All posts tagged practice

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Muddling through the jungle of hospital priority setting

By Lydia Kapiriri, Associate Professor, Department of Health, Aging and Society, McMaster University

Have you ever wondered why patient X goes to a hospital and gets all the treatment they need, yet, patient Y goes to the same hospital and somehow fails to get the treatment they need? I will…

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Posting and transfer holds clues to the health of health services

By Kabir Sheikh

A contract health worker is posted in a remote health post, 700 km away from where his spouse and children live. He sees them once a year, using up most of his annual leave of 18 days, in travel. He has been applying unsuccessfully to be posted…

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Welcome

Welcome to Health Policy and Planning Debated. We have created this blog to spark conversations about challenges in health systems, opportunities, evidence and innovation.

We will be presenting the best in health systems research, voices of young researchers and snapshots in policy and practice – and their interfaces with research.

We…

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