BMJ Open 2021 05 3;11(5):e042872. Epub 2021 May 3.
International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Introduction: The importance of integrated, people-centred health systems has been recognised as a central component of Universal Health Coverage. Integration has also been highlighted as a critical element for building resilient health systems that can withstand the shock of health emergencies. However, there is a dearth of research and systematic synthesis of evidence on the synergistic relationship between integrated health services and pandemic preparedness, response, and recovery in low-income and lower-middle-income countries (LMICs). Read More