Workshop title: Health Systems Resilience by Design

Workshop Host SIG/SIGs: Health Systems Design SIG  

Workshop chair(s) name(s)/institution(s)

Professor Maaike Kleinsmann (TU Delft, The Netherlands)

Professor Anja Maier (University of Strathclyde, UK; DTU-Technical University of Denmark, Denmark)

Professor John Clarkson (University of Cambridge, UK)

Workshop Description

The covid-19 pandemic has revealed an urgent need for improved resilience in communities worldwide, especially across the health, economic, and environmental domains. Yet, it is still unclear how to define, recognize, measure, and improve resilience across these tightly interconnected systems. These issues, recognized as relevant for design disciplines and in particular for the fields of health systems design and design for sustainability, constituted the topic of this workshop, which included presentations, hands-on group activities, and plenary discussions.

Agenda for the workshop is as follows

Welcome and introductions

SIG update from the steering committee

Presentation 1: Health Systems Design – Exploring perspectives

Activity 1

Presentation 2: Health Systems Resilence by Design - Group work

Open discussions

Summary and next steps

Target audience: all ICED 2023 participants with interest in health 


Expected outcome of the workshop

A discussion paper on health systems resilience by design


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