Population, Health and Environment (PHE) East Africa Network

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The Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) East Africa Network was launched on November 16, 2007, at the Integrated Development for East Africa conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

In addition to the conference, a PHE Ethiopia website was recently launched which contains information on PHE Ethiopia members and information resources.

The Population Reference Bureau was the lead organizer of the conference and also the facilitating organization for a coalition building workshop. The conference brought together field practitioners, policymakers, researchers, the media, community leaders, and advocates from Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and 2 children climbing a palm treeother countries around the world for presentations and discussions on population, health, and environment initiatives, and to explore strategies and opportunities for advancing population-health-environment integration in East Africa.

USAID supported a two-day workshop on coalition building, which served as a foundation for the Network.  The workshop was attended by 38 people from six countries including planners, NGO representatives, researchers, and other key stakeholders from Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

They also participated in the subsequent Network launch, which took place on the last day of the conference. Representatives from Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo joined together to develop a strategic plan that will guide the PHE Network’s actions for the coming year. Kenya’s National Coordinating Agency for Population and Development (NCAPD) was selected to house the Network secretariat, directing activities for the first year.

The East Africa PHE Network will:

  • Serve as a communication mechanism for sharing lessons learned and best practices in integrated program design and implementation
  • Enhance communication among different stakeholders (researchers, development planners, and program managers) working to achieve PHE objectives in East Africa
  • Increase stakeholder knowledge and interest in PHE linkages at the national and regional levels
  • Disseminate PHE research and data

Conference Presentations by Thene (Additional presentations will be added as soon as possible)

New Additions – April 29, 2009

  • Integrated Approaches to Wildlife and Forest Conservation

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