Second Global Symposium on Health Systems Research:
Inclusion and Innovation Towards Universal Health Coverage
Science to accelerate universal health coverage
Draft Programme overview: September 2011 PDF [6p.] at: http://bit.ly/vpHYMq
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“……..The Symposium will commence on the evening of 31 October 2012 with an evening plenary session followed by a welcome reception. An official opening ceremony will take place on the morning of 1 November. Each day of the Symposium will be organized around one of the Symposium's three main themes:
(i) Knowledge translation;
(ii) state of the art research on HS, specifically its neglected topics; and
(iii) HSR methodologies.
The cross-cutting themes will be
a) Innovations in HS service delivery, research and governance; and
b) Stewardship, financing and capacity building on HSR.
Each day will open with a plenary session on a theme, and will be followed by a series of concurrent sessions -- both on topics related to the main theme and also on the cross cutting themes.
Knowledge Translation -- 1 November 2012
The focus for the day will be on the translation of HSR into policy and practice. In particular we encourage debates and joint presentations by researcher, policy-makers and programme implementers….”
Alexandra de Sousa, MD MSc PhD MPH, Scientist
Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR)
World Health Organization WHO
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