Audience:

Policy makers from countries in sub-Saharan Africa, academia, clinicians (rural and urban practice), international stakeholders, local parishioners, and rising leaders in the area of brain disorders.


Workshop Objectives:

  • Discuss opportunities that can be used to better ensure continuity of care and sustainability within a country’s healthcare system.

  • Identify resources that are currently available or could be made available, in cost-effective and efficient manners, to aid in implementation of treatments and prevention projects.

  • Emphasize the need for national, evidence-based policies addressing quality of care and healthcare systems for mental and neurological disorders. Discuss how to facilitate collaborations among a variety of stakeholders, including policy makers and healthcare professionals.

8:00 a.m.

Welcome

 

PAUL E. MUGAMBI

President

Uganda National Academy of Sciences

8:05 a.m.

Introductions

 

ALAN I. LESHNER, IOM Neuroscience Forum

Chair

Chief Executive Officer, AAAS

Executive Publisher, Science

 

EDWARD K. KIRUMIRA, UNAS Health and

Nutrition Forum Chair

and Workshop Co-chair

Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences

Makerere University



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