WHO’s Alliance For Health Policy And Systems Research Releases First-Ever World Report
WHO: First World Report on Health Policy and Systems Research
“The first-ever ‘World Report on Health Policy and Systems Research’ was launched today at a special meeting, organized to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the inception of the [Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research]. The meeting was co-hosted by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and was co-sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Bank. ‘This World Report on Health Policy and Systems Research (HPSR) reflects the importance of monitoring and measuring developments in the field. It provides evidence that allows national policymakers and funders to see how their investments contribute to the generation and use of policy-relevant knowledge,’ says Dr. Marie-Paule Kieny, WHO assistant director general for health systems and innovation…” (4/25).