The World Health Summit Regional Meeting 2020 in Kampala, Uganda had to be postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Find the official statement on the postponement of the World Health Summit Regional Meeting 2020 here


The central topics are in line with the African journey towards meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goals and achieving universal health coverage.

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Host and organizer of the World Health Summit Regional Meeting in Kampala: Makerere University in partnership with the Government of Uganda. 

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Centrally located in East Africa, Uganda is the Pearl of Africa. The country's capital and host-city of this World Health Summit Regional Meeting is Kampala.

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“We are extremely delighted to be leading the preparations for the World Health Summit Regional Meeting, the first ever to be hosted on African soil. With health professionals and other stakeholders in government and the private sector coming together, I’m optimistic that the meeting will stir us all to think better and work harder to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, all of which pertain to health, whether directly or indirectly.”

Charles Ibingira
Former Principal of the College of Health Sciences at Makerere University and International President of the World Health Summit 2020 /2021

“I believe it’s in such gatherings that interventions are arrived at to guide policymakers and implementers.”

Ruhakana Rugunda
Prime Minister of Uganda

“This is a great opportunity for the world to focus on Africa’s health, learn from its successes, and lay strategies for future collaborations.”

Jane Ruth Aceng
Minister of Health, Uganda