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Pre-Conference Workshop Submissions

Background Information

CORE Group convenes hundreds of global health professionals through its annual Global Health Practitioner Conferences to share knowledge, evidence and best practices in order to increase the impact of global health programs and policies on communities around the world.

CORE Group's Regional Global Health Practitioner Conference in Nairobi, Kenya aims to:
  • LEVERAGE community voices and experiences of frontline health workers, community health workers, community nurses, and other service delivery providers to help identify the kinds and levels of services needed.
  • LINK individuals, organizations, governments, United Nations, donors, private sector, and many other key players both inside and outside the community towards addressing social determinants of health and ensuring everyone works together for improved health outcomes and breaking down silos.
  • LEARN about best practices and approaches in community health within national and local health systems, as well as consortium building and technical capacity building with strategic focus for improved community health.
The Conference will focus on:
  • Enabling stakeholders to share progress and identify solutions to persistent community health challenges;
  • Strengthen the role of community health workers in line with the Sustainable Development Goals and Universal Health Coverage;
  • Inform global, national and local policies and plans though evidence, success, and adaptive learning
Pre-Conference Workshops are four hour skill-building, highly engaging, participatory sessions meant to build upon and enhance participants' skills and knowledge. Typically, workshops have a targeted focus to go in-depth into a skill, issue, resource, tool, etc.

CORE Group Staff, supported by Working Group leadership, will review and approve workshop proposals. Approved submissions will ensure a diversity of topics and panelists that will collectively enhance participants’ Global Health Practitioner Conference experience.

Pre-Conference Workshops will take place on Monday, October 14, 2019 at the Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. Additionally, all participants and speakers are required to register for the conference and are responsible for their own travel and accommodations.

Please click "Next" to submit a proposal. All submissions are due by 19 July 2019. Respondents will be informed of the result of their session submissions by 29 July 2019.