Monthly Archives: October 2017

From “Planning” to “Systems Analysis”: Health Services and Development at the World Health Organization, 1952–1975

On Tuesday, 17 October, Prof. Martin Gorsky (Centre for History in Public Health, LSHTM) will be presenting his latest research on health planning and systems analysis in the World Health Organization (WHO) at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria. The lecture … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

Ten years on: Content, Cadres and Costs for Community Based Maternal Newborn Care

By Ninha Silva, MARCH Centre Blog Editor (MSc Public Health Candidate) On the 3rd of October, the MARCH centre celebrated the culmination of ten years of an intervention programme on Community Based Maternal and Newborn Care (CBMNC). The occasion was marked … Continue reading

Constructing a literature search for a systematic review: part 2, choosing search terms

This is the second in a series of posts looking at how to put together a literature search for a systematic review. Part 1 looked at the preparation required before you start putting the search together and gives some background … Continue reading