GLC4HSR leads South East Asia Regional Pre-Conference on Climate and Health ahead of HSR2024

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The Global Learning Collaborative for Health Systems Resilience (GLC4HSR), for which ACCESS Health International is the Secretariat, was the co-host for the theme of “Climate and Health” at the recently concluded South East Asia Regional Pre-Conference, a virtual event organized in anticipation of the Eighth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research (HSR2024) hosted by Health Systems Global. The pre-conference was organised on the 30th and 31st of January, 2024. Watch the recordings: Day 1 and Day 2.

To support researchers and implementers from Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) in preparation for HSR2024 in Nagasaki, Japan (November 18-22, 2024), the virtual pre-conference successfully guided and empowered participants interested in submitting abstracts. Attendees engaged in insightful discussions on the symposium’s sub-themes, enriching the global conversation and contributing to HSR2024.

Highlights from the South East Asia Regional Pre-Conference:

  • Engaging discussions exploring HSR2024 sub-themes.
  • A platform for the exchange of knowledge to advance just health systems.
  • Guidance for prospective participants, enhancing contributions to HSR2024.

One of the highlights of the pre-conference was the Expert Panel Discussion on “Knowledge for Just Health Systems.” Featuring esteemed panellists Ms Laetania Belai Djandam, Climate Officer, Health Care Without Harm, Prof Mohan Dutta, Dean’s Chair in Communication, Massey Business School, Dr Meghnath Dhimal, Chief, Research Section, Nepal Health Research Council, and Prof Tanya Sheshadri, Assistant Director, Insitute of Public Health the session provided valuable insights into fostering just health systems. Ms Iman Hameed, Senior Consultant for ACCESS Health International and Thematic Lead for the Climate and Health Theme for GLC4HSR, moderated the discussion. Visit the HSR2024 Symposium for insights into the upcoming global symposium.