Speakers

The World Health Summit Regional Meeting Uganda 2021 brings together leading researchers, physicians, government officials, and representatives from industry and civil society worldwide.

Lets take a look at the speakers of each session.

Day One

The COVID-19 pandemic in Africa

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Dr. John N. Nkengasong

Dr. Thomas Cueni

Pandemic Preparedness in the Era of COVID-19

Dr. Yonas Tegegn Woldemariam

Dr. Mohammed Lamorde

Marius Fourie

Dr. Bernd Ohnesorge

Mobility & Assistive Technology Access

Professor Khama Rogo

Davide Naggi

Alison End Fineberg

Frederic Seghers

Dr. Berit Hamer

Sabaa Akintola

Fatuma Mohamed

Women in Global Health

Dr. Roopa Dhatt (Session coordinator)

Dr Matshidiso Moeti

Dr. Mwenya Kasonde

Ms. Mwende Muya

Dr. Bente Mikkelsen

Dr Mercy Mwangang

Dr. Desta Lakew

Ms. Martha Phiri

Uganda National Academy of Sciences (UNAS)

Christian Acemah (Session Chair)

Prof. Harriet Mayanja-Kizza

Prof Himla Soodyal

Prof Charles Wiysonge

Dr Jeffrey MPHAHLELE

Biomedical Innovations to Eliminate Priority Infectious Diseases 

Dr. John Amuasi (Session chair)

Linet Atieno Otieno (Session coordinato)

Dr. Monique Wasunna

Dr. Hayato Urabe, PhD, MPIA

Dr. Janet Byaruhanga

Dr. Alfred Mubangizi

Dr. Mathew Njorog

Rural Health Centers of Excellence

Dr. Rhoda Wanyenze (Session chair)

Dr. Judith von Heusinge (Session co-host)

Dr. Gerald Mutungi

D r.Peter Jackson

Dr. Robert Kalyesubula

Dr Harald Nusser

Rebecca Ingenhoff

Dr. Trishul Siddharthan

Africa’s Journey Towards Achieving the SDGs and Universal Health Coverage

Dr. Thomas Cueni

Prof. Francis Omaswa

Dr. Karim Bendhaou

Research Capacity Strengthening in the Era of UHC & SDGs

Freddy Eric Kitutu (Session Chair)

Brenda Okech (Session co-chair)

Dr. Kazyoba

Adam Silumbwe

Teresa Eduarda Machai

Dr. Dermot Maher

Dr Opokua Ofori-Anyinam

Wilfried Mutombo

Ewurama Owusu

Perspectives on Sustainable Health

Associate Prof. Tobias Alfvén (Session chair)

Dr. Roy William Mayega (Session co-chair)

Ole Petter Ottersen

Dr. Soumya Swaminathan

Dr. Theresa Piloya- Were

Dr. Rhoda Wanyenze 

Dr. Gerald Mutungi 

Stefan Swartling Peterson

Dr Allan Mackenzie

Monika Berge

Dr. Charles Batte

The Lancent NCD commission

Dr. Gerald Mutungi (Session Chair)

Dr. Isaac Ssinabulya (Session moderator)

Dr. Ann Akiteng

Dr David Okello

COVID-19 Variants

Dr. Misaaki Wayengera

Professor Moses Joloba

Professor Pontiano Kaleebu

Dealing with Falsified & Substandard Medicines in Africa

Prof. Dr. Lutz HEIDE

Dr. Bahijja Raimi-Abraham

Kerlijn Van Assche

Zahra Mansoor

Dr. Richard Neci

Freddy Eric Kitutu

Dr Harald Nusser

Advancing Technology for Health in Africa

Monique Dolfing-Vogelenzan

Dr. Githinji Gitah

Dr. Lydia Dsane-Selby

Moses Kuria

Dr. sInke Mathaue

Dr. Kwasi Boahene

Building Sustainable Partnerships for Addressing the burden of NCDs

Dr. Gerald Mutungi

Dr. Isaac Ssinabulya

Dr Maggie Kigozi

Dr. Richard Idro 

Dr. Ann Akiteng

Dr. Akinwumi Adesina

Dr. Uwe Bork

Youth in Africa Digital Health and Connectivity

Dr. Enow Awah Georges Stevens (Session chair)

Dr Flavia Senkubuge (Session coordinator)

Dr. Roger Assemien

Dr. Nanjira Sambuli

Dr Angela Harrison

Intersection of COVID-19 and Mental Health

To be updated soon.

Stakeholder’s role in achievement of Universal Health Coverage

Dr Freddie Ssengooba

Dr. David Musoke

Dr. Diana Nambatya Nsubuga

Dr. Aloysius Ssenyonjo

Dr. Mabel Nangam

Dr. Githinji Gitahi

Dr. Yonas Tegegn Woldemariam

Dr. Amit N Thakkar

Bonifacia Benefo Agvei

Ebola and vaccines

Dr. Edward Kumakech (Session chair)

Richard Kabanda

Dr. Isa Makumbi

Dr. Alfred Driwale

Tabley Bakyaita

Africa’s Health Care System – VIATRIS

Mr. Menassie Taddese (Session Chair)

Dr. Feng Zhao

Dr. Svetlana Akselrod

Layal Barjourd

Dr. Chandrashekhar Potkar

W. Gyude Moore

Paediatric NCDs

Dr. Richard Idro

Dr. Theresa Piloya

Dr. Philip Anderson

Young African Public Health Leadership

Vivianne Ihekweazu

Brian Kermu Ngwatu

Dr Abdulaziz Mohammed

Dr Ritgak Tilley-Gyado

Dr Adesola Yinka-Ogunleye

Dr Valerian Mwenda

Belinda Bhoodoo

Day Two

Air pollution, Urbanization and Health in the cities

Eric S. Coker (Session chair)

