Hosted by the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance with support from the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the National Association for Social Workers Foundation, this symposium takes place from 9:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. EST at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, with a live webcast for offsite participants. Practitioners, researchers, and other experts will discuss initiatives intended to strengthen the social service workforce and advance systems and services for children and families worldwide. Register on the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance website.
CapacityPlus is hosting this knowledge-sharing and dissemination event from 12:00–4:30 p.m. at the National Press Club, Holeman Lounge, 529 14th Street NW, 13th Floor, Washington, DC. Lunch is included. Read more »
The International AIDS Conference is the premier gathering for those working in the field of HIV as well as policy-makers, people living with HIV, and other individuals committed to ending the pandemic. The AIDS 2014 program will present new scientific knowledge and offer many opportunities for structured dialogue on the major issues facing the global response to HIV. Two CapacityPlusabstracts have been accepted as poster presentations: Transitioning Health Care Worker Support: A Resource Framework and Lessons Learned from the PEPFAR Experience; and Improving the Management of Maternity and Newborn Care Matters for Women in High HIV Prevalence Countries.
The theme of the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research is the science and practice of people-centered health systems, chosen to enable participants to address current and critical concerns of relevance across countries in all parts of the world. Researchers, policy-makers, funders, implementers, and other stakeholders from all regions and all socioeconomic levels will work together on the challenge of how to make health systems more responsive to the needs of individuals, families, and communities.