CHESS: outputs and resources

Witter S, Palmer N, Balabanova D, et al. Health system strengthening—Reflections on its meaning, assessment and our state of knowledge. International Journal of Health Planning & Management. 2019;1–10.

Alonso-Garbayo A, Raven J, Theobald S, Ssengooba F, Nattimba M, Martineau T. Decision space for health workforce management in decentralised settings: action research in Uganda. Health Policy and Planning, 2017, 32 (suppl_3):iii59–iii66.

Bates I, Boyd A, Smith H, Cole DC. A practical and systematic approach to organisational capacity strengthening for research in the health sector in Africa. Health Research Policy and Systems, 2014, 12:11

Chepuka L, Taegtmeyer M, Chorwe G, Mambulasa J, Chirwa E, Tolhurst R. Perceptions of the mental health impact of intimate partner violence and health service responses in Malawi. Global Health Action, 2014, 7: 24816.

Cole DC, Nyirenda LJ, Fazal N, Bates I. Implementing a national health research for development platform in a low-income country - a review of Malawi's Health Research Capacity Strengthening Initiative. Health Research Policy and Systems, 2016, 14:24 

Dean L, Gregorius S, Bates I, Pulford J. Advancing the science of health research capacity strengthening in low- and middle-income countries: A scoping review of the published literature, 2000-2016. BMJ Open, 2017; 7e018718.

Dean L, Njelesani J, Mulamba C, Dacombe R, Mbabazi PS, Bates I. Establishing an international laboratory network for neglected tropical diseases: Understanding existing capacity in five WHO regions. F1000Research, 2018, 7:1464

Dean L, Njelesani J, Smith H, Bates I. Promoting sustainable research partnerships: a mixed-method evaluation of a UK-Africa capacity strengthening award scheme. Health Research Policy and Systems, 2015, 13:81 

Hamdan M, Brabin B, Bates I. Implications of inconsistent anaemia policies for children and adolescents in Africa. Public Health Nutrition, 2013, 28:1-8. DOI: 10.1017/S136898001300312 

Hay K, McDougal L, Percival V, Henry S, Klugman J, Wurie H, Raven J, Shabalala F, Fielding-Miller R, Dey A, Dehingia N, Morgan R, Atmavilas Y, Saggurti N, Yore J, Blokhina E, Huque R, Barasa E, Bhan N, Kharel C, Silverman J, Raj A. Disrupting Gender Norms in Health Systems: Making the Case for Change. The Lancet. pii: S0140-6736(19)30648-8.

Jiang H, Xu J, Richards E, Qian X, Zhang W, Hu L,Wu, SC, Tolhurst R, INPAC consortium. Opportunities, challenges and systems requirements for developing postabortion family planning services: Perceptions of service stakeholders in China. PLoS ONE, 2017, 12(10): e0186555. 

Kamuya DM, Molyneux CS, Theobald S. Gendered negotiations for research participation in community-based studies: implications for health research policy and practice. BMJ Global Health, 2017;2:e000320 

Martineau T, McPake B, Theobald S, Raven J, Ensor T, Fustukian S, Ssengooba F, Chirwa Y, Vong S, Wurie H, Hooton N, Witter S. Leaving no one behind: lessons on rebuilding health systems in conflict- and crisis-affected states. BMJ Global Health, 2017, vol 2, issue 2, e000327.

Martineau T, Raven J, Aikins M, Alonso-Garbayo, A, Baine S, Huss R, Maluka, S, Wyss K. Strengthening health district management competencies in Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda: lessons from using action research to improve health workforce performance.; BMJ Glob Health, 2018;3:e000619.

Njelesani J, Dacombe R, Palmer T, Smith H, Koudou B, Bockarie M, Bates I. A Systematic Approach to Capacity Strengthening of Laboratory Systems for Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases in Ghana, Kenya, Malawi and Sri Lanka. PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 2014, 8(3): e2736.

Owusu-Ofori AK, Bates I. Impact of Inconsistent Policies for Transfusion-Transmitted Malaria on Clinical Practice in Ghana. PLoS ONE, 2012, 7, 3, e34201

Percival V, Dusabe-Richards E, Wurie, H, Namakula, J, Ssali, S, Theobald, S. Are health systems interventions gender blind? Examining health system reconstruction in conflict affected states. Globalization and Health, 2018, 14:90

Pulford J, Kurumop SF, Ura Y, Siba PM, Mueller I, Hetzel MW. The impact of the scale-up of malaria rapid diagnostic tests on the routine clinical diagnosis procedures for febrile illness: a series of repeated cross-sectional studies in Papua New Guinea. Malaria Journal, 2018; 17:202.

