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.

Thematic Sub-Group of SHaPeS on Complexity Science and System Thinking

Introduction SHaPeS, the “Social Science Approaches for Research and Engagement in Health Policy & Systems” working group for Health Systems Global, has recently approved the formation of a thematic sub-group … Continue reading

June 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

Video – Join the Revolution: For the Lady in the Corner

ST4C Health recently produced a short, 5 min video that visually represents key systems thinking ideas, and their application to global health:  We hope to contribute to a global health … Continue reading

December 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

CRHP Jamkhed and Systems Thinking

Equity and “Health for All” at Jamkhed, India’s Comprehensive Rural Health Project by Bryce Johnson Introduction More than thirty years ago, at what is now Almaty, Kazakhstan, the world came … Continue reading

September 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Systems Thinking Applied: The Household Production of Health

This Blog Post is Based on a Series of 4 Lectures by Dr. Henry Mosley, Emeritus Professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  Click here to see … Continue reading

August 12, 2013 · 2 Comments

Systems Thinking & Health Social Media Launch

Systems Thinking for Capacity in Health (ST4C Health) is a group of health professionals, students, and concerned citizens dedicated to the strengthening of health systems in low income countries around … Continue reading

July 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

Bellagio Conference on Systems Thinking, Capacity Building, and Global Health

In August of 2012, 22 health leaders from 16 countries met in Bellagio, Italy to discuss the advantages of approaching health systems strengthening and capacity building efforts in Low- and … Continue reading

March 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

Systems Thinking to Transform Health Systems

This paper, recently published, highlights key systems thinking tools and strategies that can be applied to transform health practice, policy, research, and education.  The authors highlight three overarching themes that … Continue reading

October 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Systems Thinking Call for Papers

The Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) have announced a new Call for Papers for a peer-reviewed Journal Supplement on: “Advancing knowledge … Continue reading

March 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

New Free Online Course on Model Thinking

Scott E Page is now teaching a free online course called Model Thinking. In this course, he presents an overview of many of the most important models in social science. … Continue reading

February 21, 2012 · 1 Comment