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Towards universal health coverage (UHC) – promoting and responding to maternal, neonatal, child and adolescent health (MNCAH)

18 September 2017

UK coordinator: Dr Kalipso Chalkidou, Imperial College London
South African coordinator: Prof Priscilla Reddy, Human Sciences Research Council
Kenyan coordinator: Prof William Macharia, Aga Khan University Kenya
Discipline: Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent Health  
Dates: 18 to 22 September 2017
Venue: Johannesburg/Pretoria          

Participants are cordially invited to a workshop entitled: Towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC) – promoting and responding to Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent Health (MNCAH).

Under the Researcher Links scheme offered by the Newton Fund, together with the British Council, the Human Sciences Research Council (South Africa), Imperial College London (United Kingdom) and Aga Khan University (Kenya), will be hosting a workshop on the above theme in Johannesburg/Pretoria on 18th – 22nd September 2017.

The workshop is being coordinated by Prof Priscilla Reddy (HSRC), Dr Kalipso Chalkidou (ICL) and Prof William Macharia (AKU), and will have contributions from other global leading researchers. We are now inviting early career researchers from the UK, South Africa or Kenya to apply for this workshop. All travel and accommodation expenses will be covered by the Newton Researcher Links programme. The application form, with more details on the initiative, is attached and should be sent to  before the deadline of 30th June 2017.

The application form is available for download below: