So, Phase One of the Sixth Global Symposium for Health Systems Research (HSR2020) is over. How was it for you? Before we dive into HSR2020’s exciting second phase, here are a few headline numbers from Phase One (8-12 November 2020).
- 2,296 registrations from 107 countries
- 1,190 scholarships awarded
- 1,946 visits to the HSR2020 poster gallery from 8 – 12 November 2020
- 3,269 on-demand views of session recordings (12:47, 12 Nov)
- 1,856 views of the HSR2020 launch video (10:24, 19 Nov)
Additionally, the chart below shows that, compared to previous Symposia, HSR2020 has seen an increase in delegates from low- and middle-income countries and from several regions, including the Middle East and North Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, South Asia, East Asia and Pacific, and Sub-Saharan Africa.
#HSR2020 featured third in the top hashtags used by the scientific community in English tweets during the week of HSR2020 Phase One. Between 5 – 12 November, #HSR2020 had:
- 11 Million exposures
- 1631 Tweets
- 4150 Retweets
- 1002 Accounts used the hashtag
#ReimagineHealthSystems featured fourth in the top hashtags used by the scientific community in English tweets during the week of HSR2020 Phase One. Between 5 – 12 November, #ReimagineHealthSystems had:
- 2.5 Million exposures
- 250 Tweets
- 683 Retweets
- 283 Accounts used the hashtag
On 10 November, we hosted the first in a series of HSG Twitter Live conversations. The first edition featured a fascinating and energetic discussion between Lucy Gilson and Prashanth Nuggehalli Srinivas on the importance of health policy and systems research in short-term response to health shocks and long-term transformational change.
It received 418 live views and 852 total views (15:45, 12 Nov).
Look out for future editions during HSR2020 Phase Two.
HSR2020 Phase Two
HSR2020 Phase Two starts on 25 November, with fortnightly parallel sessions to facilitate exchange and community building around the sub-themes. If you have registered for HSR2020, please make sure to put the dates in your calendar and join us to carry on the conversation!