The Social Science Approaches for Research and Engagement in Health Policy and Systems (SHAPES) Thematic Working Group (TWG) convenes discussions and activities to strengthen and raise the profile of social science approaches for research and engagement within health policy and systems research (HPSR).
If you would like to find out more about the TWG-SHAPES 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 @H_S_Global on Twitter
- Join us at one of the exciting sessions listed below
Official TWG Sessions
Date & time
Researching (diverse) people and politics in complex systems – Thematic Working Group on Social Science Approaches
In this World Café session, experts from the Social Science Approaches for Research and Engagement in Health Policy and Systems (SHAPES) Thematic Working Group will present social science approaches and experiences from conducting empirical HPSR on the ‘diverse people’ in complex health systems, and how they influence systems performance.
Thursday, Nov 03, 04:00 PM – 05:30 PM
Level 2 – Room B/C
Social Science Approaches Business Meeting
Friday, Nov 04, 07:30 AM – 08:30 AM
Level 3 – Room HI