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5/12/17 - 5/12/17 Online None

Webinar: Making governance frameworks fit for practice

On Tuesday 5 December the Health Systems Governance Collaborative is hosting a free online webinar titled "Simply in order to amplify: Making governance frameworks fit for practice".

Featured presenters

Dr. Robert Fryatt, International Health Divison, Abt Associates Inc, and Dr. Sara Bennett, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.


It is increasingly recognized that governance has a big impact on health system functions and accountability. Historical factors, structural elements, and power dynamics all have a large role to play. Social sciences have been at the forefront of understanding and explaining how governance influences health ...

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5/12/17 - 5/12/17 London United Kingdom

Enhanced health in care homes: Lessons from good practice on embedding integrated care

This conference is for care home providers, health care providers, and commissioners who are thinking through how to improve the quality of life and health care for people living in care homes. It will share lessons from the six vanguards for enhanced health in care homes, and other local examples of good practice, to enable attendees to learn from initiatives that have worked well and can be replicated across the country.

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23/11/17 - 23/11/17 Glasgow United Kingdom

Scottish Digital Health & Care: Implementing mHealth in Catalonia and Scotland

The workshop is a knowledge exchange activity organised as part of the inter-regional collaboration on digital health and care between TicSalut in Catalonia and NHS 24 in Scotland.

Catalonia developed one of the first regional mHealth strategies in Europe and has many lessons to share with Scottish stakeholders relating to the development, accreditation and implementation of mHealth apps and services.

This interactive workshop will explore:

- mHealth strategies in Catalonia and Scotland
- mHealth accreditation models
- mHealth service models and interoperability
- Co-production and person-centred mHealth

The aims of the session are to:

- raise awareness of mHealth developments in both regions and share ...

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21/11/17 - 21/11/17 Glasgow United Kingdom

Meeting the Challenge of Ageing: Putting the Citizens at the Heart of Integrated Care in Europe

As part of Scotland’s engagement in the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP on AHA) and the Reference Sites Collaborative Network (RSCN), Scotland has lead the development of a tool to assess regions’ progress and maturity in the provision of integrated care and innovative solutions for active and healthy ageing. The online self-assessment tool is intended to stimulate discussion, to encourage stakeholders to share experiences, and to reach out those stakeholders who can help Europe to accelerate its journey towards innovative integrated care systems to meet future demands. Core to this process is the involvement of ...

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20/11/17 - 20/11/17 Webinar None

IFIC Webinar: Technology Enabled Care for Older People

This webinar in our second series of Integrated Care Matters will focus on Technology Enabled Care for older people. The webinar will take place on Monday, 20th November at 12.00pm at 1.00pm GMT (UK Time) and will last for one hour. The webinar is free to access but places are allocated on a first come basis to a limited number so make sure to book your place early.


About the IFIC Webinar Series

The International Foundation for Integrated Care is delighted to introduce the 2nd series of webinars on people-centred ...

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13/11/17 - 17/11/17 Dublin Ireland

Fourth Global Forum on Human Resources for Health

The global community is presented with an unprecedented challenge and an opportunity: to avert a potential 18 million health worker shortfall and shape increasing demand for additional health and social workforce jobs. In doing so, we will make progress towards universal health coverage and global health security while also contributing to gains across the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (e.g. quality education, gender equality, reduced inequalities, decent jobs and inclusive economic growth).

Last year brought forward a wave of exciting opportunities to markedly change the global health workforce situation. The Global Strategy on Human Resources for Health: Workforce 2030 ...

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6/11/17 - 9/11/17 Tapei Taiwan, Province Of China

41st World Hospital Congress

The 41st World Hospital Congress (WHC) will take place on November 6-9, 2017 at the Taipei International Convention Centre, and will tackle the theme “Patient-friendly & Smarter Healthcare”. Healthcare leaders and professionals from both national healthcare organizations and hospitals will attend the congress to present case studies, implementation of new technologies and policies.

Tackling current and emerging challenges

The conference is bringing on the forefront representatives of national organizations that will be presenting how in their respective countries they respond to the current and emerging challenges for providing quality and safe health services to the population. Taiwan will share “Patient-centered NHI ...

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6/11/17 - 8/11/17 Brisbane Australia

1st Asia Pacific Conference on Integrated Care (APIC1)

The International Foundation of Integrated Care (IFIC) in partnership with the Children’s Health Queensland (CHQ) and Queensland Health’s Clinical Excellence Division, presents the 1st Asia Pacific Confe rence on Integrated Care “Inspiring new ideas and stronger partnerships for improving population health” to take place in Brisbane, Australia from 6-8 November 2017.


The conference brought together researchers, clinicians and managers from the Asia Pacific region and around the world who are engaged in the design and delivery of integrated health and care services. They shared experiences and the latest evidence generated around the following key conference themes: New Models ...

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31/10/17 - 31/10/17 London United Kingdom

Community health services: Shifting the focus to out-of-hospital care (The Kings Fund)

This one day conference will look at how the health and care system can make the best possible use of community health services to meet the changing needs of the population.

The conference is aimed at:

people working at a local strategic level who want to know how they can shift the focus of care from hospitals to community services – in line with the requirements set out in the NHS five year forward view

people working in community health services that have responsibility for designing services for their population.

Despite a long history of policy initiatives about moving care from ...

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30/10/17 - 30/10/17 Toronto Canada

14th Global Conference on Ageing: Towards a Decade of Healthy Ageing – From Evidence to Action

The International Federation for Ageing's (IFA) 14th Global Conference will be hosted in Toronto, Canada from 8–10 August 2018.  The conference will revolve around four key themes related to the field of ageing, and will feature prominent experts presenting and discussing critical issues.  The conference is proud to be supported by an international network of partners.

The title of IFA’s 14th Global Conference, “Towards a Decade of Healthy Ageing – From Evidence to Action,” is in response to the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Report on Ageing and Health and the subsequent goals of the WHO Global Strategy ...

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