This session was held on 17th October 2019 and it envisaged to discuss the common issues after a summary of shared experiences from the first session. It was decided that all the participants will discuss cutting across issues like traditional birth attendants, culturally appropriate community health services (including health workers), governance of public services and budget in indigenous territories, public budgets. social accountability of health workforce schools etc. These cutting across issues emerged from the participants´ application to the symposium. Some of the participants were pre-selected to present the issues during 5 minutes lightning talks. After this, all participants worked in small groups to discuss the following questions:
Is any or several of the issues presented of relevance for my own practice or communities?
Is my organization already involved in tackling some of those issues? If so, what are our strategies, successes and challenges?
What other cutting across issues can I identified out of my practice or my community context? Read more...