Articles by Erlyn Macarayan

Erlyn Macarayan was part of the 2014 Emerging Voices program. She is interested in the areas of health systems, epidemiology, and infectious diseases.

Healthy ecosystems as a building block of resilient health systems: Challenging health systems researchers to take action

Posted in articles by , , and on May 5, 2017

              Reflections on the 2017 Consortium of Universities in Global Health held in Washington DC, USA (April 6-9)   Health systems are getting more complex than ever, encompassing no longer just the typical building blocks of health systems and their interactions, but also venturing … Read more »

Why we should communicate evidence more than ever in 2017

Posted in articles by on December 22, 2016

2016 marks a change in history, for better or for worse. In today’s politics, we all witnessed how political correctness, decency and diplomacy were suddenly belittled by being frank, blatant or downright rude, even in dealing with international affairs. Many observers call ours a post-truth post-fact era and even that … Read more »

Be creative, be bold and use #HSRVis for your #HSR!

Posted in articles by on August 14, 2015

Imagine you’re in a room full of computer monitors and while inside, you ask “Which vaccine would have been most cost-efficient for disease X?”. Only seconds later, the room would turn into an amazing room full of data presented in very engaging and interactive visuals showing you state of the … Read more »