“Unpicking Power and Politics for Transformative Change: Towards Accountability for Health Equity” Workshop Report

Published on 3 October 2017

While “accountability” has become an increasingly popular buzzword in health systems debates and health service delivery, it has multiple – and contested – meanings.

From 19-21 July 2017, IDS brought together 80-plus activists, researchers, public health practitioners and policy makers to examine critically the forces that shape accountability in health systems, from local to global levels.

Our partners in convening this workshop, as part of a new IDS programme on Accountability for Health Equity were:

This is the workshop report for the event which is a record of the presentations and discussions that occurred over the course of these three days.

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Erica Nelson

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Gerald Bloom

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