All posts tagged health systems

We invest millions in health, but still millions are dying

By Shelly Batra (Co-Founder and President, Operation ASHA)

TB – a disease that continues to plague the poorest

When I was a student in King George’s Medical College, India, a group of doctors came from the UK to visit our hospital. They said to my Professor,
May we see…

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SUPPLEMENT LAUNCH: Global Health Aid Allocation in the 21st Century

By Jesse Bump (Harvard University)
http://bit.ly/HealthAidAllocation
Who gets what in global health? Through what processes or according to what measures? Any ideas? Billions of lives are affected by these decisions and yet Global health aid is allocated through opaque processes using criteria that are not always disclosed…

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Health Policy and Planning – Top Cited and Accessed Articles in 2017

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…

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NEW SUPPLEMENT: Leaving no one behind: the role of gender analyses in strengthening health systems

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…

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What will it take to bring about more people-centred and integrated health systems?

By Jonathan Hopkins (Independent Consultant, formerly, International Planned Parenthood Federation) and Susannah Mayhew (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)
http://bit.ly/HealthSystemsIntegration
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…

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STEP-BY-STEP: How to measure health worker motivation in Low- and Middle Income Countries (LMICs)

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…

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NEW SUPPLEMENT: Resilient and Responsive Health Systems in a Changing World

By Lucy Gilson (University of Cape Town) and Natasha Salaria (LSHTM)
http://bit.ly/HSG_Resillience
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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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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