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15th International Conference on Urban Health: Managing Urbanisation for Health, 26-30 November 2018, Kampala, Uganda
Deadline for abstracts: 14 May 2018

The 15th International Conference on Urban Health will bring together interdisciplinary researchers, practitioners, policy-makers, health and urban stakeholders and community leaders to exchange ideas and advance research and practice across sectors on how best to manage the rapid urbanisation occurring in all regions of the world. Abstracts are invited for oral and poster presentations, pre-formed panels, workshops and special tracks on the following conference themes: The Governance of Complex Systems, Culture and Inclusivity, Disasters, Epidemics, and the Unexpected, Cities as Economic Engines, Monitoring and Evaluation of Urban Health Indicators, Safety, Security, and Justice, Spiritual Health in the City.

17 job openings at the Clinton Foundation

Due to the rapid expansion of Clinton Foundation a number of key positions have emerged. Their programs are focused on four main areas of work: Health Security, Economic Empowerment, Leadership Development and Citizen Service, and Racial, Ethnic and Religious Reconciliation. The Clinton Foundation offers limited employment opportunities from time-to-time to exceptional candidates with experience and education directly related to our programs. We also offer opportunities in administration, information technology, communications, and operations. Currently seventeen posts are being advertised under the Clinton Foundation HIV/AIDS Initiative. For more information see the weblink above.

18th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa
29 November to 4 December 2015, Harare, Zimbabwe

As ICASA Zimbabwe coincides with the MDG target year, the International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa is offering the strategic first forum for post-MGD to leaders, activists, scientists and community to take stock of the outcomes of the MDG high level meeting challenges and to pave the way for a new, innovative and efficient approach towards an Africa AIDS free generation.

1st EAC Heads of State Summit on Investment in Health & Joint International Health Sector Investors and Donors Roundtable Meeting
27-30 November 2017, Kampala, Uganda

The East African Community (EAC) in collaboration with leading national, regional and international Partners is organising the first ever “1st EAC Heads of State Summit on Investment in Health and Joint International Health Sector Investors and Donors Round-table Meeting and International Trade Exhibition” as part of proceedings of the 19th Ordinary Summit of the EAC Heads of State, from 27th to 30th November 2017 at the Commonwealth Speke Resort Hotel & Conference Centre, Munyonyo, Kampala, Uganda. The Theme of the Summit and Round-table Meeting and Trade Exhibition is "Investing in Health Systems, Infrastructure, Health Services and Research for accelerated attainment of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the EAC by the year 2030". The event will incorporate an International Trade Fair and Open Air Exhibitions and it will provide an opportunity for high level discussions among Partner States, national, regional and international Partners, local investors and other stakeholders aimed at focusing attention on the urgent need for major investments in the health sector.

2001 World Conference on Health Promotion: Investing for Health

From July 15 to 20, 2001, the French Committee for Health Education (CFES) is organising the XVIIth World Conference on Health Promotion and Health Education on behalf of the International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE) to be held at the Palais des Congrès in Paris.
The XVIIth World Conference intends to take up the challenge of health for all by adopting the overall theme: Health, an investment for a just society. Investing for health is a way of expressing an approach to addressing the private and public policies that influence the social, economic and environmental determinants of health. The conference will examine questions concerning traditional foci on practice, policy, research and training, those that are pertinent for the improvement of global health, while remaining sensitive to their local and regional implications. These foci will be explored through plenary sessions, forums and workshops in the context of each of the four major themes of the conference: - Ethics: Health, a focus of civil debate and democracy. - Evidence: Models, frames of reference, evaluation: upon what should good policies be based? - Advocacy: How to use the media for health advocacy? How to promote healthy public policies? - Partnership: Partnership as an essential element in health promotion.

2002 Training of Trainers Courses for Reproductive Health

2002 Training of Trainers Course for Reproductive Health with emphasis on Family Planning.
52nd Course (Anglophone): 3 June -12 July
53rd Course (Francophone): 23 September - 1 November.
The Mauritius Institute of Health is pleased to announce its Training of Trainers courses for Reproductive Health with emphasis on Family Planning. The present programme, adapted to better meet the WHO Regional Training activities in Family Health initiated in 1982, and those of the UNFPA Regional Project RAF/96/P01.

Further details: /newsletter/id/29030
2003 SEAM Conference: Targeting Improved Access to Essential Medicines
Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania June 16-18, 2003

The 2003 Conference will serve as a forum for discussion of a wide range of pharmaceuticals-related intervention strategies that are of concern to developing nations. The conference will also provide the opportunity to share information about the activities of the SEAM Program, which focus on enhancing access to essential medicines through collaboration between the private and public sectors.

Further details: /newsletter/id/29569
2003 Strategies for Enhancing Access to Medicines (SEAM) Conference

People living in developing nations continue to face significant barriers in access to essential medicines and health commodities. Concerned members of the global health community will meet this June in Dar es Salaam to share ideas, experience, and plans for moving forward, with a focus on recent and ongoing efforts to confront this crisis.

2004 SADC Heads of State and government summit on agriculture and food security

The Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) on Agriculture and Food Security was held in Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania on 15 May 2004, and was chaired by His Excellency, Benjamin W. Mkapa, President of the United Republic of Tanzania. The Summit was held under the theme: Enhancing Agriculture and Food Security for Poverty Reduction in the SADC Region.

Further details: /newsletter/id/30439
2005 AIDS IMPACT conference

The 2005 AIDS IMPACT conference held in Cape Town, South Africa will be a partnership between AIDS Impact and the South African HSRC with Dr Olive Shisana (HSRC)and Bridgette Prince ( Nelson Mandela Foundation) and their South African team. The conference has been in existence as an international gathering since the early 1990s.

Further details: /newsletter/id/30754