Forum for Health Policy 2017
|Coordinator||Forum för Health Policy|
|Funding from Vinnova||SEK 100 000|
|Project duration||January 2017 - March 2018|
Purpose and goal
The Forum for Health Policy serves as a neutral platform where policymakers, researchers and providers meet to consider important issues for the future of the Swedish health system.Forum for Health Policy focuses on activities that aim to strengthen the interaction between policy makers and researchers in health policy. During 2017 the number of members has increased. Events have attracted a big audience. A large number of blog spots have been published. An increased number of organisations, researchers, patient associations, entrepreneurs have shown interest in Forum.
Expected results and effects
Through workshops, seminars and roundtable discussions, policy makers, researchers and other stakeholders have met to discuss important issues within health policy. International speaker have been invited. A network of researchers have been affiliated to Forum to will help broaden and deepen the debate in Sweden and develop evidence-based knowledge for future policy. Policy briefs, knowledge summaries and recommendations have been published. Forum has had an extensive presence on the web, through the website and social media, to inform and stimulate discussions.
Planned approach and implementation
-A forum for dialogue through workshops, seminars and roundtable discussions. Workshops and seminars are based on international examples and an international speaker is always invited. -A network of researchers that will help broaden and deepen the debate in Sweden -Policy briefs, knowledge summaries and recommendations in key areas identified by the organization. -Collaborations in specific projects -Presence on the web, through the website and social media, to inform and stimulate discussions about the latest within health policy, both nationally and internationally.