Defining the Essential Health Services Package Promotes Equity in Ghana

Authors: Elizabeth Hammah, Associate Director, Results for Development Dr. Linda Vanotoo, Country Director, Results for Development As Ghana works toward universal health coverage (UHC), the country is advancing improvements on key health systems challenges: with the stated goal of ensuring that all people in Ghana have timely access to high-quality health services irrespective of the …

Highlights from the Health Policy and Systems Research March Ideas Marketplace

Author: Christina Shaw, Knowledge Management & Communications Officer, Results for Development To ensure that health policy and systems research institutions (HPSRIs) can more effectively generate evidence and support the translation and use of that evidence locally, it is important to foster collaboration and learning among HPSRIs, policymakers, and training and capacity development initiatives throughout the …

Highlights from the Health Policy and Systems Research Co-creation Series: Executive Summary and Next Steps

The tremendous progress made during the co-creation series has been summarized in the Executive Summary. It highlights our co-created vision for a stronger and more aligned Health Policy and Systems Research (HPSR) ecosystem in the Asia Region in the next 10-15 years, key discussion topics, and the action areas participants want to pursue as part …

Strengthening the Evidence-to-Action Cycle in the Asia Region will Require Investments in Health Policy and Research Institutions

Author: Leah List, Senior Program Associate, Results for Development HPSRIs share their vision of a robust health policy and systems research ecosystem at the co-creation series’ first session on May 27, 2021 “These challenges are opportunities to explore innovative solutions that involve not just the “producers of the research” but “demand-side” stakeholders.” Jean-Jacques Frere USAID …

Creating a Shared Vision for a Stronger Health Policy and Systems Research Ecosystem in Asia

Author: Leah List, Senior Program Associate, Results for Development The Accelerator launched a series of co-creation sessions on May 29th designed to develop a shared vision and identify concrete pathways to strengthen the ecosystem for health policy and systems research (HPSR) in Asia. The series follows a landscaping analysis that explored the important role of …

Improving Health Systems Strengthening and Policy Research Capacities in Asia

The Accelerator has conducted a landscaping of promising health systems strengthening learning platforms and health policy and systems research institutions in Asia to strengthen the practical generation and translation of evidence into policymaking and practice.