World AIDS Day, designated on 1 December every year since 1988, is an international day dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection and mourning those who have died of the disease. The theme of this year’s World AIDS Day is “Communities make the difference”.
Learn how to build better health systems In this course, you’ll explore the complexity of health systems and apply systems thinking to health systems strengthening (HSS). You’ll critique major health system frameworks, analyse health system inequities, and interrogate the evidence for HSS approaches. You’ll be equipped with the knowledge and skills to develop HSS interventions across […]
THEME: ‘Unmasking Silent Epidemics’ Uganda is facing many health challenges of epidemic potential but which are ‘’swept under the carpet’’. Examples are the Boda Boda accidents epidemic, antimicrobial drug resistance, etc which are serious and realistic health threats already causing scores of morbidities and mortality in sections of the population but which are not yet […]
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 […]
“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.
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 […]
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.
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.