Between 30 November – 2 December 2018, AFIDEP, through the Malawi Parliament Enhancement Project (MPEP), convened a workshop in Salima, Malawi, with technical personnel from the Malawi Parliament to review and explore strategies to improve the performance of its various parliamentary committees. Participants at the workshop included parliamentary clerks, and finance and budget analysts.
Here at AFIDEP we are proud and excited with the news that Professor Nyovani Madise, our Director of Research and Development Policy has been appointed to serve at the Population Council Board of Trustees. With a global presence in more than 50 countries, the Population Council conducts research to address critical health and development
From 12 – 15 November 2018, the 5th International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) will convene thousands of global policymakers and researchers, young people, faith leaders and family planning advocates from around the world in Kigali, Rwanda. The 2018 ICFP is being co-hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at
Members of Parliament (MPs) who serve on parliamentary health committees across various parliaments in Africa, and other stakeholders in health on the continent are convening in Munyonyo, Uganda between 30-31 October 2018 for the 10th Network of African Parliamentary Committees of Health (NEAPACOH) annual meeting. This year, much like last year’s meeting, the forum
From 15-19 October, 2018, AFIDEP experts will conduct a training on “policy engagement and evidence uptake” at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) for vector control researchers in Liverpool, United Kingdom. This is part of the Partnership for Increasing the Impact of Vector Control (PIIVeC), a collaboration of researchers and policymakers in Malawi,
Universal Health Coverage (UHC) has been one of the focal themes of discussion at forums, including the United Nation General Assembly, as reflected in goal 3 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). From 8-12 October 2018, AFIDEP experts will join players involved in health systems and policy research and practice at the Arena and Convention