There are many different approaches to analysing qualitative data. This article aims to bring together resources and articles around some of the more common types of analysis, so that you can easily find what you need.

16th June 2017 • 0 comments

What is Gender? What is inequity? And what do they have to do with Public Health and Global Health? Find out in this educational video form Dr Greg Martin

4th May 2017 • 0 comments

A participant of the Mesh evaluating engagement workshop (March 2017) gives there reflection on the workshop and the key learning that came from it.

30th March 2017 • 0 comments

A participant of the Mesh evaluating engagement workshop (March 2017) reflects on the learning from the workshop, focusing on points useful for health policy and systems researchers with an interest in gender and ethics.

27th March 2017 • 0 comments

In this video, Dr Greg Martin provides a brief overview of what health systems are and how it is that the building blocks of health systems fit together.

20th March 2017 • 0 comments

Sarah Drew shares her research diary about conducting ethnographic fieldwork in Malawi as part of a Clubfoot study.

16th March 2017 • 0 comments

King's College London is currently inviting applications for the post of Research Associate

8th March 2017 • 0 comments

Global health and public health practitioners use Health Economics to better understand the decisions that get made that affect health.

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Cochrane Crowd, Cochrane’s new citizen science platform, recently ran a successful 48 hour citation screening challenge to reach the goal of 1 million research citations screened. The Cochrane Crowd team have provided this overview of the event.

18th January 2017 • 0 comments

During ethnographic fieldwork a researcher works alongside participants to try to understand experiences and knowledge within a particular context. Ethnographers often spend long periods of time conducting fieldwork in order to achieve an insiders’ perspective. However, achieving this takes time and is not necessarily straightforward. This article focuses on some of the challenges I encountered of working within a new context, including personal interaction and mutual understanding of roles. It is hoped that future researchers will be encouraged to consider the impact of their own positionality on findings. 

19th December 2016 • 0 comments

This excellent series of videos from Yale University provide an overview of qualitative research by Dr. Leslie Curry leads us through six modules covering essential topics in qualitative research, including what is qualitative research and how to use the most common methods, in-depth interviews and focus groups. These videos are intended to enhance participants' capacity to conceptualize, design, and conduct qualitative research in the health sciences. 

16th December 2016 • 0 comments

How to do (or not to do)… gender analysis in health systems research

by Rosemary Morgan, Asha George, Sarah Ssali, Kate Hawkins, Sassy Molyneux, Sally Theobold

This helpful article outlines gender analysis and how it can be incorporated into health systems research, and how to explore the issues that may arise from this.

15th December 2016 • 0 comments

10 Best resources on… intersectionality with an emphasis on low- and middle-income countries

by Elizabeth Larson, Asha George, Rosemary Morgan, Tonia Peteat

This article, published in Oxfordjournals.org, discusses the issue of intersectionality in health inequities, defniing the issueand directing the reader to helpful resources on the topic.   

15th December 2016 • 0 comments

This useful article in Grounded Theory Review is a useful read for anyone engaging in coding, whatever approach you're using. 

9th December 2016 • 0 comments

Choosing your theoretical approach and methodology can be intimidating and confusing. Here we share useful articles which seek to overcome some of the common confusions.

9th December 2016 • 0 comments

Using Gender Analysis within Qualitative Research

by Research in Gender and Ethics (RinGs)

Gender analysis entails researchers seeking to understand gender power relations and norms and their implications, including the nature of women’s, men’s, and people of other gender’s lives, how their needs and experiences differ, the causes and consequences of these differences, and how services and polices might address these differences. 

23rd September 2016 • 0 comments

Today,The Global Health Network launches Mesh: a new online platform co-created by its users and aiming to improve Community Engagement with health in low and middle income countries.

20th September 2016 • 0 comments

Art is a powerful medium for communication and engagement with science. To create a collaborative project that melds art with research creative practitioners and scientists must be brought together, but these individuals may think differently, have different priorities and work in different ways. This account of Genome Adventures, gives a little insight into the process of bringing different disciplines together and the challanges and benefits that result. 

16th September 2016 • 0 comments

Podoconiosis is a chronic, non-infectious disease resulting from exposure of bare feet to red-clay soil in tropical highlands. This study examined lay beliefs about explanatory models, health-seeking behaviours and self-care.

22nd August 2016 • 0 comments