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2017 – Society of Adolescent Health in Uganda
Makerere University College of Health Sciences,
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2017

A healthy Adolescent, ........A healthy nation

4th Clinical and scientific meeting and Annual Adolescent Health Conference in Kampala

THEME: KEEPING OUR ADOLESCENTS HEALTHY THROUGH PREVENTIVE CARE

Sponsored by: The Makerere University-Columbia University (MUSU) Collaboration

Date: 29th -30th March 2017

venue: Hotel Africana, Kampala Uganda

The Society of Adolescent Health in Uganda was the 4th Clinical and scientific meeting held on the 29th and 30th March 2017 at Hotel Africana, Kampala with a theme called, keeping our adolescents healthy through preventive care.

This meeting was organized by the Makerere University-Columbia University (MUCU) collaboration as well as the Society of Adolescent Health in Uganda. Financial support was received from Columbia University as well as the WIDE SPECTRUM Pharmaceuticals.

Key objective for this meeting was to provide health care providers with up to date evidence-based information related to preventive care of the adolescent patient. Adolescents remain at risk of many diseases during and after adolescence many of which can be prevented given the correct approaches. The meeting discussed infectious diseases, immunization, oral health issues, mindfulness approaches as well as behavior change and communication.