URC at 5th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research

Join URC at the 5th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Liverpool, England from Oct. 8-12. Hear our experts discuss our latest achievements and innovations in health systems strengthening, implementation science, quality improvement, and other key topics.

Staff from the USAID Health Evaluation and Applied Research Development (HEARD) Project – led by URC – is hosting two public events: One inviting attendees to learn about the Implementation Science Collaborative’s efforts to create a more effective way to navigate between evidence and action and another on how to harness efforts and evidence to continue advancing woman-centered respectful maternity care toward the achievement of universal health coverage.

Visit URC’s booth #32 and the HEARD Project’s Implementation Science Collaborative booth #33

Follow live coverage of HSR2018 @urcchs

 

Satellite Session

Making the Economic Argument for Investing in a Robust Health Workforce — From Evidence to Multisectoral Action

Moderator: Eckhard Kleinau, Director, Research and Evaluation, HRH2030 Program

Location: ACC room 11C, Monday, Oct. 8, 9-11:00 a.m.

 

 

Events

Update on the Development of the Implementation Science Collaborative

Organizer: USAID HEARD Project

Format: Keynote overview of theory behind the ISC and expectations for first year, panel Q&A, audience questions. Open to the public.

Location: Jury’s Inn Liverpool, Suite 1, 31 Keel Wharf (0.2 miles/3-minute walk from ACC), Tuesday, Oct. 9, 1-2:30 p.m.

Summary: Implementation science is more effective when implementers, policymakers, advocates and research partners work together. Are you engaged in or interested in creating a more effective way to navigate between evidence and action? If so, please join us as current and prospective partners of the Implementation Science Collaborative (ISC) explain how this partnership will work to facilitate more effective implementation science in global health, and how you can be involved.

 

Pathways from Respectful Maternity Care and Quality to Universal Health Coverage

Organizer: USAID HEARD Project

Location: Jury’s Inn Liverpool, 31 Keel Wharf (0.2 miles/3-minute walk from ACC), Tuesday Oct. 9, 3-5 p.m.

Summary: This side event organized by USAID’s Health Evaluation and Applied Research Development (HEARD) Project Partners will discuss how to continue to harness the energy, innovation, collaborative efforts, and evidence generated to continue advancing woman-centered respectful care toward the achievement of UHC.

 

Photo Display

URC at Photovoice at HSR2018

See images documenting the Systems for Health Project’s partnership with the Ghana Health Service to bring health services to communities, develop sustainable volunteerism and community health action, and empower women and vulnerable groups.

Location: Lounge Area for photo print versions; Digital photos are on display at the Museum of Liverpool

http://healthsystemsresearch.org/hsr2018/photovoice/

 

Poster Presentations

Delivering Differently, Together: The Role of Communities to Sustainably Improve Local Systems, Revitalize Primary Healthcare, and End AIDS in Botswana

Presenter: Kesaobaka Dikgole, Senior Quality Improvement Advisor, HRH2030 Program

Location: ACC Hall 2M, Poster #213, Wednesday Oct. 10, 1:15 p.m.

Links: Poster presentation video

 

Community-based Health Planning and Services in Ghana: Improved Access to and Utilization of Primary Health Care Services through Multisectoral Planning and Engagement

Presenter: Terry Ferrari, URC Senior Director for Technical Program Implementation

Location: Level 3, Poster #43, Thursday, Oct. 11, 3:30 p.m.

Links: Poster (1.5MB PDF)Poster presentation video

 

Leveraging Community Linkages to Improve Immunization Coverage in Plateau District, Benin

Presenter: Danielle Charlet, Deputy Director for Technical Management and Implementation, URC

Location: ACC Hall 2M, Poster #248, Friday, Oct. 12, 10:35 a.m.

Links: Poster (2.3MB PDF)Poster presentation video