By Lucy Gilson (University of Cape Town)
Why is health system leadership so important? And what can be done to improve health system leadership in low- and middle-income countries for better governance? A new supplement in Health Policy and Planning addresses these questions providing evidence…
By Atsumi Hirose (Karolinska Institutet), Julia Hussein (University of Aberdeen), Ibrahim Yisa (Partnership for Transforming Health Systems II)
Private sector for universal health coverage
One of the targets of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3 is to achieve universal health coverage, which includes ensuring access to quality maternal health care services…
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…
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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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…
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…
By Sanghita Bhattacharyya
From conception through to birth, a child’s health is very closely linked to its mother’s. The pre-delivery phase is a particularly important stage in the continuum of care. Good information and care during the antenatal period links the pregnant woman with the formal health…
By Josephine Borghi
For many low- and middle-income country governments it is no longer a question of whether to introduce performance-based funding but how to. This is a result of the large scale promotion and funding of performance-based schemes by a number of donors who see this…