Stakeholder involvement and input were critical throughout each stage of the Urban Health Assessment, including during discussions about the dissemination of results. On November 22, 2019 a Dissemination Workshop was held at the at the Infectious Diseases Institute of Makerere University in...
Stakeholder involvement and input were critical throughout each stage of the Urban Health Assessment. On September 30, 2019, a Dissemination Workshop was held at the Silver Springs Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. Twenty stakeholders were present for the meeting, representing the national (7)...
Stakeholder involvement and input were critical throughout each stage of the Urban Health Assessment, including during discussions about the dissemination of results. On November 14th, 2019 a Dissemination Workshop was held at the Morena Hotel in Dodoma, Tanzania. Sixteen stakeholders were present for the...
Tanzania Tanzania’s rapid rate of urbanization has resulted in a high proportion (60%) of people living in informal settlements. It is estimated that more than half of the population (55.40 to 63.12%) will live in an urban area by 2030. The drivers of...
Kenya Kenya’s urban population is rapidly increasing, with approximately 32% of the population residing in urban areas. This increase has put pressure on basic facilities such as water, sanitation, security, housing and transportation. In Nairobi, over half of the population resides in...
Uganda Although Uganda is rural, with only 18% urbanized land, it is among the most rapidly urbanizing countries in sub-Saharan Africa.  According to World Bank indicators, 53.6% of Uganda’s urban population was living in slums as of 2015. To meet nutrition and...
Urban Health Urban Health Ensuring Healthy Development Among the Poor The Implementation Science Collaboration on Urban Health in East Africa was born out of an initial roundtable consultation hosted by the East, Central and Southern African Health Community (ECSA-HC). The collaborative’s work...
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This report presents the highlights of the third webinar in this series, Strengthening Maternal Mental Health in Special Populations: Implementation Challenges and Opportunities, which featured a diverse stakeholder discussion on strategies and opportunities to advance maternal mental health care and psychosocial support for vulnerable...
This year’s theme, (Re)Building Better Systems: Being Proactive, Nimble, and Responsive, will build upon lessons learned about rapidly changing community health and clinical settings to envisioning new models for conducting D&I science that respond to the shifting needs of diverse systems and...

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