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.

Conference Call on Systems Sciences and Health Systems Strengthening

I will be moderating a conference call sponsored by the APHA on Systems Sciences and Health Systems Strengthening. on October 18. See here for details.

September 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

Bellagio Conference on Institutional Capacity Building, and Health Systems Strengthening

I will be participating in a Bellagio Conference on “Strengthening Health System Capacities through Institutional Development: Enhancing Collaboration between Donors and Institutions in Low- Income Countries” next August 27-31 at … Continue reading

September 19, 2011 · 2 Comments

Systems Sciences and Health

I am becoming more and more convinced that the health systems strengthening movement could learn much from the so-called “systems sciences.” Below are some resources that I have found helpful. … Continue reading

March 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

Health Systems Strengthening Guiding Principles Published

“Toward a Consensus on Guiding Principles for Health Systems Strengthening” was published in PLoS Medicine. It is open access, available to all. I have reproduced a summary list of the … Continue reading

December 22, 2010 · Leave a comment

Enjoying the live webcast of the Global Sysmposium on Health System Research

Almost like being in Montreux.

November 16, 2010 · Leave a comment

Consensus Statement Highlighted in Lancet

Our consensus statement on guiding principles for health systems strengthening has been highlighted in this recent Lancet comment. We have finalized our list of principles, and are in the process … Continue reading

September 7, 2010 · Leave a comment

First Global Symposium on Health Systems Research Registration Open

Registration is now open! Click here to register now! 16-19 November 2010: Researchers, policy-makers, representatives of donor and multinational organizations, and other stakeholders representing diverse constituencies will gather in … Continue reading

April 5, 2010 · Leave a comment

First Global Symposium on Health Systems Research

“The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners are pleased to announce the First Global Symposium on Health Systems Research (HSR) – Science to Accelerate Universal Health Coverage. Researchers, policy-makers, funders, … Continue reading

February 4, 2010 · Leave a comment

Systems Science: The Next Scientific Revolution?

This presentation by Tim Evans, the Assistant Director General at the World Health Organization (WHO), was given at the Global Forum for Health Research. It’s worth taking a look; in … Continue reading

December 23, 2009 · Leave a comment