The central topics are in line with the African journey towards meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goals and achieving universal health coverage.

Topics include: The Health of the African Youth, Advancing Technology for Health in Africa, Infectious Diseases and Global Health Security, Stemming the Tide of Non-Communicable Diseases in Low- and Middle-Income Countries, Inter-Sectoral Action for Health

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Host and organizer of the World Health Summit Regional Meeting in Kampala: Makerere University in partnership with the Government of Uganda. 

About Makerere


Centrally located in East Africa, Uganda is the Pearl of Africa. The country's capital and host-city of this World Health Summit Regional Meeting is Kampala.


Speke Resort Munyonyo is located approximately 40 minutes drive from Entebbe International Airport and 20 minutes from Kampala city center. This luxurious resort is located on the shores of Lake Victoria. 

About the venue

“We are extremely delighted to be leading the preparations for the World Health Summit Regional Meeting, the first ever to be hosted on African soil. With health professionals and other stakeholders in government and the private sector coming together, I’m optimistic that the meeting will stir us all to think better and work harder to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, all of which pertain to health, whether directly or indirectly.”

Charles Ibingira
International President of the World Health Summit 2020 /2021 and Former Principal of the College of Health Sciences at Makerere University

“I believe it’s in such gatherings that interventions are arrived at to guide policymakers and implementers.”

Ruhakana Rugunda
Prime Minister of Uganda

“This is a great opportunity for the world to focus on Africa’s health, learn from its successes, and lay strategies for future collaborations.”

Jane Ruth Aceng
Minister of Health, Uganda