Working visit of ICASA Director to the host country of ICASA 2021

Working visit of ICASA Director to the host country of ICASA 2021

Prior to the upcoming ICASA conference in December 2021, the Director, Mr. Luc Armand Bodea, met with the Director-General of Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC), Dr. Nelson Musoba, UAC Chair of Parliament, Hon. Wamala Nambozo, Sironko District Woman MP, and the Interim ICASA 2021 Local Secretariat. This interim meeting was crucial in anticipation of the 1st ISC meeting which will be held from 3rd to 4th December 2020 in Kampala, Uganda.

On Monday 5th October 2020, during the stakeholder meeting between the ICASA Director, Mr. Bodea, and the Local Secretariat of ICASA 2021 which comprise the Ugandan partners, the meeting was chaired by the Hon. Wamala Nambozo, Sironko District Woman MP to harmonize their views on the marketing plan, scientific programme for ICASA 2021 and evaluate the outcomes of ICASA 2019. The meeting was a hybrid event with 45 in-person and 77 virtual participants.

Finally, in a briefing to the Minister for the Presidency, Hon. Esther Mbayo Mbulakubuza, it was disclosed that the ICASA2021 will go Hybrid due to the COVID-19 pandemic across the globe. The Minister then reaffirmed the Government’s financial support and commitment as the host country and also stressed that Uganda is ready to welcome ICASA 2021 delegates.

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