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University of Leicester Medical School Centre for Medicine

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This health and business summit aims to contribute towards a better understanding of the business environment within the healthcare and life science sector in Uganda, focusing on linkages between the private-public sectors and rural - urban areas.

The objectives of the summit are to:

a) Promote both economic and cultural ties between the Ugandan Government and its diaspora, more so the Large Ugandan Asian Diaspora community in the midlands region of UK.

b) Addresses the disease burden trends and highlight prevention, treatment and care of both infectious and chronic diseases providing existing and future business opportunities from a UK health volunteer and investors perspective.

c) Provide a brief background on Uganda’s political and economic context, including its business environment; risks, challenges and potentials of starting businesses in Uganda.

d) Lastly the summit will highlight selected areas where business and partnership opportunities are considered to be greatest including ; Public Private Partnerships , Medical Research, Health Infrastructure, Including Equipment , Medical Products and Medicines, Management Support and Human Resources


Invited Speakers :

Her Excellency Professor Joyce Kakuramatsi Kikafunda- High Commissioner of Uganda to the United Kingdom and Ireland

Lord Dollar Popat- UK Trade Envoy to Uganda and Rwanda

Hon Dr Joyce Moriku- Minister of Health Uganda (Primary health Care)

Hon Jaffer Kapasi- Uganda Business Honorary Consul to Midlands UK

Mr Godfrey Kwoba - Officer in charge of Commercial and Economic matters, Uganda High Commission, London, UK

Professor Ged Byrne - The Dean & Director of Education and Quality (North) for Health Education England/ NHS Global Health Exchange/ Co Chair - Uganda UK Health Alliance

Professor Nelson Sewankambo - Professor of Medicine and Former Principal of Makerere University Medical school/ Current Board Member - Uganda UK Health Alliance.

Mr Moses Mulimira- Co founder - Uganda Diaspora Health Foundation/ UK Lead Uganda UK Health Alliance.

Mr Ballu Patel - Non-Executive Director - University Hospitals of Leicester

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