Category Archives: Health Systems

Institutionalizing community-focused maternal, newborn, and child health strategies to strengthen health systems: A new framework for the Sustainable Development Goal era

Authors: William T. Story1, Karen LeBan, Laura C. Altobelli, Bette Gebrian, Jahangir Hossain, Judy Lewis, Melanie Morrow, Jennifer N. Nielsen, Alfonso Rosales, Marcie Rubardt, David Shanklin and Jennifer Weiss Source: Globalization and Health (2017) 13:37 Published online: June 2017 Abstract / Resumen Background: Stronger health systems, with an emphasis on community-based primary health care, are required […]


Embedding research in health policy and systems in the Americas – Supplement: Improving Program Implementation through Embedded Research (iPIER)

OVERVIEW Authors: Etienne V. Langlois, Nhan T. Tran, Abdul Ghaffar, Ludovic Reveiz and Francisco Becerra-Posada Source: Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2017;41:e79. Published online: May 2017 EN – As countries develop and improve universal health coverage schemes globally, there is increasing recognition that health policymaking and health system streng­thening need to be informed by robust research evidence. […]


The potential of health literacy to address the health related UN sustainable development goal 3 (SDG3) in Nepal: a rapid review

Authors: Shyam Sundar Budhathoki, Paras K. Pokharel, Suvajee Good, Sajani Limbu, Meika Bhattachan and Richard H. Osborne Source: BMC Health Services Research. BMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:237 Abstract / Resumen Background: Health literacy has been linked to health outcomes across population groups around the world. Nepal, a low income country, experiences the double burden of highly prevalent communicable as well as non-communicable […]


Health Financing Assessment and Policy Analysis toward Universal Health Coverage: A Systematic Review of Qualitative Research

Authors: Minoo Alipouri Sakha, Arash Rashidian, Mohammad Bazyar, Ali Akbari Sari, Shahram Yazdani, Abbas Vosough Moghadam Global Journal of Health Science, Vol 9, No 5 (2017) Published online: 28 September 2016 Abstract / Resumen: BACKGROUND: The aim of this research was to explore policy options from assessing health financing policies toward universal health coverage so as […]


How to do (or not to do)… gender analysis in health systems research

Rosemary Morgan, Asha George, Sarah Ssali, Kate Hawkins, Sassy Molyneux, Sally Theobald  Health Policy Plan. (2016) Published online: 26 April 2016 Abstract / Resumen: Gender—the socially constructed roles, behaviours, activities and attributes that a given society considers appropriate for males, females and other genders—affects how people live, work and relate to each other at all levels, […]


Health, Resilience, and Human Security: Moving Toward Health for All

Korc, Marcelo; Hubbard, Susan; Suzuki, Tomoko; Jimba, Masamine Japan Center for International Exchange and Pan American Health Organization Published online:  May 2016  The purpose of this document is to explain to experts in the health and development fields what a human security approach is and show how it can be applied in an attempt to […]


A Framework for Developing the Structure of Public Health Economic Models

Hazel Squires, James Chilcott, Ronald Akehurst, Jennifer Burr, Michael P.Kelly Value in Health, 2016 Published online: 23 April 2016 – article in press, Corrected Proof Abstract / Resumen: Background: A conceptual modeling framework is a methodology that assists modelers through the process of developing a model structure. Public health interventions tend to operate in dynamically complex […]


Proceedings of the Second Pan American Conference on Obesity with special attention to childhood obesity and a workshop ‘Education for childhood obesity prevention: A life-course approach’ at PACO II

Volume 3 Supplement 1 – June 2013
Available online at http://goo.gl/lauv1