The Impact Initiative will be hosting the satellite session: 'Making Universal Health Coverage a reality by 2030: evidence of what works' at the Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research (HSR2018) on 8 October at 9am.
The overarching theme of the symposium is Advancing Health Systems for All in the SDG Era - and will take place between 8-12 October.
- View schedule and download the Symposium Programme.
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- To attend the Symposium you will need to register
This panel session is open to individuals who have registered to attend the HSR2018 Symposium.
To achieve ‘Health for All’ by 2030 the global health community needs workable, and scalable solutions based on research and evidence. Leading health researchers who have been investigating the role of community health workers and private sector innovation will share policy ideas that could help make universal health coverage a reality.
The session will be chaired by:
- Nasreen Jessani – Co-Chair of Health Systems Global Thematic Working Group, Translating Evidence to Action and faculty at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Centre for Evidence Based Health Care at Stellenbosch University
The panel will include ESRC-DFID grant-holders and leading policymakers and practitioners:
- Luis Cuevas – Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
- Denise Namburete, executive director of N'weti Health
- Michele Castelli - Durham University
In the following short film, ESRC-DFID researcher, Denise Namburete of N’weti Health in Mozambique talks about the need to involve citizens to achieve Universal Health Coverage:
- Read/download ESRC-DFID Research Evidence on Achieving Health for All by 2030 which provides an overview of research evidence on health for all encompassing 30 projects focused in 30 countries enabled by the ESRC-DFID Strategic Partnership from The Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation.