The Conference So Far
Day 1 - November 19, 2018
The first day of the conference started in grand style with a keynote address from Dr Moeti Maitishidso, the regional director of the World Health Organization followed by an address by Dr Thedros Ghebreyesus. Delegates from several countries from Africa and beyond were represented.
Day 2 - November 20, 2018
We kicked off the second day of the FAMSA GA 2018 with a panel session on the burden of Non-communicable diseases in Africa and further sessions on managing outbreaks and disasters.
Day 3 - November 21, 2018
Day 3 featured a thought-provoking session on mental health and the fact that it statistically affects more members of low-income classes than any others. Discussions around new initiatives by Johnson and Johnson one of the sponsors of FAMSA GA 2018 were also discussed.