News & Commentary

24 April 2017

Searching for the theme for HSR2018

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We hope your memories are still fresh from the excitement of our recent gathering in Vancouver, for those of you who were there. But some of us have already started thinking about and preparing for the next symposium, to be held in Liverpool in October 2018. As the Programme Working Group, our task ...

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24 April 2017

Announcing the theme for the Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research

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We are excited to announce the theme for the Fifth Global Symposium: Advancing health systems for all in the SDG era , which will take place in Liverpool, UK, from 8 to 12 October 2018. The Alma Ata vision of ‘Health for All’ remains as compelling today as it was in 1978, as reflected in the SDG...

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07 April 2017

Innovations in closing the global treatment gap for depression

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By Crick Lund, Professor and Director of the Alan J. Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town Currently there are more than 300 million people around the globe living with depression. The failure to deliver treatments to t...

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03 April 2017

Ethics in health systems research is ‘everybody’s business’

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By Sassy Molyneux, Genevieve Dubois-Flynn, Kate Hawkins, Rosemary Morgan, Kate Gooding, Hayley McGregor, Dorcas Kamuya, and Bridget Pratt Ethics is ‘everybody’s business’, and at the Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research (HSR2016) in Vancouver last year, the stream on ‘Equity, r...

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16 March 2017

New BMC and HSG webinar series: Understanding the peer review and publication processes

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Publishing is an important part of sharing the outcomes of research, but the publication process and requirements may sometimes feel like a closed book. HSG and BioMed Central , publisher of BMC Health Services Research which is affiliated with HSG, have partnered to deliver a series of five webinar...

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