Intercountry Urban HEART Report Back Meeting in Africa
The WHO Regional Office for Africa and WHO Uganda, in collaboration with WHO Kobe Centre (WKC), organized the Urban HEART Intercountry Report Back Meeting in Entebbe, Uganda, 17-19 July 2013. WKC provided a global update on the status of Urban HEART implementation and offered further technical guidance to country and city officials on using Urban HEART in their respective contexts.
Representatives from eight African countries attended the meeting (Algeria, Burundi, Congo-Brazzaville, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kenya, Mali, Uganda) and presented their progress in addressing urban health. Congo-Brazzaville, Kenya and Uganda are currently implementing Urban HEART, while the other countries have initiated the process for Urban HEART.