SPEED to Feature at the 2016 Prince Mahidol Award Conference on ‘Priority Setting for UHC’.


Ms. Robinah Kaitiritimba, ED of Uganda National Health Consumers’ Organisation (UNHCO), a SPEED partner institution has been invited to attend the Prince Mahidol Award Conference. The Conference will be held in Bangkok, Thailand, from 26 -31 January 2016.
Robinah will be a panellist on a plenary session “Using priority setting evidence in making UHC decisions.”

The conference will focus on priority setting in the context of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) by discussing important issues, such as exploring how to organize priority setting, linking research and UHC policy, and sharing experiences of priority setting mechanisms between countries.

The Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC) is an annual international conference focusing on policy-related health issues of global significance. The conference is hosted by the Prince Mahidol Award Foundation, the Thai Ministry of Public Health, Mahidol University and other global partners.  It is an international policy forum that Global Health Institutes, both public and private, can co-own and use for advocacy and for seeking international perspectives on important global health issues. The Conference in 2016 will be co-hosted by the Prince Mahidol Award Foundation, the World Health Organization, the World Bank, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the Japan International Cooperation Agency, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the China Medical Board, the Rockefeller Foundation, NICE International,  the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the National Evidence-based Healthcare Collaborating Agency, South Korea with the support from other key related partners.


Details about the conference here