Makerere University Kampala to host the first World Health Summit in Africa

In partnership with the Government of Uganda, Makerere University Kampala hosts the first World Health Summit Regional Meeting in Africa at Munyonyo Speke Resort, Kampala, Uganda.

The first African edition of the World Health Summit Regional Meeting will take place from June 27-30 in Uganda and online. Due to COVID-19 and the recent developments in Uganda, the whole program will take place online with cost-free participation: All keynote sessions, panel discussions, and workshops will be broadcast live digitally

Makerere University in Kampala is organizing one of the most important events of its kind in Africa: The World Health Summit Regional Meeting will bring together experts from around the world and especially many African countries to discuss diverse topics of great importance for global health and for health in Africa in particular.

The Summit Theme is; ”Africa’s Journey towards achieving Sustainable Development Goals and Universal Health Coverage amidst the Global COVID19 pandemic” The Summit will officially be opened by HE the President of the Republic of Uganda.

“We are extremely delighted to be leading the preparations for the World Health Summit Regional Meeting, the first ever to be hosted on African soil. With health professionals and other stakeholders in government and the private sector coming together, I’m optimistic that the meeting will stir us all to think better and work harder to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, all of which pertain to health, whether directly or indirectly,” says Charles Ibingira, International President of the World Health Summit 2021

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