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         Global Symposium on Health Systems Research

Liverpool Join the Department of International Health in Liverpool for the Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research,  October, 8 – 12, 2018. Below is the the schedule of sessions and posters of our participation. 

We will also have a stand in the Exhibition: We are Booth 49 in Hall 2. Stop by to meet our group and learn more about our work – and for a few giveaway items. 

Monday, October 8

TimeTitleName(s)Session TypeRoom
8 am - 5 pmWhat evidence is needed about who has been left behind to advocate and act? Lessons learned from regional and thematic initiatives of the countdown to 2030 for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ healthAgbessi AmouzouSatelliteACC room 3B
8 am - 12 pmStrengthening capacity for teaching and learning in health policy and systems: Practical issues for educators and learnersMeike SchleiffSkills-buildingExhibition Centre Room 24
8:30 am - 7 pmThird Research Symposium on Global Health Policy: Advancing Health Policy Process ResearchJeremy Shiffmanpre-conference symposiumBoardroom, Aloft Liverpool Hotel
8:30 am - 12 pmImproving coverage measurement in low-resource settings:  launch of the journal of global health supplementMelinda Munos, Emily CarterSatelliteACC room 11B
9 - 11 amMaking universal health coverage a reality by 2030: evidence of what worksNasreen JessaniSatelliteACC room 4B
12 - 2 pmDeconstructing the gender bias in the health workforce: why few women obtain leadership positionsRosemary MorganSatelliteACC room 11C

Tuesday, October 9

7:30 - 8:30 amLaunch of IJEH Special Issue: Showcasing social science approaches to equity and health systems and policy researchKerry ScottLaunchACC room 3B
8 am - 12 pmHow to pitch your public health project and make your case using dataAbdul Bachani, Connie Hoe, Andres Vecino-OrtezSkills-buildingExhibition Centre Room 21
8 - 11:15 amHarnessing health implementation research through local engagement to advance social development goalsKunle AlongeSatelliteACC room 11B
1 - 3 pmMethodological approaches for investigating multiple facets of multisectoral collaboration for healthDouglas Glandon, Sara BennettSkills-buildingExhibition Centre Room 17
1 - 5 pmApplying intersectionality within health systems research: looking inward and outwardRosemary MorganSkills-buildingExhibition Centre Room 22

Wednesday, October 10

7:30 - 8:30 amInternational Journal for Equity in Health (IJEH) article collection – non-state providers towards UHCDavid Peters, Krishna Rao, Sara BennettLaunchACC room 4A
10:30 am
Morning break
Gendered health systems: evidence from nine low- and middle-income country studiesRosemary MorganPosterACC Hall 2M
10:30 am
Morning break
Evaluating structural quality indices for labor and delivery, postnatal, and sick child careEmily CarterPosterACC Hall 2M
11 am - 12:30 pmRevisiting health systems strengthening to ensure universal health coverage during humanitarian crises: leaving no one behindPaul SpiegelParticipatoryACC room 1B
11 am - 12:30 pmAddressing noncommunicable disease: multisectoral approaches. CH: Philippines' sin tax reform: a story of intersectoral action for healthConnie HoeOralACC room 4B
11 am - 12:30 pmmHealth: does it deliver on the promise of improving access to health services?Alain  Labrique OralACC room 11A
11 am - 12:30 pmHealth service delivery in fragile and conflict-affected settings: challenges and lessons. SD: Adapting acute malnutrition treatment protocols in fragile and conflict-affected settings to reach every childSarah DalglishLightning oral sessionACC room 11C
1:15 pm
Lunchtime break
When alignment between governments and donors result in vacuums of support: evidence from prioritization of HIV services in KenyaDaniela RodriguezPosterACC Hall 2M
2 - 3:30 pmFunders panel: global and local funding strategies for advancing health systems for all in the SDG eraDavid PetersPanelACC room 1B
3:30 pm
Afternoon break
Inclusive health systems:incorporating individuals with disability into plans for achieving the Sustainable Development GoalsNukhba ZiaPosterLevel 3
4 - 5:30 pmUsing novel methods to understand health data for health system strengthening. EC: Methodological issues in estimating effective coverageEmily CarterOralACC room 3B
4 - 5:30 pmInstitutions for accountability and trustKerry ScottOralACC room 4A

Thursday, October 11

7:30 - 8:30 amLaunch of the GHSP Special Issue: Future health systems – is digital health ready for the mainstream?TBDLaunchACC room 14
7:45 - 8:30 amHealth Policy Analysis Reader (HPA) ReaderDavid PetersLaunchACC room 4A

10:30 am
Morning break

The potential for academia to advance the SDG agenda through multisectoral relationships, networks and partnerships: a modified mixed-methods studyNasreen JessaniPosterACC Hall 2M
11 am - 12:30 pmCompetencies for health policy and systems research: findings from a global mapping and consensus-building project and case examples of competencies in practiceMeike SchleiffTWGACC room 1B
11 am - 12:30 pmMethodological approaches for understanding complex realities. KS: Yes, no, maybe so: the importance of cognitive interviewing to enhance structures surveys on respectful maternity care for use in rural IndiaKerry ScottOralACC room 11C
12:45 pm
Lunchtime break
Developing more participatory and accountable institutions for health: identifying health system research priorities for the Sustainable Development Goal eraKerry ScottPosterLevel 3
1:15 pm
Lunchtime break
Approaches to motivate health workers in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic literature reviewJaya GuptaPosterACC Hall 2M
1:15 pm
Lunchtime break
Battling corporate policy interference: a case study on the implementation of the 85% health warning labels in IndiaConnie HoePosterACC Hall 2M
2 - 3:30 pmStudying multisectoral collaboration for health: documenting research approaches and stimulating methodological innovationDouglas Glandon, Sara BennettPanelACC Hall 2N
3:30 pm
Afternoon break
Does social capital influence the functioning of health facility committees? A quantitative analysis in Nagaland, India Avril KaplanPosterACC Hall 2M
4 - 5:30 pmAlma Ata jeopardy: a 40th anniversary celebration of a living document: impact on health systems around the worldDavid BishaiParticipatoryACC room 1B

Friday, October 12

11 am - 12:30 pmManaging the transition from development assistance: how to sustain health gains. JW: Private sector participation in HIV programs after donor exit: evidence from an evaluation of PEPFAR's geographic prioritization in UgandaJess WilhelmOralACC room 4A
11 am - 12:30 pmThe behind the scenes politics of health systems and policy researchJeremy ShiffmanParticipatoryACC room 4B
11 am - 12:30 pmAmplifying marginalized voices: towards meaningful inclusion in social accountability mechanisms for healthKunle AlongeParticipatoryACC Hall 2L
1:15 pm
Lunchtime break
Designing community health services based on the community’s conception of health: evidence from the DRCSarah DalglishPosterLevel 3
1:15 pm
Lunchtime break
Examining cooperation, completion, and refusal rates for mobile phone surveys measuring NCD risk factors in LMICs: a collaboration between researchers and the private sectorAnkita MeghaniPosterACC Hall 2M
2 - 3:30 pmContracting with private providers to achieve universal health coverage. JG - Contracting out to achieve Universal Health Coverage: does it work? New evidence using the Synthetic Control Method in Guatemala Jose GutierrezOralACC room 12
2 - 3:30 pmCommunity embeddedness: how community health actors in diverse health system contexts negotiate between government and community needs, values and relationshipsKerry ScottPanelACC Hall 2L