Can health system research benefit from social sciences?
International Health Policy Is it possible that theories and concepts, which are provided by anthropology, sociology, political science and economics, etc., also be useful for health policy and health system research? There is a growing number of researchers who emphasize the importance of these concepts for our understanding of social inequality in the health care system.
Why have these theories gain little attention in the field of health system research? (Photo: Microplanning step in immunization/CDC Global/flickr, CC BY 2.0)