World Health Summit: Research for Health and Sustainable Development

Global Health Europe a organized a discussion meeting on Research for Health and Sustainable Development” at this year’s World Health Summit. The meeting, held on October 23rd, 2012, emphasized that meeting people’s aspirations for health and health equity required a special kind of symbiosis between policy, research and practice.Taking this vision of a unified effort to achieve better health and health equity as a starting point, the Global Health Europe Symposium looked at the policy domain and the domain of research development and innovation, asking about both the nature of policies, frameworks, structures and settings that are needed for effective research and innovation for global health; and the important role of research and innovation in informing policy and action for global health; while bearing in mind the many barriers that exist across the interface between these domains and asking how these can be overcome.

For a detailed report of the meeting, click here