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Strengthening Health Systems Through Research, Education, and Action

  1. 1. Strengthening Health Systems Through Research, Education, and Action<br />Global Health Council Satellite Session<br />Health System Strengthening: <br />What is Everyone Doing?<br />June 13, 2011<br />Professor Michael R. Reich<br />Harvard School of Public Health<br />
  2. 2. 1. Strengthening Health Systems <br />Through Research<br />2<br />HSPH - HEALTH SYSTEMS<br />On all major topics of Health Systems, with a disciplinary focus on Political Economy:<br />Health Systems (Roberts, Hsiao, Berman, Bossert , Reich)<br />Health Financing (Hsiao, Yip, Berman)<br />Health Management & Human Resources (Roberts, Bossert, Bärnighausen, Berman)<br />Justice and Human Rights (Daniels and Gruskin)<br />Pharmaceutical Policy (Reich and Roberts)<br />Decentralization (Bossert)<br />HIV/AIDS (Bärnighausen)<br />Randomized Trials of Interventions (J. Cohen)<br />
  3. 3. 2. Strengthening Health Systems <br />Through Education<br />3<br />HSPH - HEALTH SYSTEMS<br />Many different levels of education:<br />Harvard-WorldBank Institute Flagship Program on Health System Strengthening<br />Doctoral Concentration on Health Systems at HSPH<br />MS/MPH training in Global Health at HSPH<br />Executive Education courses at HSPH (quality, decentralization, human resources, strategic planning)<br />New Harvard Leadership Program for Ministers of Health<br />
  4. 4. 4<br />The Harvard-Flagship Health Reform Approach<br />From: Marc J. Roberts, William Hsiao, Peter Berman, and Michael R. Reich: Getting Health Reform Right: A Guide to Improving Performance and Equity. Oxford University Press, New York, 2004, p. 27<br />HSPH - HEALTH SYSTEMS<br />
  5. 5. 5<br />The Harvard-Flagship Health Reform Approach:Core Concepts<br />From: Marc Roberts, William Hsiao, Peter Berman, and Michael R. Reich: Getting Health Reform Right: A Guide to Improving Performance and Equity. Oxford University Press, New York, 2004, p. 27<br />
  6. 6. Doctoral Concentration in Health Systems<br />6<br />HSPH - HEALTH SYSTEMS<br />
  7. 7. 3. Strengthening Health Systems <br />Through Action<br />Collaboration with all major actors in the global health arena:<br />National governments: Support for public policy analysis, including the design, implementation, and evaluation of major health reform efforts (China, Colombia, Egypt, India, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico)<br />International agencies: Analytical research, strategic planning, implementation research; including WHO, World Bank, UNFPA, UNAIDS, and UNICEF<br />Non-governmental agencies: Applied research, advocacy planning, design of public-private partnerships<br />HSPH - HEALTH SYSTEMS<br />7<br />
  8. 8. 3. Strengthening Health Systems <br />Through Action<br />8<br />HSPH - HEALTH SYSTEMS<br />Illustrative examples:<br /><ul><li>Jessica Cohen: Co-founder of TAMTAM Africa, Inc (Together Against Malaria), an NGO on malaria prevention among pregnant women
  9. 9. Bill Hsiao and Winnie Yip: Project enhancing TB control in a large scale social experiment in rural China
  10. 10. Marc J. Roberts: Harvard Egypt Executive Management Program, to improve management skills and practices in Egyptian Ministry of Health
  11. 11. Marc Mitchell: Founder of D-Tree, which uses smart-phone technology to support point-of-care diagnosis and treatment
  12. 12. Norman Daniels: Improving priority setting (accountability for reasonableness) in countries in Africa, Europe, and Latin America</li>

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