News & Commentary

19 July 2017

To fight the next Ebola, the G20 need to empower people to respond to everyday challenges

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By Lucy Gilson, HSG Board member As global leaders prepare for the G-20 Summit in Hamburg, they are prioritizing efforts to build functioning health systems “as a prerequisite for safeguarding disease outbreaks .” This is vital as the world prepares for the next Ebola-like emergency, but the org...

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26 June 2017

Call for proposals: Your chance to host HSR2020 and HSR2022!

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HSG is pleased to announce a call for proposals to host the Sixth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in 2020 and the Seventh Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in 2022 . HSG is a global membership society of individuals and organizations working on health policy and systems researc...

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21 June 2017

Make connections with our new HSG Member Directory

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In response to requests expressed in our recent HSG membership survey, we have now made the HSG Member Directory available to to enable HSG Members to make connections with each other. This is a private area, accessible by HSG members only.  Once you  log into your HSG ...

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26 May 2017

Three ideas on how the new WHO DG can build health systems from the bottom up

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Image: Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the new Director-General of the World Health Organisation Reuters/Denis Balibouse By  Kabir Sheikh , Public Health Foundation of India Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus Adhanom is the first African to become the director-general of the World Health Organisation (WHO). He ...

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18 May 2017

Election for the vacant Western Pacific seat on the HSG Board

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We wish to inform HSG members that, following the recommendation of the HSG Governance Committee, the Board has taken the decision to postpone the by-election for the currently vacant Western Pacific seat on the HSG Board until 2018. This will allow the Board and secretariat to organize the election...

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