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Call for Indicators on People Participation In Health Promotion For Universal Health Coverage (UHC)

Posted by on May 7, 2019 in Health | Comments Off on Call for Indicators on People Participation In Health Promotion For Universal Health Coverage (UHC)

Call for Indicators on People Participation In Health Promotion For Universal Health Coverage (UHC) This posting coincides with the 40th Anniversary of the 1978 Alma Ata Declaration on Health for All. Please read and comment. Let us start by drawing attention to the fact that among the current SDG indicators on UHC, there is no indicator that explicitly monitors household and community participation and action for health. Yet we know that the demand side of UHC is critical for supporting health promotion, wellbeing and building societies that...

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Health Promotion Indicators Missing in the SDGs

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Health Promotion Indicators Missing in the SDGs Here is a discussion on the tension between health promotion and treatment of disease. We are returning to the very lively discussion we held in the past on the need and challenges faced by health systems in attaining the correct balance between maintaining inborn population health through health promotion, community participation and disease prevention on the one hand and treatment of diseases and illness on the other hand. I am also inspired by what happened in my country Uganda on 8 July 2018...

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Inter-Professional Cohesion and Harmony in Health.

Posted by on May 7, 2019 in Health | Comments Off on Inter-Professional Cohesion and Harmony in Health.

Inter-Professional Cohesion and Harmony in Health. I have been inspired to post this piece following recent social media conversations on this topic of inter-professional harmony and cohesion in the health sector. As you know, the Health Workforce is made up of different health professions who at best work in inseparable interdependent teams in which each profession has defined roles which reciprocally support and complement each other in delivering health services to individuals and communities. The four dimensions of health workforce...

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Thank you people for the workshop

Posted by on Dec 28, 2017 in Health | Comments Off on Thank you people for the workshop

Thank you people for the workshop

We send our sincere appreciation to all participants for attending the just concluded workshop. Click here to contact us.

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5th AFRICAN HEALTH WORKFORCE (HWF) FORUM

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5th AFRICAN HEALTH WORKFORCE (HWF) FORUM

5th AFRICAN HEALTH WORKFORCE (HWF) FORUM Theme: “Positioning the African HWF for Action to Attain the SDGs” Kampala Uganda, 19th to 21st April 2017 Registration opening soon 

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3rd Board Meeting of the African Platform on Human Resources for Health (APHRH)

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3rd Board Meeting of the African Platform on Human Resources for Health (APHRH)

The Board of the APHRH met on the 30th Nov 2016 in Kampala to discuss key issues that concerning the Health Workforce in Africa. A resolution to convene a regional consultation meeting of key stakeholders and networks within the next 6-8 months to develop a consensus on ways to accelerate advocacy for a strengthened health workforce in Africa.  Funding for the platform and the future operations of the secretariat were also discussed and agreed to on the agenda for the proposed regional consultation meeting in six to eight months’ time The 3rd...

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The 5th African Health Workforce Forum in Kampala

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The 5th African Health Workforce Forum in Kampala

The African Platform on Human Resources for Health held the 5th African Health Workforce forum at the Commonwealth Resort, Munyonyo in Kampala from 19th to 21st April 2017. The three days high level forum that was premised on the theme: Positioning the African Health Workforce for Sustainable Development that expounded the Human Resources for Health Implications for Universal Health Coverage, the challenges posed by the African context of high population growth with escalating levels of poverty among other challenges in Africa. The forum that...

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