Building the field of health policy and systems research: social science matters

PLoS Med. 2011 Aug;8(8):e1001079. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001079. Epub 2011 Aug 23.


In the second in a series of articles addressing the current challenges and opportunities for the development of Health Policy and Systems Research (HPSR), Lucy Gilson and colleagues argue the importance of insights from the social sciences.

MeSH terms

  • Health Policy*
  • Humans
  • Research / trends
  • Social Sciences*