Over 20 speakers, 16 poster presentations, 4 breakout sessions, 40 health focused organisations and 150 guests - in one 5 minute video!
Caring together end of project video
Filmed in April 2018 in Eastern and Rwenzori regions of Uganda, this video showcases the impact that Caring Together had on frontline health workers between January 2015 to March 2018.
The Caring Together Project and Dr. Jens van Roey: Part One
Dr. Jens van Roey, former director of Global Clinical Development at Janssen Global Public Health, discusses why he began the Caring Together project with Pepal and Baylor-Uganda in 2015.
The Caring Together Project and Dr. Jens van Roey: Part Two
Dr. Jens van Roey discusses why leadership matters to him in the context of the early days of his medical career in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Presentations: Day One
Closing the Leadership Gap: Leadership and Health System Strengthening
Dr. Adeodata Kekitiinwa, Executive Director of Baylor-Uganda, discusses the importance of leadership for health system strengthening in the Ugandan healthcare system.
Opening Remarks: Rt. Hon. Sarah Achieng Opendi
Rt. Hon. Sarah Achieng Opendi, State Minister of Health for General Duties, offered opening remarks at the International Summit on Leadership in Healthcare and introduced the Prime Minister of Uganda.
Official Opening: Rt. Hon. Ruhakana Rugunda, Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda
The International Summit on Leadership in Healthcare was officially opened by Rt. Hon. Ruhakana Rugunda, Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda. He emphasised the importance of leadership in the Ugandan healthcare system.
Keynote Address: The Importance of Leadership in Healthcare
Dr. Alex Countinho, Executive Director of Partners in Health Rwanda, delivered this inspiring keynote address on April 25th.
"Leadership is most important when it is absent."
Sustainable Interventions, Transformative Impact: The Caring Together Project
Musiime Michael Koima, Caring Together Project Manager, presents the final results of the Caring Together Project.
Click here to see Michael's slides.
Leadership in Healthcare in Eastern Region: The Aids Support Organisation
Ambrose Ojuu delivers a presentation on leadership initiatives being implemented by The Aids Support Organisation (TASO) in Eastern Region, Uganda.
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Results Based Financing and Leadership Capacity Building: Enabel
Peter Asiimwe, National Technical Advisor PNFP, Enabel, delivers a presentation on the impact of Results Based Financing for leadership capacity building in the healthcare sector.
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Presentations Day Two
Perspectives on Leadership and the HIV/AIDS Response
Jane Waterman, Executive Director of Jane Waterman Consulting, delivers a presentation on the importance of leadership for the HIV/AIDS response in Sub-Saharan Africa. Jane Waterman was formerly Senior Vice President, Europe and Executive Director, UK of the International Rescue Committee from 2014 to 2017.
Leadership in Tanzania in the Context of the Response to Cervical Cancer
Dr Oscar Ernest Rwabiyago, Senior Public Health Specialist, Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Tanzania delivers a presentation on the importance of leadership in the context of tackling cervical cancer. Dr. Rwabiyago participated in the NJIA program in Kagera Region, where leadership skills are used to create and implement innovative ideas to increase the number of women sensitised and screened for cervical cancer.
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Caring Together: What the Data Shows Us
Conrad Musinguzi discusses the data behind the Caring Together Project. Conrad's research compared the capacity of health management staff in Caring Together health facilities with facilities in a control region, and discovered that leaders in Caring Together facilities showed transformational capacities.
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