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Systems thinking for global health, how can systems-thinking contribute to solving key challenges in global health?, Federique Vallieres [and three others] - electronic bk

This book considers the importance of applying a systems-thinking approach to Global Health challenges: one that examines both the individual elements within a system as well as the interrelationships between them. It outlines the core concepts of a systems-thinking approach and how they can be applied to current Global Health problems
Table Of Contents
Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- Dedication -- Contributors -- 1. An Introduction to Systems Thinking -- 2. A Systematic Review of the Use of Systems-Thinking Frameworks in Health Systems Strengthening -- 3. Applying Systems Thinking to Health Workforce Development: Lessons from Sudan -- 4. Supportive Supervision for Community Health Workers: A Systems-Thinking Approach -- 5. Applying Systems Thinking to Understand the Process of Decentralization: A Malawi Case Example -- 6. A Systems-Thinking Approach to the Training and Supervision of Community Healthcare Workers in Kenya -- 7. Unpacking Complexity: Systems Thinking for Communities -- 8. Applying Systems Thinking to Health Information Systems: Lessons from South Africa and Tanzania -- 9. Assistive Technology: The Importance of a Systems-Thinking Approach -- 10. Responding to Health Needs in War and Armed Conflict: What Can Systems Thinking Contribute to Best Practice? -- 11. Governance in Conflict-affected Fragile States: Systems Thinking for Collaborative Decision-making in Reproductive Health -- 12. Implementing Systems Thinking for Global Mental Health during Humanitarian Emergencies -- 13. Innovative Education Pathways for Refugees to Strengthen Health Systems -- 14. Using Systems Thinking as a Heuristic in the Design of Interventions for Social Inclusion: "Including the excluded is a complex challenge" (World Bank, 2013) -- 15. Using a Systems Approach to Understand Quality Improvement in a Nursing Home in Japan: Robotics-aided Care and Organizational Culture -- 16. Capability Approach to Aid Systems-Thinking in Addressing Right to Health of Persons with Disabilities -- 17. How Can Systems-Thinking Address the Barriers to Implementing the Right to Health and Rehabilitation in South Africa
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
1 online resource (391 pages)
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