HFG at the Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research

hfg-at-hsr-headerhsr-2016-logoFrom November 14-18, the HFG Project was at the 4th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research (HSR 2016). Hosted by Health Systems Global, the Symposium is a bi-annual event that brings together health systems and policy professionals and researchers—the only international gathering of its kind that serves this community.

Many presentations will be available online in the coming weeks. Stay tuned! See below for an overview of HFG’s involvement.

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Tuesday, November 15

How Can Health Systems Strengthening Accelerate Country Progress towards Resiliency and UHC?
Satellite Session | 8:30am-12:00pm PST (Room 2)
Bob Fryatt, Ajay TandonMaryam Bigdeli, Mursaleena Islam, Chris LovelaceEmmanuella ZambaLaurel Hatt
Abdoulaye KabaMickey ChopraCatherine ConnorMichael MyersLeulseged AgezeLaksono Trisnantoro

Wednesday, November 16

  • Knowledge, health products and technology: key factors in building health system resilience
    Minki Chatterji
    – Quantifying the un-quantifiable?  Evidence Review Panels on the Impacts of Health Systems Strengthening Strategies
    Oral Session | 2:00-3:30pm PST (Room 2)
  • Enhancing health system resilience: absorbing shocks and sustaining gains in every setting
    Poster Session | 12:30-2:00pm PST
    Allet Auguste Assi
    Health Coverage Framework Index as a tool for HRH allocation of nurses and midwives as part of task-shifting in Ivory Coast
    Chris Lovelace – Anticipating change for a more resilient health system in Ukraine: A study of the cost-effectiveness of integrating HIV counseling and testing into primary health care
    Nathan Blanchet Sustainable HIV financing: is integration into national health insurance the right next step?
  • Engaging power and politics in promoting health and public value
    Poster Session | 12:30-2:00pm PST
    Heather Cogswell – The Political Economy of Domestic Health Financing in Sub-Saharan Africa to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Thursday, November 17

Friday, November 18

  • Models, Risks and Challenges of Transitioning Health Programs from Donors to Countries: Finance and Governance
    Organized Panel Session | 10:30am-12:00pm PST (Room 1)
    Tim Evans, Bob Fryatt, Sara Bennett, Giang Thanh Long, Aparna Kollipara
  • Resilience, conflict and post conflict settings
    Jose Gutierrez – Power, Politics, and Resilience: A comparative analysis of health reform in post-conflict El Salvador and Guatemala
    Oral Session | 1:30-3:00pm PST (Room 14)
  • Implementing improvement and innovation in health services and systems
    Poster Session | 12:00-1:30pm PST
    Laurel Hatt – Reviewing the global evidence: What are the impacts of HSS on health?
    Kehinde Jimoh Agbaiyero Government Commitment Enhanced Use of Innovative Technology (GxAlert) for DR-TB Enrollment and Management in Nigeria
    Chris Lovelace Improving TB Service Delivery Outcomes: Developing new TB Hospital Payment System toward TB Hospital Restructuring for More Efficient and Effective Patient Care
    Nadia Almagir (HFG Partner) – Consumers’ knowledge and demand for prepaid health packages at Smiling Sun NGO clinics in Bangladesh

Virtual e-Posters
(available online only)


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