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Catalysing political will to build health systems research capacity

In Global Symposium on Health Systems Research on November 19, 2010 at 10:55 am

BY KATE HAWKINS, INSTITUTE OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

Sara in plenarySara Bennett, from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, gave a rousing plenary speech on the final day of the Global Symposium. She argued that all stakeholders – policy makers, service providers, the leaders of research organisations, funders and health development partners – need to come together to support capacity development for health systems research. Health systems research capacity development can be seen as worthy but dull and it may not be compelling to donors. Yet there are a lot of exciting innovations in research capacity development occurring in low and middle income countries. Read the rest of this entry »

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