Health Systems Research in Maternal and Child Health İnculuding Family Planing: Issues and Priorities

Book : Health Systems Research in Maternal and Child Health İnculuding Family Planing: Issues and Priorities

Author : * --

Language : English

Episode : Health-Safety-Environment

Published Date : 1984

Publisher : World Health Organization

Document Type : Report

Book No : 8315

INDEX

1. INTRODUCTION 2
1.1 Background 2
1.2 The Task Force 3
2. THE STEERING COMMITTEE OF THE TASK FORCE 3
2.1 Objectives of the Steering Committee 3
2.2 Role of the Steering Committee 3
2.3 The Steering Committee as clearing house 4
2.4 Training for technical support 4
2.5 Relationships of the Steering Committee 4
2.6 Funding of the Steering Committee 5
3. ISSUES ADDRESSED BY THE STEERING COMMITTEE 5
3.1 Theoretical issues 5
3.1.1 Health services and health systems 5
3.1.2 Research and service to the community 6
3.1.3 Involving the community 6
3.1.4 Evaluation 6
3.1.5 Information systems 6
3.1.6 Interdisciplinary nature of health systems research 6
3.1.7 Appropriateness in technology and research 7
3.2' Functional issues 7
3.2.1 Funding and c011ah0ration between agencies 7
3.2.2 Implications for research programme strategies 7
4. RESEARCH PRIORITIES 8
5. REVIEW CRITERIA 8
5. TRAINING 8
7. MANAGEMENT OF RESEARCH PROPOSALS 9
8. SUPPORT TO THE PROMOTION OF RESEARCH AND RESEARCH TRAINING 10
9. RECOMMENDATIONS 10
9.1 Composition of the Steering Committee 10
9.2 Meetings of the Steering Committee 10
9.3 Activities of the Steerîng Committee 11
9.4 Premotîon of health systems research 11
ANNEXES 2 2
A. Trends in health systems research in maternal and child health
and family planning - Professor E.M. Backett 12
B. Trends in health services research - Dr V. Kumar and Dr S. Mehta 16
C. The procedure for handling research proposals submitted to the
Division of Health Sciences of the International Development
Research Centre ~ Dr K. Smith 19
D. Selected bibliography 22
E. List of partîcipants 23