Partners implementing the Strengthening Capacity to Use Research Evidence in Health Policy (SECURE Health) programme are participating at a consultative meeting that will run until 26th October 2016. Among the objectives of the meeting, which is taking place at Southern Sun Mayfair Hotel in Nairobi, is to review the programme’s achievements since November 2013,
Stakeholders working on the demographic dividend in Kenya will be convening at a multi-sectoral forum between 18th and 19th October 2016. The meeting, which will take place at the Windsor Hotel in Nairobi, seeks to strengthen efforts to realise the demographic dividend in Kenya through strategic investments in health, education, youth, governance and the
A series of workshops aimed at disseminating the recently launched study report produced by AFIDEP on the demographic dividend (DD) for Malawi will begin on 13th October, 2016 at various regional centres across the country. The first workshop, to be held at Mount Soche Hotel will focus on the Southern Region and will run
AFIDEP’s Executive Director, Dr. Eliya Zulu, will be participating at an expert group meeting organised by the Population Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs. The meeting which will take place between 13th and 14th October, 2016 in New York will focus on “Changing population age structure and sustainable development. The
An engaging forum, in the form of a science policy cafe took place on September 27, 2016, in Lilongwe, Malawi focusing on the issue of youth employment, particularly why graduates from tertiary institutions are failing to get employment upon graduation. The forum whose theme was Integrating Transferable Skills into the formal education curriculum for
AFIDEP’s Executive Director, Dr. Eliya Zulu and the Director, Science Communications and Evidence Uptake, Dr. Rose Oronje will be participating at the What Works Global Summit 2016 (WWGS2016). The Summit whose theme is Putting Evidence to Work for Better Policies, Programmes and Practice will take place from 26th to 28th September 2016 in Bloomsbury, London.