Director talks at HSRUK conference
Prof Richard Lilford, Director of NIHR ARC West Midlands, recently took part in an online discussion as part of the 2020 Health Services Research UK Conference. A recording of the session, on mobilising UK Health Services Research capacity and learning to build partnerships for tackling health policy and systems challenges in low and middle-income countries, is available online: https://hsruk.org/conference-2020/sessions/mobilising-uk-hsr-capacity-and-learning-build-partnerships-tackling-health
During the session the speakers discuss the importance of global collaboration in health research and what is needed to ensure such collaboration is effective and equitable. They also focus on the funding landscape for Global Health Policy and Systems Research in the UK; what challenges may be faced when looking to conduct collaborative research in low- and middle-income settings, and what solutions may be found; as well as to maximise impact of such research.