Events

Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research

Date(s):
September 30, 2014 to October 03, 2014

September 30–October 3, 2014, IntraHealth International is sponsoring satellite events and participating in both oral and poster presentations at the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Cape Town, South Africa.

The symposium’s 2014 theme—“the science and practice of people-centered health systems”— enables participants to address current and critical concerns across countries in all parts of the world.

IntraHealth leaders will join researchers, policy-makers, funders, implementers, and other stakeholders from all regions and all socio-economic levels, and work together to make health systems more responsive to the needs of individuals, families, and communities everywhere.


FEATURED BLOG POST

In Health Systems Strengthening, the Big Question Is Not What, but How
Laura Hoemeke, director, Communications & Advocacy
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INTRAHEALTH PARTICIPATION AT A GLANCE

Monday, September 29, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Transforming Health Workforce Education for Health Equity: Practical Tools and Approaches
Satellite session sponsored by IntraHealth and the IntraHealth-led CapacityPlus project.
Venue: 1.42

Monday, September 29, 1:30 – 3:30 pm
From Human Resources for Health Research to Policy Change: The Role of Advocacy
Satellite session sponsored by the Health Workforce Advocacy Initiative. 
Venue: 2.61-2.63

Monday, September 29, 1:30 – 5:00 pm
Applying the WHO Workload Indicators of Staffing Need Tool at the Country Level
Satellite session sponsored by the IntraHealth-led CapacityPlus project, in collaboration with the World Health Organization/Regional Office for Africa.
Venue: 1.42

Monday, September 29, 3:30 – 5:30 pm
Counting Community Health Workers: Definitions, Existing Data, Gaps, and Opportunities
Satellite session sponsored by the Frontline Health Workers Coalition. 
Venue: 2.65-2.66

Tuesday, September 30, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
How Can Research Guide Policy-Making to Address Human Resources for Health Challenges and Ensure People-Centered Health Systems for Universal Health Coverage? 
Satellite session led by the World Bank in partnership with the World Health Organization, the IntraHealth-led CapacityPlus project, the African Development Bank, and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.
Venue: 1.63-1.64

Wednesday, October 1, 2:30 – 4:00 pm
Valuation and cost effectiveness of rural incentive packages for new physicians in Lao PDR
Oral presentation by Eric Keuffel of Temple University on work conducted by the IntraHealth-led CapacityPlus project, on the theme of “Cutting-edge research: Recognizing providers as people.”
Venue: 1.41

Wednesday, October 1, 4:00 – 4:30 pm
Consider the source: Improving the work climate to increase Kenyan health workers' retention and productivity
Poster presentation by Lorie Broomhall, IntraHealth senior monitoring, evaluation and research advisor, on the theme of “Cutting-edge research: Recognizing providers as people.”
Venue: Conservatories

Wednesday, October 1, 4:00 – 4:30 pm
Study of attrition, availability, and retention of midwife service scheme officers in Nigeria between 2009 and 2012
Poster presentation by Wanda Jaskiewicz, IntraHealth/CapacityPlus senior team leader, global leadership and workforce effectiveness, on the theme of “Cutting-edge research: Recognizing providers as people.”
Venue: 1.42

 

Thursday, October 2, 11:00 – 11:30 am
Developing a human resources for health effort index to measure and track country-level inputs in HRH
Poster presentation by Alfredo Fort, IntraHealth/CapacityPlus director of monitoring and evaluation.
Venue: Conservatories

 

Thursday, October 2, 11:00 – 11:30 am
Building a routine and responsive health workforce planning system: What can we learn from Kenya?
Poster presentation by Joel Lehmann on behalf of IntraHealth’s FUNZOKenya project, on the theme of “Innovative approaches and measures.”
Venue: Conservatories

 

Thursday, October 2, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
"That's Improvement!": Uganda Focuses on Health Workers
Screening of video produced by the IntraHealth International-led Capacityplus project as part of film festival.
Venue: 2.64
 
Friday, October 3, 9:30 – 11:00 am
International nongovernmental organizations and health systems strengthening: Changing roles and expanding opportunities
Oral presentation by Laura Hoemeke, IntraHealth director of communications, advocacy, and knowledge management, on the theme of “Cutting-edge research: Governance, accountability, and participation.”
Venue: 1.63-1.64
 
Friday, October 3, 11:00 – 11:30 am
Building capacity in a Ministry of Health through distributed adaptive leadership: a case study
Poster presentation by Barbara Stilwell, IntraHealth chief of party for the Palestinian Health Capacity Project and senior director of health workforce solutions in Ramallah, on the theme of “Cutting-edge research: Complexity science and people-centered systems.”
Venue: Conservatories
 
Friday, October 3, 1:50 – 2:20 pm
Cost of pre-service education for health workers: Balancing quantity and quality
Poster presentation by Rebecca Bailey, IntraHealth/CapacityPlus health workforce development team lead, on the theme of “Cutting-edge research: Strengthening quality of care.”
Venue: Conservatories
 
Friday, October 3, 2:30 – 4:00 pm
Translating knowledge, promoting action: Insights from research in Uganda and Zambia to make health systems more responsive to health workers’ needs and rights
Oral presentation by Constance Newman, IntraHealth senior team leader for gender equality and health, on the theme of “Cutting-edge research: Recognizing providers as people.”
Venue: 1.43-1.44
 
Friday, October 3, 4:00 – 4:30 pm
Spaced education to improve quality of skilled birth attendance in India
Poster presentation by Maureen Corbett, IntraHealth vice president of programs, on the theme of “Cutting-edge research: Strengthening quality of care.”
Venue: Conservatories
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