For more than ten years, The Global Health Network has become a vast and highly engaged community comprised of healthcare workers, researchers and data scientists from across the globe and organisations that drive and support health research. The Global Health Network aims to enable locally-led evidence generation in diseases, communities and settings where vital evidence is lacking. The Global Health Network has developed to become a trusted, neutral and well-regarded facility for knowledge mobilisation in Global Health research. The Global Health Network HDR Global and regional partners have a partnership to build Data Science across all activities to tackle the current inequity in where data science expertise exists and who benefits from the rapid advances made. Through this initiative, HDR Global, The Global Health Network community, and regional partners are working to enable new evidence through existing datasets, placing expertise in disease areas and geographies where skills are lacking and supporting this with access to technology, methods and systems to take up data science to change health outcomes and address this inequity.
Grand Challenges is a family of initiatives fostering innovation to solve critical global health and development problems. Partnership initiatives like Grand Challenges Africa, Grand Challenges India, Grand Challenges Brazil and the Grand Challenges International COVID-19 Data Alliance (ICODA) cohort provide a mechanism to engage local innovators and create opportunities to collaborate across initiatives to solve local, regional and global problems. Despite solutions from such partnership activities being aimed to outlive the funding duration and meet the contextual gaps, they are sometimes minimally communicated, poorly scaled up, grantees remain isolated, and consequently, their impact is marginal.
To bridge this gap, The Global Health Network and HDR Global, in collaboration with GC Community, have prepared a webinar to demonstrate and showcase how research can be shared, scaled and translated beyond publication and the funding cycle.
Part 1: The Global Health Network and Resources
Thursday, 3 November 2022 | 15:00 GMT (12:00 BRT, 18:00 EAT, 20:30 IST)
The first part of the two series webinar aims to:
- Introduce the GC community to The Global Health Network Resources
- Highlight the different tools and opportunities for knowledge sharing and mobilisation, translation of research to policy and practice through the communities of practice
- Introduce the GC community to the TGHN, HDR Global and Regional partners foundational programme