IHP news 474: Global Health Events

By on June 15, 2018

Alliance – Embedded research: An innovative approach to improving immunization rates


“…the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research and UNICEF, supported by Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, recently hosted a number of decision-makers and researchers from around the world to share their experiences in embedding research within health systems. The focus of the projects was on strengthening routine immunization programmes and services and improving immunization coverage in the locations where the projects were undertaken. And while they may have shared a similar objective, the embedded research approach led to a huge diversity of context-specific problems and innovative solutions to addressing them….”   Short report of the meeting.

Innovations 4 UHC event (Bangalore, 11-12 June)

For info on objectives & agenda of this event, see UHC 2030  Innovations for Universal Health Coverage 2018.

“A large number of technological innovations aimed at addressing different health-related problems have emerged in recent years. How can we leverage the transformational potential of these innovations and accelerate progress towards achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in low and middle-income countries in Asia and Africa? This is the question at the core of the Innovations for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) event taking place in Bangalore, India, on 11–12 June 2018….”

See the related Supplement from a while ago in Globalization & HealthInnovation in health systems in low- and middle-income countries

World Health Summit Berlin – Apply for Startup Track 2018

The World Health Summit encourages young entrepreneurs to apply for the Startup Track 2018. This event highlights outstanding ideas and innovative business concepts that have the potential to revolutionize healthcare and improve Global Health. Chosen from all applications, representatives from 25 Startups will be invited to attend the World Health Summit 2018 in Berlin (October 14-16). 10 finalists will subsequently pitch their concepts to the jury and international experts from science, politics, the private sector, and civil society on October 15…. … Deadline for application: June 30.

For information and application: https://www.worldhealthsummit.org/initiatives/startup-track.html

PS: The 10th World Health Summit will be held from October 14-16 in Berlin.  See https://www.registration-whs.com/

Call for abstracts launched for PMAC conference (Bangkok, 29 Jan-3 Feb 2019) – on the political economy of NCDs


Deadline is 14 September.

Coming up: 20 June – Live web stream from the 5th WHO Advanced Course on Health Financing for Universal Coverage in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Keynote session


With among others, Agnès Soucat.

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