Guinea Implementation Research Protocol Published in PLOS ONE

Guinea Implementation Research Protocol Published in PLOS ONE In this article published in PLOS ONE, Alexandre Delamou, Fassou Mathias Grovogui , Lior Miller, Amy Nye, Mamadi Kourouma, Delphin Kolié, Tohanizé Goumou, and Thomas J. Bossert share findings and recommendations from a study to explore the rollout of the community health policy in Guinea in the …

WHO Bulletin: How to become a strategic purchaser of rehabilitation services

[In this article published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, Tamara Chikhradze, Emma Brainerd, Adeel Ishtiaq and Reva Alperson share how policymakers in middle-income countries can leverage strategic purchasing to improve rehabilitation services outcomes — and promote the integration of rehabilitation services into health systems. This work was conducted through the Health Systems Strengthening …

#ICYMI: The Accelerator at the 2022 Health Systems Research Symposium in Colombia

The Seventh Global Symposium on Health Systems Research brings together over 2,000 policymakers, practitioners, and researchers from more than 100 countries to explore issues across the central theme of “Health Systems Performance in the Political Agenda: Sharing Lessons for Current and Future Global Challenges.” Learn more about the Health Systems Strengthening Accelerator’s activities.  Virtual Side …

Register to attend the 2022 USAID HSS Case Competition Winners Showcase

Tuesday, October 25 at 8:00 AM EDT // 12:00 PM GMT Please join us for our Winners Showcase Event to hear the three winners of USAID’s 2022 Health Systems Strengthening Case Competition present their cases, impact, and lessons learned. Using real-life examples, the Case Competition allowed us to learn what does and does not work …

Call for Expressions of Interest: Integrating Rehabilitation into Primary Health Care and Universal Health Coverage Roundtables

Deadline for Expressions of Interest: July 15, 2022  The Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN) and the Health Systems Strengthening Accelerator (Accelerator) invites Expressions of Interest to participate in a scoping activity to co-develop a concept note for a rehabilitation-focused learning collaborative focused on how to integrate rehabilitation into primary health care (PHC) …

The Accelerator and the Joint Learning Network Co-host a Webinar on Rehabilitation and Universal Health Coverage

Ageing populations, the rise of non-communicable diseases, and conflict-induced injuries continue to increase the global unmet need for affordable rehabilitation services. Yet rehabilitation is often under-prioritized in countries’ health systems and Universal Health Coverage (UHC) strategies, especially in low- and middle-income countries. With support from the Inclusive Development Hub of USAID’s Bureau for Development, Democracy, and …

Webinar: Coordinating Multi-sectoral, Multi-level Pandemic Responses Final Learning Event

The current COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be devastating for health systems globally. To slow the spread of the virus and reduce its toll, country leaders must manage strong systems-focused, multi-sectoral coordination, planning, and monitoring. To support countries, Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN) and the Health Systems Strengthening Accelerator (Accelerator) facilitated a year-long …

Webinar: Rehabilitation and Universal Health Coverage

Learn from country leaders and experts about how to integrate rehabilitation into health systems and UHC strategies Did you know that one-third of the world’s population needs rehabilitation at some point in the course of their illness or injury? Yet rehabilitation is often underprioritized in countries’ health systems and universal health coverage (UHC) strategies. On …

Accelerator Hosts Panel Discussion on Gender and Gender-based Violence Integration in Health Systems Research, Policy, and Planning

Today and every day, we must speak up to end violence against women and girls everywhere. To mark the #16days of activism and show solidarity with survivors of gender-based violence, the Accelerator invited two experts to talk to the team about integrating gender into health systems research, policy, and planning. On December 8, 2021, Dr. …

Accelerator Hosts Regional Webinar Series Health Financing in Rehabilitation

With support from the Inclusive Development Hub of USAID’s Bureau for Development, Democracy, and Innovation (DDI) and funding from the Leahy War Victim’s Fund, the Accelerator has partnered with the WHO to develop a knowledge product on “Rehabilitation in Health Financing”. The knowledge product will analyze options for financing rehabilitation in different health systems contexts …