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ANNOUNCING – Health Systems in Asia
A Social Science & Medicine Conference
13 - 16 December, 2013 - National University of Singapore
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Health System Reform in Asia Conference

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Health System Reform in Asia is a new conference, in association with Social Science & Medicine - the world’s most cited social science journal. It is an interdisciplinary conference focusing on the health system reforms Asian countries have adopted, or are considering, during rapid economic, social, demographic and epidemiologic change in the region.

Comparisons of reform experiences within and outside Asia are particularly encouraged.
The conference welcomes empirical examinations of health outcomes, social, economic and political analyses as well as theoretical and philosophical contributions on these themes.

The Conference Committee welcomes submissions on any of the following topics:

  • Governance and regulation
  • Financing and payment arrangements
  • Service delivery, quality assurance and and organisation of care
  • Knowledge management for policy; policy capacity and policy process
  • Monitoring, evaluating and researching the impact of reform
  • Health workforce development
  • Medical pluralism and mainstreaming of traditional healthcare
  • Health access and improvement particularly for vulnerable populations and equity impact
  • Aid management and the role of donors in health sector reform
  • Consumer and community participation
  • Use of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs); innovation and e-health
  • Emerging ecological, social and epidemiological challenges (inc. chronic illness)
  • Risk reduction and illness prevention

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Publication

A Special Issue of Social Science & Medicine will publish selected papers presented at this conference after the event

For more information see www.healthreformasia.com/conference-publication.html.

 

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With support received from The Rockefeller Foundation

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Faculty of Social Sciences, The University of Hong Kong

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Organised by Elsevier

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