Global WHO Evidence-to-Policy (E2P) Summit | 15-17 November 2021

16 October, 2021

Evidence as a catalyst for policy and societal change. Towards more equitable, resilient and sustainable global health [*see note below]

The COVID-19 pandemic marks a turning point for evidence-informed health policy- and decision-making, posing unprecedented challenges to translating a rapidly evolving body of evidence into tangible response efforts and health policy decisions.

Join global experts and stakeholders at the WHO Global E2P Summit to capitalize on lessons learned during the pandemic and explore pathways to strengthening crisis-resilient country capacities towards more equitable, resilient, and sustainable global health.

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Registrations will soon be open [*see note below]

Best regards,

The E2PSummit2021 Team

HIFA profile: Cristian Mansilla is a PhD student and Research Assistant at McMaster University, Canada. He formerly worked with EVIPNet Chile for the Ministry of Health in Chile. Professional interests: Evidence Informed Health Policies, Health Systems Research & Public Health. camansil AT

[*Note from HIFA moderator (Neil PW): This summit is highly relevant to HIFA. Is anyone planning to take part? Would you be willing to represent HIFA and share your observations with us during and after the summit? Here is some more info from the website: 'The WHO Evidence-to-Policy (E2P) Summit will be held fully virtually on a dedicated meeting platform available through this website. Registrations are scheduled to open on Friday 15 October 2021. The Summit provides a forum to capitalize on the lessons learned in evidence-informed policy-making in times of COVID-19. The event offers a platform for researchers, policymakers, health actors, civil society organizations and media representatives to spark new collaborations across the evidence ecosystem. Together, they will explore pathways to strengthening crisis-resilient country capacities, and spurring progress towards achieving WHO's triple billion targets and the Sustainable Development Goals.']