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
Journal articlesHEALTH SYSTEM HEALTH ADMINISTRATION SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH INTERSECTORAL COOPERATION SYSTEMS ANALYSIS Capacity building ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE UNIVERSITIES RESEARCH NETWORKS
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
Journal articlesNEONATAL MORTALITY HEALTH SYSTEM MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH WOMEN'S HEALTH SYSTEMS ANALYSIS HEALTH-CARE DELIVERY HEALTH EDUCATION HEALTH FINANCING
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
Journal articlesHEALTH EXPENDITURE OUT-OF-POCKET PAYMENTS HEALTH SERVICES ECONOMIC BEHAVIOUR MEDICAL INSURANCE SYSTEMS ANALYSIS HEALTH-CARE DELIVERY PROVIDER PAYMENT FEES AND CHARGES UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE HEALTH EQUITY
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 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
Journal articlesSOCIAL AUDIT COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION HEALTH PLANNING EPIDEMIOLOGY
Community matters – community responds. Yet many health planners still consider people as passive recipients of programs.Published dateSunday, January 2, 2011 - 05:00
Health Systems Governance: Community Participation as a Key Strategy for Realizing the Right to Health
New research will explore the potential of community participation in Uganda and South Africa to address inequities in health and promote health governance systems that give voice to the poorest and most marginalized.
Researchers have suggested that collaborative health systems research can improve the performance of a district health system (DHS).
The Nigeria Evidence-based Health System Initiative (NEHSI) is a collaborative effort on the part of IDRC, the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and the Government of Nigeria.