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Tygerberg International will be hosting 4 events in 2023 covering topics related to health.​

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AERAP Africa-Europe Science and Innovation Forum

Hybrid Forum

The 2nd AERAP Africa-Europe Science and Innovation Forum  will be designed to inform and engage 
with policymakers to ensure that the role and contribution of science, enabled through digital 
technologies, is reflected in European Union and its Member States’ policies concerning Africa. 
The meetings will also be designed to increase the level of participation and reinforce the 
networking by African nations’ with their partners in related EU programmes and science and 
innovation programmes supported by European Union member states and some associated countries. 
Digital capacities, existing and new, for expanding science inclusion and citizen participation 
by all groups in society across Africa, will be explored.

Date: 7 - 10 March 2023
Draft Programme & more information: Website    



SU-CUGH Global Health Conference

The SU-CUGH Global Health Conference: Catalysing Global Health Innovations for Sustainable Development is being hosted by the Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences (FMHS) at Stellenbosch University (SU) in South Africa, in partnership with Consortium of Universities in Global Health (CUGH) in the United States of America. The conference will include an international audience and participants, while highlighting the work and research of network partners, institutions, scholars, and practitioners from the African region and across the globe. 
​Date: 22 October – 23 October 2022 Virtual
           28 October – 30 October 20​22 Stellenbosch, South Africa

​​ 2022 Programme​​

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Women’s Day ( SA): Integrating Health and Business​

Virtual Webinar 

Women’s Day is celebrated on 9 August every year in South Africa. This day commemorates 9 August, 1956, when women of all races marched on the Union Buildings of Pretoria. Over 20 000 women attended the march to protest against the Urban Areas Act of 1950 amendments. This year, the FMHS celebrates Women’s Day with its second annual Spotlight Series event to highlight the efforts, wins, and challenges present in contemporary women’s issues, especially as they relate to the field of health. The event will focus on women who are leading a range of ventures that integrate health and business. ​​

​Date: Wednesday, 10 August 2022
Time: 10:00 – 12:00​
2022 Programme​

Bergen Summer Research School

Digital PhD Research School 

Theme: Understanding and addressing inequality, Sustainability, social justice and hope 

Date: June 7 - 17, 2022
Time and Registration details: Website​​
More information: Poster

​Africa Day: Technology and Innovations Advancing Health in Africa​

Virtual Webinar 

Africa Day is observed annually to commemorate the founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) which was created on 25 May 1963. This day also celebrates Africa's strong cultural identity and common heritage. This year, the Tygerberg International Office (TIO) centres the conversation​ around progress in health initiatives with the theme Technology and Innovations Advancing Health in Africa.

2022 Programme​

Date: Wednesday, 25 May 2022
Time: 10:00 – 12:00

​​​World Health Day: Youth Reimagining the Future of Health

Virtual Webinar 

World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year since 1948, and sponsored by the World Health Organization and other related organizations. This year we are joining in on the celebrations with a virtual event that shines a light on youth who are making their m​ark on the future of health across Africa.

2022 Programme

Africa Day

TI​ and FMHS have been marking Africa Day with celebrations and events for the last seven years. 2021's theme was Deepening Networks and Collaboration for Vaccine Equity in Africa.

2021 Programme
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Women's Day

The 2021 Women's day programme theme was Advancing Opportunities in Women's Health & Education

2021 Programme
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