Fiona Adshead

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National health systems need strengthening if they are to meet the growing challenge of chronic diseases in low-income and middle-income countries. By application of an accepted health-systems framework to the evidence, we report that the factors that limit countries' capacity to implement proven strategies for chronic diseases relate to the way in which(More)
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Acknowledgements: We are grateful to members of the Convergence of Health and Sustainable Development Network for their input into the development of this guide, in particular Alison Hill and Jackie Spiby. We are also grateful to Fiona Adshead, Mala Rao and Allison Thorpe at the Department of Health, and Alan Maryon-Davis and Chloe Parkin at the Faculty of(More)
The last three years have seen considerable changes in the process of public health medicine (PHM) training in the UK. Reforms following the Calman report have ensured the development of training programmes with defined objectives, assessment and duration. 1,2 These changes have been broadly welcomed, but raise challenges for academic training where there(More)
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