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Conference Day 1 - 27 March 2017

Plenary 1
What Now? Community Health in the SDG Era

  1. Stefan Peterson – Community Health Systems

Plenary 2
Implementation of Community Health Policies and Strategies: Country Evidence and Experience

  1. Aro Rajoelina - Challenges and Perspectives on Community Health : Madagascar Experiences
  2. Giorgio Cometto - Health Policy and Systems Support for CHWs Programmes
  3. Salim Hussein - Devolution and the Community Health Policies and Strategy in Kenya

Session 1:
Survive, Thrive and Transform Community-Based Interventions for Women's, Children's and Adolescents' Health

  1. Mark Young – Effectiveness of Community-Based Interventions for Women’s, Children’s, and Adolescents’ Health
  2. Zohra Lassi – Effectiveness of CHW Platforms for Delivering Community-Based Interventions for MNCH
  3. Henry Perry – Recommendations for Strengthening CBPHC to Improve MNCH

Session 2:
Community Systems: What, Who, How?

There were no presentations for Session 2

Session 3:
Linkages between Primary Health Care Systems and Communities

  1. Jim Ricca, Peter Waiswa, Mallika Raghavan, Stelio Dimande, Peter Winch – Linkages between PHC Systems and Communities: Managerial and Referral Systems
  2. Mallika Raghavan – CARE: Continuity Across Remote Environments
  3. Eusebio Chaquisse – Linkages between PHC Systems and Communities
  4. Mrunal Shetye – Improving Linkages between Primary Healthcare Services and the Community: Overcoming the Last Mile Delivery Challenges in the Indian Context
  5. Peter Waiswa – Experiences in Strengthening Transport and Referral Systems to Support Referral of Newborns: Two Pilots Studies in Eastern Uganda

Session 4:
Engaging Communities for Social and Behavioral Change

  1. Paul Kagwa, Telesphore Kabore, Chelsea Cooper, Ketan Chitnis, Michael Bailey, Fadzai Mutseyekwa, Ryan Borcherding – Engaging Communities for Social and Behavioral Change
  2. Mike Bailey – Using ICTs for Engaging Communities for Social and Behavioral Change
  3. Ryan Borcherding – Interactive Radio Drama in Malawi

Session 5:
Scaling Up Community Engagement in Primary Care Systems

  1. Gail Snetro-Plewman, Lisa Howard-Grabman, Sunil Babu, Sorsa Faltamo, Kaosar Afsana, Melanie Morrow, Ishtiaq Mannan, Arefin Islam – Scaling Up Community Engagement in Primary Care Systems

Session 6:
Resilient Systems for Assuring Commodities at the Community Level

  1. Jane Briggs – Strong Systems to Ensure Availability and Appropriate Use of Medicines at the Community Level: What Does This Mean?

Session 7:
Community-Based Practitioners: Evidence and Policy

  1. Zacchi Sabogu – Community-Based Practitioners: Evidence and Policy
  2. Mariam Sylla Diene – Reflections on the Acceptability and Feasibility of the Key Questions

Session 8:
Positioning Community Health Workers within National Strategies: Key Issues and Opportunities

  1. Doreen Ali, Precious Phiri – History and Future of Community Health Workers in Malawi
  2. Ochiawunma Ibe – Positioning CHWs within HRH Strategies: Key Issues and Opportunities from the Liberia Case Study
  3. Yamini Atmavilas, Arushi Bhatnagar – Motivation Matters: Findings from Studies of CHWs and Their Motivation and Work Climate from India

Session 9:
Supporting CHW Performance: Supervision Systems and Performance Management

  1. Uche Amazigo – Community-Directed Approach: Community Supervision and Support of Volunteers (CHWs/CDDs)
  2. Dan Otieno, Dyness Kasungami – Mentoring Community Health Volunteers to Improve Quality of Integrated Community Case Management: Successes, Challenges, and Lessons Learned
  3. Henry Perry – What’s the Evidence on Supervision and Performance Management? What Works and What Doesn’t?
  4. Rawlance Ndejjo – Supporting CHW Performance: Supervision Systems and Performance Management
  5. Elyse Zambite – Integrated Community Case Management of Childhood Illness in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Session 10:
Joint Health-Community Systems Support to CHW Programs: Partner Insights from the Integrating Community Health Investment Platform

  1. Paula Simeon Brunache, Julio Desormeaux – Haiti Model: Polyvalent Community Health Agent
  2. Miriam Taegtmeyer, Lilian Otiso, Daniel Kavoo – SQALE: Sustaining Quality Approaches for Locally-Embedded Community Health Services in Kenya
  3. Tamba Boima, Mallika Raghavan – Joint Health-Community Systems Support to CHW Programs: Partner Insights from the Integrating Community Health Investment Platform

Session 11:
Innovative Approaches to Involve Communities and Improve Coverage by CHWs

  1. Donela Besada – One- or Two-Tier Community Health Workers Cadres: Resource Implications for South Africa
  2. David Sanders – Innovative Approaches to Involve Communities and Improve Coverage by CHWs
  3. Vandana Prasad – Participatory Learning and Action for Health and Nutrition

