Systems Thinking for Capacity in Health

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.

HSR 2016: Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research

After reviewing the presentations, break-outs, etc the following is a list of those that may be of interest to those interested in systems thinking, complexity, and transformational change. For more information on the conference, click here.

November 14:

Running like a well-oiled machine? Preparing leaders and managers for an uncertain future in complex systems

Complexity science for health systems – 4th edition from pandemics to organizational complexity

Innovations to accelerate achievement of universal health care through implementation research and capacity building for health systems strengthening

Making the health system work for mothers and children in low resource settings: strengthening systems, improving performance, and deepening accountability – lessons from India

CARE’s community scorecard: an introduction to a citizen-driven, social accountability approach to improve health service delivery and utilization outcomes

November 15:

Implementation research and delivery science: informing health systems strategies and interventions 

What’s your global health value? Applying systems thinking to promote debate and self-reflection on good global health practices

Understanding how citizen-led accountability initiatives contribute to health system responsiveness: engaging practitioners and researchers in the development of a common research agenda

Building strong health systems: a conversation with The Gates Foundation

Think tanks and evidence based research informing policies to accelerate health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

November 16:

Keynote presentation-

Resilient and responsive health systems: learning from frontline experiences

Building health care workforce capacity

Engaging with complexity in health policy and systems research: experience from applying three complex-sensitive approaches

Complexity theory and health systems

Health reform – financing

Unlocking community capabilities as essential for health systems resilience in low and middle income countries: reflections on health systems experience and research across diverse contexts

November 17:

Donors, partners and health systems: changing and redefining roles

Reflections on teaching and learning systems thinking

Health reform – governance

Results-based financing of health care: lessons emerging across Africa

TWG: Decoding knowledge translation: initiatives, institutions, and perspectives on moving from knowledge to action and working across constituencies for policy and programme change

November 18:

Towards new methods and frameworks: accounting for health system complexity when evaluating health systems strengthening

Policymaker-researcher collaborations in improving access to medicines: getting the prescription right

Challenges of improving maternal and child health in Africa: is innovation the solution?

Role of governance and accountability in improving health system performance
Blurring the lines: ethical considerations when research is embedded in policy and practice
Closing plenary: Looking back to look forward: retrospective focus as a way of sharpening how we address the challenges of a changing world

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