Request for Proposals to host the Ninth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in 2026

Applications for the Ninth Global HSR Symposium are strongly encouraged from organizations based in any of the WHO classified regions. HSG aims to rotate the location of the Symposium to ensure global coverage if possible.

Request for Proposals to host the Ninth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in 2026

Health Systems Global is looking for a host city for their 2026 Global Health Symposium.

All information on the Request for Proposals to host the Ninth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in 2026 is available now, the deadline for submissions is 1 August 2024.

Health Systems Global is a membership society of individuals and organizations working on health policy and systems research issues. Every other year they run a Symposium in a host city for their members and others interested in health systems to attend. This years’ is taking place in Nagasaki, Japan. It is normally joined by around 2000 participants and past Symposia have taken place in Montreux 2010, in Beijing 2012, Cape Town 2014 and Vancouver 2016 , Liverpool in 2018, Dubai in 2020 and Bogota in 2022.

The applicant is expected to be a consortium of academic and/or government and/or NGO and/or research and/or funding institutions with a strong track record in the field of health policy and systems research. With the ability to convene and actively engage global and national health policy makers, academia, students, civil society and media in the event. Applications are strongly encouraged from organizations based in any of the WHO classified regions.

If you feel your organization could be a suitable candidate and are interested in applying, please review the application details and criteria – Host City RFP Final 270524 pdf.pdf(Review) – Adobe cloud storage

The Symposium takes place over a three-day period, with two days of satellite sessions before and/or after the official three-day program (plus one day for venue build).  It is expected to bring together around 2000 – 2500 participants from around the world including 200 to 300 scholarship recipients from low- and middle-income countries that will receive financial support from the Health Systems Global and Symposium sponsors.

 

2 responses to “Request for Proposals to host the Ninth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in 2026”

  1. Dear HSG 2026 Global Symposium Committee
    I am writing to express the interest of NU in applying to organize the 2026 HSG conference in the city of Astana.
    We take on this challenge and will send all the necessary information within the required time.
    At this time I want to indicate that we will do so in contact with both the Ministry of Health of Kazakhstan and with all relevant agents, such as universities, and international organizations that operate in the country.

  2. Charlie Covington says:

    Thank you Antonio, we look forward to receiving your application

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