Pulford J, Saweri OPM, JefferyC, SibaPM, Mueller I, Hetzel MW. Does test-based prescription of evidence-based treatment for malaria improve treatment seeking and satisfaction? Findings of repeated cross-sectional surveys in Papua New Guinea. BMJ Global Health. 2018;3:e000915.

Pulford J, Smith I, Mueller I, Siba PM, Hetzel MW. Health worker compliance with a ‘test and treat’ malaria case management protocol in Papua New Guinea. PLoS One, 2016; 11(7):e0158780.

Raven J, Baral S, Wurie H, Witter S, Samai M, Paudel P, Subedi HN, Martineau T, Elsey H, Theobald S. What adaptation to research is needed following crises: a comparative, qualitative study of the health workforce in Sierra Leone and Nepal. Health Research Policy and Systems, 2018, 16:6

Raven J, van den Broek N, Tao FB, Kun H, Tolhurst R. The quality of childbirth care in China: women’s voices: a qualitative study. BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth, 2015, 15:113.

Raven J, Wurie H, Witter S. Health workers’ experiences of coping with the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone’s health system: a qualitative study. BMC Health Services Research, 2018, 18:251.

Saleh S, Mbera G, Banda H, Thomson R, Stenberg B, Squire B, Tolhurst R, Dean L. Health seeking for chronic lung disease in central Malawi: adapting existing models using insights from a qualitative study. PLoS One, 2018, 13(12): e0208188.

Sidney K, Tolhurst R, Jehan K, Diwan V, De Costa A. ‘The cash transfer is important but all women anyway go to hospital for childbirth nowadays’ - a qualitative exploration of why women participate in a cash transfer program to promote institutional deliveries in Madhya Pradesh, India. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2016,16:47

Steege, R, Taegtmeyer, M, McCullom, R, Hawkins, K, Ormel, H, Kok, M, Rashid, S, Otiso, L. Sidat, M, Chikaphupa, K, Gemechu-Datiko, D, Ahmed, R, Tolhurst, R, Gomez, W, Theobald, S. (2018) How do gender relations affect the working lives of close to community health service providers? Empirical research, a review and conceptual framework, Social Science & Medicine, Volume 209, July 2018, 1-13

Tagoe N, Kinyanjui S, Pulford J, Murunga V, Molyneux S. Managing health research capacity strengthening consortia: a systemised review of the published literature. BMJ Global Health, 2019;4:e001318.

Theobald S, Brandes N, Gyapong M, El-Saharty S, Proctor E, Diaz T, Wanji S, Elloker S, Raven J et al. Implementation Research: New Imperatives and Opportunities in Global Health. The Lancet, 2018, vol 392, issue 10160, 2214-28

Theobald, S, Morgan, R, Hawkins, K, Ssali, S, George, A, Molyneux, C. The importance of gender analysis in research for health systems strengthening. Health Policy and Planning, 2018, Volume 32, Issue suppl_5, 1 December 2017, Pages v1–v3

Theobald S, Taegtmeyer M, Squire SB, Crichton J, Nhlema Simwaka B, Fletcher R, Makwiza I, Tolhurst R, Martineau T, Bates I. Towards building equitable health systems in Sub-Saharan Africa: What can we learn from case studies on operational research? Health Research Policy and Systems, 2009, 7:26

Waldman, L, Morgan, R, Theobald, S. Key Considerations for Accountability and Gender in Health Systems in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. IDS Bulletin. Volume 49 Issue 2 Published: 08 May 2018

Wallis S, Cole DC, Gaye O, Mmbaga BT, Mwapasa V, Tagbor H, Bates I. A qualitative study to develop processes and tools for the assessment and tracking of African institutions’ capacity for operational health research. BMJ Open, 2017; 7:9

Witter S, Wurie H, Chandiwana P, Namakula J, So S, Alonso-Garbayo A, Ssengooba F, Raven J. How do health workers experience and cope with shocks? Learning from four fragile and conflict-affected states on resilience in the health workforce. Health Policy and Planning, 2017,32(suppl_3):iii3-iii13.