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BACKGROUND Despite substantial investment in health capacity building in developing countries, evaluations of capacity building effectiveness are scarce. By analysing projects in Africa that had successfully built sustainable capacity, we aimed to identify evidence that could indicate that capacity building was likely to be sustainable. METHODS Four(More)
By involving citizens and health workers in producing evidence and learning, participatory action research has potential to organize community evidence, stimulate action, and challenge the marginalization that undermines achievement of universal health coverage. This paper summarizes and analyzes results of two sessions on this research model convened by(More)
BACKGROUND Like any other health worker, community health workers (CHWs) need to be supported to ensure that they are able to contribute effectively to health programmes. Management challenges, similar to those of managing any other health worker, relate to improving attraction, retention and performance. METHODS Exploratory case studies of CHW programmes(More)
in 1970, and its success attracted a large group of followers and led to the launch of several medical informatics journals. In the late 1980s a comprehensive textbook was written as an introductory informatics course [1]. Medical informatics research activities have spanned the entire globe from Europe to Australia. Closer to home, both Singapore and(More)
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