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  • "Big Food", the consumer food environment, health and the policy response in South Africa 

    Igumbor, Ehimario U.; Sanders, David; Puoane, Thandi; Tsolekile, Lungiswa; Schwarz, Cassandra; Purdy, Christopher; Swart, Rina; Durao, Solange; Hawkes, Corinna (Public Library of Science, 2012)
    Summary Points: * In South Africa, as in other jurisdictions, ‘‘Big Food’’ (large commercial entities that dominate the food and beverage environment) is becoming more widespread and is implicated in unhealthy eating. * ...
  • Development policy planning in Ghana: The case of health care provision 

    Alatinga, Kennedy A.; Williams, John J. (European Scientific Institute, 2014)
    This paper examines the historical development of health policy in Ghana within the framework of financial, geographical accessibility and the availability of health care. Historically, health policy has been urban ...
  • Health policy and systems research: needs, challenges and opportunities in South Africa – a university perspective 

    Marsha, Orgill; Nonhlanhla, Nxumalo; Woldekidan K., Amde; Uta, Lehmann; Jane, Goudge; Lucy, Gilson; Erasmus, Ermin (Health systems trust, 2013)
    The last two decades have seen growing international recognition of the need to strengthen health systems in order to deliver already available, cost-effective health interventions. This chapter describes the parallel ...