Dr Haja Wurie In this article, Dr Haja Wurie (College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, Sierra Leone and the ReBUILD Consortium) explains how Ebola has affected the already overstretched, post-conflict health system in Sierra Leone. Post-conflict Sierra Leone still suffers from the effects of ...Read more
Katie Millar Next week the Maternal Health Task Force (MHTF), along with other global experts, will gather in Cape Town at the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research . At the symposium, we, along with the USAID|Translating Research into Action (TRAction) Project , aim to strengthen the me...Read more
Collective action, social media and health policy – a new area of health policy and systems research?
Veena Sriram In February 2014, in order to alleviate India’s seemingly intractable human resource shortage in rural areas, the Medical Council of India decided to extend the duration of the MBBS program by a year to 7.5 years, so as to include one year of mandatory rural posting for all stud...Read more
Stephanie M Topp The lead up to the upcoming 3rd Global Health Systems Symposium may be a good time to reflect on an emerging paradox in the world of global health. On the one hand, we are seeing a growing emphasis on the need to generate health service and clinical models that work across mul...Read more
Kerry Scott There is no power relation without the correlative constitution of a field of knowledge, nor any knowledge that does not presuppose and constitute at the same time power relations. ― Michel Foucault, Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison What would French philosop...Read more