By Natasha Salaria (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)
Health Policy and Planning publishes high-quality health policy and systems research that aims to inform policy and practice in low- and middle-income countries and provides a forum for publishing high quality research and original ideas, for an audience…
By Kate Hawkins (Pamoja Communications Ltd)
The online world is abuzz with campaigns to increase the visibility of women and gender analysis within global health. Campaigns online to prevent ‘all male panels’ and the successful Women in Global Health campaign have drawn attention to systemic and pervasive gender-related weaknesses…
By Jonathan Hopkins (Independent Consultant, formerly, International Planned Parenthood Federation) and Susannah Mayhew (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)
The Sustainable Development Goals – the 17 global goals for bringing about sustainable development by 2030 – will not be reached unless there is an interconnected, multisectoral approach…
By Jo Borghi (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)
This published paper on ‘How to do (or not to do)… Measuring health worker motivation in surveys in low- and middle-income countries’ aims to provide a practical overview of the steps involved in designing and implementing surveys measuring health…
By Lucy Gilson (University of Cape Town) and Natasha Salaria (LSHTM)
Our world is an uncertain place, in which change, challenge, but also opportunity, are constant features. Well known recent health crises have led the health policy and systems research community to consider, specifically, the value…
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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…
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…