Speakers, Panelists named for the International Workshop Conference on Universal Health Coverage (UHC): Investing in Health Systems benefits everyone – making it work, December 9

8 December, 2021


With your continued commitment and efforts, Afrihealth Optonet Association (AHOA) *– CSOs Network* continues to focus on the promotion of Health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and the SDGs; using

partnerships, advocacy, research/evidence-generation, capacity development, outreaches, and monitoring and evaluation (M&E) as strategies; while focusing on rural and poor urban communities, marginalized, vulnerable and disadvantaged populations especially women, children, adolescents and elderly; and exploring the nexus/interlinkages between health, energy and environment – including climate change, biodiversity, ecosystems and energy; nutrition and food security; and gender, good governance and human rights.

The Universal Health Coverage (UHC) paradigm has become the global cornerstone of efforts to achieve ‘Health for All’, ‘Leave no one Behind’ and achieve collective global prosperity for all people.

In commemoration of World Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day, *Afrihealth Optonet Association (AHOA)* – *the CSOs Network* is pleased to announce the following official speakers and panelists for the virtual:

*International Workshop on ‘**Universal Health Coverage (UHC)’: Investing in Health Systems benefits everyone – making it work*


*Kristine Yakhama* (Kenya)

Coordinator, Good Health Community Programmes/zonal leader Kakamega MNCH Alliance.

*Babacar THIAM* (Senegal)

Head of NGO-AWA programs

*Mr**.** Elicana Nduhuura* (Uganda)

Co Chair - External Relations, Patient Centred Care Movement Africa

*Join us in this Workshop Conference. *

*When: **Dec 9**, 2021 0**2**:00 PM West Central Africa *

*Registration link: *


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing

information about joining the meeting.

*Dr. Uzodinma ADIRIEJE*

CEO & UN Main Rep, *Afrihealth Optonet Association (AHOA) **– **the **CSOs


Email: afrepton@gmail.com;

Phone/Whatsapp: +2348034725905

Website: http://www.afrihealthcsos.org;

*Blog:* http://druzodinmadirieje.blogspot.com;


HIFA profile: Uzodinma Adirieje is a Health and Development Systems Strengthening and Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Specialist, Writer/Columnist, Health Economist, Health & Environment/Energy/Climate Development Advocate, Fed. Govt Accredited Management Trainer/Facilitator, Evaluator & Certified Management Consultant. He is CEO & UN/ECOSOC Representative of Afrihealth Optonet Association - a 22-years old civil society network/coalition of about 600 member-organizations in Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, Haiti, Malawi and Uganda with focus on Health, Energy/Environment, Nutrition/Food Security, and Gender/Good Governance/Human Rights using Partnerships, Advocacy, Research, Capacity Dev't, Outreaches, Monitoing & Evaluation (M&E). Among other professional services, he’s also the Chairman, Civil Society Organizations Strategy Group on Sustainable Dev’t Goals (CSOSG-SDGs) in Nigeria; Country Group Lead, Civil Society Consultations on 2020 Voluntary National Review (VNR) of the SDGs, Nigeria; Executive Secretary, Nigeria Universal Health Coverage Actions Network (NUHCAN); National President, Nigerian Association of Evaluators (NAE); Member, National Core Working Group on 2020 Voluntary National Review (CWG-VNR), Nigeria; President, Society for Conservation and Sustainability of Energy and Environment in Nigeria (SOCSEEN). He was roject Director of the UNDEF-funded Project which promoted the SDGs in 81 Niger Delta communities (2017-2018) and Chairman, national World Malaria Day Committee 2019 in Nigeria.