Monthly Archives: December 2017

African policymakers meet to discuss the challenges and opportunities for Parliaments to strengthen reproductive health and family planning

Members of Parliament (MPs) who serve on parliamentary health committees across various parliaments in Africa, and other stakeholders engaged in health are convening in Munyonyo, Uganda from 13-14 December 2017 for the 2017 Network of African Parliamentary Committees of Health (NEAPACOH) meeting. The focus of this year’s meet is built around reproductive health (RH)

Building capacity of Parliaments in Africa: AFIDEP hosting workshop on evidence use

AFIDEP is hosting a workshop to build the capacity of Parliaments in Africa to use evidence in decision-making from 11-12 December in Munyonyo, Uganda. The workshop aims to enhance the knowledge and skills of parliament staff in evidence-informed decision-making. Specifically, the workshop seeks to increase parliaments’ staff appreciation of the context of evidence use in