Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue
Sub-topics (key areas taught in the module)
1. Health systems, health reforms
2. Health systems frameworks
3. Health service delivery, district health system
4. Governance and stewardship
5. Health systems resources incluidng finance, information and workforce
DE SAVIGNY, D., and ADAM, T. (Eds.) (2009). Systems thinking for health systems strengthening. Geneva: Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research, World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/alliance-hpsr/resources/9789241563895/en/
GEREIN N., GREEN A., MIRZOEV T., PEARSON S. (2009) Health System Impacts on Maternal and Child Health in JE. Ehiri (ed) Maternal and child health : global challenges, programs, and policies. Springer Publishers, Washington DC.
MILLS, A. & RANSON, K. (2006). The Design of Health Systems. In: MERSON, M. H., BLACK, R. E. & MILLS, A. J. (eds.) International Public Health. 2nd ed.: Jones and Bartlett.
VAN OLMEN, J., MARCHAL, B., VAN DAMME, W., KEGELS, G. & HILL, P. (2012). Health systems frameworks in their political context: framing divergent agendas. BMC Public Health [electronic resource]., 12, 774.
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AGYEPONG, I. A., KODUA, A., ADJEI, S. & ADAM, T. (2012). When ‘solutions of yesterday become problems of today’: crisis-ridden decision making in a complex adaptive system (CAS)—the Additional Duty Hours Allowance in Ghana. Health Policy and Planning, 27, iv20-iv31.
AGYEPONG, I., ARYEETEY, G., NONVIGNON, J., ASENSO-BOADI, F., DZIKUNU, H., ANTWI, E., ANKRAH, D., ADJEI-ACQUAH, C., ESENA, R., AIKINS, M. & ARHINFUL, D. (2014). Advancing the application of systems thinking in health: provider payment and service supply behaviour and incentives in the Ghana National Health Insurance Scheme - a systems approach. Health research policy and systems [electronic resource]., 12, 35.
AGYAPONG, V. I. O., OSEI, A., MCLOUGHLIN, D. M. & MCAULIFFE, E. (2016). Task shifting—perception of stake holders about adequacy of training and supervision for community mental health workers in Ghana. Health policy and planning. ISSN: 0268-1080, 31, 645-655.
AHUJA, S., MIRZOEV, T., LUND, C., OFORI-ATTA, A., SKEEN, S. & KUFUOR, A. (2016). Key influences in the design and implementation of mental health information systems in Ghana and South Africa. Global mental health ISSN: 2054-4251, 3, e11 (19 pages).
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BALOGUN J. (2006) Managing change: steering a course between intended strategies and unanticipated outcomes. Long Range Planning. ISSN: 0024-6301 39:29–49.
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BARASA, E., MBAU, R. & GILSON, L. 2018. What Is Resilience and How Can It Be Nurtured? A Systematic Review of Empirical Literature on Organizational Resilience. International Journal of Health Policy and Management, 7, 491-503.
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GREEN, A. (2007) An introduction to health planning for developing health systems, 3rd ed., Oxford University Press.
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HOFFMAN, S. J., RØTTINGEN, J.-A., BENNETT, S., LAVIS, J. N., EDGE, J. S. & FRENK, J. (2012). A Review of Conceptual Barriers and Opportunities facing Health Systems Research to inform a Strategy from the World Health Organization. Background paper commissioner by the Alliance for or Health Policy and Systems Research to develop the WHO Health Systems Research., Geneva, Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research. Available online: http://www.who.int/alliance-hpsr/alliancehpsr_backgroundpaperconceptualbarriersopportunities.pdf
HOGAN, D. R., BALTUSSEN, R., HAYASHI, C., LAUER, J. A. & SALOMON, J. A. (2005) Achieving the millennium development goals for health - Cost effectiveness analysis of strategies to combat HIV/AIDS in developing countries. British Medical Journal, 331 (7530) , 1431-1435.
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