Session 12:
Makerere University CHW Symposium Highlights

  1. David Musoke – Highlights of the Symposium on Community Health Workers, 21-23 February 2017, Kampala, Uganda
  2. Kagwa Paul – CHW Symposium: Lessons Learned and Implications for Uganda
  3. Kenneth Mugumya – Lessons Learned from CHW Symposium: Implementing Partners Perspective

Conference Day 2 - 28 March 2017

Plenary 3:
Sustainable Financing for Community Health

  1. Mickey Chopra – Sustainable Financing for Community Health Systems

Plenary 4:
Multi-Stakeholder and Multi-Sectoral Partnerships to Elevate Community Voice: Principles and Country Models

  1. Ajay Khera – Multi-Stakeholder and Multi-Sectoral Partnerships: Experiences and Lessons from India
  2. Anthony Costello – The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH): Global and Country Linkages

Session 13:
Fnancing CHW Programs: The Case, Financing Sources, Enablers, and Prioritization

  1. Mickey Chopra, Dan Palazueloes, Phyllis Heydt – Financing CHW Programs: The Case, Financing Sources, Enablers, and Prioritization

Session 14:
Financing CHW Programs: Approaches from New CHW Program in Liberia

  1. Nan Chen, Roland Kessely – Financing CHW Programs in Liberia

Session 15:
Planning and Costing Community Health Systems

  1. David Collins – Community Health Planning and Costing Tool

Session 16:
Result-Based Financing and Community Focus

  1. Celestin Bukunga – The Involvement of Community-Based Organizations: A Major Factor in the Success of Results-Based Financing Projects (French)
  2. Celestin Bukunga – The Involvement of Community-Based Organizations: A Major Factor in the Success of Results-Based Financing Projects (English)
  3. Danielle Charlet – Community Components of Results-Based Financing
  4. David Kamanga – Rwanda Community Performance-Based Financing

Session 17:
Community-Based Financing Schemes

  1. Hailu Zelelew – Overview of Community-Based Health Insurance Lessons
  2. Kumar Shailabh – Scaling Community-Owned Health Mutual Risk Pools in India
  3. Sintayehu Abebe Woldie, Hailu Zelelew – Ethiopia Community Health Financing

Session 18:
Public/Private Partnerships for Strategy, Leadership, and Management in Community Health

  1. Kiersten Abate - AMP Health Overview

Session 19:
Engaging the Private Sector to Advance Community Health

  1. Joseph Addo-Yobo, Susan Rae Ross – Engaging the Private Sector to Advance Community Health

Session 20:
Partnerships to Strengthen Community-Based Service Delivery and Demand

  1. Paul Kagwa, Emilie Chambert – Partnering to Strengthen Community Health in Uganda
  2. Koasar Afsana – Partnership that Gives Dividends
  3. Mohammad Yousuf - Community Clinic: A Pro Poor and Pro-People Health Initiative in Rural Bangladesh

Session 21:
Partnerships to Strengthen Community Voice and Accountability

  1. Denise Namburete – Community Engagement for Improved Accountability and Health Service Delivery
  2. Filimona Bisrat – Linking Partners across Funding and Technical Stream: The Ethiopia Experience with the CORE Group Polio Project
  3. Frank Harle – Partnering to Improve Community Health Outcomes for Girls in Remote Rural Settings in South Africa: A Multi-Sectoral Approach for Strengthening Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Reducing Teenage Pregnancy through Provision of Information and Services
  4. Gwyneth Cotes – Partnerships for Social and Behavior Change: Scaling Up the Community Video Approach in Niger
  5. Lisa Hilmi, David Shanklin – Partnerships to Strengthen Community Voice and Accountability

Conference Day 3 - 29 March 2017

Session 22:
Prioritizing Community Health with EQUIST to Advance Equity and Accountability

  1. Carlos Carrera – EQUIST: Putting Data to Work for the Most Deprived
  2. Doreen Ali, Kyaw Aung, Vandana Stapleton – Strategies for Strengthening Community Systems for Health, Nutrition, and HIV in Malawi
  3. Mariam Diene, Ramatoulaye Dioume, Khady Seck – Bottleneck Analysis for Childbirth in Senegal (French)
  4. Mariam Diene, Ramatoulaye Dioume, Khady Seck – Reaching the Most Vulnerable Populations through Community Health (French)

Session 23:
Strengthening Community Health and Improving Resilience in Emergencies and Fragile Contexts

  1. Nathan Miller – Case Studies of CHWs Emergencies
  2. Sarah Hoibak – Challenging Operating Environments: Operational Policy

Session 24:
Evidence-Based Approaches for Targeting Equity and Social Accountability

