News & Commentary

19 June 2015

Five ways to get involved in the Health System Global online community

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Mariam Bhacker* HSG: A membership community In the past five years, Health Systems Global (HSG) has established itself as one of the leading communities on health systems research, related knowledge exchange and solutions. HSG is unique within the health systems space because it is driven by a diver...

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19 June 2015

Resilient and responsive health systems the focus of the Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research

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We are pleased to announce that “Resilient and responsive health systems for a changing world” has been chosen as the theme for the Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, which will be held on November 14–18, 2016 in Vancouver, Canada. Like the societies of which they are a part, ...

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31 May 2015

A webinar to help define a health systems research agenda in fragile and conflict affected states

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Kate Hawkins* For some months now our team within the Thematic Working Group on Health Systems in Fragile and Conflict Affected States has been involved in a process of canvassing opinions on key research needs. This has included face-to-face meetings, a survey, and online discussion. This has enabl...

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19 May 2015

Introducing the new Health Systems Global Secretariat

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Dear HSG members, warm greetings from the new Health Systems Global (HSG) Secretariat. As you may already know, in March 2015 the Secretariat moved from the Center for Health and Infectious Disease Research at the University of Copenhagen to Curatio International Foundation, based in Tiblisi, Georgi...

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14 May 2015

TWG on Quality holds workshop in London on Quality Improvement Evaluation Designs

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About 60 health system researchers and implementers from around the world gathered in London on April 20 th to participate in a workshop on “Evaluation Designs for Quality Improvement Practice and Research” . The meeting was a collaboration between the HSG Thematic Working Group on Quality, the ...

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