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Group picture of the Communicators' Team after the Meeting

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Mildmay Uganda hosts the CDC communicators’ quarterly round table meeting

Created On : 06 March 2018 - Last Updated : 20 April 2018

The centers for disease control and prevention (CDC) held the communicators’ quarterly round table meeting on the 06th.03.2018 at Mildmay Uganda center which involved communicators’ from all the implementing partners(IPs) of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment in Uganda supported by CDC that is The AIDs support organization(TASO), Infectious Disease Institute(IDI), Uganda catholic medical bureau(UCMB), Rakia health sciences project(RHSP) and many others.

These quarterly meetings are organized to increase partner/stakeholders awareness and recognition of CDC/mission programs, share communications and outreach expertise as well as learn from each other and enable the CDC office of the director’s communications desk to engage more effectively with partners in providing technical support and guidance.

Since communicators’ play a crucial role in a given organization through documentation, branding and publicity/visibility. Different issues were discussed to boast its function that is writing success/Impact stories, speech writing, crisis management, media relations and when to use the CDC logos.

“How are we evaluating to know that whatever you communicate was effective to the given audience? Is there a difference you are making in all your operating areas as IPs? Write good news stories with quotation to leave the reader feeling connected and to also promote health in Uganda leading to the end of the HIV/AIDs epidemic, “says Therese Wingate, deputy country director CDC.

“Identify opportunities for improvement in telling your story to stimulated patient journeys which will lead to actionable insights on effective service improvement in the facilities where you operate,” she added

CDC partnership with Uganda started in 1991 when the agency began a research on HIV/AIDS which led to the establishment of PEPFAR in 2003 supporting the implementation of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment services through ministry of health and other indigenous organizations.


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