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Drawing Causal Loop Diagrams with Vensim

Future Health Systems

This presentation is from a workshop in Baltimore in June 2014 on complex adaptive systems (CAS) research methods held at Johns Hopkins University. In this presentation, Ligia Paina from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health shows how to use the computer program Vensim to develop Causal Loop Diagrams (CLDs).

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Application of Causal Loop Diagrams to Health Care

Future Health Systems

This presentation is from a workshop in Baltimore in June 2014 on complex adaptive systems (CAS) research methods held at Johns Hopkins University. In this presentation, Agnes Rwashana Semwanga gives an overview of two case studies where the Causal Loop Diagram methodology has been applied to health systems research.

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Overview of Causal Loop Diagrams

Future Health Systems

This presentation is from workshop in Baltimore in June 2014 on complex adaptive systems (CAS) research methods held at Johns Hopkins University. Agnes Rwashana Semwanga from the Makerere University School for Public Health (MakSPH) introduces the basic concepts of how to create causal loop diagrams (CLDs) as a tool for modelling complex health systems.

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Complex adaptive systems for health systems strengthening

Future Health Systems

This presentation kicked off a workshop in Baltimore in June 2014 on complex adaptive systems (CAS) research methods held at Johns Hopkins University. In the presentation, Ben Ramalingam, author of Aid on the Edge of Chaos, and Taghreed Adam from the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems research introduce concepts of CAS and situate the methods in the context of understanding health systems strengthening.

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Building Informed Trust: Injection Practices in Cambodia

Future Health Systems

Dr Sachiko Ozawa from JHSPH presents recent findings from a study on trust in health systems and injection rates in Cambodia to the Health System Reform in Asia conference in Hong Kong in December 2012. She notes that the average Cambodian receives six injections/year, and that trained medical practitioners often feel pressure to give shots and IVs as patients will often turn to informal providers if they don't.
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Regulatory challenges associated with the rapid spread of health markets

Future Health Systems

Dr Barun Kanjilal of IIHMR gives an overview of the regulatory challenges associated with the rapid spread of health markets in India to the Health System Reform in Asia conference held in Hong Kong in early December 2011. He notes in particular the important role that informal providers have played in delivering health services in the wake of government reforms.
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Understanding informal markets: The roles and perspectives of RMPs in West Bengal and Karnataka, India

Future Health Systems

Dr Asha George of JHSPH presents work on the role of informal health care providers in India at the Health System Reform in Asia conference held in December 2011 in Hong Kong. She compares West Bengal and Karnataka -- two states with very different health profiles -- providing both qualitative and quantitative insights into how and why the poor use poorly trained rural medical practitioners as their first port of call when accessing health services.
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Association between health workforce capacity and quality of care for children under five in Afghanistan

Future Health Systems

This presentation by Dr Anbrasi Edward at the 28th ISQua conference in Hong Kong was informed by a study to determine the association between health workforce capacity and quality of care in primary care facilities providing a basic package of health services (BPHS) in Afghanistan.
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Economic burden of care for chronic diseases of poor rural households in China

Future Health Systems

Henry Lucas of IDS briefly presents work on the burden of chronic diseases for the rural poor in China at the 2011 iHEA conference. The study, led by Ding Shijun for the POVILL programme, showed that, where inpatient care did not involve surgery, the cost of outpatient care for chronic diseases was similar -- but not covered by insurance.
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Medical Representatives in rural Bangladesh: Who are They and What Is Their Role in the Drug Market?

Future Health Systems

M Hafizur Rahman from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health looks at the role of medical representatives in Chakaria, Bangladesh. He focuses on their link with informal providers of health services in rural areas. The presentation was given on 11 July 2011 at the 8th World Congress on Health Economics (iHEA).
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Understanding the incremental cost of increasing access to maternal health care services

Future Health Systems

Chrispus Mayora of the Makerere University School of Public Health looks at the incremental costs of implementing a voucher scheme for ante-natal, delivery and post-natal care in several districts in Uganda. Presentation from iHEA's 8th World Congress on Health Economics, 11 July 2011, Toronto, Canada.
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