The 6th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research or #HSR2020 is the foremost conference on health systems and policy research and practice.

IGHD is very proud to be presenting on several areas during the virtual symposium and will share resources on this page as they become available.

HSR2020 will be split across the following three phases:

Phase 1 8th-12th November
Phase 2 25th November 2020 - Mid March 2021
Phase 3 End of March 2021

The tabs below outline the various sessions that the IGHD team are presenting at or have contributed to.

  • Panels
  • Poster Presentations
  • Skill-Building Sessions

 

November 9th, 12.05 - 13.20 GMT

Health system responses to COVID-19: how can we meet the needs of refugees and internally displaced people?

Dr Karin Diaconu

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Related project: Health system and community responses to COVID-19 among Palestine refugees

January 13th, 9.00-10.15 GMT

Understanding and tackling fragility

Dr Karin Diaconu, Prof Alastair Ager

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Related project: Research Unit on Health in Situations of Fragility

January 13th, 13.00 - 14.15 GMT 

Fostering learning health systems in low and middle-income countries

Prof Sophie Witter

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February 24th, 15.00 - 16.15 GMT

Seeing the clinic as a ‘whole system’: challenges and opportunities of clinic-based ethnography in HPSR

Dr Karina Kielmann

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All posters will be accessible via the HSR2020 website for the duration of Phase 1.

Live presentation on 10th Nov from 16.36-16.39 GMT

The intersection of randomized trials, realist and economic evaluations: exploring methodological convergence and impacts of a novel financing intervention

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Dr Karin Diaconu, Prof Sophie Witter

Related project: Results4TB

Live presentation on 11th Nov from 15.30-15.33 GMT

Competing policy imperatives: is the clinic a safe space for its workers and users?

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Ms Gimenne Zwama, Dr Karina Kielmann

Related project: Umoya ohmule

Live presentation on 11th Nov from 15.42-15.45 GMT

Understanding perceptions of recovery from psychological distress in Sierra Leone through crisp set analysis

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Dr Kanykey Jailobaeva, Dr Rebecca Horn, Mr Abdulai Jawo Bah, Ms Giulia Loffreda, Prof Alastair Ager

Related project: Research Unit on Health in Situations of Fragility

Strengthening social voice: adapting and continuing a collaborative action/learning process with community stakeholders in Mpumalanga, South Africa

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Prof Sophie Witter

Related project: VAPAR

Designing Complex Health Interventions using Embedded, Participatory Multi-disciplinary Approaches: Reflections from a Researcher/Practitioner Partnership in Georgia

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Prof Sophie Witter, Dr Karin Diaconu

Related project: Results4TB

The Political Economy of Non-Communicable Diseases in Fragile Lebanon: Identifying Challenges and Opportunities for Policy Change and Care Provision Reforms

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Dr Karin Diaconu, Mr Ibrahim Bou-Orm, Dr Pol deVos

Related project: Research Unit on Health in Situations of Fragility

System Dynamics of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) Prevention, Diagnosis and Control in Greater Beirut, Lebanon: An Analysis using Group Model Building

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Dr Karin Diaconu, Mr Ibrahim Bou-Orm, Dr Pol deVos

Related project: Research Unit on Health in Situations of Fragility

A Live Tool to Guide the Implementation and Evaluation of Tuberculosis Infection Prevention and Control

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Ms Gimenne Zwama, Dr Karin Diaconu, Dr Karina Kielmann

Related project: Umoya ohmule

Examining the involvement of key global actors in NCD response in low and middle income countries

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Dr Kanykey Jailobaeva, Ms Jennifer Falconer, Ms Giulia Loffreda, Dr Stella Arakelyan

Related project: Research Unit on Health in Situations of Fragility

Integration of TB services within general hospital in China: clinical accountability compromised?

Dr Guanyang Zou

25th November, 09.00-11.00 GMT

Using participatory group model building methods for mapping, modelling and re-designing systems for health

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Prof Alastair AgerDr Karin Diaconu, Ms Zeina Jamal, Ms Aya Noubani

Related project: Research Unit on Health in Situations of Fragility

9th December, 15.00-17.00 GMT

Doing Political Economy Analysis for health systems: challenges and approaches to ensure relevance and policy uptake

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Dr Maria Bertone, Ms Giulia Loffreda, Mr Ibrahim Bou-Orm

Related project: Research Unit on Health in Situations of Fragility

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