2015 Global Health Conference Botswana

We take this opportunity to introduce you to the 2015 Global Health Conference Botswana, organized by Boitekanelo College. The planned date for the event is 11th – 12th June 2015, which will be hosted at Gaborone International Convention Centre (GICC).

This conference will create a robust rendezvous for researchers, scholars, practitioners, administrators, students and policy-makers from around the world to explore pressing public health issues and bring together latest research on the advances in Public Health. The theme of this conference is Embracing Public Health Interventions Toward Building Healthier Communities.

In the area of Pulic Health in Botswana and the Southern African region, there is an increasing need to build capacity and innovative intervensions and strategic approaches are imparitive. Learning from regional and international experts has become imparitive for every country in the Sub-Saharan region, therefore coming together to form an open dialogue that leads to a harmony in progress amongst all, knowledge sharing, be in consonant with best practices with organization that are ahead is the integration agenda of these convocation.

The conference will expand the public health knowledge base, which will help to strengthen our healthcare system through research, monitoring and evaluation, empowering local communities, public and private partnership and evidence based policy-making.

Conference sub-themes:

  • Bio-ethical issues and medical law toward strengthened Public Health policy and practice.
  • Country experiences regarding Occupational Health Legislation and policies in the 21th Century.
  • National health insurance in developing countries, responsiveness, stewardship and fairness of financial contribution
  • Education and research in Public Health and its role in effective expansion of an indigenous knowledge base to inform policy makers.
  • Best practices, approaches and innovative interventions in Public Health.
  • Emerging infectious and lifestyle diseases “lessons learnt”
  • Planning for response, modelling for the future in; Disaster Management, Epidemics, Pandemics and Emerging vulnerabilities.
  • Empowering and building partnerships with communities as a cornerstone of Primary Health Care strategy, Advocacy and Policies in Public Health for Healthier communities.
  • Contemporary issues in HIV/AIDS transmission and interventions.
  • Millennium Development Goals (MDGs); where are we in 2015?

Download here the call for abstracts.

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