The Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) Symposium Report 2023

The Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) Symposium was convened in Kampala, Uganda on March 04, 2023 hosted and organized by Makerere University College of Health Sciences, a member of the African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) NCD Center of Excellence (COE) that is hosted by University of Nairobi, Kenya.

The objective of this Symposium was to provide a forum for dissemination of innovations and advances in NCDs with regards to training and research and their impact on community in Uganda and entire East African region. The theme of the Symposium was: ‘Advances in NCD Training, Research & Community Impact.

In attendance were representatives from the Uganda Ministry of Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS), ARUA, World Health Organization (WHO), Uganda Cancer Institute, Uganda Heart Institute, Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), and Professional bodies as well as local andinternational NCD scientists and clinicians.