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Urban Health in Africa: advacing multi-disciplinary approaches

January 05, 2017
Invitation - Urban Health in Africa: advancing multi-disciplinary approaches - February 6 to 7, 2017, Cape Town, South Africa

You are welcome to participate in an upcoming dialogue event: “Urban Health in Africa: advancing multi-disciplinary approaches” co-hosted by the Novartis Foundation, International Society for Urban health (ISUH), InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) – Health, International Council for Science (ICSU), Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) and University of Basel.


Hotel NH Cape Town The Lord Charles, Somerset West, Cape Town, South Africa


Monday, February 6, 2017, (9:30 – 17:00) and Tuesday, February 7, 2017 (8:40 – 14:00) – both days include lunch.


The event aims at bringing together experts from the urban health area, academia, policy makers, public and private partners from the key disciplines and sectors affecting urban planning, public health and healthcare. We hope to promote cross-fertilization in thinking, research, policy and operational practice to meet the emerging urban health challenges in Africa. More information and the event program can be found in the flyer attached.


Participation at the event is free. However, registration is required and limited, so we kindly request you register your participation at the link below before January 27, 2017.

Please note that the Novartis Foundation does not cover accommodation and travel costs for event participants. However, if your participation is limited due to financial expenses, please indicate on the registration form as there are limited funds to support individual participants based outside of Cape Province on a case by case basis.
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Please download the program here
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