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The world came together for two days in Astana, Kazakhstan, at the Global Conference on Primary Health Care (From Alma-Ata towards Universal Health Coverage and the Sustainable Development Goals) to renew a commitment to primary health care to achieve universal health coverage and the Sustainable Development Goals. The Conference was held at the Palace of Independence and co-hosted by the Government of Kazakhstan, WHO and UNICEF.
A recently published IJQHC supplement describes the results and conclusions reached after deliberations at the Salzburg Global Seminar—Session 565 on ‘Better Health Care: How do we learn about improvement?’.
Board Member and Professor of Health Systems Research at the Australian Institute of Health Innovation at Macquarie University, Sydney Australia, Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite, attended the International Foresight Leading CN healthcare Summit 2017 and the 100th Anniversary of Peking Union Medical College in Beijing, China between 16-18 June 2017, representing ISQua.
The first conference on the 19th May 2017 was the Health Policy Reform by the National IPA Foundation. We heard presentations and debates on the need to re-engineer healthcare. The need for a new
structure under the stewardship of the National Health Insurance (NHI).
On 29th March three of ISQua's Board members - Cliff Hughes, David Bates & Leslee Thompson - and our RCPI/ISQua Quality Improvement Scholar in Residence, Dr John Brennan, joined leaders in healthcare quality improvement to present at Irelands first national conference on 'Leading for Quality in Changing Times' organised by the Royal College of Physicans of Ireland (RCPI) in connection with ISQua.