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Karolinska-MakSPH CESH Seminar: Uganda Childhood Disability, 25th March 2022, 10:00AM - 1:00PM EAT, Fairway Hotel Kampala and on ZOOM.

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Karolinska Institutet (KI) and Makerere University jointly established the Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Health (CESH). The aim of the Centre is to develop capacity and mobilise actions to drive the agenda for sustainable health.

CESH invites you to a Seminar on Uganda Childhood Disability

Date and Time: Friday 25th March, 2022, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM EAT

 

Opening Remarks: Prof. Rhoda Wanyenze, Dean, Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH), CESH

 

Theme 1: The current situation for children with disabilities in Uganda

Speakers:

  • Lillian Namukasa, Program officer; Research. National Council for Persons with Disabilities
  • Dr. Carin Andrews, Karolinska Institutet
  • Prof. Angelina Kakooza M., Makerere University
  • Sarah Ayesiga, Special Needs Education-Ministry of Education Uganda
  • Juliet Namukasa, Country Director, International Aid Services Uganda

 

Theme 2: How to implement health interventions on a community level in low-income settings, examples from the field

Speakers:

  • Elizabeth Asige, Akwenda intervention programme
  • Godfrey Wanjala, Akwenda intervention programme
  • Dr. Flavia Mpanga, Health specialist UNICEF
  • Elizabeth Narrowe, Senior programme manager Sida

 

Zoom Meeting Link

Register in advance for this meeting

https://ki-se.zoom.us/j/61178057169

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

 

About the event

The focus of the seminar will be knowledge sharing on the current situation for children with disabilities in Uganda as well as examples from the field on how to implement health interventions on a community level in low-income settings. Presentations will be made by researchers, Non-Governmental Organizations, the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES), UNICEF and Sida. After the presentations, all participants will be invited to contribute to a discussion on "The way forward, how can we collaborate and influence policy?"

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Seminar program

Event Venue

Fairway Hotel Kampala and Online.