All posts tagged public health

Our new supplement: District decision making for health in low-income settings- a new model for data platforms

By Rhys Williams (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine).

This blog is cross posted on the IDEAS website here.

An IDEAS supplement in the Journal of Health Policy and Planning

Information systems and health planning are relatively neglected areas of health policy and system research.

Collecting high quality routine…

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Prisoner Health in Zambia: what does a systems-thinking approach reveal?

By Stephanie Topp (James Cook University)

In Zambia, as in sub-Saharan Africa, the prison population is predominantly male and experiences high rates of disease including HIV and tuberculosis.  Notwithstanding growing recognition of this problem, the issue of prison health has historically been given low priority by both Zambian and…

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