The Global Forum on Research and Innovation for Health will take place in Manila, from 24-27 August 2015, bringing together all stakeholders who play a role in making research and innovation benefit health, equity and development.
Forum 2015 provides a platform where low- and middle-income countries take prime position in defining the global health research agenda, in presenting solutions, and in creating effective partnerships for action.
This event will use a mix of informative and interactive discussions, workshops, and networking sessions structured around six major themes to showcase solutions to the world's unmet health needs through research and innovation.

Programme pillars and themes

I. Increasing the Effectiveness of Research and Innovation for Health (through):

  • Social accountability
  • Increasing investments
  • Country-driven capacity building

II. The role of research and innovation (in improving): 

  • Food safety and security
  • Health in mega-cities
  • Disaster risk reduction

Registration will open on January 12, 2015.  Please also note that there will be a reduced ‘early-bird’ registration fee available until June 19, 2015.

Get involved in shaping the programme for this meeting by submitting an abstract or proposing an organized session.

The Forum 2015 organizers call for abstracts and session proposals from policymakers, business and community leaders, researchers and scholars, non-profit and international organizations, and any others from various disciplines and sectors whose work addresses key concerns in research and innovation for health and development.

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