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.

Video – Jamkhed as an Example of Complex Systems Thinking in Health

We have made tremendous strides in health by focusing on one disease, patient, or program at a time. However, this fragmented approach too often results in unintended consequences such as dependencies, inefficiencies, and inequities. ST4C Health is excited to share this short video as an example of how systems thinking principles can increase local capacity and shared learning. Follow Raj and Mabelle as they use a shared vision with community members to make sustainable, significant health improvements in India.

Consider watching and sharing this video:

https://youtu.be/wX4p-7p765Y

We hope to contribute to a global health community focused on increasing local capacity in low-income countries by empowering them to address the emerging health challenges in their own communities. We believe this can best be achieved through widespread application of systems thinking concepts.

We hope you’ll join us in our efforts to improve health around the world. Learn how to become involved on facebook, twitter, linkedin, and our blog:

– Blog: http://www.st4chealth.com

– Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/st4chealth

– Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/st4chealth

This work was supported by the African Health Initiative of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation.

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