The main theme of the three-day Conference is: Regional Health Priorities and Opportuni- ties: Evidence for Action in the Changing Global Financial Situation.
”We and our members from all over the EAC think it is great that this conference takes place and that it is already the fourth time it is being held,” says Moses Waweru, Chair- man of the East African Alcohol Policy Alliance (EAAPA).”We need to come together and discuss obstacles to our development, and we need more research and evidence.”
”But we also need to make sure that these types of conferences manage to address a comprehensive approach to regional health priorities,” says Aimable Mwananawe, Chair- person of RADAPA. ”In that sense I hope that this conference is not a missed opportunity to address alcohol harm and its impact in the EAC.”
The Conference has four sub-themes: Achieving the MDGs for Maternal and Child Health; Non-Communicable …