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Events and Conferences

  • The European Health Management Association (EHMA) Annual Conference 2015: “Evidence-Based Management: Better Decisions, Better Healthcare” 
    Date: 15 - 17 June 2015, Breda, the Netherlands   
    The conference will provide the opportunity to discuss how to improve decision making in healthcare, and to make better use of evidence-based management in practice.   

  •  Faculty of Public Health conference 2015: The Politics of Healthy Change  

    Date: 23 - 24 June 2015, Gateshead, UK  
    Registration for the FPH Annual Conference 2015 is now open. Anyone interested in sponsor/exhibit opportunities read the prospectus and contact conference2015@fph.org.uk

  • The International Congress of the Royal College of Psychiatrists 
    Date: 29 June – 2 July 2015, Birmingham, UK 
    The congress promises to be a veritable treat of lectures, workshops, symposia and discussions on the pressing mental health issues of our time - an ideal conference if you want to network, listen, learn, challenge and be challenged by the latest developments in the field.

  • Intervention Research into Health Literacy of the Ageing population: Sustainable Health Systems through Evidence-based Guidelines on Improving Health Literacy

    Date: 17 November 2015, Brussels

    The IROHLA Consortium would like to invite you to participate in IROHLA’s closing conference: Sustainable Health Systems through Evidence-based Guidelines on Improving Health Literacy which will take place at the Management Centre Europe, Brussels. Register to secure your complimentary place at www.healthliteracyconference.eu

Job vacancies

  • Health Specialist, P-4, New York

    Deadline: 18 May 2015

    The incumbent is to provide technical support to, and strengthen capacities of, regional and priority country offices and fragile or countries at risk for crises, for mainstreaming equity focused and evidence based policy dialogue, decentralized monitoring for equity in programming and development of risk-informed and resilient health systems.  

  • Ebola Outbreak – Surge Capacity – Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Specialist, Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone 

    Deadline: 25 June 2015

    The incumbent will provide advice for protecting occupational health and safety in WHO operated/led workplaces - offices, field missions, facilities and international medical teams. Produce, distribute, promote and update policies/objectives relating occupational health and safety at work in relation to Ebola response. 


  • Bridging the Gap: using an interrupted time series design to evaluate systems reform addressing refugee maternal and child health inequalities

    Published by: Jane Yelland et al, 30 April 2015

    It is envisaged that the Bridging the Gap program will provide essential evidence to support service and policy innovation and knowledge about what it takes to implement sustainable improvements in the way that health services support vulnerable populations, within the constraints of existing resources. Please click here to read the article.

  • Health Insurance System Revision in the Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany and the Slovak Republic

    Published by: Zuzana Horváthová & Josef Abrhám, April 2015

    The aim of this paper is to evaluate the treatment of health insurance and selected aspects of health systems in selected EU countries (Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany and the Slovak Republic), and on the basis of mutual comparison to draw up recommendations for the implementation of social policy instruments at the national level and also to explain examples of good practice. Please click here to read the article.