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Healthy Lives for Vulnerable Women and Children: Applying Health Systems Research

by Sue Godt, Irene Agyepong, Walter Flores and Gita Sen IDRC
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Pbk 138 pages
AU$47.99 NZ$48.69
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This book draws on 15 years of IDRC-funded health systems research undertaken by researchers working closely with communities and decision-makers. They have generated contextually relevant evidence at local, national, regional, and global levels to tackle the entrenched health systems challenges.

Executive Summary
Part 1. The issues and the development context
Part 2. IDRC's approach to supporting health systems research
Part 3. Using health systems research to build healthy lives
Part 4. Lessons learned and looking forward
Part 5. Looking forward: Seizing a window of opportunity
Glossary of terms and abbreviations
Sources and resources

Sue Godt is Senior Program Officer with the Maternal and Child Health program at Canada's International Development Research Centre. Irene Agyepong is a Public Health Specialist with the Research and Development Division, Ghana Health Service. Walter Flores is Director at Centro de Estudios para la Equidad y Gobernanza en Sistemas de Salud in Guatemala. Gita Sen is Distinguished Professor and Director of the Ramalingaswami Centre on Equity and Social Determinants of Health, Public Health Foundation of India.