Learn more about USAID’s Health Research Program’s presence at HSR 2018

Read about the Health Research Program presentations at HSR 2018

USAID’s employee giving a presentation on the role of implementation research in accelerating uptake of essential services and approaches to improve maternal, newborn and child health

IMPRESSIONS FROM HSR 2018: HARNESSING IMPLEMENTATION RESEARCH TO ACCELERATE HEALTH IMPROVEMENTS


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IMPRESSIONS FROM HSR 2018: DEVELOPMENTAL EVALUATION – AN APPROACH WHOSE TIME HAS COME?


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USAID's employees meeting to talk about Implementation Science Collaborative during the 2018 HSR

IMPRESSIONS FROM HSR 2018: WHAT IS THE IMPLEMENTATION SCIENCE COLLABORATIVE?


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Beati Mboya, CIRCLE/Tanzania, presenting a developmental evaluation at the USAID booth on the sidelines of the HSR 2018

IMPRESSIONS FROM HSR 2018: KEY TAKE AWAY MESSAGES


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Health Research Program Resources

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About CIRCLE


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ACTING ON THE CALL 2018


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WHAT IS DEVELOPMENTAL EVALUATION?


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Clean Cooking to protect maternal and child health


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Broad Agency Announcements: Co-Designing Implementation Research Approaches to Address Global Health Challenges


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Health Research Program Overview


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Implementation Research and Delivery Science Coalition Statement


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Liverpool Statement for the Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research


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8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

HSR Skill-Building Session: Making results matter: applying developmental evaluation in global health. READ ABOUT IT IN OUR BLOG HERE


Summary: This session is designed as a half-day participatory workshop to introduce participants to Developmental Evaluation (DE) and share an example of its implementation in the USAID Boresha Afya initiative in Tanzania. A broader goal is to cultivate participant knowledge on how they could implement DE in their own initiatives. This skill-building session is intended for a diverse audience of global health experts (policy makers, implementers, and researcher/evaluators) and early career researchers and evaluators wanting to expand their skills with new approaches to implementation research.

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Organizer: USAID   |   Location: ACC Exhibition Centre Room 18


8:00 AM – 11:15 AM

HSR Satellite Session: Harnessing health implementation research through local engagement to advance social development goals. READ ABOUT IT IN OUR BLOG HERE

Summary: The Health Research Program supports real-world research and translates findings into effective health interventions that can be adapted globally and that are intended to improve the health status of mothers, newborns, and children in developing countries. During this session participants will learn how iterative implementation research approaches are being utilized in several settings to accelerate gains in maternal and child health best practices.

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Organizer: USAID   |   Location: ACC Room 11B

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Summary: Implementation science is more effective when implementers, policymakers, advocates and research partners work together. Are you engaged in or interested in creating a more effective way to navigate between evidence and action? If so, please join us as current and prospective partners of the Implementation Science Collaborative (ISC) explain how this partnership will work to facilitate more effective implementation science in global health, and how you can be involved.


Organizer: HEARD   |   Location: Jury’s Inn Liverpool Suite 1, 31 Keel Wharf (0.2 miles/3-minute walk from ACC)
Format: Keynote overview of theory behind the ISC and expectations for first year, panel Q &A, audience questions.   |   Participants: Seats 40 (open to the public)


Summary: This side event organized by USAID’s Health Evaluation and Applied Research Development (HEARD) Project Partners will discuss how to continue to harness the energy, innovation, collaborative efforts, and evidence generated thus far to continue advancing woman-centered respectful care toward the achievement of UHC.


Organizer: USAID HEARD   |   Location: Jury’s Inn Liverpool, 31 Keel Wharf (0.2 miles/3-minute walk from ACC)

Who:
Jim Sherry – Project Director, HEARD Project, CUNY School of Public Health
Stefano Bertozzi – Professor, Health Policy and Management, UC Berkeley School of Public Health, UC
Maeve McKean – Senior Policy Advisor, HEARD Project, CUNY School of Public Health

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