The M8 Alliance promotes the translation of research from bench to bedside to population health, as well as the transformation of current medical care approaches to treating the ill by creating healthcare systems aimed at the effective prevention of disease. The organization also works to adapt health-related solutions to rapidly changing living conditions through research in priority areas, especially shifting demographics, urbanization, and climate change, etc.
The need to ensure healthy living, to promote well-being at all ages and universal health coverage is increasingly pertinent in efforts concerted to achieve sustainable development and overcoming the COVID-19 global health crisis. To achieve this global goal, Africa needs to be at the center of related policy formulation and implementation.
The long-awaited interactive physical dialogue which was postponed last year, April 2020 in Kampala is scheduled to take place both virtually and physically on 27th – 30th, June 2021 at Speke Resort Hotel Munyonyo, near Lake Victoria.