Health Systems Cluster

The Health Systems Cluster at IGHD investigates a wide range of health systems issues, including health financing, human resources for health, governance, equity and gender, with a strong focus on fragile and conflict-affected contexts.

Current research projects in the Health Systems Cluster:

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Infection prevention and control of DR-TB in South Africa.

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Health Systems Resilience

Identifying ways to promote health systems resilience in the UNRWA health care system in Jordan, Lebanon and Syria.

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Designing and evaluating provider results-based financing for tuberculosis care in Georgia.

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Verbal Autopsy with Participatory Action Research: Expanding the knowledge base through partnerships for action on health equity in South Africa.

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Strengthening health systems post conflict.

IGHD presented at and participated in the 5th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research #HSR2018.

For information about IGHD sessions at #HSR2018, see more at IGHD at #HSR2018.


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