Policy Brief

Policy Implementation Gap: A multi Country Perspective Issues 1
Health policies once adopted are not always implemented as envisioned to achieve the intended outcomes. The challenges associated with policy implementation create gaps widely attributed to factors ranging from problematic policies to lack of governance and resources.Download File

Ghana’s Response to National Emergencies and Disaster Management: An Advocacy for a Multi-sectoral Approach. Issues 2
Response to disaster and emergencies such as floods, bushfires, drought, deforestation, collapsed buildings, infectious disease outbreaks, unsafe food and water contamination, and road accidents have been adhoc, haphazardly planned and poorly supported.Download File

Sustainable Development Goals: How far is Ghana in the first 1000 days of the SDGS (forthcoming) Issues 3
Update pending

The Role Social and Behavioural Change Communication Plays in the Advancement of Sexual and Reproductive Health for Adolescents in Ghana. Issue 4
Adolescents in Ghana face potential health risks that signal the need for continued efforts to support the delivery of quality health services to young people. This policy brief highlights the importance of a more concentrated effort to include Social and Behavioural Change Communication (SBCC) practices as part of a crucial move to improve the sexual and reproductive health of young people in Ghana.Download File

Using Post Doctorate Research Fellowship (PDRF) as a Health Policy and Systems Research (HPSR) Capacity Development Intervention in Africa: Lessons from the CHESAI Initiative. Issue – 1 – 2017
Building capacity in Health Policy and Systems Research (HPSR), especially in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) remains a challenge. This policy brief provides an example of how Post-doctorate research fellowship (PDRF) can be used as an approach for capacity building for the field of HPSR using experiences of four post-doctorate fellows on the Collaboration for Health Systems Analysis and Innovation (CHESAI) initiative.

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