Second Global Forum on Human Resources for Health: Conference Programme

Tuesday 25 January 2011
09:00-18:00 Side meetings/skill building workshops
18:30-20:00 Reception & Launch of the "Kampala Declaration and Agenda for Global Action Progress Report"

Wednesday 26 January 2011
07:00-18:00 Field visits

Thursday 27 January 2011
09:00-10:30 Opening Session & Key note Address
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-12:30 Plenary session 1: From Kampala to Bangkok: Marking progress, forging solutions
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 Plenary session 2: Have leaders made a difference? how leadership can show the way towards the MDGs?"
15:00-15:30 Break
15:30-17:30 1. Coherent leadership for health workforce solutions
2. Serving in the frontlines: personal experiences and country strategies for retention of HRH in rural areas
3. Will the WHO Global Code stop the brain drain? What will it take to succeed?
4. Do GHIs contribute to equity in access to HRH?
5. Economic fluctuations, universal health coverage and the health workforce
6. Overcoming HRH crisis in conflict and post-conflict situations
7. High Level Roundtable: Working together for health workers (Private Meeting)
18:00-20:30 Welcome Dinner

Friday 28 January 2011
09:00-10:00 Plenary session 3: Professional Education for 21st Century
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-12:30 8. Building Capacity to Translate HRH Evidence into Action to Sustain HRH Policy, Decisions and System Strengthening
9. Innovative solutions for strengthening HRH information systems
10. Scaling up HRH towards equity
11. Seeking the stamp of good quality? Imperatives of HRH regulation and accreditation
12. Financing health worker education and training
13. Dedicated Spirit: The Charm and Charisma of HRH
14. The UN Secretary General Global Strategy for Women's and Children's health: will anything be done about the workforce?
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 Plenary session 4: Making HRH Innovation Work for Strengthening Health Systems
15:00-15:30 Break
15:30-17:00 15. Building capacity to generate evidence in HRH action oriented research
16. Innovative education and training for HRH
17. HRH situation and trend in developed countries and their potential implications to developing countries
18. Trade in health services and impact on HRH
19. Self reliance to health and well being through local resources and knowledge
20. Skills mix to achieve universal access to essential health care: a family health worker in every village?

Saturday 29 January 2011
09:00-10:30 Synthesis: summary conclusion & next steps
10:30 Break
11:00-12:30 Closing session of the 2nd Global Forum
12:30-14:00 Lunch