Makerere University in Kampala hosts the first World Health Summit Regional Meeting in Africa
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 central topics are:
- COVID-19 Pandemic in Africa
- Stemming the tide of NCDs in Low- and Middle-income countries
- Universal Health Coverage
- Global Health Security & Infectious Diseases
- Advancing Technology for Health in Africa
- Intersectoral Action for Health
“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 and
former Principal of the College of Health Sciences at Makerere University.
World Health Summit Regional Meeting Uganda – Digital
June 27th-30th 2021