Dr. Fadi Jardali

Professor of Health Policy and Systems & Director of K2P – AUB

Professor Fadi El-Jardali (PhD, MPH) is a recognized health policy and systems researcher and global advocate for the use of science and research evidence in policy decisions and practice. He has extensive international and regional experience and multidisciplinary background in health policy, systems and management. He held several senior management and policy positions. He is currently Director of the World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center for Evidence-Informed Policy and Practice, Professor of Health Policy and Systems, Founder & Director of the Knowledge to Policy (K2P) Center; Co-Director of the Center for Systematic Reviews in Health Policy and Systems Research (SPARK). He is Co-Editor in Chief for Health Research, Policy and Systems (HARPS) Journal.  He was recently inducted into the Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health. Dr. El-Jardali is a recipient of the Global Health Leadership Award.
He has published extensively (more than 120 peer reviewed publications) on health systems and policy and initiated and led the COVID-19 Rapid Response Series Initiative directed at government and health care organizations. He supported several governments (including ministries of health) and health care organizations (including hospitals and primary health care centers) with many impactful work including quality and performance initiatives.

14:30 – 16:00

Tuesday 23rd Nov

Governance and Leadership

In this session, the speakers will focus on sharing the importance and impact of using good governance and evidence-based management (EBM) especially during the crisis. This may include how the rules of good governance can be always applied, how the experience with COVID 19 strengthened the need for EBM, and what the pandemic reveals about governance.

14:30 - 14:45

Tuesday SESSION 6

Responding to COVID 19: The Rules of Good Governance