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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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.