• Decentralization and Governance of Universal Health Coverage

    Decentralization is frequently recommended as a governance remedy for a wide variety of ills, for example: a means to deepen democratic governance and citizen empowerment, a pathway to improve administrative and service delivery efficiency and Read More

    Jailcare: An Interview with Carolyn Sufrin

    “My worst day in jail is better than my best day on the street.” -Kima, a San Francisco woman quoted in Jailcare I recently read the book Jailcare by Carolyn Sufrin, a physician-anthropologist. This is Read More

    How do political considerations shape Universal Health Coverage?

    How many times have you heard that there is a consensus on universal health coverage (UHC)?  How often have you been told that the global community agrees on UHC as a goal, and we just Read More

    Are partnerships the key to making critical progress in Global Health?

    When it comes to Global Health, there are a number of challenges that the global health community should be aware of and focused on. Many people, especially in low and middle-income countries, don’t have access Read More

    Photo by Rob Tinworth.

    Obstetric Care Navigation: A New Model for LMICs

    “Son muy enojados.” They’re very angry. It’s a phrase I’ve heard time and time again interviewing indigenous Guatemalan women about their experiences of maternal health care in government clinics and hospitals. It’s meant different things to Read More

    Does Governance Help Achieve Universal Health Coverage?

    I first heard about Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in 2010. At the time, I was working with a group of economists who had just returned from the First Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Read More

    The Beauty of Impact: hidden highlights from the World Health Summit 2017, Berlin

    The annual World Health Summit was held in Berlin from 15th – 17th October. With around 2000 participants from across academia, politics, the private sector and civil society, the meeting’s main themes were: health policy Read More

  • Hub Originals

    Derick Brinkerhoff

    Decentralization and Governance of Universal Health Coverage

    Jan. 31, 2018 – Decentralization is frequently recommended as a governance remedy for a wide variety of ills, for example: a means to deepen democratic governance and citizen empowerment, a pathway to improve administrative and service delivery efficiency and Read More

    Anita Chary

    Jailcare: An Interview with Carolyn Sufrin

    Dec. 21, 2017 – “My worst day in jail is better than my best day on the street.” -Kima, a San Francisco woman quoted in Jailcare I recently read the book Jailcare by Carolyn Sufrin, a physician-anthropologist. This is Read More

    Taylor Williamson

    How do political considerations shape Universal Health Coverage?

    Dec. 17, 2017 – How many times have you heard that there is a consensus on universal health coverage (UHC)?  How often have you been told that the global community agrees on UHC as a goal, and we just Read More

    Martin Bernhardt

    Are partnerships the key to making critical progress in Global Health?

    Dec. 11, 2017 – When it comes to Global Health, there are a number of challenges that the global health community should be aware of and focused on. Many people, especially in low and middle-income countries, don’t have access Read More