The University of Cape Town (UCT) proudly hosted the inaugural Health Collaborative Convening from October 15 – 17, 2023, at the scenic Protea Hotel by Marriott, Waterfront Breakwater Lodge in Cape Town, South Africa.
This was the first of our many Convenings on the Continent, open only to the Health Collaborative partner institutions and attendance by invitation only. This year’s event welcomed 150 delegates from our nine partner universities and the Mastercard Foundation. The annual convening featured a networked approach for the sector divisions to collectively address shared health-sector challenges as well as specific local ones. The purpose was to leverage on the power of higher education institutions as sites of knowledge exchange and community collaboration, and nexuses for cross-sector partnerships. The value of building meaningful connections was a key theme throughout the Convening, and collaborations and partnerships created were the most reported gains by participants, with 97 percent indicating that they are confident that a lasting community was created within the Health Collaborative.
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Stinking Toilets, Civilized Users: Towards a Function-Based Indicator of Progress on Sanitation in Informal Settlements
The University of Toronto is pleased to invite you to attend the session of the Health in Africa Series, entitled “Stinking Toilets, Civilized Users: Towards a Function-Based Indicator of Progress on Sanitation in Informal Settlements”, presented by Kwame Norvixoxo, a Faculty member, Chair of the Research and Ethics Committee and Project Manager for the African Leadership University Health Collaborative project.
The African Leadership University (ALU) is hosting a Healthcare Entrepreneurship Hackathon from February 26 – 29, 2024 in Kigali, Rwanda.
The University of Toronto is pleased to invite you to attend the session of the Health in Africa Series, entitled “Gold or Health? Ghana’s environment under siege”, presented by Prof. Ellis Owusu-Dabo, a Public Health Physician, Consultant Research Scientist, and Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi.
The Mastercard Foundation is proud to introduce the Africa Higher Education Health Collaborative (AHEHC), a pioneering initiative aimed at strengthening primary healthcare across Africa and empowering the continent’s health sector through transformative education and innovation.
U of T partners with leading African universities and Mastercard Foundation to advance health care in Africa
The University of Toronto, the Mastercard Foundation and a network of leading African universities are embarking on a 10-year initiative to enhance primary health care workforce education, entrepreneurship and innovation across Africa.
The University of Cape Town (UCT) proudly hosted the Reach Alliance Convening with Ashesi University and the Reach Alliance Home Base team.
In June 2022, the university hosted a two-day summit that brought together representatives from the Africa Higher Education Health Collaborative, and other organizations to discuss ideas for partnerships that address some of the most important issues facing Africa and Canada.
The Baobab Summit is a virtual event that celebrates the power of youth leadership, individual action, and positive social change across Africa.
This event built upon University of Toronto’s strategic framework for deeper engagement with Africa and commitment to advancing emerging African priorities.
The Africa Higher Education Health Collaborative Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning, & Adaptation (MELA) Co-creation Workshop was held on October 12 & 13 in Cape Town, South Africa.