From September 29th – 30th, over 50 thought leaders in global health are gathering in Cape Town, South Africa for the Third Global Governance for Health Roundtable. The Leadership, Management & Governance (LMG) Project is collaborating on the Roundtable with the Health Policy Project and the Health Finance and Governance Project.
On the first day of the Roundtable, topics covered ranged from measuring the value of governance, including vulnerable populations in governance, and case studies on decentralization in Kenya and Afghanistan.
Participnat Eunice Seekoe. Head of the School of Health Sciences at the University of Fort Hare, South Africa.
Participants engage in a lively discussion including Barry Kistnasamy the Compensation Commissioner for South Africa’s Department of Health (center).
Tshepo Kgositau, Regional Coordinator for Gender DynamiX, delivers comments for the session, “Inclusion: Engaging Vulnerable and Marginalized Populations in Governance for Health Gains.”
Panelist for “Politics and Health Governance: Strategies for Ensuring Commitment to Health Systems.” From left: Derick Brinkerhoff, Distinguished Fellow in International Public Management, RTI International, Health Policy Project (HPP); Anele Yawa, Representative, Treatment Action Campaign; Aaron Mulaki, Health Systems/Public Administration Advisor, HPP/Kenya, RTI International; Christopher Tapscott, Director, School of Government, University of the Western Cape; and Robert Ndieka, Monitoring and Evaluation Expert, African Union Commission.