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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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11/07/17 - 12/07/17 London United Kingdom

Digital Health and Care Congress 2017. Embedding technology in health and social care.

NHS England's Next steps on the five year forward view outlines the plan to harness technology and innovation over the next two years but what's really happening on the ground? Join us at this two-day event to hear the latest policy updates and learn from case studies showcasing best practice from around the country.

 

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30/05/17 - 30/05/17 Avenue Appia 20, 1211 Geneva 27 Switzerland

GLL Webinar 2: National Quality Policy & Strategy (NQPS): The role of NQPS in driving change in health systems

National quality policies and strategies are pivotal in strengtheing health systems, making progress towardds Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and achieving the SDGs. It is a key focus area of the WHO Global Learning Laboratory (GLL) for Quality UHC. Implementation-informed policy development provides the basis for assuring and sustaining a culture of quality across all levels of the health system. There is wide acknowledgement that governance of quality is intimately related to how quality is perceived at the fornt-line of service delivery is intimately related to how quality is perceived at the front-line of service delivery and in making services more ...

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22/05/17 - 31/05/17 Geneva Switzerland

70th World Health Assembly

The 70th World Health Assembly will take place from 22-31 May in Geneva, Switzerland. This annual event brings together health representatives from Member States, together with civil society organisations, to discuss challenges and solutions in global health.

Key events

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 from 12:30 to 14:00 in Room IX, Palais des Nations

Building Health Care Systems for the Future: Innovations from BRICS countries on people-centred reforms

This high-level side event sponsored by the People's Republic of China will highlight peole-centred service delivery innovations taking palce in BRICS countries, as well as the perspectives fo other countries ...

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8/05/17 - 10/05/17 Dublin Ireland

17th International Conference in Integrated Care "Building a platform for integrated care: delivering change that matters to people"

The 16th International Conference in Integrated Care "Building a platform for integrated care: delivering change that matters to people" will incorporate the 5th World Congress on Integrated Care as it comes to Europe for the first time. It will take place in Dublin, Ireland, from the 8-10 May 2017. 

The conference themes include: Promoting the health and welfare of people, families and communities; Timely transitions: optimizing patient flow across care settings: Preventing and managing chronic disease: engaging and empowering people; Ageing health and well being; and Implementing integrated care.


For more information, please visit:
 http://www.integratedcarefoundation.org/icic17 

 

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26/04/17 - 6/05/17 Dublin Ireland

Meet Integrated Care Pioneers in Edinburgh, Manchester and Wrexham!

Study tours offer a unique opportunity to meet integrated care pioneers in their natural environment and to experience and learn about integrated care practices from national and regional innovations. They are designed to support clinicians, managers and policy-makers with an interest and responsibility in the successful adoption of integrated care in policy and practice. Designed to be live case studies, the study visits offer the possibility to discuss regional and country-level strategies with the responsible decision makers, assess the barriers, facilitators and key drivers for integrated care at a regional and local level and reflect upon the transferability of lessons ...

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19/04/17 - 19/04/17 Online United Kingdom

WEBINAR Integrated Care Matters Series - Community centred Palliative Care

The International Foundation for Integrated Care is delighted to introduce a new series of webinars on people-centred integrated care in practice.The series will be hosted by IFIC – Scotland in collaboration with Healthcare Improvement Scotland, the Health and Social Care Alliance, the University of the West of Scotland and the Scottish School of Primary Care.

Each monthly webinar will feature health and care practitioners from Scotland in conversation with colleagues from across the World. All of the ‘Home and Away’ presenters have lived experience of implementing people-centred integrated care and will offer practical tips and peer support as part of ...

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27/03/17 - 27/03/17 London United Kingdom

The New Care Models for Integrating Health and Social Care through EHCH, PACS & MCP

This conference will look at how health and social care can successfully integrate through multi-speciality community providers (MCP), primary and acute care systems (PACS) and enhanced health in care homes (EHCH) systems, it is aimed at health and social care leaders involved in the planning of population based healthcare, a concept that should underpin services delivered via multi-speciality community providers (MCP), primary and acute care systems (PACS) and accountable care organisations (ACO) and focuses on how organisations can successfully integrate health and social care practices to give better continuity and consistence in care, reduce readmissions, save costs and improve patient ...

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