by Fiona Samuels, Ana B Amaya and Dina Balabanova
Health Policy and Planning, 2017, 1–17 – Published: 07 May 2017
There is a growing understanding that strong health systems are crucial to sustain progress. Health systems, however, are complex and much of their success depends on factors operating at different levels and outside the health system, including broader governance and political commitment to health and social development priorities. Recognizing these complexities, this article offers a pragmatic approach to exploring the drivers of progress in maternal and child health in Mozambique, Nepal and Rwanda.