Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research

Welcome to the website of the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research which will be held in Cape Town, South Africa, from 30 September to 3 October 2014.

The theme of the symposium is the science and practice of people-centred health systems, chosen to enable participants to address current and critical concerns of relevance across countries in all parts of the world. Researchers, policy-makers, funders, implementers and other stakeholders, from all regions and all socio-economic levels, will work together on the challenge of how to make health systems more responsive to the needs of individuals, families and communities.

Save the Symposium dates now and come back regularly to find updated information here.

Participation is encouraged from experts and newcomers to the broad field of health systems research

Find out more about the Symposium


Symposium Co Sponsors

with the support of the Department of Health of the Republic of South Africa

Key Dates

  • Individual abstract submitters notified

    30 April 2014

  • Early-bird registration closes

    1 June 2014

  • Regular registration opens

    2 June 2014