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Policy Forum

Building the Field of Health Policy and Systems Research: Framing the Questions

  • Kabir Sheikh mail,

    kabir.sheikh@phfi.org

    Affiliation: Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India

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  • Lucy Gilson,

    Affiliations: School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Irene Akua Agyepong,

    Affiliation: Ghana Health Service/University of Ghana School of Public Health, Accra, Ghana

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  • Kara Hanson,

    Affiliation: Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Freddie Ssengooba,

    Affiliation: School of Public Health, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Sara Bennett

    Affiliation: Health Systems Programme, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: August 16, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001073
  • Published in PLOS Medicine

About the Authors

Kabir Sheikh
Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India
Lucy Gilson
School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Lucy Gilson, Kara Hanson
Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Irene Akua Agyepong
Ghana Health Service/University of Ghana School of Public Health, Accra, Ghana
Freddie Ssengooba
School of Public Health, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
Sara Bennett
Health Systems Programme, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: kabir.sheikh@phfi.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: KS LG IAA KH FS SB. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: KS LG IAA KH FS SB. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: KS LG IAA KH FS SB. Agree with manuscript‚s results and conclusions: KS LG IAA KH FS SB.