Confirmed Sessions

These descriptions provided by Satellite Session organizers are up-to-date as of 19 September 2014 and all named speakers confirmed.
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Monday 29 September 2014

Time Room Organization Satellite Session Title  
09:00 – 17:00 1.41 World Health Organization, Implementing Best Practices Initiative (025) Fostering change for scale-up of effective sexual and reproductive health services View
  2.64 Global Network for Health Equity (024) GNHE Research Meeting: monitoring progress towards UHC in three southern regions Closed Session
09:30 – 13:00 1.63-1.64 United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Global Health Workforce Alliance, WHO (037) Re-energizing the human resources for health (HRH) agenda for a post-2015 world: Priorities for HRH research View
10:30 – 12:30 1.42 IntraHealth International (026) Transforming health workforce education for health equity: Practical tools and approaches View
  1.43 London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Anthropology, Policy and Politics Group (028) Understanding health systems as people centred: Examples from Health Policy and Practice. View
  2.41-2.43 University of California, Berkeley and San Francisco/World Health Organization (042) Implementation research and delivery science challenges for HIV/AIDS View
10:30 – 14:00 1.44 Population Council (031) Improving recommendations for policies and practices to strengthen people-centred health systems: Is the state of evidence sufficient? View
  1.61 Harmonization for Health in Africa Communities of Practice (034) Communities of practice: The missing link in global health? View
  2.65-2.66 United States President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) (038) Translation science: Lessons learned in health systems strengthening from PEPFAR View
12:30 – 14:30 1.62 INNOVATEC (033) Identifying and assessing the impact of the health research projects: The impact-oriented monitoring (IOM) methodology View
13:30-15:30 2.61 - 2.63 Health Workforce Advocacy Initiative (HWAI) (041) From human resources for health research to policy change: The role of advocacy View
13:30 – 17:00 1.42 IntraHealth International and World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa (027) Applying the WHO Workload Indicators of Staffing Need tool at the country level View
  1.43 London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Population Council, Integra Initiative (029) Scaling up integration of HIV/SRH services:  Do people matter? View
  1.63-1.64 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and World Bank Group in partnership with Ariadne Labs and the Results for Development Institute (036) Primary Health Care Performance Initiative: Measurement, learning and improvement View
  2.41-2.43 Abt Associates (044) The bridge from research to action View
  Westin (Marco Polo) The Global Fund (048) Strengthening integrated service delivery for improved health outcomes for women and girls View
15:00 – 17:00 1.44 University of Leeds (032) How do policy actors influence evidence-informed health policy development in different contexts? Lessons from six policies in India and Nigeria. View
  1.61 Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research (039) Global Evidence Synthesis Initiative / Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research Working meeting of funded centres and supporting organizations Closed Session
  1.62 International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B) (035) Mobile health (mHealth) messages in promoting good practices for maternal and newborn health care in Bangladesh View
15:30 – 17:30 2.65 - 2.66 Frontline Health Workers Coalition (040) Counting community health workers: Definitions, existing data, gaps and opportunities View

