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Development stakeholders questioned on Health Systems Strengthening

19 June 2014

The International Development Committee will hold its first evidence session for the Health Systems Strengthening inquiry on Tuesday 24 June.


Tuesday 24 June, Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

At 10.00am

  • Dr Andrew Cassels, Senior Fellow, Graduate Institute of Development Studies, Global Health Programme and former Director, World Health Organisation
  • Dr David Evans, Director of Health Systems Governance and Financing, World Health Organisation
  • Prof Kara Hanson, Professor of Health System Economics, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

At 11.00 am:

  • Lord Crisp KCB
  • Dr Julian Lob-Levyt CBE, Senior Vice President: International, DAI, former CEO, Gavi Alliance and former Chief Health Adviser, DFID
  • Simon Wright, Head of Child Survival, Save the Children UK, on behalf of Action for Global Health

Purpose of the Session

This is the first evidence session of the Committee’s inquiry on health system strengthening. The first panel will give Members the chance to hear from experts on health systems finance, governance and research. The second panel will focus on DFID strategy, transparency and accountability, community health and human resources and post-2015 challenges.

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