• Taimur Chambers Plot # 10-D (WEST), Fazal-ul-Haq Rd, Islamabad
  • (+92) 51-2278134, (+92) 51-2278135
  • Taimur Chambers Plot # 10-D (WEST), Fazal-ul-Haq Rd, Islamabad
  • (+92) 51-2278134, (+92) 51-2278135

SOUTH ASIAN REGIONAL CONSULTATION ON HEALTH POLICY INSTITUTIONS

Concept Note:

South Asian Consultation of Think Tanks and Academia on Health and SDGs

Taking advantage of the large attendance of experts at the Sustainable Development Conference, IDRC along with SDPI is hosting a regional consultation meeting on the broad topic of Policy research institutions and evidence based research informing policies to accelerate health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Participants in the consultation will be researchers and policy analysts from both government and policy research institutions, across sectors related to health. The objective of the consultation will be to dialogue on the role of policy research institutions including think tanks and academic institutions in providing the evidence base, supporting countries to meet the goals and targets set by the SDGs, and bridging the globally set health agenda with national priorities and implementation strategies. Furthermore, the session will also discuss: strong health policies and systems, national and regional contexts, the promotion of Southern voices in the universal health agenda, country mainstreaming of the SDGs, and the role of policy research institutions in informing the health-policy shifts required to move towards SDG attainment by 2030.

The event will take place on Dec 5th 2016 at Islamabad

(note: by invitation only)

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Final report

South Asian Regional Consultation on Health Policy Research Institutions