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Uganda Health Communication Network Conference 26th – 28th June 2019 at Protea Hotel Kololo, Kampala

NCDs cause over 100,000 deaths in Uganda annually, which is 35% of the total annual deaths in the country, according to the World Health Organization.

The conference brought together researchers, policymakers, and knowledge intermediaries such as journalists, librarians, and journal editors for the dissemination of time and evidence-based health information.

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Medical Insurance Unaffordable – The Observer News

Many Ugandans find medical insurance services unaffordable.

This is according to the newly released survey findings on formal medical insurance in Uganda by the Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) in Uganda.

Ibrahim Kaddunabbi, the chief executive officer of the IRA, said the study sought to establish the performance of medical insurance, the level of satisfaction among beneficiaries, corporate clients, and service providers, as well as stakeholder expectations, challenges, and prospects of medical insurance.

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AfCEN and The Campbell Collaboration deliver a training workshop on Evidence Synthesis for academia at UCU

Africa Centre MakCHS in partnership with the Campbell Collaboration delivered a premier 3-day training workshop on evidence synthesis – focusing on the conduct of systematic reviews and, evidence and gap maps (EGMs) to the audience of 20 academic staff of Uganda Christian University, Mbale Campus and Livingstone University.

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