Health Research Policy and Systems
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Open Access journal
ISSN (Print) 1478-4505
Published by Biomed Central Ltd. [287 journals]
- Responding to non-communicable diseases in Zambia: a policy analysis
Authors: Mulenga M. Mukanu; Joseph Mumba Zulu, Chrispin Mweemba Wilbroad Mutale
Abstract: Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are an emerging global health concern. Reports have shown that, in Zambia, NCDs are also an emerging problem and the government has begun initiating a policy response. The pres...
- A need to accelerate health research productivity in an African
University: the case of Makerere University College of Health Sciences
Authors: Damalie Nakanjako; Dickens Akena, Dan K. Kaye, James Tumwine, Elialilia Okello, Annettee Nakimuli, Andrew Kambugu, Hazel McCullough, Harriet Mayanja-Kizza, Moses R. Kamya Nelson K. Sewankambo
Abstract: In the last decade, Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS) has taken strides in research and training to improve healthcare through collaborative training and research programs. However, there...
- Operations research in global health: a scoping review with a focus on the
themes of health equity and impact
Authors: Beverly D. Bradley; Tiffany Jung, Ananya Tandon-Verma, Bassem Khoury, Timothy C. Y. Chan Yu-Ling Cheng
Abstract: Operations research (OR) is a discipline that uses advanced analytical methods (e.g. simulation, optimisation, decision analysis) to better understand complex systems and aid in decision-making.
- Understanding relevance of health research: considerations in the context
of research impact assessment
Authors: Mark J. Dobrow; Fiona A. Miller, Cy Frank Adalsteinn D. Brown
Abstract: With massive investment in health-related research, above and beyond investments in the management and delivery of healthcare and public health services, there has been increasing focus on the impact of health...
- Academic research productivity of post-graduate students at Makerere
University College of Health Sciences, Uganda, from 1996 to 2010: a
Authors: E. A. Obuku; J. N. Lavis, A. Kinengyere, D. K. Mafigiri, F. Sengooba, C. Karamagi N. K. Sewankambo
Abstract: Research is a core business of universities globally, and is crucial in the scientific process as a precursor for knowledge uptake and use. We aimed to assess the academic productivity of post-graduate student...