News & Commentary

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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16 December 2016

Alliance HPSR Board Member Vacancy

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The Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research was established in 1999 and is housed as an international partnership within the World Health Organization (WHO). The four main objectives of the Alliance are to: Provide a unique forum for the health policy and systems research community...

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12 December 2016

Indigenous knowledge and intersectionality: “Incremental radicalism” and front line health workers

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By Sally Theobald Health Systems Global 2016 was opened by leaders of the Canadian First Nation community through song and dance and a discussion of how health has four components: physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. The First Nations Perspective on Health and Wellness stress the need for a ...

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30 November 2016

Extension! Call for papers: special supplement of Health Policy and Planning on "resilient and responsive health systems for a changing world"

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We are pleased to announce that after listening to author feedback at the  Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research , which took  place in Vancouver, Canada 14th-18th November 2016 , we have made the decision to extend the submission deadline for our call for papers on ‘Re...

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