stillbirths, an important strategy is to provide home care during pregnancy…

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Spotlight systematic reviews from upcoming supplement: Building integrated HIV health systems

By Martin Mckee and Dina Balabanova (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) and Fiona Leh Hoon Chuah and Helena Legido-Quigley (National University of Singapore) 

Are integrated health systems more efficient and cost-saving or more even resilient than parallel, specialist systems? Much has been claimed for “integrated” approaches…

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Frameworks to assess health system governance

By Thidar Pyone, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Governance has previously been measured by assessing the performance of health indicators at the national level and has not been assessed at the sub-national level. There are various tools and frameworks for assessing governance, but no critical evaluation of these. Our…

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Partnership and politics in global health: The case of re-integrating maternal, newborn and child health

By Katerini Storeng, University of Oslo and LSHTM & Dominique Behague, Vanderbilt University, Kings College London and LSHTM

We often judge global health initiatives in terms of the funding they generate and the number of lives they save. But how does looking at the everyday practices and cultures of expertise…

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Special collection for World TB Day 2017: Insights from recent health policy and systems research

By Mishal Khan (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)

Background

Tuberculosis (TB) is now the leading cause of death from an infectious disease, and in addition to its impact in terms of mortality, TB has considerable social and economic consequences for individuals. Furthermore, the long (6 to 8 month…

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