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.

Update on HSS Guiding Principles

1. Systems Principles: Health systems stewards apply systems principles. Health systems are holistic, interdependent, constantly changing, and counter-intuitive; they are more than the sum of their parts . As such, … Continue reading

April 19, 2010 · 2 Comments

Greetings from Havana

The Global Forum for Health Research has just wrapped up its Forum 2009, and I will be heading back home after spending a very enjoyable week in Cuba. There were … Continue reading

November 23, 2009 · Leave a comment

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