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PHM Uganda: Advancing Health Equity Through Collaborative Action Conference 22-23 February 2024

The Advancing Health Equity Through Collaborative Action conference is a groundbreaking event organized by the People’s Health Movement Uganda in partnership with the Makerere School of Public Health. This two-day conference, taking place on the 22nd and 23rd of February, 2024, aims to address the pressing health challenges in Uganda and foster collaborative efforts towards achieving health equity for all.

With the theme “Advancing Health Equity Through Collaborative Action,” this conference serves as a platform for multidisciplinary professionals, experts, and individuals from various sectors to come together and bridge the gaps in the fight for improved health outcomes. It is an opportunity to collectively explore innovative solutions, share best practices, and create a comprehensive healthcare system that leaves no one behind.

PHM Uganda: Advancing Health Equity Through Collaborative Action Conference 


Following years of our existence in Uganda as the People’s Health Movement, we have always partnered with likeminded institutions, networks and individuals provided they subscribe to the People’s Health Charter towards the ultimate goal of, ‘’Health for All Now !. On that note we announce a Conference under the theme, ‘’Advancing Health Equity through Collaborative Action.’’

This conference is organised as an opportunity to the Pre-PHA5 and Global Health Watch 6 launch tools for activism and materials facilitating the collaboration between People’s Health Movement Uganda chapter and Makerere University School of Public Health. The conference will further aim at bringing together diverse stakeholders, including policymakers, researchers, practitioners, civil society organizations, community and its leaders, to collectively address the urgent need for achieving health equity in for all. The conference further seeks to create a platform for a collaborative voice, knowledge exchange, and collective action towards achieving health equity for all. 

During the two-day event, participants will engage in thought-provoking discussions, interactive sessions, and workshops focused on key topics such as health policy and governance, community engagement, innovative healthcare solutions, and addressing social determinants of health. Renowned speakers and health rights experts will share their insights, experiences, and research findings, providing valuable perspectives and fostering dialogue on critical health-related issues. 

According to the People’s Health Movement Uganda chapter coordinator, "We are excited to host this conference as it provides a unique opportunity for stakeholders from various sectors to come together and work towards a shared goal of advancing health equity in Uganda, by fostering collaboration and promoting innovative solutions, we believe we can create a healthcare system that leaves no one behind."
The conference welcomes participation from diverse walks of life to include: policymakers; researchers; health professionals; healthcare and health service providers; civil society organizations; community and its leaders, students, and individuals with lived experiences in the health sector.

We invite you all to participate in this conference by registering and submitting abstracts now open, offering an opportunity to present ground-breaking research, projects, and initiatives aimed at addressing health disparities and promoting health equity. 

To register for the conference and submit an abstract, please visit Early registration is strongly encouraged as spaces are limited. 

For media inquiries, interview requests, or further information, please contact: Davis Elijah Mayobyo- Chairperson organising committee