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Understanding and analysing health policy short course
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Postdoctoral research fellowship in South Africa
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Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Health Policy & Systems Research
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CHEPSAA colleague celebrates important educational milestone
Dr Chinyere Mbachu was recently admitted as a fellow of the West African College of Physicians.
Dr Mbachu is a senior resident doctor in the Department of Community Medicine of the teaching hospital of the University of Nigeria in Enugu. She has been working with the...
CHEPSAA’s second curriculum development workshop gets underway
The Consortium for Health Policy and Systems Analysis in Africa (CHEPSAA) is this week (13-17 May 2013) holding its second curriculum development workshop in Cape Town, South Africa.
The week’s activities will be focused on beginning to finalise CHEPSAA’s first collectively developed course, entitled Introduction...
Researchers gather in Kisumu for internship programme
This week sees the start of an annual international research internship programme for health systems researchers, hosted by the Great Lakes University of Kisimu (GLUK), Kenya. The programme offers junior researchers the opportunity to receive training and to network with peers and facilitators from...
UCT health systems graduate achieves publication milestone
Pictured above: Toyin Adeleke
An emerging scholar who has recently taken great strides in the field of health policy and systems research (HPSR) in Africa is Toyin Adeleke, the first graduate of the health systems track of UCT’s Master’s in Public Health (MPH), who has...
CHEPSAA chapter profiles the field of health policy and systems research
The world-wide growth of the field of Health Policy and Systems Research (HPSR), the boundaries of this field and its role in strengthening health systems, and strategies and priorities for building capacity in this field in South Africa are...
CHEPSAA meeting abuzz with course development, getting research into policy & connecting researchers
The Consortium for Health Policy and Systems Analysis in Africa (CHEPSAA) recently had the opportunity to brief colleagues in Tanzania about its work and to exchange ideas on topics as varied as building the field of Health Policy...
CHEPSAA to host 2013 annual meeting in Tanzania
Pictured above are some of the CHEPSAA partners attending a previous annual meeting
The third annual CHEPSAA meeting will take place in Tanzania during March 2013.
Broadly, the workshop will set out:
To consolidate and maintain momentum in taking forward CHEPSAA activities
To account for CHEPSAA work...
The specific objectives of the workshop were to;
• Introduce participants to concepts in Health Policy analysis and to strengthen individual skills and capacity in policy analysis and management within the MOH and selected implementation and regulatory agencies.
• Support the application of the skills in practice.
This course was funded by the...
Emerging Voices for Global Health 2012: Inspired, networked and heard
It is exciting to be in a new field of research, but young researchers have to figure out how best to develop their careers in a field that is emerging. Finding other like-minded peers can also be challenging and at best,...
At the Second Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Beijing (31 October to 3 November 2012), CHEPSAA made the following presentation:
MIRZOEV, T., LE, G., KALLIECHARAN, R., AGYEPONG, I., ERASMUS, E., GOUDGE, J., KAMUZORA, P., U., L., OKEYO, S., DE SAVIGNY, D., TOMSON, G., UZOCHUKWU, B. & GILSON, L. (2012)...
This 4-page overview summarises Chepsaa activities since 2011 and looks at capacity development plans for the future. It was designed for the marketplace stands of the 2nd Global Symposium on health systems research taking place in Beijing China from 31 October to 3 November 2012.
CHEPSAA convenes curriculum development workshop in Ghana
A workshop was convened during August 2012 at the University of Ghana’s School of Public Health to share knowledge, skills and materials about curriculum development (these skills were gained from another CHEPSAA workshop held earlier in the year in Cape Town).
Specifically, the workshop objectives...
CHEPSAA is building a community of practice for health policy and systems in South Africa
CHEPSAA convened a pre-conference workshop at the Joint conference of the Public Health Association of South…
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