Registration Packages

Date: 29th Nov – 1st Dec 2023
Venue: Amref International University Main Campus, Langata Road, Nairobi

Theme: Aligning practice to evidence in strengthening PHC for lasting health change in Africa​

Early bird registration Ongoing

Early Bird Registration

USD 150

Students and Youth Delegates

USD 50

Virtual attendance

USD 42

Day Pass

USD 42

Congress Registration

USD 200

Students and Youth Delegates (upto 21 Years)

USD 55

International Delegates

USD 150

International Students and Youth Delegates

USD 50

Congress Theme

Aligning practice to evidence in strengthening PHC for lasting health change in Africa

Sub-themes and Tracks

This sub-theme focuses on evidence-based approaches and models that improve access to PHC services. The elements of this sub-theme include evidence based:

1.1 Community Participation and Engagement of community health workforce

1.2 Models for Universal Health Coverage

1.3 Quality Service Delivery

1.4 Digital information for PHC

Social Determinants of Health (SDH) are crucial in addressing the increasing burden of disease. This sub-theme focuses on evidence-based interventions that focus on modifying social determinants of health thereby improving uptake of PHC. The subtheme focuses on the following.

2.1 Resilience: dimensions of resilience and its impact on health outcomes within the context of social determinants

2.2 Livelihoods: Interplay between livelihoods and health, exploring factors such as employment opportunities, income inequality, social support, and access to essential resources influence health outcomes and contribute to health disparities

2.3 Education: innovative strategies and interventions that leverage education as a tool for promoting health equity and improving population health

This sub-theme focuses on facility-based services at PHC level. It interrogates the best evidence for improving services in the following areas:

3.1 Adolescents & sexual reproductive health

3.2 Maternal, child health & Nutrition              

3.3 Mental Health & gender-based violence

3.4 Non-communicable diseases, including hypertension, diabetes, cancers, etc.

3.5 Water Sanitation and Hygiene, Neglected tropical diseases and Communicable diseases

This sub-theme explores evidence in areas that have emerged and that affect PHC after the Alma-Ata Declaration. It focuses on evidence on the following areas:

4.1 Improving PHC in the face of climate change; maintaining health system resilience

4.2 Zoonoses and evidence on the one Health approach

4.3 Use of technology to improve communities’ access to Primary healthcare.

4.4 New evidence on management of infectious diseases including environmental drivers of antimicrobial resistance

This sub-them will allow participants to share evidence for improving PHC on the following areas:

5.1 Role of citizens’ voices in improving access to PHC services

5.2 Effective health leadership and governance approaches and Practices 

5.3 Financing and entrepreneurship models, including public-private partnerships and cost-effective healthcare financing for PHC