Tuesday 30 September 2014

Time Room Organization Satellite Session Title  
08:30 – 12:00 1.43 Canadian Institutes of Health Research: Institute of Population and Public Health and Institute of Health Services and Policy Research (010) Transforming primary health care to improve health and health equity outcomes: Opportunities for cross-jurisdictional research and shared learning across countries View
  1.44 Alliance for Health Policy & Systems Research (011) The case for implementation research and delivery science View
  1.61 United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (017) Improving health worker performance in low- and middle-income countries: Results of a systematic review and workshop on using the review’s database of studies View
  1.62 West African Health Organisation (WAHO) in collaboration with the West Africa Health Research Network and International Development Research Centre (020) Evolution of health systems research in the West African region: The history, present challenges and vision for the future View
  2.44-2.46 Oxfam (008) Achieving universal health coverage: What role for the private for-profit sector in low- and middle-income countries? View
  2.61-2.63 USAID|Translating Research into Action (TRAction) Project, University Research Co. and Harvard School of Public Health (013) Woman-centred care as the engine for universal health coverage: Creating a health systems research framework View
  Westin
(B. Diaz)
GHRI/IDRC and ESSENCE on Health Research initiative (022) Evaluating global health research for development: Towards a good practice View
  Westin (Vasco da Gama) Cochrane Collaboration 043) Global Evidence Synthesis Initiative (GESI) Closed Session
09:00 – 11:00 1.41 Center for Global Development (009) Collaborative for hospital performance in emerging economies: Consultation session View
09:00 – 17:00 1.63-1.64 World Bank Group in partnership with: the World Health Organization, CapacityPlus, African Development Bank and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (021) How can research guide policy-making to address human resources for health challenges and ensure people-centred health systems for universal health coverage? View
  2.41-2.43 Rockefeller Foundation and World Health Organization (004) Extending coverage, ensuring impact and re-framing policy debates: Financing strategies for effective access to services with financial protection for people in the informal economy View
  2.64-2.66 World Bank Group, Health Results Innovation Trust Fund (002) Transforming health systems through results-based financing: Learning from implementation and early evidence of impact View
11:00 – 14:30 1.42 National Department of Health of South Africa (030) Building a health system to facilitate universal health coverage through the implementation of National Health Insurance View
12:00 – 14:00 1.41 EQUINET, COPASAH and Rotterdam Global Health Initiative Erasmus University, for the participatory cluster in Health System Global’s SHaPeS Thematic Working Group (001) New resources and opportunities for participatory research in health systems: Areas of focus for Health Systems Global View
12:30 – 14:30 1.62 United States Agency for International Development (USAID) (014) Enhancing patient-centred care: Translating knowledge into action for improved community health worker performance View
  2.61-2.63 USAID|Translating Research into Action (TRAction) Project, University Research Co. (018) Policy lessons for strengthening community health service delivery View
  Westin (Vasco da Gama) Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) (045) Small changes, big difference? The value of simple and practical interventions to improve health systems efficiency and service quality toward universal health coverage View
13:30 – 17:00 1.43 ESSENCE on Health Research (WHO/TDR hosted initiative) (007) ESSENCE on Health Research initiative members meeting Closed Session
13:30 – 17:00 1.44 Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research (015) Policy-relevant systematic reviews to strengthen people-centred health systems View
  1.61 USAID|Translating Research into Action (TRAction) Project, University Research Co. (016) Assessing equity: Feasible approaches to measuring coverage, targeting and contributing factors in programmatic settings View
  2.44-2.46 Health Systems Global Thematic Working Group on Teaching and Learning Health Policy and Systems Research and Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research (012) Health Policy and Systems Research teaching and learning “clinic” View
  Westin (B. Diaz) United States Agency for International Development (023) New tools for new thinking: Complexity science for advancing innovation and policy for health systems strengthening View
15:00 – 17:00 1.41 Netherlands Platform for Global Health Policy & Health Systems Research together with Makarere University and Karolinska Institutet (005) Disrupt, reclaim, reconfigure in order to sustain: How to arrive at equitable global health and sustainable global health architecture View
  1.42 Columbia University, Averting Maternal Death and Disability Program (AMDD) and Public Health Foundation of India linked to Health System Global’s SHaPeS Thematic Working Group (006) Posting and transfer practices among health-care workers: Neglected, but crucial in people-centred health systems View
  1.62 International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B) (019) How to win the publications game with implementation research: An editor’s view, with examples from Bangladesh and beyond View
  2.61-2.63 World Economic Forum (050) What makes health systems leapfrogging work? Partnerships and roles of public and private sectors View
  Westin (Vasco da Gama) Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) (046) Bridging Millennium Development Goals and universal health coverage. The value of applying a ‘universal health coverage lens’ in priority-setting and programme operations for post 2015. View

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