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FHS at HSR

Filtering by: 2014-10-1

Community-based interventions to improve access to quality health services in Africa
Oct
1
2:30 PM14:30

Community-based interventions to improve access to quality health services in Africa

In this session a set of varied presentations address different community-based service, support and management interventions to improve access to quality health services, with a focus on Africa.

Moderator: 

  • Gita Sen, Adjunct Professor, Global Health and Population, Havard School of Public Health, USA

FHS Participants:

  • Hayley  MacGregor, Research Fellow, Institute of Development Studies, United Kingdom - Situating patient-centred paradigms of care within people-centred health systems: A critical examination of initiatives to support the self-management of chronic lifelong conditions in low-resource settings
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Visualising health systems data: Examples, tools and approaches
Oct
1
2:30 PM14:30

Visualising health systems data: Examples, tools and approaches

You don’t have to be Hans Rosling to make information about health systems come to life! Come see examples of effective people-centred health systems data visualizations and then get hands on with an opportunity to make them yourself using free or low-cost tools.

FHS Participants:

  •  Jeffrey Knezovich, Policy Influence and Research Uptake Manager, Institute of Development Studies, United Kingdom, Moderator

Session details:

How do we get from government websites that look like this:

To more user-friendly comprehensive maps that look like this:

And data visualisations that tell more of a story, along the lines of:

Or interactive charts that look like:

Screenshot 2014-09-09 14.44.15.png

Join us for an interactive session that gets hands-on with tools such as Import.io, Google Fusion Tables, CartoDB and Tableau Public to visualise health systems information. Pre-registration is now closed.

If you would like to participate in this session, but have failed to register, we recommend downloading the following programmes:

 

For gathering data from the web:

 

For data manipulation:

  • Please have Excel installed
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For data visualisation:

You may also want to pre-download some of the data with which we'll be working:

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Poster session: Cutting-edge research
Oct
1
1:00 PM13:00

Poster session: Cutting-edge research

FHS Participants:

  • Suzanne N Kiwanuka, Senior Lecturer, Makerere University School of Public Health, Uganda - Why do we stay? Health workers’ motivation experiences from rural communities in three districts in Uganda
  • Bridget Pratt, Research Fellow, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA - Promoting health equity through health systems research priority-setting processes: A conceptual exploration for justice in health
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Improving quality of and access to maternal and child health services
Oct
1
11:30 AM11:30

Improving quality of and access to maternal and child health services

Various studies of the quality of care of maternal and child health (MCH) services (mainly newborn) and interventions to improve quality of care and MCH outcomes are presented in this session.

Moderator:

  • Trish Groves, Head of Research, British Medical Journal, United Kingdom

 FHS Participants:

  •  Gertrude Namazzi, Research Coordinator, Makerere University School of Public Health, Uganda - Strengthening health facilities for maternal and newborn care: Experiences from rural eastern Uganda
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