The 2nd Young East African Health Research Scientists’ Forum (YEARS’ Forum): Entebbe - Uganda

06 Aug 2018

The East African Health Research Commission (EAHRC) is an institution of the East African Community (EAC) established by EAC Heads of State on 18th June 2007 as a mechanism for making available to the community, advise upon all matters of health and health-related research and findings necessary for knowledge generation, technological development, policy formulations, practices and related matters. EAHRC is the principal advisory institution to the EAC on Health Research and Development (R&D).

The EAHRC Secretariat is pleased to inform you that we are organizing the 2nd Young East African Health Research Scientists’ Forum (YEARS’ Forum) which will be held in Entebbe - Uganda from 6th to 9th August 2018.

The YEARS’ Forum is an initiative to empower the East African Community (EAC) young researchers to be able to shape the future of research for health in the region. YEARS’ Forum was approved by the 15th EAC Sectoral Council of Ministers of Health (EAC/Health/15th SCM/Decision 22) and endorsed by the 35th extraordinary Council of EAC Ministers to bring together postgraduate students in health sciences from each of the EAC Partner States.

 The 2nd YEARS’ Forum which will be held in Entebbe - Uganda from 6th to 9th August 2018. The concept note and background paper will be sent to you in due course. Please prepare for a 10 minute presentation on the progress of the activities and recommendations agreed upon in the First YEARS’ Forum.