Health Policy and Planning supplement, “The science and practice of people-centred health systems”

A unique collection of studies exploring the theme of the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research has been published open access in a supplement to Health Policy and Planning, co-edited by Kabir Sheikh, Michael Kent Ranson and Lucy Gilson. This collection of studies on ‘the science and practice of people-centred health systems’ presents the latest in the field of health policy and systems research, bringing together research from Ethiopia, Uganda, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, India, Argentina and Brazil. The eleven studies comprising the supplement employ a range of methods to investigate different aspects of people-centred health systems, including the experiences of patients, health workers and the community, perceptions of policy-making and the social determinants of health.