Monthly Archives: July 2014

African governments make efforts to harness the demographic dividend

In July 2014, the Ugandan government launched a report outlining its blueprint for harnessing the dividend, whereas the Tanzanian and Kenyan governments deliberated results of studies that explored the countries’ opportunities for harnessing the demographic dividend. Various African governments, including Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya, are beginning to make efforts that will steer them towards

H.E. President Yoweri Museveni addressing delegates at the Uganda Family Planning conference.

AFIDEP Taking Part in Uganda’s National Conference on Family Planning

AFIDEP is taking part in Uganda’s National Conference on Family Planning starting today July 28-30, 2014 in Kampala (http://health.go.ug/FPconferenceuganda/). The theme of the conference is: Accelerating social and economic transformation through universal access to voluntary Family Planning. Uganda’s President, H.E. Yoweri Museveni, will open the conference this afternoon from 2pm. The president will also

Using Research Evidence for Legislation: AFIDEP gets into Formal Partnership with Malawi Parliament

AFIDEP has forged a formal partnership with the Malawi parliament in order to strengthen leadership and technical capacity for research evidence use in legislative debates and processes. From left: Mr Roosevelt Gondwe (Acting Clerk of Parliament, Malawi) and Mr Henry Njolomole (Deputy Clerk of Parliament – Parliamentary Services, Malawi) From Left: Mr Mr  Leonard Tilingamawa