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overview Dr. Margaret E. Kruk is Professor of Health Systems at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Kruk’s research generates evidence on how health systems can improve health for people living in low-income countries. Working with colleagues in Ethiopia, Kenya, Nepal, South Africa, and India, among other countries, she develops novel measures of health system quality and studies the links between quality and population demand for health care, health outcomes, and confidence in the system. Dr. Kruk and her team use implementation science and econometric methods to evaluate large-scale health system reforms. Dr. Kruk is Director of the QuEST Centers and Network: a multi-country collaboration to produce a global evidence base for improving health systems. The QuEST Network responds to the findings of the Lancet Global Health Commission on High Quality Health Systems in the SDG Era (HQSS Commission), a global initiative chaired by Dr. Kruk. QuEST will develop new instruments to assess health system quality, test structural and policy solutions to systemic quality deficits, and support expansion of high-impact health systems research in partner countries. Prior to coming to Harvard, Dr. Kruk was Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management and Director of the Better Health Systems Initiative at Columbia University. Previously, she was Assistant Professor of Health Management and Policy at the University of Michigan. She has held posts at the United Nations Development Program and McKinsey and Company and practiced medicine in northern Ontario, Canada. She holds an MD degree from McMaster University and an MPH from Harvard University. She is on Twitter @mkruk.
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Academic Article 'Big push' to reduce maternal mortality in Uganda and Zambia enhanced health systems but lacked a sustainability plan.
Academic Article The contribution of primary care to health and health systems in low- and middle-income countries: a critical review of major primary care initiatives.
Academic Article Emergency preparedness and public health systems lessons for developing countries.
Academic Article Sustainable control of water-related infectious diseases: a review and proposal for interdisciplinary health-based systems research.
Academic Article The role of health systems and policies in promoting safe delivery in low- and middle-income countries: a multilevel analysis.
Academic Article HIV, aging and continuity care: strengthening health systems to support services for noncommunicable diseases in low-income countries.
Academic Article Rebuilding health systems to improve health and promote statebuilding in post-conflict countries: a theoretical framework and research agenda.
Academic Article Public health successes and frail health systems in Tanzania.
Academic Article HIV and health systems: research to bridge the divide.
Grant Improving Maternal and Newborn Health Using the HIV/AIDS Program Platform in Tanz
Academic Article Introducing The Lancet Global Health Commission on High-Quality Health Systems in the SDG Era.
Academic Article The Lancet Global Health Commission on High Quality Health Systems-where's the complexity? - Authors' reply.
Academic Article Building resilient health systems: a proposal for a resilience index.
Academic Article Let's get more population health out of health systems.
Academic Article Mortality due to low-quality health systems in the universal health coverage era: a systematic analysis of amenable deaths in 137 countries.
Academic Article High-quality health systems in the Sustainable Development Goals era: time for a revolution.
Academic Article Bellagio Declaration on high-quality health systems: from a quality moment to a quality movement.
Academic Article Where is quality in health systems policy? An analysis of global policy documents.
Academic Article Health systems thinking: A new generation of research to improve healthcare quality.
Academic Article The Lancet Global Health Commission on High Quality Health Systems 1 year on: progress on a global imperative.
Academic Article Systems and implementation science should be part of the COVID-19 response in low resource settings.
Academic Article Patient volume and quality of primary care in Ethiopia: findings from the routine health information system and the 2014 Service Provision Assessment survey.
Academic Article Disruption in essential health services in Mexico during COVID-19: an interrupted time series analysis of health information system data.
Academic Article Seizing the moment to rethink health systems.
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.