20th International AIDS Conference

July 20–25, 2014
20th International AIDS Conference
Melbourne, Australia

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. Karen Blyth of IntraHealth International will present a CapacityPlus poster, Transitioning Health Care Worker Support: A Resource Framework from the PEPFAR Experience.

California Connects Interoperability Exhibition

Friday, July 25, 2014
California Connects Interoperability Exhibition
Santa Rosa, CA

CapacityPlus’s Carl Leitner will demonstrate IntraHealth International’s health worker registry technology based on the Care Services Discovery standard. During the session Provider Specialty and Patient Scheduling Support with Care Services Discovery (CSD), Leitner will show how the new Care Services Discovery (CSD) profile from IHE, together with an open source technology stack, can be used to support various workflows around patient scheduling and follow-up by leveraging CSD’s interlinking of federated provider, facility, organization, and service registries. This session is supported by OpenHIE. The California Connects Interoperability Exhibition is held in conjunction with the 2014 Conference on Connecting California to Improve Patient Care.

Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research

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

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.

CapacityPlus is participating in the following events and presentations:

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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 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. CapacityPlus has submitted several abstracts related to preservice education.

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 »