THE STUDENT PRE-SUMMIT EVENT OF THE 8th WORLD HEALTH SUMMIT REGIONAL MEETING (26th JUNE 2021).
Theme: Harnessing the Potential of Next-generation health Leaders to Empower Health Care.
For the very first time, the World Health Summit regional meeting will be held on the African continent, in Uganda Kampala hosted by Makerere University from 27th to 28th June 2021.
Preceding this meeting, the M8 Alliance student network has organized a 1-day event on 26th June 2021, aiming at mentorship, empowerment, and open dialogue with students all over the world, and student involvement in the improvement of global health.
The subthemes of interest will include; Youth engagement in leadership, Innovation in health and digital health, Covid-19 pandemic, and mental health with associated substance abuse.
The event will be blended i.e. Attended both physically and virtually. 150 participants will attend physically and virtually there will be no restriction to attendance.
The event will be hosted at Speke resort Munyonyo, Kampala, and will be free for all students.