  1. Barbara Kalima-Phiri – Evidence-Based Approaches for Targeting Equity and Social Accountability: Citizen Voice and Action
  2. Faridah Luyiga Mwanje – Citizen-Led Advocacy for Accountability in Health: Championing Social Accountability for RMNCAH
  3. Isthiaq Mannan – Unleashing the Potential of Community: The MaMoni Experience in Bangladesh
  4. Poonam Muttreja – Strengthening Community Action for Health under the National Health Mission
  5. Thumbiko Msiska - Can CARE's Community Score Card Improve Community Health Worker Performance and Accountability?
  6. Walter Flores – Using Audiovisual Evidence for Citizen-Led Accountability

Session 25:
Monitoring and Evaluation for Community Programming, Including Community Engagement and Equity

  1. Dyness Kasungami, Tanya Guenther – Overview of Recommended Indicators for Routine Monitoring of iCCM
  2. Jim Ricca – Monitoring and Evaluation for Community Programming, Including Community Empowerment and Equity
  3. Susan Rifkin – Measuring Community Participation and Empowerment: Potential and Challenges

Session 26:
Community Empowerment and Gender

  1. Jacqueline Caglia, Mahesh Shukla, Mabel Kear – Community Empowerment and Gender
  2. Hamidour Oum Ramatou Ganda – Gender Mainstreaming in Community Health in Niger (French)

Session 27:
Tools and Models to Strengthen the Community Health Workforce

  1. Arti Maria – Family Centered Care: A Social Collaboration to Improve Neonatal Health
  2. Julia Berman – 360 Degree Supervision within the ProCCM Framework
  3. Melanie Morrow – Introduction to the C3 Tool (CHW Coverage and Capacity) to Strengthen CHW Policy and Programming
  4. Melanie Morrow – Global Reference Guide for Community Health Worker Programs at Scale
  5. Ram Kumar Shrestha – Improve Performance of CHWs/CHVs by Strengthening the Community System
  6. Sascha Lamstein – How Do Community Health Workers Contribute to Better Nutrition?
  7. Liz Creel, Cal Bruns – Data, Dialogue and Design Thinking to Advance Community Health Policy
    (film for slide 14 is available here)

Session 28:
Community Health Information Systems: Best Practices and Emergent Trends

  1. Anna Winters - What Makes Community Health Information Systems Work?: Some Core Principles, Some Real-Life Examples
  2. Anne Katahoire – Community and District Empowerment for Scale Up (CODES) Project: Empowering Communities with Information to Monitor Health Service Provision and Demand for Quality Services
  3. Dawne Walker – What is a Community-Based Information System?: Developing a Framework
  4. Leah McManus – mHero: Connecting Community Health Workers to Their Support System
  5. Salim Hussein – Experience of the Kenya MoH Working with the MEASURE Evaluation PIMA Project: Strengthening Community-Based Health Information Systems
  6. Vikas Dwivedi – Community-Based Information System: Digital Health and Interoperability

Session 29:
Frontiers in Community Health: Use of Digital Tools to Improve Consumer-Provider Interactions

  1. Angela Anatory - Overseeing the National CRVS Improvement Program in Mainland Tanzania
  2. Brima Osaio-Kamara – Death Reporting in Sierra Leone
  3. Francis Yeji - Automated Verbal Autopsy in Ghana: The Role of Community Health Workers and Other Cadres
  4. Godfrey Ngoboka – Rwanda HBCP Program: A Health Sector and CRVS Collaboration for Notification, Reporting and Registration of Vital Events (Death)
  5. Gregory Kabadi - Integrating an Automated VA in Notification and Reporting of Vital Events into the National CHW Program in Tanzania: Progress and Plans
  6. Usha Kiran Tarigopula - Frontiers in Community Health: Use of Digital Tools to Improve Consumer Provider Interactions

Session 30:
Building National Capacity and Demand for Embedded Implementation Research to Take Forward the Community Health Agenda

  1. Kumanan Rasanathan – What Is Embedded Implementation Research?
  2. Sarah Hodin, Kayla McGowan – Communicating and Disseminating Research Findings

Session 31:

Findings on Evidence Reviews on Community Participation and Capacity

  1. Lisa Howard-Grabman, Asha George, Chelsea Cooper, Telesphore Kabore, Ishtiaq Mannan, Melanie Morrow, Gail Snetro-Plewman – Community Participation and Capacity Development

Session 32:
Selected Topics in Implementation Research for Community-Based Service Delivery

  1. Jacqueline Caglia – Maternal Health Knowledge Café
  2. Jim Ricca – Selected Topics in Implementation Research for Community-Based Service Delivery
  3. Leigh Wynne – Expanding Community-Based Access to Injectable Contraception: A Global Overview
  4. Michel Paque – Integrated Community Case Management of Childhood Illnesses Implementation Research in Bondo, Kenya
  5. Samira Aboubaker – WHO Guideline for Management of Possible Serious Bacterial Infection in Neonates and Young Infants Where Referral Is Not Feasible

Conference Day 4 - 30 March 2017

Plenary 5
Country Planning and Learning

  1. Bruno Meessen - Global Collective Intelligence for our Community Health Action
  2. Jerome Pfaffmann - Building Community Health Systems
  3. Seblewengel Lemma - International Institute for Primary Health Care in Ethiopia