HPSR Reader on Human Resources for Health: Webinar for feedback on initiative, proposed structure and next steps

September 30, 2016, 9am EST

Overview On 1 August 2016, we posted a blog on Health Systems Global launching work on a reader that supports health policy and systems research on human resources for health. Since then, 40 peers responded enrolling in various steps in the development of the reader, with 18 colleagues providing inp...

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Access to novel, highly-priced cancer medicines in low-resource settings – ethical challenges on the path to Universal Health Coverage

October 12th, 2016, 8am - 9am EDT

Overview Safe, affordable access to novel cancer medicines is desirable in all health care systems. In most systems, however, funding of access to highly priced cancer medicines competes with funding of health care for other needs. Based on two recommendations of the World Health Organization, we wi...

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How can participatory engagement of stakeholders unveil health system complexities?

September 20th, 2016, 9am-10am EST

Identifying who various stakeholders are and engaging them in health policy and systems research and implementation is key for better understanding complex health system behavior. This webinar introduces you to a couple of tools and approaches that promote the application of systems thinking through...

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Planning Meeting for Teaching and Learning Clinic Session at Vancouver Symposium

May 13, 2016

The Teaching and Learning Health Systems Policy and Research Thematic Working Group (TWG) held a webinar on Friday 13 th May to discuss ideas and receive feedback on the proposed skills-building session the group will be hosting at HSR2016 in Vancouver. The webinar was facilitated by Dr David Peters...

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March 8, 2016 13.00-14.00 GMT

“Evidence suggests that health sector reform in post-conflict contexts, as well as in developing countries, has been largely blind to its impact on gender equity: it has failed to sufficiently identify the distinct health needs and experiences of men and women, analyse the factors that contribute ...

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