Thursday, February 23, 2012

[EQ] Global Symposium - Inclusion and Innovation Towards Universal Health Coverage- Beijing China - Call for abstracts

Call for Abstracts - Second Global Symposium on Health Systems research

Inclusion and Innovation Towards Universal Health Coverage

Beijing, People's Republic of China

31 October- 3 November 2012


You can submit an abstract for an oral presentation, a poster or a video film! at

“…………..The Symposium will include research on neglected public health priorities; causes of exclusion of populations or problems; and on what works in reducing these exclusions; and highlight the innovations across all health systems building blocks that facilitate faster progress towards universal health coverage in an affordable manner

This time researchers, policy-makers, funders, implementers, civil society and media representatives, and other stakeholders will gather in Beijing, China, to review the status of HSR since the last Symposium in Montreux (November 2010), to share new evidence, identify new opportunities and gaps, build understanding across disciplinary boundaries, and discuss the way forward to support HSR and the use of evidence in decision-making in low- and middle-income countries. …………………..”


Deadlines for submission are:
Organized Sessions: 15 March 2012
at 23:59 GMT

Individual Abstracts: 1 May 2012 at 23:59 GMT


Abstracts can cover one or more of the following three main themes:

• Knowledge Translation

• State-of-the-Art Health Systems Research

• Health Systems Research Methodologies


Three cross-cutting themes:

• Innovations in Health Systems Research

• Neglected Priorities or Populations in Health Systems Research

• Financing and Capacity Building for Health Systems Research



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