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Grant Opportunities: Call for Nominations: 2022 HPSR Societal Awards

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Deadline: 14-Jul-22

The Health Systems Global (HSG) and the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research (the Alliance) are pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2022 HPSR Societal Awards.

The 2022 HPSR Societal Awards is to recognize and celebrate high standards of professional performance and exceptional contributions of individuals or organizations to the field of health policy and systems research and health systems strengthening.

The 2022 award ceremony will be held at the 7th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research (HSR2022) in Bogota, Colombia from 31 October to 4 November 2022.

Categories
  • The HPSR Lifetime Service Award: Presented to an individual or organization in recognition of extraordinary lifetime achievement in the field of health policy and systems research; notable original research and/or conceptual and theoretical contributions in the field of HPSR and/or; for leadership in the promotion, utilization or mainstreaming of HPSR and/or; outstanding leadership as an educator and/or mentor in the field of HPSR.
  • The Sam Adjei Distinguished Public Service Award: Presented to an individual who demonstrates leadership in evidence-based policy formulation for health systems strengthening; demonstrated leadership of initiatives to strengthen health policy or systems in their particular context; application of health policy or systems research evidence to health systems strengthening or policy reforms; encouragement of linkages between the research, and policy or practice communities; and the significance of their work for population health.
  • Young Professional Award: Presented to an individual involved for their outstanding promotion of HPSR knowledge generation and use or advocacy of the field.
Award Information
  • The HPSR Lifetime Service Award: Plaque with lifetime HSG membership 
  • The Sam Adjei Distinguished Public Service Award: Plaque and 2-year HSG membership
  • Young Professional Award: Plaque and 2-year HSG membership
Evaluation Criteria
  • The HPSR Lifetime Service Award
    • Notable original research and/or conceptual and theoretical contributions in the field of HPSR and/or 
    • Leadership in the promotion, utilization or mainstreaming of HPSR and/or 
    • Outstanding leadership as an educator and/or mentor in the field of HPSR 
    • Minimum of 15 years of service in HPSR
    • Nominees need not excel across all of these criteria but need to demonstrate excellence in at least one of these capacities
  • The Sam Adjei Distinguished Public Service Award
    • Leadership of initiatives to strengthen health policy or systems in their particular context; 
    • Application of health policy or systems research evidence to health systems strengthening or policy reforms; Encouragement of linkages between the research, and policy or practice communities; and the significance o their work for population health.
    • Nominees need to have outstanding achievements in at least one area and demonstrate excellence in one or more additional areas listed above and have to be individuals currently or previously in an elected or appointed position in government, an international agency or other non-profit organization engaged in public-service.
  • Young Professional Award
    • Contribution to the innovative promotion of HPSR knowledge generation and its use to improve the performance of health systems and/or
    • Contribution to advocacy for the field of HPSR in a particular context 
    • Nominees need to be in the 21-35 age group and must have demonstrated excellence in at least one of these capacities. 
    • Nominees need to provide a concrete example and its efficacy.

For more information, visit https://healthsystemsglobal.org/news/call-for-nominations-2022-hpsr-societal-awards/

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