The Sixth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research brings together over 2,000 policy-makers, practitioners and researchers from more than 100 countries to explore how we can build health systems which improve people’s health and are socially just. The mostly virtual conference takes place over 3 phases:
- Phase One – from 8 – 12 November 2020 – features live and on-demand sessions, including plenaries, parallel sessions, skills building sessions, special panels, and virtual networking.
- Phase Two – from 25 November 2020 – March 2021 – will consist of fortnightly parallel sessions to promote and facilitate exchange and community building around the HSR2020 sub-themes.
- Phase Three – a culminating event to synthesize the main learnings from HSR2020 will take place in March 2021. This will be by invitation only.
Results for Development is represented at 4 events:
- November 11, 2020 from 7:36 pm – 7:39 pm (Eastern): Chloe Lanzara presents a poster, “Taking stock of the global primary health care measurement landscape: A rapid scoping review”
- December 9, 2020 from 7 pm – 8:15 pm (Eastern): Elizabeth Ohadi and Cheryl Cashin participate on a panel, “Should public health programs be integrated into national health insurance? The case of immunization”
- January 13, 2021 from 7 pm – 9 pm (Eastern): Cheryl Cashin participates on a panel: “Strengthening Capacity for Strategic Purchasing”
- February 24, 2021 from 9 am – 10:15 am (GMT): R4D Senior Fellow Muchiri Nyaggah participates on a panel: Experiences from Bangladesh, Ghana, Kenya, and the Philippines.” The Health Systems Strengthening Accelerator and the Joint Learning Network for UHC convene experts from the around the world for a discussing on the use of data to shape the understanding of the spread of COVID-19. More here.