The Societal Awards, presented by Health Systems Global (HSG), in close cooperation with the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research (The Alliance), aim to recognize and reward high standards of professional performance and contributions of individuals or organizations to the field of Health Policy and Systems Research (HPSR) and health systems strengthening.
The Sam Adjei Distinguished Public Service Award
The Sam Adjei Distinguished Public Service Award for leadership in evidence-based policy and health systems strengthening is presented to recognize and honor an individual who has:
- demonstrated leadership in evidence-informed health policy formulation for stronger health systems;
- championed the field of HPSR within his or her particular context; or
- made significant contributions to the enhancement of health systems, nationally and/or internationally.
The recipient must be an individual currently or previously in an elected or appointed position in government, an international agency, or other non-profit organization engaged in public service.
The Award for Lifetime Service to the field of HPSR
The Award for Lifetime Service to the field of HPSR is presented to an individual in recognition of extraordinary lifetime achievement in the field of health policy and systems research.