Systems Thinking for Capacity in Health

We believe that systems thinking and complexity science can be transformational in global health by increasing local capacity and shared learning, and minimizing unintended consequences.

Preliminary, Rough Outline of HSS Consensus Statement

This is a preliminary draft, and is posted only to give reviewers an idea where this is headed. It should not be disseminated or quoted. Comments are appreciated. A strong … Continue reading

October 20, 2009 · 2 Comments

HSS as a social movement (and I’m on Twitter!)

The discussions this week at the Health Impact Assessment Conference got me thinking, once again, about health as a social movement. I remember well first reading the words “health systems … Continue reading

October 16, 2009 · Leave a comment

Introductory Health Systems Readings

There has been an increasing number of students and others that have expressed interest in getting involved. Prior to meeting and discussing, I recommend the following reading: 1. WHO’s website … Continue reading

October 6, 2009 · Leave a comment

Health Systems Strengthening Resources

As I have worked on the first draft of the consensus statement for health systems strengthening, several resources have proved very useful (in no particular order): 1. GAVI Alliance’s “Guiding … Continue reading

October 3, 2009 · Leave a comment

Name Change: Health Systems Strengthening

The name of this blog has been changed to reflect the more broad focus on health systems strengthening. The call for GHSIAs was part of a larger recognition of the … Continue reading

October 3, 2009 · Leave a comment