Advancing the application of systems thinking in health: sustainability evaluation as learning and sense-making in a complex urban health system in Northern Bangladesh

@inproceedings{Sarriot2014AdvancingTA,
  title={Advancing the application of systems thinking in health: sustainability evaluation as learning and sense-making in a complex urban health system in Northern Bangladesh},
  author={Eric Gilles Sarriot and Michelle Kouletio and Dr Shamim Jahan and Izaz Rasul and AKM Musha},
  booktitle={Health research policy and systems},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Starting in 1999, Concern Worldwide Inc. (Concern) worked with two Bangladeshi municipal health departments to support delivery of maternal and child health preventive services. A mid-term evaluation identified sustainability challenges. Concern relied on systems thinking implicitly to re-prioritize sustainability, but stakeholders also required a method, an explicit set of processes, to guide their decisions and choices during and after the project. METHODS Concern chose the… CONTINUE READING
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