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Goal setting and knowledge generation through health policy and systems research in low- and middle-income countries

Overview of attention for article published in Health Research Policy and Systems, August 2014
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Title
Goal setting and knowledge generation through health policy and systems research in low- and middle-income countries
Published in
Health Research Policy and Systems, August 2014
DOI 10.1186/1478-4505-12-39
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Jiayin Xue, Bhavini Murthy, Nhan T Tran, Abdul Ghaffar

Abstract

The importance of health policy and systems research (HPSR) and its role in aiding health system reforms has been increasingly recognized in recent years within the World Health Organization (WHO). An assessment of the 71 WHO Country Cooperation Strategies (CCS) that are publicly available and were published in English in 2012 was completed to determine the extent to which HPSR goals are incorporated at the global level. A review was then conducted using a Medline database search to determine the number of articles published by countries with HPSR goals. Sixty-six out of the 71 (93%) available CCS describe HPSR as an objective or strategy for achieving health system priorities. However, only 52 out of the 66 countries (79%) have any publications involving HPSR during their most recent CCS cycle. This suggests that although health systems strengthening through HPSR is increasingly emphasized by the WHO and country health ministries, actual HPSR progress may still be lacking. There is a need and an opportunity for the WHO and other global health agencies to focus on providing the necessary tools and building HPSR capacity in low- and middle-income countries.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 3%
New Zealand 1 3%
South Africa 1 3%
Unknown 33 92%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 14 39%
Researcher 6 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 5 14%
Student > Doctoral Student 2 6%
Student > Bachelor 2 6%
Other 5 14%
Unknown 2 6%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 14 39%
Social Sciences 7 19%
Nursing and Health Professions 5 14%
Arts and Humanities 1 3%
Sports and Recreations 1 3%
Other 3 8%
Unknown 5 14%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 8. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 20 August 2014.
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#3,737,264
of 22,053,897 outputs
Outputs from Health Research Policy and Systems
#532
of 1,166 outputs
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#36,475
of 215,344 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Health Research Policy and Systems
#1
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