Dr. David Musoke (Session coordinator)

Dr. Kiros Berhane

Lynn Atuyambe

Prof. Engineer Bainomugisha

Dr. William Avis

Arinaitwe Kenneth

Impact of Covid-19 on access to essential health care services

Dr. Rhoda Wanyenze (Session chair)

Olufunmilayo I. Fawole (Session co-chair)

Mr. Steven Ndugwa Kabwam

Alemayehu Amberbir

Jean D. Rwema Rusatira

Dr. Tashrik Ahmed

Dr Teshome Desta Woldehanna

Dr Kurabachew Abera Alemu

Digital Health: Promises and Challenges towards SDG3

Evelyn Akello (Session chair)

Prof. Titus Kuehne (Session Co-chair)

Alexandros Paschos

Dr. Joseph Olajide Adebola

Jai Ganesh Udayasankaran

Steven Wanyee Macharia

Béatrice Garrette

Sean Broomhead

Improving Non-Communicable Diseases through Pharmaceutical Care.

Dr. Richard Odoi Adome (Session chair)

Dr Pakoyo Fadhiru Kamba (Session coordinator)

Winnie Nambatya

Jocelyn Chaibva

Dr. Susie Crowe

Tina Tran, PharmD

Imran Manj

Karen Beth Bohan

Medical Education Training Tools for Implementation Research

Dr. Amirhossein Takian

Dr. Fred Semitala Collins

Dr. James Kayima

Professor Yik-Ying Teo

Dr. Paul Erasto Kazyoba

Phyllis Dako-Gyeke

Edward Mberu Kamau

Global Health Workforce Crisis

Prof. Francis Omaswa

Dr. Bonaventure Ahaisibwe

Patrick Liekens 

COVID-19 & Healthcare financing

Nelson K. Sewankambo (Session chair)

Dr. Catherine Kyobutungi

Fernando Arnaiz

How public-private partnerships can advance universal health coverage goals in Africa –ROCHE

To be activated upon

Emergency care: An essential component of UHC

Dr Teri Reynolds (Session co-chair)

Dr. Kalanzi Joseph

Professor Lee Wallis

Dr. Bonaventure Ahaisibwe

Tore Laerdal

Dr Annet Alenyo Ngabiran

COVID-19 Vaccine Equity

Dr Seth Berkleyi

Dr David Serwadda

Dr. Catherine Kyobutungi

Nelson K. Sewankambo

COVID-19 critical care in Africa: Lessons learned

Dr Bruce Kirenga (Session chair)

Dr Henry G. Mwebesa (Session co-chair)

Dr Amsalu Bekele Binegdie

Bruce Biccard

Dr Arthur Kwizera

Dr. George Nyale

Byanyima Kusaba Rosemary

Dr. Annet Alenyo Ngabirano

Paradigm shift in one health and One Health in Action: Regional Rabies Elimination

Dr. Clovice Kankya (Session chair)

Dr. Rose Ann Ademun

Professor Sarah Cleaveland

Dr. Thumbi Mwangi

Dr. Cyprien Biaou

Dr Alasdair King

Professor the Lord Trees

Inter-Africa Health Ministers Plenary Discussion

Dr. Jane Ruth ACENG

Hon. Mutahi Kagwe

Dr. Ngamije Daniel

Dorothy Gwajima

Rt. Hon. Robinah Nabbanja

Rt. Hon. Ruhakana Rugunda

Monica Musenero Masanza

Global Surgery: Drawing from successful experiences to advance universal access to safe surgical care

To be updated soon.

Gene Therapy JCRC

Dr. Brian Doehle

Professor Jennifer Adair

Dr Boro Dropulic

Professor Julie Makani,

Dr. Cissy Kityo Mutuluuza

Evelyn Harlow Mwesigwa

Impact of COVID-19 Public Health Control on SDG implementation progress

Gareth Presch (Session chair)

Dr. Manuela Boyle

Mr. Ingold Wunder

Dr. Nasibu Mwande

Mr. James Sanderson

Fr. Augusto Zampini Davies

Prof. Oyewale Tomori

Dr. Damen Hailemariam

Mr. Joshua Luckow

Migrant and Refugee Health: an Agenda for Africa

Prof. Jocalyn Clark (Session chair)

Prof. Luciano Saso (Session co-chair)

Dr. Abdou Salam Gueye

Mr. Mohammed Abdike

Prof. Paul Bukuluk

Ursula Trummer

Florine Clomegah

Doris Mpoumou

Prof. Davide T. Mosca

Sabelo Mbokaz

Trauma and Injury and Care of the injured in LMICs: Remaining Challenges

Dr. Olive Kobusingye (Session chair)

Mr. Jim Harrison (Session co-chair)

Ms. Tawia Addo-Ashong

Dr. Teri Reynolds

Dr. Charles Mock

Alegenta Gebreyesus

SAVE THE DATE

Regional Meeting Uganda 2021

June 28 -29, 2021
Speke Resort Munyonyo, Kampala, Uganda

CONTACT

Prof Charles Ibingira
International President 2020 / 2021
World Health Summit
cibingira@gmail.com
+256 772 437351

MAKERERE UNIVERSITY

The World Health Summit Regional Meeting 2021 will be hosted and organized by Makerere University in partnership with the Government of Uganda.

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