News & Commentary

26 May 2017

Three ideas on how the new WHO DG can build health systems from the bottom up

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Image: Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the new Director-General of the World Health Organisation Reuters/Denis Balibouse By  Kabir Sheikh , Public Health Foundation of India Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus Adhanom is the first African to become the director-general of the World Health Organisation (WHO). He ...

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18 May 2017

Election for the vacant Western Pacific seat on the HSG Board

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We wish to inform HSG members that, following the recommendation of the HSG Governance Committee, the Board has taken the decision to postpone the by-election for the currently vacant Western Pacific seat on the HSG Board until 2018. This will allow the Board and secretariat to organize the election...

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03 May 2017

New film from HSG and the Alliance advocates for health policy and systems research

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Health Systems Global and the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research are pleased to share our new film, which highlights the crucial roles that the generation and use of health policy and systems research (HPSR) plays. It shows how HPSR informs and guides the development of policies and the...

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28 April 2017

The next twenty years of health policy and systems research

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By Kumanan Rasanathan, HSG Board Member How far has the field of health policy and systems research (HPSR) advanced in the last twenty years? What could it achieve in the next twenty? What are the key challenges to realizing its potential? Twenty years of the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems R...

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25 April 2017

The Alliance launch World Report on Health Policy and Systems Research

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The first-ever  World Report on Health Policy and Systems Research  was launched by the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research (APHSR)  today at a special meeting organised to commemorate the 20 th anniversary of APHSR's  inception. The meeting was co-hosted by...

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