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18 January 2017

Essay Competition on the Future of Health Policy and Systems Research

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The Alliance for Health Policy & Systems Research is holding their first ever essay competition on the future of health policy and systems research. The winning paper will be published as a background paper for a high level conference on “Health Policy and Systems Research: 20 years on” tha...

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06 January 2017

Pearls of wisdom for the young health systems researchers

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Faraz Khalid , a 2016 Emerging Voice for Global Health and a PhD candidate at Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, USA, shares his reflections on 2016. He also issues a call to action for his fellow young health researchers for 2017 and beyond. Pearls of wisdom for the young health ...

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04 January 2017

Upcoming Thematic Discussion on Community Health Workers

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Community Health Workers (CHWs) are widely recognised as critical to meeting the health needs of people in low- and middle-income countries. Healthcare Information For All (HIFA) and the HSG Thematic Working Group on Supporting and Strengthening the Role of Community Health Workers in Health System ...

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16 December 2016

How can we reverse the unforgivable policy of inaction when it comes to the Syrian refugee crisis?

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By Fadi El-Jardali (Professor of Health Policy & Systems at the American University of Beirut & Health Systems Global Board Member ) & Racha Fadlallah (health systems researcher and member of Health Systems Global) The Syrian crisis has been described as the worst humanitarian crisis of our current ...

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16 December 2016

How to get health systems evidence into policy and practice in fragile and conflict-affected settings

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By Kate Hawkins, Pamoja Communications This week I struggled through the Southern Rail train strike to attend a ReBUILD meeting in London. The long commute aside, this was a great opportunity to reconnect with colleagues and hear more about the consortium’s work and synthesised learning from the l...

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