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An update from the frontline of health systems research in Sierra Leone by Dr Haja Wurie

By Haja Wurie

The aim of the WHO Ebola roadmap is to stop the transmission of the virus in affected countries within 6-9 months and prevent international spread. 1,112 more words

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Childhood sickness for new parents

New parents are some of the most terrified people. They are suddenly faced with new life that they must look after; vulnerable, small, dependent. A relationship is suddenly created where your child is so dependent on you, that you are worn down through exhaustion; but that exhaustion makes it harder to look after the child. 371 more words

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BuzzFeed: Everything You’ve Ever Needed To Know About Health Systems

If you work on health systems research you may be asking yourself – what on earth is BuzzFeed, and why should I care?

Well, … 260 more words

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More on Ebola

With the first – and probably not the last – documented case of Ebola in New York last week, the reaction of State and local governments was big news, and the preparations of the North Shore-LIJ Health System kicked into a higher gear. 464 more words

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How proper finance management means proper health management

Health is as complicated as finance. All the medicine in the world doesn’t make you healthier – management of our lives does. And that means thinking carefully about our finances. 397 more words

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A view from Australia on Ebola

This week our Director Barbara McPake has been in the news in Australia talking about Ebola:

Global Health’s Professor Barbara McPake, speaking ahead of a conference on global health security in Melbourne on Wednesday, said although it is likely we will see the… 129 more words

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