News & Commentary

26 February 2015

Impact factor: what are WE going to do about it?

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Dr Jeffrey V. Lazarus Through a new non-exclusive affiliation with BMC Health Services Research , announced a few months ago, Health Systems Global members can have publication charges reduced when they publish in many of BioMed Central’s numerous open-access journals. Even though the affiliation ...

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25 February 2015

Global Mapping of Health Policy and Systems Research Training report: Out now

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The Health Systems Global Thematic Working Group on Teaching and Learning Health Policy and Systems Research is pleased to announce the release of the Global Mapping of Health Policy and Systems Research Training report prepared with support from the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research ....

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23 February 2015

HSG secretariat on the move …

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Sara Bennett, HSG, Board Chair When Health Systems Global was established in October 2012, CHIP, the Center for Health and Infectious Disease Research at the University of Copenhagen very kindly agreed to provide a temporary home. During the past few months, we have been seeking to identify a new, a...

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19 February 2015

Building HPSR capacity, building the HPSR community: The KEYSTONE course

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Shinjini Mondal & KEYSTONE Team Next week, the Health Policy and Systems Research (HPSR) community in India is taking a major leap forward with the start of its first ‘KEYSTONE’ course. KEYSTONE is a nationwide HPSR capacity building initiative, coordinated and convened by the Public Health Foun...

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18 February 2015

Towards a theme for #HSR2016!

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On behalf of the HSG Board, thanks to all those who have contribued to the discussions about a theme for the Fourth Global HSR Symposium.  Based on these ideas we now invite your final comments on the proposal below. Please think how we can sharpen the ideas and ensure they provide a framework ...

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