Participants News

  • Third Global Symposium: follow-up news

    Our thanks to all the more than 1800 participants who came to the Symposium! From everything we hear, this was a very successful meeting and we are grateful for your participation, your engagement in discussions and especially for your feedback. As you know, the Symposium was part of the process of building the field of health policy and systems research, with a particular emphasis on people-centred health systems, and certainly not an end in itself.

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  • one week until the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research!

    It is only one week now until over 1700 participants gather in Cape Town for the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research!

    Here is some important information we hope will be helpful for your arrival.

    Emergency Telephone Numbers: Secretariat:

    Lisa- Marie Smith: +27 76 179 7563 Natalie Kensley: +27 72 596 7957

    Accommodation/ Airport Transfers Tours:

    Sithembile: +27 73 469 8028/ Desiree: +27 73 671 3281

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  • FIRST SEPTEMBER UPDATE

    It is now less than three weeks until the opening of the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research! Here are a few notes from the Secretariat to help you prepare for the Symposium.

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  • Attention poster presenters

    You will soon receive details on the day and time allotted for the presentation of your poster to the judges of the poster competition. But do make sure you are on hand to describe your work to fellow participants in the breaks and over lunch time. For full details, see Posters.

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  • Just 13 weeks to go until the first satellite sessions lead us into the Symposium

    The time to register is now! And if you have taken this first step but not yet paid your participation fee, please do so as soon as possible.

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  • Accommodation and Satellite Sessions

    If you have finalized your registration for the Third Global Symposium, now is the time to make hotel and flight arrangements. See the list of official Symposium hotels here.

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