Home Public Health Opportunities Call for Nominations: 2022 HPSR Societal Awards

Health Systems Global (HSG) and the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research (the Alliance) are pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2022 HPSR Societal Awards.

The HPSR Societal Awards were established in 2016 by the Board of HSG in close cooperation with the Alliance to recognize and celebrate high standards of professional performance and exceptional contributions of individuals or organizations to the field of health policy and systems research and health systems strengthening.

Nominations are invited for three different awards to be submitted on or before the deadline – 17:00 EDT on 14 July 2022:

The HPSR Lifetime Service Award

Presented to an individual or organization in recognition of extraordinary lifetime achievement in the field of health policy and systems research; notable original research and/or conceptual and theoretical contributions in the field of HPSR and/or; for leadership in the promotion, utilization or mainstreaming of HPSR and/or; outstanding leadership as an educator and/or mentor in the field of HPSR.

*Nominees need a minimum 15 years of service in HPSR

The Sam Adjei Distinguished Public Service Award

Presented to an individual who demonstrates leadership in evidence-based policy formulation for health systems strengthening; demonstrated leadership of initiatives to strengthen health policy or systems in their particular context; application of health policy or systems research evidence to health systems strengthening or policy reforms; encouragement of linkages between the research, and policy or practice communities; and the significance of their work for population health.

*Nominees have to be individuals currently or previously in an elected or appointed position in government, an international agency or other non-profit organization engaged in public service.

Award: Plaque and two-year HSG membership

Young Professional Award

Presented to an individual involved for their outstanding promotion of HPSR knowledge generation and use or advocacy of the field.  Nominees need to be in the 21-35 age group.

Award: Plaque and two-year HSG membership

For more information about the award nomination process and evaluation criteria, please see the full call for nominations, as well as the award nomination form.


The 2022 awards will be announced during a ceremony held at the 7th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research (HSR2022) in Bogota, Colombia from October 31 to November 4, 2022, as well as on the HSG and the Alliance websites.

Call for Nominations for HPSR Societal Awards17 May 2022
Deadline for nominations14 July 2022
Candidate confirmations for each award category19 August 2022
Awards Committee to review nominations and verify the competition outcome30 September 2022
Awards announced during the Symposium and posted on HSG and The Alliance websites3 November 2022

You may also like

Public Health Update (Sagun’s Blog) is a popular public health portal in Nepal. Thousands of health professionals are connected with Public Health Update to get up-to-date public health updates, search for jobs, and explore opportunities.
#1 Public Health Blog for sharing Job opportunities and updates in Nepal

”Public Health Information For All”
– Sagun Paudel, Founder

Public Health Initiative, A Registered Non-profit organization – All Right Reserved. 2011-2023. Contact us.