Dr. Elsie Kiguli-Malwadde, Director, Health Workforce, Education and Development at African Centre for Global Health and Social Transformation (ACHEST) attended the Network Towards Unity for Health (TUFH) conference in Shenyang, China from 26th-30th July 2016.
The conference that was premised on the theme: Building Trust: A Global Challenge for Health Systems Reform brought together over 250 participants from over 30 countries around the world. The conference was structured in several formats that included; plenaries, poster presentations, workshops and a new unique format known as TUFH talks where several people made 5 minutes presentations to which the panel responded.
Dr. Kiguli-Malwadde also made a presentation at a workshop on: Networks that Impact Health Professions Education: Sharing Best practices. Her presentation highlighted a number of issues including new teaching methods, challenges in health systems and new ways of community engagements among others.
The conference gave participants an insight in the way the China health system works and how health professions education is conducted.
During the Conference held last year in Johannesburg, South Africa, Dr. Elsie Kiguli-Malwadde was elected the Vice Secretary General of TUFH.
The next conference will be on Social accountability in Tunis and Prof. Francis Omaswa was proposed as a Key note speaker on leadership.