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.

Mounting Evidence of the Impact of Global Health Initiatives on Underlying Health Systems

Three scientific journal articles were recently published (within just a few months of each other) that review the impact of global health initiatives (mostly HIV related) on underlying health systems: … Continue reading

August 13, 2009 · Leave a comment

“Gonzalez would no doubt be thoroughly dismayed”

July 15, 2009 · Leave a comment

no money, no HIV, no treatment

A man in Haiti has a seizure. His family and friends stand beside him, nodding in agreement that this is not the first time. When the man regains consciousness his … Continue reading

March 14, 2009 · 2 Comments

House-building analogy: A response to GHSIA critics

As I have introduced the idea of GHSIAs to colleagues and friends, 3 criticisms have been mentioned: 1. “The cost is too great. GHSIAs would only add to the cost … Continue reading

December 18, 2008 · Leave a comment