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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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Navigating silos–reflections on 20 years of health policy advocacy and programme implementation in Southeast Asia

By Chris Vickery (Biography below)

The establishment of Global Health Initiatives (GHIs) has seen a massive increase in funding for, depending on how one saw it, either health system-distorting, unintegrated vertical disease control programmes, or problem-focused, results-based strategic investments in key public health interventions. Tuberculosis (TB) was…

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STORIFY: Our #CommunityMNH supplement – a summary of the tweet chat celebrating its launch!

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.

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INFOGRAPHIC: First multi-country economic analyses of large scale community care for mothers and newborns

Supplement name: Community-based maternal & newborn care economic analysis: Multi-country analysis of costs and health systems with implications for scale up
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Check out the Storify of our Twitter chat and live stream of our official Supplement Event Launch with Professor Joy Lawn from the…

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Should I stay or should I go? The clash between facility childbirth and homebirth decisions

By Lenka Benova (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)

As the day of delivery approaches, pregnant women around the world make preparations for childbirth. Many choose which health facility to attend for the delivery, and make plans about how to get there when the time comes. Some women make…

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Twitter chat on 3rd October for Launch of Supplement – Join Us!

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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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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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 managing the operations – and the rest for…

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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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