Wednesday, 2 October 2019 | 09:00-11:00 | Room 2
All too often a government’s good intentions with regard to health system reform do not translate into good policy let alone effective implementation. And it is not necessarily a lack of money or human resources that frustrates reform efforts. Even well-resourced health systems can be stricken by a string of disappointing reforms. One way to address this issue is to strengthen governance, which is, in other words the way we make and implement collective decisions.
How can we strengthen the main dimensions of governance including accountability, transparency, participation, integrity and capacity? How can we empower governments and stakeholders in strengthening their governance? How can we reconfigure governance between national and sub-national levels? What disruption is necessary to get governance right?
These questions will be addressed in a highly interactive session using case studies, testimonials, group work, plenary discussion and active facilitation.