Mérieux Foundation co-organized event

SIHI partners workshop: creating an enabling environment for social innovation in health

9 September - 7 October 2020 - Webinars


SIHI partners workshop: creating an enabling environment for social innovation in health

The Social Innovation in Health Initiative (SIHI) is a global network of passionate individuals and institutions invested in advancing social innovation in health through research, capacity building and advocacy. Established in 2014, SIHI now has research hubs in six countries and is establishing new hubs in five additional countries.

The Social Innovation in Health Initiative was delighted to announce two online open events – one focused on response to emergencies (Wednesday, September 9, 1-3pm GMT) and another on meeting social innovators (Wednesday, October 7, 1-3pm GMT).

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Resources & Participants

Day 1 – Social innovation response to emergencies

  • Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2020
  • Time: 1-3pm GMT

Learn about how social innovations are helping to curb COVID-19 and could potentially adapt to respond to future health emergencies; from innovators, government officials, researchers and foundations in a live panel discussion.

Day 2 – Meet the social innovators

  • Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2020
  • Time: 1-3pm GMT

How can innovators, governments, researchers and foundations work together to advance social innovation in health efforts through research and guided by strong evidence? This live panel discussion will have innovators, government officials and foundation representatives share best practices.

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The SIHI network is supported by TDR. TDR is able to conduct its work thanks to the support from a variety of funders. TDR receives additional funding from Sida, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, to support SIHI.


Day 1 Day 1 - Wednesday, September 9

Day 2 Day 2 - Tuesday, October 7