Tag Archives: Ghana

SUPPLEMENT LAUNCH: Strengthening health system leadership for better governance: what does it take?

By Lucy Gilson (University of Cape Town) http://bit.ly/HealthSystemLeadership 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 … Continue reading

Survival needs or health care? Challenges accessing health care among female migrants in Accra, Ghana

By Samantha R. Lattof, PhD (London School of Economics and Political Science) Background Every week whilst collecting the data for my recent article in Health Policy and Planning, I heard reports of female migrants dying in Accra, Ghana.  Some of … Continue reading

Injecting a business perspective into routine immunization programs

By Christian Suharlim (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health) Cross-posted at immunizationeconomics.org. Imagine you own a parking garage business. Half of your costs are associated with owning, building, and maintaining the property – a third for labor costs associated with … Continue reading

Bearing the cost of informal mhealth: a call to action

By Katie Hampshire (Durham University) This wasn’t a paper I’d been intending to write – rather, it demanded to be written in Health Policy and Planning. We had been working for the last three years on an ESRC/DFID-funded project researching the … Continue reading

Ride for Ashanti: How we made it!

Alumni Ana-Maria Valinho and Nádia Correia, both Diploma in Tropical Nursing 2012, recently cycled 2,198 kilometres (1,366 miles) from London to Lisbon to raise funds for the British non-governmental organisation Foundation Human Nature. Ana-Maria reflects on their autumn 2014 journey … Continue reading

Alumni and students invited to VIP lecture in Ghana

The School’s Director Professor Peter Piot will be given a lecture entitled “Continuing and New Challenges in Global Health” at the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research in Accra, Ghana. All School alumni and students are welcome to attend this special … Continue reading