Health Systems in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Settings

The Health Systems in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Settings Thematic Working Group (TWG-FCAS) draws upon the breadth of experience of key actors in health in fragile and conflict-affected settings and promotes research, policy and advocacy actions to contribute to the development and implementation of responsive and context-specific health systems.

If you would like to find out more about the TWG-FCAS and the activities we will be involved in at the Symposium, you can:

  • Visit us at the HSG booth in the Exhibition space
  • Follow us at #HSRFCAS on Twitter
  • Join us at one of the exciting sessions listed below

Official TWG Sessions

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Organised session

Reducing conflict, confronting pressure: Health system and policy response to the humanitarian and health crises as a result of international migration in Latin America – Thematic Working Group on Fragile and Conflict-Affected Settings

Large population displacements have marked the past five years in Latin America, with migrants generally integrating with host populations and needing access to healthcare services. This session focuses on health system contributions towards social stability/reduction of conflict and how related pressure may lead to fragility, thus requiring adapted policies.

Los grandes desplazamientos de población han marcado los últimos cinco años en América Latina, en los que los migrantes generalmente se integran con las poblaciones de acogida y necesitan acceder a los servicios sanitarios. Esta sesión se centra en la contribución de los sistemas sanitarios a la estabilidad social y a la …

Thursday, Nov 03, 02:00 PM – 03:30 PM

Level 2 – Room EF

Business meeting

Fragile and Conflict-Affected Settings Business Meeting


Wednesday, Nov 02, 12:45 PM – 01:45 PM

Room QR – Plenary Hall