Articles by Marta Schaaf

Program on Global Health Justice and Governance, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, USA

Social science researchers’ musings on power and health systems

Posted in articles by , , , and on December 14, 2018

Several recent prominent global health events – the Health Systems Research Symposium in Liverpool, and the Women Leaders in Global Health event in London among them – demonstrated interest in the role of power in health systems and in health systems research.  A group of interested researchers and practitioners affiliated … Read more »

“Lackeys or liberators” revisited: Community health workers and health system accountability

Posted in articles by , and on June 16, 2017

Earlier this week, a group of 30 researchers, program implementers, and activists met in Washington, DC, to develop a research agenda on “community health worker voice, power, and citizens’ right to health.” The meeting was convened by Columbia University’s Averting Maternal Death and Disability Program and American University’s Accountability Research … Read more »