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We are now welcoming abstract submissions for our upcoming MWIA Conference slated for November 11th to 15th 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya.

Abstracts are requested on the conference title “Accelerating Women’s Health: Priorities and Opportunities Through SDG’s.

Abstracts will be accepted until May 31st, 2018.

The Kenya Medical Women’s Association is proud to host the Medical Women’s International Association (MWIA) Regional Conference for Near East and Africa Region. This event is expected to attract high quality research papers, oral presentations and workshops from across the African Continent and Near East as well as other MWIA Regions. It provides a great platform for the women in medicine, science and global health actors to interact and exchange ideas professionally. Additionally, it will be useful for personal engagements and will facilitate networking between individual members and various MWIA member associations especially for young MWIA members.

This conference will provide a forum for academicians, industry experts and policy makers to discuss and share knowledge about the Sustainable Developments Goals (SDGs) and advancements in health for women, children and adolescents. Researches from all sectors especially social and economic development sectors are encouraged to participate and present papers. Sectors are invited to send the latest researches, innovations and best practices for the conference.

The Conference Theme is: “Accelerating Women’s Health: Priorities and Opportunities Through SDG’s.

 

The Sub-themes are as stated below:

 Track 1: Overview of women’s health and SDGs in the region: Challenges, Opportunities and Priorities

– Leadership and Policy

– The Role of Women in Medicine in Addressing SDGs

– Health Disparities and Inequalities in Women’s Health

– Policy and Legal Aspects

– Why Are Women Left Behind

Track 2: Women and Health

– Women’s Reproductive Health

– Women’s Mental Health

– Communicable Diseases

– NCDs and Trauma

– Access to Affordable and Quality Healthcare

– Maternal and Child Health

– Adolescents Reproductive Health

– Social-economic determinants of women’s health

– Gender and Development in Global Health

– Investment in girls’ education and empowerment

– Access and Quality Healthcare for all women – “What work for women”

Track 3: Promotion and Protection of Health rights in the Context of SDGs

-SGBV and Health

-Promotion and Protection of Health Rights in the Context of SDGs -Ending   Discrimination and Stigma of Patients in Healthcare Settings

-Climate Change, Environment and Women’s Health Outcome in the Region

Track 4: Health Systems Strengthening and Community Systems Strengthening

-Universal Health Coverage and Financing: Committing to Sustainable Investment in Health

-Sustainable Investment in Health

-Domestic and External Financing and Health Insurance

-Affordability of Health Products and Health Services

-Access to Holistic Range of Health and Social Services

-Out of Pocket and Its Effect On Women

-Integration: Implementing Access to Holistic Range of Health and Social Services

-Harnessing The Demographics Dividends

-Accountability Framework and Mechanisms for Women’s Health

Track 5: Training of Women in Medicine and Appropriate Human Resource for Health

– Academia

– Training, Deployment and Progression

– Life Work Balance

– Workplace Harassment

– Gender Disparity in Remuneration

Track 6: Accountability framework and mechanisms for Women’s Health

– Development of Peer Review Mechanisms

– Indicators and Dashboards to Measure Progress

– Comparison with Global Frameworks

– Benchmarking Country Performance on SDG Attainment

 Track 7: Children, Youth and Sustainable Development

-Harnessing the Demographic Dividends

Track 8: Research, ICT and Innovation

– Generation and Use of Evidence-Based Data for Women’s Health

– Data Driven Technologies and Innovations in Health

– E-Health and Application in Women’s Health

– Challenges and Gaps



Track 9: Regional Coordination and Partnerships

– Stock-Taking of What Exists in The Regional and Effectiveness

– Regional Frameworks for Advancing Women’s Health and Implementation

– Coordination and Synergies

– Increasing Visibility and Role of Women in Medicine, Science and Technology

 Track 10: Medical Legal Issues in Women’s Health

– Capacity building and evidence generation to secure justice for victims

– Knowledge management and record maintence tools for the evidence kits

– Increasing medical malpractice and access to justice



Additional topics of interest for varied community stakeholders include:

  1. Road Map to Accelerating Women’s Health Opportunities and Challenges in Implementation of SDG’s.
  2. Universal Health Coverage and Health Financing: Women’s Health as an Entry Point
  3. Emerging Health Concerns – Impact of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) On Women’s Health
  4. Emerging Opportunities in Multipurpose HIV Prevention Commodities: Female Controlled Devices, Microbicides and Commodities in Health
  5. Gender Disparities Legal and Social Determinants in Health Opportunities and Challenges
  6. The role of media in women’s health agenda

Conference Date: Sunday 11th November 2018 to Thursday, 15th November 2018
Conference Venue: Nairobi, Kenya 

Deadline for Abstract submission: Thursday May 31st, 2018

Email to: conference@kmwa.or.ke

Abstracts are requested on the conference title: “Accelerating Women’s Health”, Agenda: Priorities and Opportunities Through SDG’s.

Please use the form below to submit your abstract to the Kenya Medical Women’s Association Secretariat:

MWIA Regional Conference, 2018- Delegate Registration Fees

Registration Type: Fees (USD) Key Dates:
International Delegates Early Bird Fees 300 March 15th, 2018 to July 31st, 2018
International Delegates Regular Fees 350 August 1st, 2018 to October 31st, 2018
International Delegates Onsite Payment (At Event Site- Kenya) 400 November 11thand 12th 2018
International Accompanying Person Fees 200 March 15th, 2018 to October 31st, 2018
International Accompanying Person- Onsite Payment 250 November 11th and 12th 2018
International Student Early Bird Fees 100 March 15th, 2018 to July 31st 2018
International student Regular Fees 150 August 1st, 2018 to October 1st, 2018
International Student Onsite Payment 200 November 11th  and 12th 2018
Local Delegates (Eastern Africa) Early Bird Fees 150 March 15th, 2018 to July 31st 2018
Local Delegates ( Eastern Africa) Regular Fees 200 August 1st, 2018 to October 1st, 2018
Local Delegates ( Eastern Africa)Onsite Payments 250 November 11th  and 12th 2018
Local Students(Eastern Africa) Early Bird Fees 50 March 15th, 2018 to July 31st 2018
Local Students ( Eastern Africa) Regular Fees 75 August 1st, 2018 to October 1st, 2018
Local Students ( Eastern Africa) Onsite Payments 100 November 11th  and 12th 2018