We believe that systems thinking and complexity science can be transformational in global health by increasing local capacity and shared learning, and minimizing unintended consequences.
“The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners are pleased to announce the First Global Symposium on Health Systems Research (HSR) – Science to Accelerate Universal Health Coverage.
Researchers, policy-makers, funders, and other stakeholders representing diverse constituencies will gather in Montreux, Switzerland to share evidence, identify significant knowledge gaps, and set a research agenda that reflects the needs of low and middle-income countries.”
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE 30 April 2010. See here for details.