The conference focused on governance for health in Africa (Lessons learnt since independence to inform the future) with the gist on the Human resources for health (mainstream health practitioners, WHO code of practice, leadership/governance, planning and migration of health workers). Organized by The African Centre for Global Health and Social Transformation (ACHEST). PHM and HURIC participated in this conference.
At the epicentrum of the consultation/debates we discoursed;
Dynamics in research, education and training systems in our institutions of learning, to suit the interests of the high priority countries in Africa.
Geographical distribution of health institutions which translate into retention of graduates in rural areas should be at the epicentrum of the education and research.
The significant role of regional bodies in strengthening governance for health. Strengthen global, regional, in country leadership with multi-level political goodwill which is crucial.
How member state governments can institutionalize intersectoralism to strengthen leadership and planning in health essentially in Human resources for health.
And how the states in the south constituency can start solving their own problems and generate their own solutions through indigenization of their knowledge systems, and
Mindset change through disruptive/critical thinking.
Dynamics in health professions, ie nursing epochs.