Interesting read in BMJ GH: A guide to systems-level, participatory, theory-informed implementation research in global health

Summary: Despite the evidence that highlights the need for implementation research to achieve the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals, global health researchers often do not incorporate core implementation components in their work systematically. This guide aims to address the lack of guidance describing how to apply a range of theoretical approaches and methods that addressContinue reading “Interesting read in BMJ GH: A guide to systems-level, participatory, theory-informed implementation research in global health”

Lancet GH viewpoint on global access to antimicorbials and diagnostics

The COVID-19 pandemic has underlined the importance of an efficient and equitable supply of and access to essential health products. These factors are equally pertinent to the antimicrobial resistance pandemic, in which access to a portfolio of existing and pipeline antimicrobials plus complementary diagnostics is crucial. This Viewpoint focuseson market shaping in low-income and middle-incomeContinue reading “Lancet GH viewpoint on global access to antimicorbials and diagnostics”

ReAct Africa Conference 30 Nov – 1 Dec 2021

ReAct Africa and South Centre will be hosting the second virtual annual conference. This year’s conference will be themed “Progress achieved on the Global Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance and pandemic preparedness in the African Region”.The conference will seek to: To assess implementation of Global Action Plan on AMR – governance issues, implementation progress and ongoing challenges. ToContinue reading “ReAct Africa Conference 30 Nov – 1 Dec 2021”

Future Leaders Against AMR Programme 2022

What is Future Leaders Against AMR? Future Leaders Against AMR is an international programme for students and early career professionals, designed to support their development as future leaders in the work against antimicrobial resistance (AMR). This is achieved through various activities for participants, including relevant career guidance; exploration of the many fields relevant to theContinue reading “Future Leaders Against AMR Programme 2022”

WHO Essential Medicines List Antibiotic Book

Introduction of the The WHO Essential Medicines List Antibiotic Book: what it is, how it was developed and how it can be used, and what does WHO expect from the public consultation phase? Agenda:  Introduction: Manica Balasaegaram, GARDP, 2 min Presentation: Development of the EML antibiotic book – Dr Benedikt Huttner, Team Lead, EML Secretariat,Continue reading “WHO Essential Medicines List Antibiotic Book”

Ensuring medicine quality – Oxford Talks – Thursday 4th of November 2021

Thursday 4th of November 2021, 9.00-10.30 UK time. Paul Newton: A very brief Introduction to SF medical product researchKerlijn Van Assche: The Globe lay literature system & what it does and does not tell usCeline Caillet: Policy challenges for medicine quality screening devicesYoel Lubell: The health economy of screening devicesKate Enright: Elusive qualityHeather Hamill: TrustContinue reading “Ensuring medicine quality – Oxford Talks – Thursday 4th of November 2021”

Challenges and needs for social behavioural research in times of COVID-19

Colleagues from the Manhiça Health Research Centre (Centro de Investigação em Saúde de Manhiça, CISM) in Mozambique reflect in a recent publication on the different technical challenges that social behavioural sciences research and community engagement activities face in times of public health emergencies. They also discuss the possibility of using alternative approaches to maintain theContinue reading “Challenges and needs for social behavioural research in times of COVID-19”