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    Better outcomes, lower costs: palliative care program reduces stress, costs of care for children with life-threatening conditions

    This policy brief examines the Partners for Children (PFC) program—California’s public pediatric community-based palliative care benefit to children living with life-threatening conditions and their families. Preliminary analysis of administrative and survey data indicates that participation in the P...

    Health care outside hospital: accessing generalist and specialist care in 8 countries

    The delivery of health care is changing. While the acute hospital will always play a key role in the provision of health care, reflecting its important role in training and research, as well as its capacity to manage complex and severe disorders, in many countries there is an increasing interest in the s...

    Configuring the hospital in the 21st century

    In this policy brief, we will take a fresh look at the hospital, and examine the questions that policy-makers need to be asking about its role in the health care system. Although most health care takes places outside hospitals, for most people, they have come to symbolize the health care system. The capa...

    Funding health care: options for Europe

    Health care systems face ever changing and often competing demands for resources. For a health care system to be sustainable it must be able to pay for investment in buildings and equipment, training and remuneration of personnel and for drugs and other consumables. How these financial resources are gene...

    A national framework for sustainability of health knowledge translation initiatives in Uganda

    This report is intended to inform the deliberations of those engaged in developing policies on sustainability of health knowledge translation initiatives policies as well as other stakeholders with an interest in such policy decisions. It summarizes the best available evidence regarding the design and im...

    Améliorer la gouvernance pour la viabilisation du district de santé au Cameroun

    Au début de la décennie 90, le Cameroun a mis en œuvre un système de santé décentralisé conformément aux cadres conceptuels du district de santé et des soins de santé primaires recommandés par le Bureau régional de l’Organisation mondiale de la Santé (AFRO). Des structures de dialogue comm...

    Evidence brief: enhancing patient transitions from treatment in regional cancer centres to survivorship in the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant community

    Cancer can be seen as a chronic disease that requires long-term efforts to address the late effects of treatment and to maximize the health outcomes of survivors. Clinicians, experts and healthcare system leaders in the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant region of Ontario, much like those working in other ...