This study was published in open access in the Health Research Policy and Systems Journal. The authors, Elise Smith, Stefanie Haustein, Philippe Mongeon, Fei Shu, Valéry Ridde and Vincent Larivière, aim to assess the use, cost and impact of OA diffusion in the context of Global Health Research. The article is available in free access below on this page.
After 30 years of the first edition of the course and in the framework of the 80 Anniversary of the institute of Tropical medicine, the PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center for the Study of Dengue and its Vector of the Institute of Tropical Medicine/MINSAP, the Cuban Society of Microbiology and Parasitology, the Cuban Ministry of Health and PAHO-WHO organized the 15th edition of the Dengue International Course, in this occasion facing Zika and Chikungunya from 7th-18th August 2017. (more…)
This article was published in open access on the Canadian Journal of Public Health. The two authors, Anne-Marie Turcotte-Tremblay and Valéry Ridde, provide a constructive critical analysis of Kass’s ethics framework for public health. The article is available in free access below on this page. (more…)
This blog post written by Lara Gautier was published today on the BMC Series Blog.
A review published today in BMC Global Health Research and Policy explores whether governments have ownership of the policy making process in health financing in Sub-Saharan Africa and what exactly this ownership means. Here to discuss this and the influence of external donors in health financing policies is author of the review, Lara Gautier.
Our community resources guide is finally available! This guide is intended for all immigrants who are not a permanent resident or a Canadian citizen. Services are provided without immigration documents or proof of residence. Food, clothing, immigration, health and activities for everyone free of charge! Social Work students from McGill University, under the supervision of Dr. Jill Hanley, phoned the various agencies in Montreal to ensure the services provided. The guide is also available in French and Spanish. Thank you to all the people who contributed to its realization! (more…)
This case study examines the policy process behind the introduction of performance-based financing program in Cameroon. The article was published in Journal on August 1st, 2017, and was written by Isidore Sieleunou, Anne-Marie Turcotte-Tremblay, Jean-Claude Taptué Fotso, Denise Magne Tamga, Habakkuk Azinyui Yumo, Estelle Kouokam and Valery Ridde. (more…)
This poster, produced by Esther Mc Sween-Cadieux in collaboration with Christian Dagenais and Valéry Ridde, was presented at the 2017 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum, which was held on May 17-18 in Ottawa-Gatineau. The poster discusses the importance of visual presentation of research results and received the second place of the Poster, visual art & design awards. (more…)
Valery Ridde presented at the M8 Alliance Expert Meeting on Migrants’ and Refugees’ Health, held on June 23-24, 2017, in the Sapienza University of Rome, the results of a study on the health and access to care of uninsured migrants in Montreal.
This presentation was designed by Lara Gautier for the 3rd International Conference on Public Policy (ICPP 3) held in Singapore on June 2017. The research on which the presentation was based focuses on diffusion agents’ characteristics and strategies aimed at diffusing a global health innovation (PBF) in Subsaharan Africa. (more…)
This article, published on July 3rd, 2017 in the International Journal of Health Planning and Management, was written by study analysed health care performance-based financing implementation in Burkina Faso 12 months post‐launch in late 2014.