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Challenges and reflections on the analysis of health policies

By Gabriela Lamarca & Mario Vettore (ENSP/FIOCRUZ) Many researchers and practitioners have been conducting analysis of health policies. It represents a stage of the process as important as any others, like implementation or evaluation. However, despite of its importance, little attention has been placed on how to conduct appropriate research pr [...]

The COHRED Fairness Index: Fair Research and Innovation Partnerships for Global Health Development

By Ms. Lauranne Botti and Dr. Najia Musolino Lauranne assists in the development of the Index / Najia is the Senior Specialist-Global Action for COHRED where she leads the COHRED Fairness Index (CFI) and operates CAASTNet Plus and EU-LAC Health projects. The Council on Health Research for Development (COHRED) is a non-profit organization that aims [...]

EQUINET/ALAMES Workshop on Participatory Action Research in People Centered Health Systems

By Iddajovana P Kinyonge (IHI) From 4-6 October 2014, a post symposium workshop was held at Fountain Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa , to deepen the discussion on the use of Participatory Action Research (PAR) in health policy and people centered health systems, including action on the social determinants of health. The workshop was open to delega [...]

Social Determinants of Health Sectoral Briefing Series

The Social Determinants of Health Sectoral Briefing Series has been launched as a follow-up initiative to the Health in All Policies International Meeting, Adelaide, 2010. Research shows that health equity is driven by policies in other sectors as well as complex social, economic and political factors. By providing information on other sectors&rs [...]

Academic Seminars on Social Determinants of Health at the National Institute of Public Health in Cuernavaca, Mexico

                 Presentation: The Academic Seminars on Social Determinants of Health, brought up as a collaborative effort from the National Institute of Public Health and the National Academy of Medicine in Mexico, involves national and international professionals from the pub [...]