Shaping an East Africa free of NCDs through people centered interventions and transformative development

The regional NCD Conference 2022 is the first of its kind gathering on NCDs happening in the East African region aiming at bringing the different countries of the region and more together for policy shaping and innovation, knowledge sharing and nurturing discussions towards improved access to quality NCDs services and care nationally, regionally and beyond

Join the 1st regional NCD Conference: a 2 day event aiming to gather policymakers and implementers, international organizations, private sector, academia, civil society, and people living with NCDs from the East African region and beyond.

This will be conducted in a hybrid mode, so you can participate in the conference both in person and virtually.

Distinguished Applicants, we welcome you to the Regional NCD Conference application portal!

Thank you for your interest in joining the Regional NCD Conference 2022.

The registration fee includes access to the conference education and social activities, meals and transportation.

This event will take place on the 24-25th November 2022, Kigali Marriot Hotel.

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24th November - 25th November 2022


Kigali Marriot Hotel

Planner detail

Regional NCD Conference:

Conference tracks and subthemes:

A. Policies interventions in the area of NCDs.

Global and Regional NCDs policies and regulations

Regional integration, intergovernmental, and cross border interventions for NCDs

NCDs financing and resource allocation

Building resilient health systems

East Africa NCDs Alliances partnerships: Opportunities and challenges

National NCD coordination mechanisms: experience from EAC countries.

B. Science and technology:

Increasing the availability of evidence based data to inform policy development, monitoring and evaluation for NCDs

Embracing/Integrating technology and digital health innovations to strengthen the response to NCDs in East Africa.

Leveraging the use of technology in achieving resilient healthcare systems for future emergencies

Trade and investment for a healthy lifestyle

NCDs and communicable diseases

Mental health and disabilities

C. Community interventions:

Designing subnational and community centered strategies and transformative interventions in the fight against NCDs

Bringing together healthcare providers, CSOs, People living with NCDs and other stakeholders to address NCDs.

Empowerment and meaningful involvement of PLWNCDs: Nothing for us, without us.

Availability and accessibility of NCDs care in the EAC

Conference Partners

Regional NCD Conference 2022 Tentative Agenda