Co-sponsors & partners

Co-Sponsors

Health Systems Global

Health Systems Global (HSG) is the first international membership-based organization fully dedicated to promoting health systems research and knowledge translation. It is driven by a diverse, global membership of researchers, decision-makers and implementers.

Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research

The Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research (AHPSR) is an international collaboration hosted by the World Health Organization. It promotes the generation and use of health policy and systems research as a means to improve the health systems of low- and middle-income countries.

World Health Organization

World Health Organization is the directing and coordinating authority on international health within the United Nations’ system. Health systems is one of the main areas of work of WHO.

 

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) was the first institution in the world dedicated to research and teaching in the field of tropical medicine. A registered charity, LSTM works across the world to deliver effective interventions that improve human health and are relevant to the poorest communities.

Supporters

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Guided by the belief that every life has equal value, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. In developing countries, it focuses on improving people’s health with vaccines and other life-saving tools and giving them the chance to lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty. In the United States, it seeks to significantly improve education so that all young people have the opportunity to reach their full potential. Based in Seattle, Washington, the foundation is led by CEO Dr. Susan Desmond-Hellmann and Co-chair William H. Gates Sr., under the direction of Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett.

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International Development Research Centre

Part of Canada’s foreign affairs and development efforts, the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) invests in knowledge, innovation, and solutions to improve lives and livelihoods in the developing world.

The Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Foundation’s mission is to promote the well-being of humanity throughout the world. Together with partners and grantees, The Rockefeller Foundation strives to catalyze and scale transformative innovations, create unlikely partnerships that span sectors, and take risks others cannot.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Global Ideas Fund at CAF America

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Global Ideas Fund at CAF America has provided support to the Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research. The views expressed here do not necessarily reflect the views of CAF America or the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

The mission of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation is to improve the quality of people's lives through grants supporting the performing arts, environmental conservation, medical research and child well-being.

Journal partners

BioMed Central

BioMed Central (BMC) is a pioneer of open access publishing with some 300 high-quality peer-reviewed journals. We’re committed to innovation in research publishing to support the needs of our communities and ensure the integrity of the research we publish. Our portfolio of health science journals includes BMC Health Services Research, Global Health Research and Policy and Human Resources for Health.

BMJ Global Health

BMJ Global Health is an Open Access, online journal from BMJ dedicated to publishing high-quality peer-reviewed content relevant to those involved in global health, including policy makers, funders, researchers, clinicians and frontline healthcare workers. Stay informed about BMJ Global Health and register for email alerts.

BMJ Open

BMJ Open is a medical journal. We consider papers addressing research questions in clinical medicine, public health and epidemiology. We also welcome studies in health services research, health economics, surgery, qualitative research, research methods, medical education, medical publishing and any other field that directly addresses patient outcomes or the practice and delivery of healthcare.

Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. OUP publishes the journal Health Policy & Planning, with which Health Systems Global has a non-exclusive affiliation.