Tag: health policy

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

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...

Protecting the Environment for Future Generations

Photo of a man diving into the Ganga river was taken by Sudipto Das, WHO (2007) September 26th is World Environmental Health Day, and this year the theme is protecting the environment for the health and safety of children.  The evidence connecting environmental health with population health are well documented.  Some...

Resolving the Contradictions of Growth and Capabilities: A rights-based approach to health

GLOBAL HEALTH WRITES Citizen Journalist: Bianca van Bavel   Applying a human rights approach often calls into question a series of contradictions; particularly when it is introduced by the nation’s President to open up public discourse on health system reform against a backdrop of economic austerity. In this...

IFGH 2012: Key Challenges in Ethiopia’s Health Extension Programme: Lessons from the Field

Posted by Irish Forum for Global Health | Conference Abstracts Authors: Boostrom C. Author Affiliations:Centre for Global Health, Trinity College Dublin Option 2– Lessons from the field; project and programme evaluations; and syntheses or analyses Presented as – Oral Presentation Background: In order to...

IFGH 2012: Increasing Country & Community Involvement in Global Health Policy Processes? The Case of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

by globalhealth on Jan 29, 2012 in Conference Abstracts
Study to examine how non-governmental and other civil society organisations (CSOs) have engaged in global level policy and decision-making processes that affect country and community responses, including health systems and workforce challenges. As well, to highlight the impact CSOs have had on the Global Fund, and the...

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