News & Commentary

17 November 2017

Road traffic crashes claim over 1 million lives a year, what can we do about it?

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By Adnan Hyder, HSG Board Member Walking the streets of Dhaka or Kampala it is not uncommon to see rickshaws zooming through the streets, right beside children playing in the dirt, mothers with babies walking to the market, and young people selling all types of goods. A road in these contexts is not...

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15 November 2017

New HPP Supplement: Resilient and Responsive Health Systems in a Changing World

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By Lucy Gilson, HSG Board Member (University of Cape Town) and Natasha Salaria (LSHTM) Our world is an uncertain place, in which change, challenge, but also opportunity, are constant features. Well known recent health crises have led the health policy and systems research community to consider,...

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14 November 2017

Call for contributions: HPSR and the Universal Health Coverage Forum 2017

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Ahead of the Universal Health Coverage Forum 2017 in Tokyo, Japan, 12-15 December, Health Systems Global invites blog posts from members on how health policy and systems research can contribute to the goal of Universal Health Coverage. Health Systems Global will be amongst the participants at next m...

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13 November 2017

CALL FOR EV4GH 2018

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About the Emerging Voices for Global Health Emerging Voices for Global Health (EV4GH) is an innovative multi-partner blended training program for young, promising and emerging health policy & systems researchers, decision makers and other health system actors with an interest to become influential g...

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10 November 2017

HSG at the Global Forum on Human Resources for Health

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The Fourth Global Forum on Human Resources for Health will be held in Dublin, Ireland, from 13-17 November 2017. Under the overarching theme of ‘Building the health workforce of the future’, there are four sub-themes: Aligning education and utilization of skills to optimize workforce performance...

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