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18/10/17 - 18/10/17 Online United Kingdom

WEBINAR Integrated Care Matters Series 2- Preventing and Managing Frailty

The International Foundation for Integrated Care is delighted to introduce the 2nd series of webinars on people-centred integrated care in practice. This series will have a particular focus on active and healthy ageing and preventing and managing frailty. The webinars will be hosted by IFIC Scotland in collaboration with the University of the West of Scotland, the Institute of Research and Innovation in Social Services, and the Health and Social Care Alliance.  Each monthly webinar will feature health and care practitioners from Scotland in conversation with colleagues from across the World and with insights from people who currently use health ...

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17/10/17 - 17/10/17 Online None

WHO Webinar: Quality of care for mothers, newborns and children

The Network for Improving Quality of Care for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (Quality of Care Network) works to ensure that every pregnant woman and newborn receives good quality care throughout pregnancy, childbirth and the postnatal period It aims to halve maternal and newborn deaths and stillbirths in health facilities within five years and improve patients’ experience of care in the participating countries. Launched in February 2017, the Quality of Care Network is led by countries that are already taking leadership to improve quality of care in health services: Bangladesh, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania ...

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3/10/17 - 3/10/17 London United Kingdom

The Kings Fund: Learning from new care models here and abroad - Making accountable care happen

Whether you’re working on developing new care models, sustainability and transformation partnerships or accountable care systems, this event will provide valuable lessons to help you overcome the issues you face as you work towards integrating health and care services.

Why you should attend

A mixture of practical, hands on, expert advice, and inspirational case studies from some of the most innovative examples of integrated care.

Lessons from international health systems

Come and learn from leaders of international health systems that have undergone whole-system change. Pioneering international examples – including the health system in Canterbury, New Zealand, and Nuka system of ...

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1/10/17 - 4/10/17 London United Kingdom

ISQua 34th International Conference: Learning at the System Level to Improve Healthcare Quality and Safety

ISQua is delighted to collaborate with The Health Foundation to host our 34th International scientific meeting on quality and safety in health care, which will take place in London 1- 4 October 2017. ISQua and The Health Foundation are an ideal partnership, with ISQua aiming to promote and support continuous improvement in the quality and safety of health care worldwide, and The Health Foundation's commitment to bring about better health care for people in the UK.

Over 1,500 health care professionals from around the world will be brought together to network and learn from each other in the ...

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24/09/17 - 26/09/17 Porto Portugal

European Forum for Primary Care 2017 Conference: The Citizen Voice in Primary Care

The main themes of this conference are,

1 - Promoting participative citizenship in healthcare 

Sub-themes:

Citizen oriented healthcare

Health literacy

Citizen participation in health research

Procedures to listen to the public voice

IT to citizen participation in health

Patients and communities’ leagues and commissions and their relevance for health organizations.

Parallel themes

2 - Informal Care

3 - Mediterranean Health

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21/09/17 - 21/09/17 Machester United Kingdom

Open Forum Events: Urgent Care - Improving Patient Flow Conference

The Urgent Care: Improving Patient Flow conference agenda has been developed to explore the current patient flow trends within the hospital urgent care system. Delegates will gain a greater understanding of how the problems occur from the start of the process, with the patient having attended the A & E department, through to the discharge process, returning back into the community and home. Our line-up of expert speakers will provide insight, opinion and stimulate debate as to how to relieve the burden on hospitals and reduce the pressures of compromised patient flow. We will showcase a number of initiatives and examples ...

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18/09/17 - 18/09/17 New York United States

UNGA high-level event on world leaders for universal health coverage

On Monday 18 September from 4:30-6:00 pm, UHC2030– together with the Government of Japan, the World Health Organization, World Bank Group, UNICEF, United Nations Development Programme and The Rockefeller Foundation– will hold a high-level event on universal health coverage (UHC) timed to the United Nations General Assembly. 

Momentum for universal health coverage is at an all-time high, with growing consensus that UHC is a prerequisite for poverty eradication and shared prosperity, and strong endorsements from global leaders including the new Director-General of the World Health Organization.

This event will look at how UHC is essential to achieving health ...

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1/08/17 - 1/08/17 Montevideo Uruguay

WHO Global Conference on Noncommunicable diseases: Enhancing policy coherence between different spheres of policy making that have a bearing on attaining SDG target 3.4 on NCDs by 2030

World Health Organization (WHO) is organizing the Global Conference on Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs): Enhancing policy coherence between different spheres of policy making that have a bearing on attaining SDG target 3.4 on NCDs to, by 2030, reduce by one third premature mortality from NCDs through prevention and treatment. The Conference is hosted by the President of Uruguay from 18 to 20 October 2017 in Montevideo.

 

Goal

To highlight the critical links between reducing premature deaths from NCDs and enhancing policy coherence across areas that impact the governance, prevention, management and surveillance of NCDs.

Objectives

  • To provide guidance to Member ...

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31/07/17 - 12/07/17 Online Switzerland

GLL Webinar 3: Quality improvement nuggets - wisdom from the field

Improvement efforts across the world yield important lessons and learning that can stimulate changes elsewhere. Documenting and sharing the accumulated wisdom from these improvement efforts is critical in fostering the generation of new knowledge to increase the impact of quality improvement interventions. Opportunities for shared learning and exploration are limited. This webinar of the WHO Global Learning Laboratory for Quality UHC provides an opportunity to hear directly from colleagues implementing quality improvement interventions using a variety of approaches in distinct health systems across the world. The focus will be on “change nuggets” that emerge from applying quality improvement approaches to ...

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23/07/17 - 29/07/17 Isola di San Servolo, Venice Italy

European Observatory Venice Summer school 2017: "Placing the person at the centre of the health system: concepts, strategies, results"

The Observatory Venice Summer School 2017 is a one week intensive course that brings together policy makers, planners, managers, professionals and civil society representatives who will be learning, debating and sharing experiences about the conceptual, strategic and practical issues around achieving person-centred health systems.

Objectives:

To explore how ‘person-centredness’ is understood at the different levels of the system and by different stakeholders and what this means for the development of person-centred strategies

To review key approaches to achieving person-centred health systems in different contexts

To examine ways of monitoring the performance of person-centred strategies

To ...

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