This three hour participatory skills session discussed methods/ tools to build learning from action as a key element of participatory action research (PAR) and briefly the implications for what this means for an understanding of ‘resilience’ in health systems. It was held as a satellite session at the 2016 Global Symposium on Health Systems Research. The session drew on approaches and experience from Africa, Latin America and participants globally to discuss the methods/tools, their application and their integration in health systems. It integrated input from two rounds of moderated discussion on these questions held on the pra4equity list prior to the Global Symposium. The EQUINET,TARSC, AHPSR, WHO, IDRC Methods Reader on PAR was also distributed. The session was attended by 62 delegates from all regions of the world.
Values, policies and rights, Governance and participation in health, Monitoring equity and research to policy
Title of publication Skills building on methods and tools for learning from action in participatory action research: Building action learning within affected actors and communities
Date of publication
Report of the workshop at the Global Symposium for Health Systems Research, Vancouver, Tuesday 15 November 2016
participatory action research; methods
Equinet Publication Type