Guest Editorial: The World Report on Health Policy and Systems Research

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Guest Editorial: The World Report on Health Policy and Systems Research

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Professor Ruairí Brugha, Head of the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health Medicine at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, and Board member of the IFGH, has written a special guest editorial focusing on the recently-published World Report on Health Policy and Systems Research. Prof. Brugha notes some of the stand-out sections of the […]

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Developing a Productive and Effective Health Work Force

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GLOBAL HEALTH WRITES Citizen Journalist: Siobhán Tracey   “Expenditure on an effective health work force is not a cost but an investment.” The overarching message from the opening speakers at RCSI’s Global Health Conference held in Dublin on 21st and 22nd April, 2016 is that expenditure now, on building a skilled health work force, will […]

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Is the desire for Innovation substituting the need for Evidence?

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GETHealth: A Global Education & Health Technology Summit 2014 Dublin Key Correspondent: Bianca van Bavel ‘We are living in an unprecedented time for technology and innovation ’, was a statement heard several times over the two day GETHealth Summit in Dublin, November 13th and 14th.  And in true visionary fashion, the conference provided an extensive […]

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Ending on a high note with Professor McAuliffe

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IFGH Conference 2014 John Kevany Memorial Lecture and Closing Keynote Key Correspondent: Ana Belen Espinosa There were many things which I enjoyed about Professor Eilish McAuliffe’s closing keynote given at the IFGH Conference in Dublin. She talked about her experiences working with partnerships and the importance of capacity building for empowering human resources for health and […]

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Conference roundup – THET International Conference 2014: Milestones and Horizons

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  On Thursday 25th and Friday 26th September, the annual Tropical Health Education Trust International Conference took place in Birmingham, UK. Over 140 delegates from throughout the international health partnerships community gathered to discuss progress and report lessons learned on best practice, at the event titled “Milestones and Horizons”. Conference focus Three thematic focus areas […]

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Institute of Community Health Nursing 2014 conference

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Across the globe, Community Health Nurses often form the backbone of public health provision, and at home there is no denying the critical role played by these key members of the health service. Last Wednesday, 21st May, saw the annual conference of Ireland’s Institute of Community Health Nursing, which took place at the Conference Centre […]

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Community Response Theme: ‘Pathways to Health’ Health Workforce DCU Symposium

Summaries  The committee received twelve submissions around the community response theme (please find the file of submissions below):  Community Health Workers:  The backbone of HIV services in Kenya’s urban slums Community Birth Attendants (CBAs) Still Have a Vital Role to Play A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Alternative Cadres in Community Based Rehabilitation Case […]

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