News & Commentary

07 April 2017

Innovations in closing the global treatment gap for depression

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By Crick Lund, Professor and Director of the Alan J. Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town Currently there are more than 300 million people around the globe living with depression. The failure to deliver treatments to t...

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03 April 2017

Ethics in health systems research is ‘everybody’s business’

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By Sassy Molyneux, Genevieve Dubois-Flynn, Kate Hawkins, Rosemary Morgan, Kate Gooding, Hayley McGregor, Dorcas Kamuya, and Bridget Pratt Ethics is ‘everybody’s business’, and at the Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research (HSR2016) in Vancouver last year, the stream on ‘Equity, r...

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16 March 2017

New BMC and HSG webinar series: Understanding the peer review and publication processes

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Publishing is an important part of sharing the outcomes of research, but the publication process and requirements may sometimes feel like a closed book. HSG and BioMed Central , publisher of BMC Health Services Research which is affiliated with HSG, have partnered to deliver a series of five webinar...

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15 March 2017

HSR2016 Evaluation: what have we learned?

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Health Systems Global is pleased to share findings and recommendations from the evaluation of the Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research , which took place in Vancouver, Canada, from 14 to 18 November 2016. The evaluation, carried out by Science-Metrix, provides valuable learning for the...

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07 March 2017

Learning from CHWs: What did we hear at the Symposium on Community Health Workers

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By Kate Hawkins, Rosalind Steege, Kingsley Chikaphupha, Carol Namata “I went there with all of my heart because I needed to serve the nation.” Florence Namulindwa (PATH, Uganda) “You know the pain that we go through and all the difficulties.” Henry Bugembe (VHT, Uganda) If researchers are se...

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