The Global Health Network organized a conference on Enabling Health Research in Every Healthcare Setting on the 24-25 November, 2022 at South Africa.
The Global Health Network stated that they will be working with all the speakers and presenters to conclude some far-reaching recommendations as the conference aims to create lasting change in research capacity and outputs across the globe.
Pic: Chairing the session: Engaging community in every steps of research cycle, talking to Trudie Lang
There was a number of speakers, chairs and panel members from around the world where Dr. Mahesh Kumar Maskey (Founding Chair and Executive Chief, Nepal Public Health Foundation) had attended the conference to chair one of the sessions.
Pic: Trudie Lang, Director of The Global Health Network addressing the conference
Day 1 included Welcoming and Opening by Professor Pontiano Kaleebu, Director, Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) & Director of MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit, Uganda. Dr Ahmed Ogwell Ouma, Director- General a.i., Africa Centres of Disease Control and Prevention, Ethiopia and Professor Trudie Lang, Director, The Global Health Network, United Kingdom where the four sessions were as follows:
- – Fostering Leadership and Building Lasting Capable Research Teams
- – Ensuring Research Findings are Taken Up into Policy and Practice
- – Enabling Health Research in Every Healthcare Setting
- – Engaging the Community in Every Step of the Research Cycle
The fourth session was chaired by Dr. Mahesh K. Maskey and the Plenary Speaker was Dr. Gustavo Matta, Public Health Researcher, FIOCRUZ, Brazil on Community Engagement – Our Experience with Zika in Brazil.
Day 2 consisted of a special conference session: Announcing the Designation of The Global Health Network as a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre & Inviting Engagement with a New Open-Access Online Tool to Support Health Research.
The following sessions were conducted on Day 2:
- – Improving Health Research Methods and Processes
- – Preventing Pandemics with Responsive Research Systems
- – Generating New Evidence from Data Related to Health
- – Women in Research
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