Symposium on Health Financing for Universal Health Coverage in Low and Middle Income Countries

Event Date
Wednesday, 16 August 2017 - 8:45pm to Friday, 18 August 2017 - 5:45pm
Event Info

Makerere University School of Public Health under the stewardship of the SPEED Project announces the

Symposium on Health Financing for Universal Health Coverage in Low and Middle Income Countries

Financing for Universal Health Coverage More money for health AND more health for the money

• Ensuring financial risk protection using public funds
• Risk sharing and pooling of funds through insurance
• Leveraging health benefits from investment in other sectors
• Strategic purchasing and results based financing
• Global health initiatives and innovative financing approaches

Both individual and session abstracts are invited.
Session abstract: These include 3-4 presenters around a similar theme. UHC art competition: Interested contenders can submit an artistic interpretation of Universal Health Coverage. Photos, cartoons and drawings can be submitted in both hard and soft copy. These should be related to the theme of the symposium. Each artistic submission should bear a relevant caption.
Skills Building sessions: Please check the symposium website for the details and application procedures


Abstract submission Opens 17th March 2017
Early Bird submission ends 30th April 2017
Late breakers submission ends 14th May 2017
Abstract acceptance notication for early bird
submissions 14th May 2017
Abstract acceptance notification for late breakers
submission 28th May 2017

This conference will be attended by researchers, implementers, policy makers, academicians and experts on health related issues from Uganda, East African region and
Keynote speakers will come from: Ministry of Health-Uganda, Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development-Uganda, Parliament of Uganda, The World
Bank, Institute of Tropical Medicine (Antwerp, Belgium), Human Sciences Research Council (South Africa), WHO, University of Cape Town, Makerere University School of
Public Health, among others

Online Registration Opens 15th May 2017
Registration Closes 6th August 2017

Ugandans UGX 50,000 Ug SH
Non Ugandan students – 100 USD
Ugandans: UGX 100,000
Non Ugandans: USD 200

Date: 16th-18th August 2017
Venue: Serena Hotel,
Kampala Uganda
Details about the Symposium are available at:

Event Venue
Serena Hotel Kampala
Category by Unit
College of Health Sciences
Contact Info
Contact Info: 
Milly Nattimba Head, Communications One Health Central and Eastern Africa (OHCEA) Tel: 256-782-549387 Email: Website: Skype: miriam.nattimba