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Knowledge Event and Policy Course - Asia Pacific Network for Health Systems Strengthening (ANHSS)

Updated: Aug 25

We are pleased to announce that (a) A Knowledge Event - Health System and Community Resilience: Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic (4 December 2023), and (b) A Policy Course on Health System Private Sector Engagement for Primary Care Led Integrated-Seamless Health Care Intervention (5-7 December 2023) is to be held by the Asia Pacific Network for Health Systems Strengthening (ANHSS). The collaborating local institution is The Centre for Health Systems and Policy Research of the Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, one of the founding members of ANHSS.

  • The one-day Knowledge Event (4 December 2023) will comprise: 1) Presentations by key policy decision makers and academics working in the pandemic responses from countries and jurisdictions in the Asia-Pacific Region to discuss lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic in health systems transformation, and strategies for institutionalizing the knowledge gained for health system and community resilience; 2) Invitation for poster presentation to present research work relating to health system and community resilience in the pandemic.

The abstract submission guidelines and selection criteria are attached or can be downloaded here.

  • The 3-day Policy Course (5-7 December 2023) will provide an overview of the challenges encountered in the transformation to a primary care led seamless integrated healthcare system in both tax and social insurance finance healthcare system, and discuss framework and mechanisms for primary care led integrated health care systems with course participants’ input in the context of their health systems. The health system governance (policy) instruments of financing, strategic purchasing, contracting, regulation and information will be elaborated. The course will also cover critical factors for implementation, approaches in monitoring and evaluation of policy interventions with case studies on countries experience.

The programme of Policy Course is attached or can be downloaded here.

Important Dates

Registration of Knowledge Event/ Policy Course ( closing on 15 November, 2023 23:59 [Hong Kong Time]

Poster Abstract Submission ( closing on 31 October, 2023 23:59 [Hong Kong Time]

For details, please refer to the attached flyer or visit our websites at

Should you have any enquiries, please do not hesitate to contact:

Ms Christine KO (Tel: 852 2252 8702; email: / Ms MIAO Ho-yee (Tel: 852 2252 8783; email:

We look forward to your support and participation in the Knowledge Event and Policy Course!

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