It’s been a few weeks since the end of HSR2018. This has been time enough to reflect on the symposium and what was achieved, but not to follow up on all the contacts made or to develop the ideas hatched (which we may still be doing come HSR2020). Catch up on scale up What… Read More »
Slide from Susan Bulthuis’ presentation If you were at the Fifth Global Symposium for Health Systems Research in October you may have attended sessions on health intervention scale-up. Some sessions featured PERFORM2Scale team members while others were on the project itself. If you missed them or… Read More »
As you’ll have already read, PERFORM2Scale is at the Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Liverpool this week presenting the following sessions: Thursday October 11th – Scaling-up health system interventions Oral presentation – 4-5:30pm – ACC room 11A Friday October 12th – Lessons on scaling-up interventions to improve equitable access to health care… Read More »
PERFORM2Scale members are taking part in the Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Liverpool, the theme of which is ‘Advancing Health Systems for All in the SDG Era’. Consortium members will be delivering presentations on scaling-up, and PERFORM2Scale will be featured on stand 22 in Exhibition Hall 2. Come and see us! NB Please… Read More »
The three neighbouring districts, Luwero, Wakiso and Nakaseke, have been selected to participate in PERFORM2Scale’s first management strengthening initiative to improve health workforce performance in Uganda. The important stages of problem analysis and the development of strategies to address priority problems took place during two short workshops in Mukono and Wakiso districts, near the capital… Read More »
Friday 12th October – 11am-12:30pm – ACC room 1C ‘Lessons on scaling-up interventions to improve equitable access to health care’ is a participatory session featuring contributions from practitioners and policy makers in the field of health scale-up. Speaking at the session are: Chair: Mr Tim Martineau, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine Talk-show host: Dr Peter… Read More »
The PERFORM2Scale management strengthening intervention (MSI) is underway now. The Ghana Country Research Team (CRT), based at the School of Public Health, University of Ghana, conducted the first MSI workshop in May 2018 in the study region. There they reviewed the findings of the study districts’ situation analyses, and analysed selected health workforce and service… Read More »
You may remember that PERFORM2Scale was preceded by and based on the success of the PERFORM project, which used an action-research approach to strengthen human resources management in the health in Africa. Two papers produced by members of the PERFORM Research Consortium have recently been published and link directly to PERFORM2Scale.
The PERFORM2Scale consortium partners gathered in Kampala earlier this month for a busy and highly productive fortnight of workshops and discussions. Representatives from the partner institutions in Uganda, Malawi, Ghana, Netherlands, Switzerland, Ireland and the UK met to develop a better understanding of the health systems management strengthening intervention, to consider its application in the… Read More »
Very pleased to report that we have ethical approval for all international-level research for the PERFORM2Scale programme – so that’s Ghana, Malawi and Uganda, plus through Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. We’re on track to begin the management interventions in April!