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11 November 2016

Moving forward: HSG unveils its 2016 – 2020 Strategic Plan

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We are pleased to share with you the new Health Systems Global Strategic Plan 2016-2020 . This plan was built upon extensive consultation - with HSG thematic working groups, and multiple members who participated in both face-to-face and online consultations. We hope (and believe) that it reflects th...

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07 November 2016

Transforming not absorbing: Messages from a dialogue on participatory learning from action

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By Members of the EQUINET pra4equity network When the Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research (HSR 2016) gathers health systems researchers in November 2016 to explore ‘resilience’ in health systems in a context of inequality and economic, social, environmental and health challenges, ...

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04 November 2016

Power and Privilege within Health Policy and Systems Research Teaching

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By Rosemary Morgan, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health The HSG Teaching and Learning Health Policy and Systems Research (HPSR) thematic working group is holding a teaching clinic at the upcoming Global Symposium on Health Systems Research . Through mentorship and peer exchange, the aim ...

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20 October 2016

Research needs and challenges for health systems strengthening in fragile and conflict-affected states

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By Nick Hooton, ReBuild and member of the HSG Thematic Working Group on Health Systems in Fragile and Conflict Affected States What areas of health systems research in fragile and conflict affected states require particular attention for further enquiry and investment? And what are the cha...

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20 October 2016

Only a bottom-up approach will deliver global health development targets

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In advance the the Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, HSG Board members Karen Daniels, Aku Kwamie and Fadi El-Jardali write an article for The Conversation on three critical elements that are needed for the success of the Sustainable Development Goals. There is an urgent need t...

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