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Oct 01 2014
Governance and Health in Africa: Voices from the Opening Plenary by Sarah Lindsay

The Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research is being held this week in Cape Town, South Africa with the theme "Science and Practice of People-Centered Health Centers." The conference is holding over 100 plenary sessions, film conversations, posters, book launches, and interactive panels. It kicked off this evening with the opening plenary, Governance and Health in Africa: Pan-African perspectives on state...

Sep 30 2014
Photo Blog: Day 2 of the Global Governance for Health Roundtable by Sarah Lindsay
From September 29th - 30th, over 50 thought leaders in global health are gathering in Cape Town, South Africa for the Third Global Governance for Health Roundtable. The Leadership, Management & Governance (LMG) Project is collaborating on the Roundtable with the Health Policy Project and the Health Finance and Governance Project.
 
On the second day...
Sep 29 2014
Photo Blog: Day 1 of the Global Governance for Health Roundtable by Sarah Lindsay

From September 29th - 30th, over 50 thought leaders in global health are gathering in Cape Town, South Africa for the Third Global Governance for Health Roundtable. The Leadership, Management & Governance (LMG) Project is collaborating on the Roundtable with the Health Policy Project and the Health Finance and Governance Project.

On the first...

Sep 25 2014
Making Political Will Work for Health Systems by

The Third Global Governance for Health Roundtable will be held in Cape Town, South Africa September 29-30th prior the the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research. The Leadership, Management & Governance (LMG) Project is collaborating on the Roundtable with the Health Policy Project and the Health Finance and Governance...

Sep 18 2014
Expanding the Evidence Base for How Accountability, Transparency Contribute to Health Outcomes by
This post was originally posted by the Health Finance and Governance Project
 
The Third Global Governance for Health Roundtable will take place September 29-30 in Cape Town, South Africa, just before the Third Global...
Sep 12 2014
Good Governance Saves Lives by Jim Rice

Health systems need new attitudes and new planning processes to anticipate and improve the ways in which they protect, promote, and restore health. We need to explore new ways to innovate.

The Mayo Clinic's Center of Innovation finds that innovation happens faster and smarter by adopting the disciplined approach of Design...

Sep 10 2014
Governance: The Big Enabler by Jim Rice, Mahesh Shukla

The Third Global Governance for Health Roundtable will be held in Cape Town, South Africa September 29-30th prior the the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research. The Leadership, Management & Governance (LMG) Project is collaborating on the Roundtable with the Health Policy Project and the Health Finance and Governance...

Sep 02 2014
Governance Challenges for the Supply of Health Workers in Post-2015 Context by Jim Rice

While substantial progress in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) will have been achieved in many countries by 2015, reductions in preventable child and maternal deaths lags, and the persistent drag of disease burdens from Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) is worrying. A recent report, "A universal truth: No health without a workforce," identifies several key causes for the health worker shortage. 

Aug 12 2014
#YouthDay: 10 Reasons why Youth Leadership is Important for the Health of All by Sarah Lindsay

Today is International Youth Day. The current generation of 1.8 billion adolescents is the largest in history. These 1.8 billion people have a tremendous impact on all parts of the health system.  Here are 10 reasons why young people can lead us to a healthier future:

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