Health Systems Development

This forum is to discuss health system development, including the areas of service delivery; health workforce, information; medical products, vaccines, and technologies; financing; and leadership/governance.


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Posted May 23, 2014 by M.Ghaedi

Reproductive health is a challenge in all over the world, family planning as a subdivision of reproductive health is a big challenge as well. Nowadays in some developing countries such as Iran, we are encountered with a reverse approach on family planning issue. There a key question is raised that how much of a person's decisions about family planning explained by policy and how much by...

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Posted March 18, 2014 by astrader

The Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), a five-year project funded and managed by USAID’s Office of Population and Reproductive Health and implemented by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., in partnership with FHI 360 recently released the Community Health Systems Catalog, a new interactive reference tool on country community health systems. The catalog covers USAID priority...

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Posted January 24, 2014 by Julia Bluestone

The WHO transformative education guidelines are finally out! Find them here:

 It includes many useful policy documents and concise implementation guidance, Jhpiego's Director of Global Learning authored the policy brief on educational regulation, find it here: ...

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Posted August 28, 2012 by Edgar Necochea

There is no doubt that more health workers are needed to achieve the health goals of countries, including the Millennium Development Goals. There are, however, some constraints to significantly expanding the health workforce in many low-resource countries:

1. The “fiscal space” to increase the size of the government payroll
2. The need of keeping a balance between the proportions...

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Posted August 2, 2012 by Theresa Norton

MEASURE Evaluation has created a fact sheet titled, “Strengthening Health Service Delivery by Community-Based Organizations—The Role of Data”. The document is a synthesis of information collected through an effort to better understand the common constraints to data collection and use facing community-based organizations. A series of in-depth interviews were conducted with members of six...

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Posted June 6, 2012 by Jhpiego

Welcome! The ReproLinePlus discussion forums provide a place to share lessons learned and experiences in what works in global health programs and initiatives. How have you used evidence-based health approaches in ways that are feasible in low-resource settings? Perhaps you are facing challenges and would like to hear from others who have faced similar challenges. Feel free to post a message....