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RCPCH responds in The Lancet to criticism from WHO and CHIFA lead moderator on conflict of interest re infant formula sponsorship

Date: Saturday, April 29, 2017
The UK Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health responds in today's Lancet to criticism from WHO director Anthony Costello and CHIFA lead moderator Tony Waterston on conflict of interest re infant formula sponsorship.

UK-East African Healthcare Summit, 22 April 2017, BMA, London

Date: Sunday, April 23, 2017
HIFA was delighted to present at the UK-East African Healthcare Summit, 22 April 2017, British Medical Association, London. The summit brought together large delegations of government officials, diaspora members, policymakers, education, research and development institutions, senior hospital directors & CEOs. Dignitaries included the Honorable Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, Minister of Health for Uganda and many others from the region.

Didier Demassosso organises HIFA World Health Day in Yaoundé, Cameroon

Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2017
HIFA Country Representative for Cameroon Didier Demassosso organised a HIFA meeting in Yaounde to celebrate World Health Day. 

HIFA Country Representative Gladys Dadzie celebrates HIFA Awareness Day in Accra, Ghana

Date: Friday, April 14, 2017
HIFA in collaboration with Your Health Matters Ghana (YHMG) created an awareness day in Ghana on the 10th of March, 2017 at the Aviation Social Centre in Accra, Ghana.  The event was well patronized by stakeholders in the health sector including medical doctors, nurses, health professionals, administrators, corporate organizations, medical and nursing students as well as a significant number of the general public.  There were lectures on diabetes, hypertension, prostate education and general healthcare information delivery. 

CHIFA Webinar on Children’s Participation in Action and Learning for Nutrition, 18 May 2017

Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017
On the 18th of May at 13:00 GMT, CHIFA will be holding a webinar on Children’s Participation in Action and Learning for Nutrition (PCAAN), a program run by Children for Health in partnership with the Government of Mozambique. This event is free.  PCAAN In Mozambique, the dreadful facts are that in some districts, 44% of all children under 5 suffer from chronic malnutrition. This limits the potential of these children and makes them more prone to disease.

Dgroups and HIFA at the Knowledge for Development Conference in Geneva, 3-4 April 2017

Date: Monday, April 10, 2017
Dgroups and HIFA were presented as examples of best practice at the Knowledge for Development Conference at the UN Palais des Nations, Geneva, 3-4 April 2017

HIFA at the UK–East Africa Health Summit, BMA, London, 22 April 2017

Date: Monday, February 20, 2017
HIFA will be presenting at the UK–East Africa Health Summit, BMA, London, 22 April 2017. We look forward to see you there!    

Announcement: HIFA Country Representative of the Year 2016

Date: Wednesday, February 8, 2017
We are delighted to announce that Balogun Stephen Taiye (HIFA Country Representative for Nigeria) has been selected as HIFA Country Representative of the Year 2016 for his energetic presence in promoting HIFA's vision throughout the year.

12th Annual Photoshare Contest featuring the HIFA Photo Award

Date: Monday, February 6, 2017
(with thanks to David Alexander, Photoshare) The contest has a top prize of US$1,000; the deadline for entries is April 10th, 2017. Enter submissions through Photoshare's online photo submission form, www.photoshare.org/contests HIFA sponsors the Healthcare Providers category, which focuses on the critical role of health care information and health workers and is recognized with the HIFA Photo Award. 

HIFA Coordinator Neil Pakenham-Walsh talks to eHealth News about HIFA’s vision of enabling universal access to healthcare information

Date: Monday, January 23, 2017
HIFA Coordinator HIFA, Dr Neil Pakenham-Walsh, talks to eHealth News about HIFA’s vision of enabling universal access to healthcare information. Read online here.

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