ACHEST at the 29th African Union Summit

on Wednesday, 22 June 2016.


Dr. Elsie Director Health Force  Educ.  DevtDr. Elsie Director Health Force Educ. DevtDr. Elsie Kiguli-Malwadde, the Director of Health workforce, Education and Development at African Centre for Global Health and Social Transformation ACHEST, represented ACHEST at the 29th African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 30th -31st January 2016.

The theme of the Summit was; “African year of Human Rights” and this was with a particular focus on women’s’ rights and with subthemes that touched on; Education, Health, Speech, Gender equality and Movement.

Dr. Kiguli-Malwadde engaged in side discussions with high level persons and as well disseminated ACHEST’s work on Health Systems Advocacy for Africa, and the new report addressing global security risk from infectious diseases.
The participants were thrilled with the great resource of information they received.