This webinar will highlight emerging primary healthcare partnerships during and beyond COVID-19. It will explore the role and contribution of non-state actors in primary healthcare partnerships in three country contexts in frontline surveillance and service delivery, advocacy and supply chains and addressing non-COVID related collateral healthcare. Panellists will discuss:
- New new/innovative models of care that have emerged during COVID and its heath system impact?
- What has the response been? Is there evidence of impact?
- What are the enabling mechanisms that have made these models work?
- How has the implementation roll-out gone? Takeaways on what is needed to effectively launch a new partnership model?
- What does the future look like? How will these models to sustain themselves in a post-COVID scenario?
- Dr Lew Yii Jen, Chief Executive Officer and Family Physician, National University Polyclinics, Singapore. Focus: Singapore’s primary care model and the COVID 19 -Pandemic preparedness clinic partnerships
- Mr Dan Gwinnell, Project Directo, Partners in Health – Focus: PIH’s innovative partnership with the State of New Jersey in COVID 19 response, Newark New Jersey, United States
- Mr Gustav Praekelt, Founder and chairman of the Praekelt Group Praekelt.org –Focus: Suite of digital tools rolled out in partnership with Ministry of Health South Africa for primary health COVID response, South Africa
- Discussant – Lim Yee Wei, Associate Professor, NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health. Focus: Policy, practice and the role of leadership in fostering innovative health partnerships.
Conversation moderated by Ms Elizabeth Ntonjira, Head of global corporate communications, Amref Health Africa.
- Dr Priya Balasubramaniam, Coordinating Committee member PSIH TWG, Cntr for Sustainable Health Innovations, Public Health Foundation of India
- Desta Lakew, Coordinating Committee member PSIH TWG, Amref Health Africa
- Meredith Kimball, Health systems lead, Gates Ventures
This webinar is organised by the HSG Private Sector in Health Thematic Working Group in collaboration with the Gates Ventures Exemplars in Global Health program. It is part of our mutual learning series on ‘Unlocking Private Enterprise for Public Good- Building Future Health Systems for Universal Health Coverage: Redesigning health systems during COVID-19 and beyond’.