This case study of one urban sub-district in Cape Town was developed as part of a wider action learning project partnership – the District Innovation and Action Learning for Health System Development (DIALHS) project – which aims to understand and
Journal articlesHEALTH SYSTEM SYSTEMS ANALYSIS PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT TRUST WORKING CONDITIONS ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE OPERATIONS RESEARCH DECISION MAKING HEALTH-CARE DELIVERY HEALTH EQUITYPublished dateWednesday, January 2, 2013 - 05:00
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Health policy and systems research : needs, challenges and opportunities in South Africa – a university perspective
Health Policy and Systems Research (HPSR) addresses systemic challenges in order to improve service delivery while supporting implementation of public health priority programmes, and thus contributing to improved population health.Published dateWednesday, January 2, 2013 - 05:00
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Advancing the application of systems thinking in health : understanding the dynamics of neonatal mortality in Uganda
Systems thinking in health encompasses linkages, interactions, feedbacks, and processes between elements that comprise a whole system, including the complexity of a disease or condition itself (such as neonatal mortality) and the systems within whPublished dateThursday, January 2, 2014 - 05:00
Journal articlesPRIMARY HEALTH CARE HEALTH SYSTEM HEALTH POLICY SYSTEMS ANALYSIS HEALTH SERVICE GATEKEEPERS COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS COMMUNICATION BARRIERS HEALTH-CARE DELIVERY HEALTH FACILITIES HEALTH EQUITY
Advancing the application of systems thinking in health : South African examples of a leadership of sensemaking for primary health care
Sub-district managers recognize the challenge of having to address the passivity of primary health care (PHC) managers and their staff, as well as their role in empowering them.Published dateThursday, January 2, 2014 - 05:00
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Advancing the application of systems thinking in health : provider payment and service supply behaviour and incentives in the Ghana National Health Insurance Scheme; a systems approach
As countries work towards Universal Health Coverage, there is a need to design, implement, and manage provider payment methods reforms, but from a systems perspective, rather than traditional linear models.Published dateThursday, January 2, 2014 - 05:00
Journal articlesHEALTH SYSTEM INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK HEALTH POLICY PRIMARY HEALTH CARE HEALTH FINANCING CENTRAL GOVERNMENT COMMUNITY FACILITIES SYSTEMS ANALYSIS
Advancing the application of systems thinking in health : managing rural China health system development in complex and dynamic contexts
This paper explores the evolution of the Cooperative Medical System (CMS) and New Cooperative Medical Schemes (NCMS) as a case study of the complex process of health system development.Published dateThursday, January 2, 2014 - 05:00
Journal articlesHEALTH SYSTEM ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE INFORMATION NETWORKS HEALTH FINANCING SYSTEMS ANALYSIS INFORMATION TRANSFER HEALTH SERVICE GATEKEEPERS
Advancing the application of systems thinking in health : analysing the contextual and social network factors influencing the use of sustainability indicators in a health system; a comparative study in Nepal and Somaliland
The aim is to compare use of sustainability indicators developed through the Sustainability Analysis Process in two rehabilitation sectors, one in Nepal and one in Somaliland, and analyse the contextual factors influencing the use of sustainabilitPublished dateThursday, January 2, 2014 - 05:00
Health research in the South is mostly funded and directed by institutions in the North, and is not necessarily related to priority health needs as recognized by those in the South.
The shift from high to low levels of mortality and fertility called the demographic transition occurred over a century ago in the developed world.
Open Architecture Standards and Information Systems (OASIS II) - Developing Capacity, Sharing Knowledge and Good Principles Across eHealth in Africa
Health care across much of the African continent is hampered by meager resources and a growing burden of disease, with HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria leading the charge.