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  1. Content type: Research

    In the past decade the sector-wide approach (SWAp) model has been promoted by donors and adopted by governments in several countries. The purpose of this study is to look at how partners involved in the health...

    Authors: Jesper Sundewall, Birger Carl Forsberg and Göran Tomson

    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2006 4:5

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  2. Content type: Commentary

    In developing countries, low levels of awareness, cost and organizational constraints on access to specialized care contribute to inadequate patient help-seeking behavior. As much as 95% of cancer patients in ...

    Authors: Valentine B Andela

    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2006 4:1

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  3. Content type: Research

    Human resources in health care system in sub-Saharan Africa are generally picturing a lack of adequacy between expected skills from the professionals and health care needs expressed by the populations. It is, ...

    Authors: Florence Parent, Audrey Fromageot, Yves Coppieters, Colette Lejeune, Dominique Lemenu, Michèle Garant, Danielle Piette, Alain Levêque and Jean-Marie De Ketele

    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2005 3:8

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  4. Content type: Research

    The Department of Veterans Affairs' Veterans Health Administration (VHA) provides a health care safety net to veterans. This study examined changes in characteristics of veterans using the VHA health care syst...

    Authors: Chuan-Fen Liu, Matthew L Maciejewski and Anne EB Sales

    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2005 3:5

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  5. Content type: Review

    Global health research is essential for development. A major issue is the inequitable distribution of research efforts and funds directed towards populations suffering the world's greatest health problems. Thi...

    Authors: Hélène Delisle, Janet Hatcher Roberts, Michelle Munro, Lori Jones and Theresa W Gyorkos

    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2005 3:3

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  6. Content type: Commentary

    Africa in the twenty-first century is faced with a heavy burden of disease, combined with ill-equipped medical systems and underdeveloped technological capacity. A major challenge for the international communi...

    Authors: Alyna C Smith, John Mugabe, Peter A Singer and Abdallah S Daar

    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2005 3:2

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  7. Content type: Commentary

    While innovations in medicine, science and technology have resulted in improved health and quality of life for many people, the benefits of modern medicine continue to elude millions of people in many parts of...

    Authors: Tara Acharya, Mohammed Abdur Rab, Peter A Singer and Abdallah S Daar

    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2005 3:1

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  8. Content type: Research

    External and internal factors are increasingly encouraging research funding bodies to demonstrate the outcomes of their research. Traditional methods of assessing research are still important, but can be merge...

    Authors: Stephen R Hanney, Jonathan Grant, Steven Wooding and Martin J Buxton

    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2004 2:4

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  9. Content type: Research

    We used contingent valuation technique to estimate the parental willingness to pay for an episode of diarrhoea among 324 children of both sexes aged between five and seven years in two rural villages of Chenna...

    Authors: Mo Amin and Farhana Khondoker

    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2004 2:3

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  10. Content type: Research

    Complementary or discrepant stages of change for multiple risk behaviors can guide the development of effective risk reduction interventions for multiple risk factors. The objectives of this study were to asse...

    Authors: Wendell C Taylor, Joseph T Hepworth, Emily Lees, Andrea Cassells, Yolene Gousse, M Monica Monica Sweeney, Anita Vaughn and Jonathan N Tobin

    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2004 2:2

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  11. Content type: Research

    The benefits of scientific medicine have eluded millions in developing countries and the genomics revolution threatens to increase health inequities between North and South. India, as a developing yet also ind...

    Authors: Tara Acharya, Nandini K Kumar, Vasantha Muthuswamy, Abdallah S Daar and Peter A Singer

    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2004 2:1

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  12. Content type: Review

    The importance of health research utilisation in policy-making, and of understanding the mechanisms involved, is increasingly recognised. Recent reports calling for more resources to improve health in developi...

    Authors: Stephen R Hanney, Miguel A Gonzalez-Block, Martin J Buxton and Maurice Kogan

    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2003 1:2

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