Strengthening the Evidence-to-Action Cycle in the Asia Region will Require Investments in Health Policy and Research Institutions

Author: Leah List, Senior Program Associate, Results for Development HPSRIs share their vision of a robust health policy and systems research ecosystem at the co-creation series’ first session on May 27, 2021 “These challenges are opportunities to explore innovative solutions that involve not just the “producers of the research” but “demand-side” stakeholders.” Jean-Jacques Frere USAID […]

New Report Explores the Linkages Between Social Accountability and Social and Behavior Change

Authored by: Susan Pietrzyk, PhD, International Health and Development Team, ICF As a project, the Accelerator’s focus on health system strengthening (HSS) is pursued in various ways. Analysis and use of evidence and tools along with original research provide important insights. Investments such as these build an understanding of complex dynamics and provide a springboard […]

Creating a Shared Vision for a Stronger Health Policy and Systems Research Ecosystem in Asia

Author: Leah List, Senior Program Associate, Results for Development The Accelerator launched a series of co-creation sessions on May 29th designed to develop a shared vision and identify concrete pathways to strengthen the ecosystem for health policy and systems research (HPSR) in Asia. The series follows a landscaping analysis that explored the important role of […]

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 […]

Strengthening the Ecosystem for Health Policy and Systems Research for Health Systems Strengthening in Asia

A Health Systems Strengthening Accelerator (Accelerator) Landscaping Analysis of 97 health policy and research institutions (HPSRIs) across 27 countries in the Asia region found a need for evidence translation capacity development. The analysis revealed that nearly all HPSRIs are engaged in evidence generation but significantly fewer are involved in translating evidence into policy and practice.  Only […]