Health Research Policy and Systems [Accessed 23 July 2016]

Health Research Policy and Systems
[Accessed 23 July 2016]

Embedding research in health systems: lessons from complexity theory
Internationally, there has been increasing focus on creating health research systems. This article aims to investigate the challenges of implementing apparently simple strategies to support the development of …
Louise Caffrey, Charles Wolfe and Christopher McKevitt
Health Research Policy and Systems 2016 14:54
Published on: 22 July 2016

Developing the African national health research systems barometer
A functional national health research system (NHRS) is crucial in strengthening a country’s health system to promote, restore and maintain the health status of its population. Progress towards the goal of univ...
Joses Muthuri Kirigia, Martin Okechukwu Ota, Flavia Senkubuge, Charles Shey Wiysonge and Bongani M. Mayosi
Health Research Policy and Systems 2016 14:53
Published on: 22 July 2016

A global call for action to include gender in research impact assessment
Global investment in biomedical research has grown significantly over the last decades, reaching approximately a quarter of a trillion US dollars in 2010. However, not all of this investment is distributed eve…
Pavel V. Ovseiko, Trisha Greenhalgh, Paula Adam, Jonathan Grant, Saba Hinrichs-Krapels, Kathryn E. Graham, Pamela A. Valentine, Omar Sued, Omar F. Boukhris, Nada M. Al Olaqi, Idrees S. Al Rahbi, Anne-Maree Dowd, Sara Bice, Tamika L. Heiden, Michael D. Fischer, Sue Dopson…
Health Research Policy and Systems 2016 14:50
Published on: 19 July 2016

Health systems research in fragile and conflict-affected states: a research agenda-setting exercise
There is increasing interest amongst donors in investing in the health sectors of fragile and conflict-affected states, although there is limited research evidence and research funding to support this. Agreein…
Aniek Woodward, Egbert Sondorp, Sophie Witter and Tim Martineau
Health Research Policy and Systems 2016 14:51
Published on: 21 July 2016