Events

World Prematurity Day

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World Prematurity Day on 17 November is one of the most important days in the year to raise awareness of the challenges and burden of preterm birth globally. The day was initiated by EFCNI and partnering European parent organisations in 2008. The international co-founders LittleBigSouls (Africa), March of Dimes (USA) and National Premmie Foundation (Australia) joined the celebrations and made World Prematurity […]

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HSR2020 call for abstracts

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“The call for abstracts for the Sixth Global Symposium is now open! This page outlines all of the information you need to prepare for submitting an abstract.

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Annual Scientific Conference of the Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Uganda

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The 15th Annual Scientific Conference of the Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Uganda takes place from October 03rd – 04th, 2019 at Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala, Uganda. The event will address key issues that affect women’s health globally and in the region especially Uganda. The program will include: plenary sessions, keynote lectures, poster presentations, and meet […]

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World Breastfeeding Week

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World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. It commemorates the Innocenti Declaration signed in August 1990 by government policymakers, WHO, UNICEF and other organizations to protect, promote and support breastfeeding.

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15thAnnual Uganda Paediatric Scientific Conference

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The theme for this year’s conference is “The double burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases in Paediatrics and Child Health.” Presentations will be on the following sub-themes: 1.Communicable Diseases 2.Maternal and Newborn Health 3.Non-Communicable Diseases 4.Advocacy and Partnerships Find out more here.

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Kampala, Uganda

Symposium on Partnerships, Policy and Systems Developments for UHC

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This International Symposium will bring experiences, reflections and evidence (both local, national and international) to guide decisions and strategies at various levels for advancing partnerships for Universal Health Coverage in the context of Sustainable Development Goals. The symposium acknowledges multisectoral approaches for health improvements and these reflections will extend beyond the health sector to include […]

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Kampala, Uganda

Webinar | The Power of Pregnancy Clubs: New Research on Group Antenatal Care

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 4:00:00 PM AST – 5:00:00 PM AST “Many women in low- and middle-income countries face gaps in access to respectful, high-quality antenatal care (ANC): They often do not receive the recommended services for a healthy pregnancy and experience poor quality of care when they do. Heavy workloads, staffing shortages, and other […]

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World Sickle Cell Day

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World Sickle Cell Day was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2008 in order to increase the awareness about the sickle cell disease and its cure among the common public. It was celebrated first time on 19th of June in 2009. Sickle cell disease has become a common and foremost genetic disease worldwide which […]

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