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The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) participated at the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research PDF Print

PHFI participated in the HSR symposium in Cape Town with over 30 researchers presenting papers/ presentation and raising the discourse through panel discussions and workshops

In line with the mission of the global health systems research society, Health Systems Global, the Symposium focused on

Convening researchers, policy-makers and implementers from around the world to develop the field of health systems research and unleash their collective capacity to create, share and apply knowledge to strengthen health systems, towards the vision of globally connected health systems research and policy communities that contribute to the attainment of better health, equity and well-being.

The specific objectives of the Third Global Symposium were to:

  • Share cutting-edge research addressing the development of people-centred health systems (including both conceptual work and the findings of primary and secondary research);
  • Identify and discuss approaches to research addressing this theme and to strengthening the rigour of this research;
  • Build the capacities of researchers, policy-makers, practitioners, activists and civil society organizations to conduct and use health systems research related to the theme;
  • Strengthen learning communities and knowledge-translation platforms working, to support people-centred health systems across disciplines, sectors and countries and, particularly, bridging practitioner, activist and researcher communities.

Key Highlights from HSR Symposium

Dr Kabir Sheikh, Senior Research Scientist at the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), was elected recently as Vice Chair of the board of Health Systems Global, an international organization dedicated to promoting health systems research and knowledge translation.

Launch of “The science and practice of people-centred health systems” a Health Policy and Planning Supplement co-edited by Kabir Sheikh, Michael Kent Ranson & Lucy Gilson

Oral Presentations

Other Presentations

Poster Presentations

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