Hosted by the Africa Community of Practice of the International Society for Urban Health, the webinar “Urban Health Data in Africa and Latin America: Experiences, Challenges and Opportunities”, is part of the Urban Health in Africa Webinar Series and will be held on 23rd February 2023. The speakers will share their experience with collecting health data in both the African and South American regions including the challenges and opportunities for shared learning between these regions. Webinar participants will learn about the ongoing work at the integrated African Health Observatory, how they produce reliable health information for the African region and also hear about the Latin American experience with exploring urban health data as part of the SALURBAL programme.
Through a combination of discussion, Q&A and break out sessions, this 2-hour webinar will continue to connect and grow the community of practice on research and action in Africa and provide a platform for knowledge exchange and shared learning especially among early-mid career professionals.
Serge Batialack, MPH, DBA, Coordinator of integrated African Health Observatory at the WHO Regional Office for Africa
Ana Diez-Roux, MD, PhD, MPH, Dean of the Dornsife School of Public Health and Director, Urban Health Collaborative at Drexel University