PERFORM2Scale members are taking part in the Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Liverpool in October, the theme of which is ‘Advancing Health Systems for All in the SDG Era’.
Consortium members will be delivering presentations on scaling-up (see below with more details to follow), and PERFORM2Scale will be featured on a stand in Hall 2 (details to follow). Come and see us!
NB This list is correct as of 15/8/18 – please check the official symposium programme to confirm dates, times and venues.
HSR2018 – events
Thursday October 11th
Scaling-up health system interventions
Oral presentation – 4-5:30pm – ACC room 11A
Four presentations including two from PERFORM2Scale members;
- Factors influencing the scale-up of public health interventions in low and middle-income countries – Susan Bulthuis, Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), Netherlands and PERFORM2Scale
- Building national capacity for managing scale-up of health systems interventions – Joanna Raven – Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK and PERFORM2Scale
- Expanding access to ART through the implementation of differentiated models of distribution: lessons learnt from a three-country study – Nicole Davis, JSI Research and Training Institute, USA
- Scaling-up community health: prioritisation and costing of the community health service packages in Madagascar and South Sudan – Yohana Dukhan, Management Sciences for Health, USA
Friday October 12th
Lessons on scaling-up interventions to improve equitable access to health care
11am-12:30pm – ACC room 1C
There are many effective innovations in health services delivery that could contribute to the achievement of Universal Health Coverage (UHC). The challenge is in bringing these innovations to scale, in order for them to have sufficient impact on UHC. This session will provide lessons on effective scale-up design and implementation. Featuring:
- Mr Tim Martineau, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
- Dr Peter Fajans, ExpandNet Secretariat, France
- Dr Luan Vo, Friends for International TB Relief (FIT), Vietnam, (IMPACT-TB)
- Dr Jakub Gajewski, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (SURG-Africa)
- Dr Joanna Raven, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK (PERFORM2Scale)
- Prof Yoswa Dambisya, East, Central and Southern Africa Health Community (ECSA-HC), Tanzania