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Bjorg Palsdottir

Training for Health Equity Network:THEnet

Björg Pálsdóttir is a co-founder and Chief Executive Officer at THEnet: Training for Health Equity Network. THEnet is a global partnership of health workforce education institutions committed to reducing health inequities and increasing schools’ social accountability. She has helped develop THEnet’s collaborative research, capacity development, evaluation and advocacy efforts. Ms. Pálsdóttir served on the committee developing recommendation on transformative education for the WHO’S Global Strategy on Human Resources for Health, is the Team Lead for the WHO’s Global Health Workforce Network’s Technical Working Group on Equity within the Health Workforce Data and Evidence Hub and led the writing a policy brief on “Enabling Universal Health Coverage and Empowering Communities through Socially Accountable Workforce Education" in 2016 for the United Nations High-Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Development. She is a member of the National Academies Health and Medicine Division’s Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education and chairs its Innovation Collaborative on Learning through Community Engagement.



Presentations by Bjorg Palsdottir
Leadership for social accountability: who should we involve and how much?
Leadership for social accountability: who should we involve and how much?
Wednesday 11th September 3:30pm to 5:30pm


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Global Health: Delivered by Women, Led by Men A Gender and Equity Analysis of the Global Health and Social Workforce
Global Health: Delivered by Women, Led by Men A Gender and Equity Analysis of the Global Health and Social Workforce
Friday 13th September 10:50am to 10:55am


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