The event will take place at AMREF UK’s office in central London and will showcase AMREF’s work and give attendees the opportunity to engage with AMREF. Attendees will also discover how they can join AMREF in working towards our vision for better health for Africa.
The exciting event will feature presentations and speeches from AMREF’s senior team, as well as an address from keynote speaker Dr Noerine Kaleeba.
Dr Kaleeba has been a governance member of several prestigious bodies, including the Uganda AIDS commission, the WHO Global Commission on HIV/AIDS, Marie Stopes International, Chair of Action Aid International Board and founded The AIDS Support Organization.
She currently sits on AMREF’s international board as Vice Chair. In 2005 Dr Noerine Kaleeba, was aptly named, The Angel of Africa in a ceremony at the University of Dundee in Scotland, where she also received a Doctor of Laws degree in recognition of her tireless work promoting the needs of people living with HIV/AIDS.
I am extremely excited about this event and I believe it will be a great opportunity to discover the potential for Africans in the Diaspora, in supporting and contributing to healthcare solutions in Africa said Dr Noerine Kaleeba
Belinda Coote, CEO of AMREF in the UK will be presenting AMREF’S UK priorities and highlighting the work conducted in the UK.
"As an African Organisation AMREF speaks with a unique voice that represents the real health challenges of real people in Africa – I therefore call upon Africans in the Diaspora to join us and to raise our voices for better health for Africa" said Belinda Coote