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Uganda’s health system is composed of health services delivered in the public sector, by private providers, and by traditional and complementary health practitioners. It also includes community-based health care and health promotion activities. The aim of Uganda’s health system is to deliver the national minimum health care package. Uganda runs a decentralized health system with national and district levels.


Because Uganda has a very young population, population growth is predicted to keep increasing steadily even if the fertility rate were to decline during the next few years


Uganda is home to the Uganda Virus Research Institute, considered one of the most advanced viral research facilities in East Africa .

Business delegation to Uganda within the healthcare sector, October 24th – 27th, 2016

Explore your business potential – discover opportunities within the healthcare sector

The average life expectancy at birth in Uganda is 58 years, lower than any other country in the East African Community (except for Burundi).  As of 2015, the probability of a child dying before reaching age five was 5.5 percent (55 deaths for every 1,000 live births). Total health expenditure as a percentage of (GDP) is  approx. 10 percent in 2014.

Nordekon ApS invites Danish companies that operate in the healthcare sector to Uganda. The purpose of the business delegation is to attend high-level minister meetings as well as identify relevant local partners. Nordekon ApS will organise an individual programme for your company in accordance with your needs and it will include the following:

  • Kickoff seminar on business opportunities within the healthcare sector in Uganda
  • High-level minister of health meetings
  • Individual programme of visits to relevant companies. The programme is based on your company profile and requirements

Prior to departure there will also be an opportunity to meet H.E. Ambassador Kibedi Zaake from the Embassy of the Republic of Uganda in Denmark.

This business delegation will be undertaken in close cooperation with The Embassy of the Republic of Uganda in Denmark and our Nordekon consultants in Uganda.

Target group:
This delegation is relevant for Danish companies operating in the healthcare sector who wish to explore the market in Uganda within the following areas:


  • Health IT, digital solutions
  • Equipment
  • Medical devices
  • Pharmaceuticals and services
  • Hygiene/hospital products

Detailed programme will follow soon.

Particpant fee: The price is DKK 19,500.00 each person (based on min. 10 traveling companies) incl. airfare and accomodation. Not included in the price is the participant’s own transport to meetings, transportation to/from airport, visas, insurance and meals. Sign up: Sign up for participation, please email, Partner, Flemming Sørensen:   See more (general information) about Uganda here: AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK



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