Join MOMENTUM at the Seventh Global Symposium on Health Systems Research

Published on October 14, 2022

From October 31 to November 4, MOMENTUM will be in Bogotá, Colombia, for the Seventh Global Symposium on Health Systems Research (HSR2022). If you’re attending the conference, either virtually or in person, check out our posters or join our satellite and oral sessions to learn how health systems can build their capacity to support the health of women and children all over the world. And don’t forget to stop by our booth to learn more about MOMENTUM and chat with our technical experts!

Satellite Session | October 31

From Theory to Practice: How to Plan, Monitor, and Adapt MNCH/FP/RH Programs in the COVID-19 Era

Join MOMENTUM Knowledge Accelerator, MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership, MOMENTUM Integrated Health Resilience, MOMENTUM Routine Immunization Transformation and Equity, and MOMENTUM Safe Surgery in Family Planning and Obstetrics for an interactive session about program planning, monitoring, and adaptation in the era of COVID-19. No pre-registration is required.

  • Monday, October 31 | 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Agora Bogotá Convention Center
  • Level 2 – Room B/C
  • Open to virtual attendees
Emmanuel Attramah/Jphiego
Satellite Session | November 1

Measuring Effective Coverage and Quality of Care to Improve the Health of Women, Children, and Adolescents in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs)

In this interactive session, join practitioners and academics from Countdown to 2030 and the IMPROVE Project and hear from MOMENTUM Knowledge Accelerator Technical Director Lara Vaz about how we can better measure quality of care for women, children, and adolescents in partner countries. Presenters will share new evidence-based methods for calculating and interpreting effective coverage, perspectives on data use and how they can be translated into programs, and how to interact with data and reflect on its usefulness.

  • Tuesday, November 1 | 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Agora Bogotá Convention Center
  • Level 3 – Room H/I
  • Open to virtual attendees
Satellite Session | November 1

The Financing and Delivery of Immunization: Transition from Funding the COVID-19 Pandemic Response to Recovery of Routine Immunization

Join this United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)-led satellite session to hear from global health experts about how we can transition from the COVID-19 pandemic response to recover routine immunization efforts, which have fallen behind during the pandemic. MOMENTUM Routine Immunization Transformation and Equity’s Grace Chee will present the project’s approaches to reaching hard-to-reach communities. The presentation will focus particularly on activities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), India, Mozambique, and Vietnam and their implications for the costs of COVID-19 vaccination.

  • Tuesday, November 1 | 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
  • Agora Bogotá Convention Center
  • Level 3 – Room J
  • Open to virtual attendees
MOMENTUM Routine Immunization Transformation and Equity
Oral Session | November 2

Systems and strategies for managing and evaluating infectious disease: Learning from the Reach Every District/Reach Every Community (RED/REC) Strategy in Immunization and Recovery From COVID-19

Join this oral session to hear from MOMENTUM Integrated Health Resilience’s Enrique Paz about the strengths and weaknesses of the RED/REC approach for immunization programs and how it can support primary health systems, especially in fragile settings.

  • Wednesday, November 2 | 4-5:00pm
  • Agora Bogotá Convention Center
  • Level 3 – Room J
  • Open to virtual attendees
Dr. Lazare Coulibaly, MOMENTUM Integrated Health Resilience Mali Technical Director


Posters will be available to view throughout the conference on Level 3 of the Agora Bogotá Convention Center.

Adrienne Surprenant/IMA World Health

Resilience for Social Systems: Innovative Approach to Mapping of MNCH/FP/RH Service Delivery in South Sudan

Learn about the “Resilience for Social Systems” approach, which MOMENTUM Integrated Health Resilience is using in South Sudan, as well as Mali and Niger, to help understand and improve how various parts of the health system react to and address disruptions, both during “calm” times and in periods of crisis.


Collaborative Priority-Setting for Research to Improve Health System Capacity to Deliver Safe and Appropriate Surgical Care: a Low- and Middle-Income Country Learning Agenda in Obstetrics, Fistula, and Family Planning

In this poster, MOMENTUM Safe Surgery in Family Planning and Obstetrics will present a virtual priority-setting process for learning and research to strengthen surgical care for maternal and newborn health and family planning.

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