Events

Events

Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research

September 29–October 3, 2014
Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research
Cape Town, South Africa

CapacityPlus is sponsoring satellite events and participating in presentations at the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research. The theme of this year’s symposium is the science and practice of people-centered health systems. Researchers, policy-makers, funders, implementers, and other stakeholders will work together to make health systems more responsive to the needs of individuals, families, and communities. Use #HSR2014 on Twitter to contribute to the conversation. Read more »

8th Asia-Pacific Action Alliance on Human Resources for Health Conference

October 27–31, 2014
8th AAAH Conference
Weihai, China

The Asia-Pacific Action Alliance on Human Resources for Health (AAAH), a CapacityPlus associate partner, is hosting its 8th annual conference. CapacityPlus is providing support, including planning a side meeting on the human resources for health labor market in collaboration with the World Bank. This year’s theme is “Move Ahead: Strengthening Human Resources for Health Strategies and Action towards Universal Health Coverage in the Post-2015 Era.”

The Second People that Deliver Global Conference on Human Resources in Supply Chain Management

October 28–30, 2014
The Second People that Deliver Global Conference on Human Resources in Supply Chain Management
Copenhagen, Denmark

People that Deliver
’s vision is “to build global and national capacity to implement evidence-based approaches to plan, finance, develop, support, and retain the national workforce needed for the effective, efficient, and sustainable management of health supply chains.” The theme of this year’s conference is “People Must Deliver: Workforce Excellence Is Essential for Sustainable Health Supply Chains.” The conference will showcase a variety of international and country-based activities. CapacityPlus’s Rebecca Bailey will participate in the conference as well as the People that Deliver board meeting. Read more »

The Network: Towards Unity For Health Annual Meeting

November 19–23, 2014
The Network: Towards Unity For Health Annual Meeting
Fortaleza, Brazil

This year’s theme is “Strengthening Health Professional Education as a Policy to Improve Health.” Thematic sessions include health systems, services, and health professional education; human resources, social accountability, and advocacy; community-based education; and other health professional education issues and trends. Participants from over 40 countries are expected. Two CapacityPlus abstracts have been accepted: Evaluating Community-Based Medical Education Programs in Africa and Cost of Preservice Education for Health Workers: Balancing Quantity and Quality.

Prince Mahidol Award Conference 2015

January 26–31, 2015
Prince Mahidol Award Conference 2015
Bangkok, Thailand

The theme of the 2015 conference is “Global Health Post-2015: Accelerating Equity.” Four CapacityPlus abstracts have been accepted:

  • Tracking Health System Commitments: Methodologies and Results for Improving Global Health Governance
  • Investing in Health Workforce Education and Training for Expanded Access to Essential Health Services for Underserved Populations
  • Developing a Human Resources for Health Effort Index to Help Prioritize Health Workforce Investments
  • Building Human Resources for Health Governance and Leadership Capacity at the Country Level: Results and Recommendations.

A panel presentation that includes participation from CapacityPlus has also been accepted: Read more »

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