Theme: The Role of Global Health Partnerships in ensuring equitable and resilient recovery from the COVID 19 pandemic.

Date: Tuesday, 16th November 2021

Time: 11AM – 4PM (EAT)/9AM – 2PM (BST)


  1. Prof. Ged Byrne

  2. Dr. Diana Atwine


  1. Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, Honorable Minister Of Health Uganda

  2. Ms Kate Airey OBE, British High Commissioner to Uganda

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Meeting ID: 869 4250 4770

Meeting passcode: 034079




UK Time  



11:00-11:15 9:00-9:15 Opening Remarks from conveners


Prof Ged Byrne/ Dr Diana Atwine

Uganda UK Health Alliance Co Chairs


11:15-11:30 9:15-9:30 Key Note Speech 1


Hon Jane Ruth Aceng

Minister of Health Uganda.


11:30-11:45 9:30-9:45 Key Note Speech 2


Rt Hon Sajiv Javid

Minister-Department of Health and Social Care UK.


11:45-12:00 9:45-10:00 UK overseas support to Uganda on respond and recover from the COVID 19.


HE Kate Aiery

British High Commissioner




12:00-12:35 10:00-10:35  

Panel Discussion 1:

How can global health partnerships address the disparities between health systems on the road to recovery from the COVID 19 Pandemic?








Chair: Lord Dolar Popat


Panellist 1: Dr Dan Poulter, MP- Chair All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Global Health.


Panellist 2: Hon Dr Monica Musenero -Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation/ Senior Presidential Advisor on Epidemics


Panellist 3: Dr Ahmed Ogwell Ouma- Deputy Director, Africa CDC


Panellist 4: Dr Henry Mwebesa

Director General Health Services-Ministry of Health


12:35-12:45 10:35-10:45 Q&A


12:45-12:50 10:45-10:50 2021-The year of the health and Care Worker: Protect. Invest. Together.


12:50-1:05 10:50-11:05 The year of the Health and Care worker:


Dr Navina Evans


1:05-1:35 11:05-11:35 Panel Discussion 2:

The Agenda of Global Health partnerships in Workforce Development.

Chair: Lord Nigel Crisp


Panellist 1: Dr Jim Campbell

Executive Director, Global Health Workforce Alliance


Panellist 3: Prof Nelson Sewankambo,

Past Principal Makerere University College of Health Sciences


Panellist 2: Ben Simms

CEO-Tropical Health and Education Trust


Panelist 4: Prof Omaswa

Executive Director, African Centre for Global Health and Social Transformation (ACHEST)/

Founder Global Health Workforce Alliance.


1:35-1:45 11:35-11:45 Q&A


1:45-2:00 11:45-12:00 Closing Remarks HE Julius Peter Moto

Uganda High Commissioner to the UK

17:00-18:30 15:00-16:30 Post Symposium Debrief Dr Diana Atwine