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.
The first draft of the health systems strengthening consensus statement has been disseminated to over 80 global health professionals around the world, and comments are starting to come in. Please consider reviewing the document, and contributing by emailing ghsias (at) gmail (dot) com.
Also, here are a couple updates:
-We have been accepted to present at the Geneva Health Forum on April 19-21, 2010. We hope to discuss final unsettled issues at that forum, and then launch the document at the Global Health Council Conference in Washington, DC in June, 2010.
–Jesper Sundewall, PhD, of the Karolinska Institute in Sweden has joined me as a primary author.