To be seen, heard, and valued. Active engagement as the next frontier for global health conference equity: a view from the global South


  • Barnabas Alayande Center for Equity in Global Surgery, University of Global Health Equity, Kigali



Conference equity, global health, conference, active engagement


Dear Editor, “It is the one who lives in the house who knows where the roof leaks” ~African Proverb. As a Global Surgery researcher in Rwanda, I have lived experience of the challenges to conference equity, having spent for example in one instance, 14 hours at an Embassy’s visa processing station to get to the World Health Assembly, and losing two opportunities to present at international Global Health meetings as a result of visa delays in the past one year. [...]

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How to Cite

Alayande, B. (2023). To be seen, heard, and valued. Active engagement as the next frontier for global health conference equity: a view from the global South. Journal of Public Health in Africa, 14(10).



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