Health And Safety

E-conference on health and safety

Health and Safety Challenges In East Africa: Road Traffic Safety for the Public Good

Took place on May 29-30, 2019; 15:00 hrs - 18:00 hrs


Dr. Adalbertus Kamanzi

Africa with disproportionate contributions to RTAs
despite having about 15 percent of vehicles Read more

Katunguka James, Senior Road Safety Officer
Ministry of Works & Transport

Uganda is a signatory to the UN Resolution on Decade of Action for Road Safety (2011-2020) which set a target of 50% reduction on the forecast level of road traffic accident deaths by 2020.. Read more

Using telematics to improve driver behavior and stop distracted driving

Travis Coleman, Aware 360

Driving is the most dangerous task an employee
does; statistics show that 41% of all fatal workplace injuries are caused by motor vehicle accidents. According to the National Safety Council, an alarming 90% of crashes are caused by human error.. Read more

Greg Coleman, MD PetroMall, BP Head of Safety(&H&E&S) 2001-2006

Adherence is mandatory, as is compliance with relevant legislation. Read more

Dr Rania Saad. Manager, Medilink Egypt.

¾ of the East African countries have an estimated road traffic fatality rates higher than the average African rates. Read more

ACP Ssebambulidde Charles. Assistant Commissioner/ Enforcement, Directorate of Traffic and Road Safety Uganda Police Force.

Successful road safety strategies in all countries
depend on a broad base of support and
common action. Read more

Dr. Alex Opio

This conference should be taken a part of the ongoing collective efforts to address road safety. Read more


Power point : 15 mins
Question & Answer: 15-20 mins


There are two ways to take part in this e-conference.

Submit a presentation
Register to attend


Health and Safety nightmare as Fuel Truck explosions claim lives in Uganda and Tanzania.

At least 17 people died after a tanker truck carrying fuel exploded at a small trading center in western Uganda, police said on Monday.The truck lost control and crashed into three other vehicles before bursting into flames, Read more

16 injured after truck ploughs through Kira Road traffic.

The accident happened at about 5:15 pm when a Ford truck was coming from Bukoto, and did not break. It jumped two red lights and ploughed into seven cars. Read more

SEREMBAN: A tanker lorry driver was killed and two women were badly injured in an accident at Km251.6 of the Plus highway near Senawang at 3am this morning. Read more

The report also estimated that the cause of accidents was because of human error (76.8 percent), technical malfunctions (15.7 percent) and problems with the quality of roads and their maintenance (2.7 percent). Read more

The report also estimated that the cause of accidents was because of human error (76.8 percent), technical malfunctions (15.7 percent) and problems with the quality of roads and their maintenance (2.7 percent). Read more

Nine people died and 13 others were injured in a road accident in the eastern Ugandan district of Mayuge on Monday, a police spokesperson in the region said. Read more

Are we in Uganda thinking about generations to come when we are planning any development, or is it a very short sighted “Immediate Gain” approach for only a few. Read more


Assoc. Prof. Kamanzi Adalbertus

With a keen interest in teaching and researching on development issues, particularly in the area of gender and development discourses. Dr. Kamanzi is a long term lecturer and research fellow at various universities including Uganda Martyrs University and African Studies Center, Leiden

Prof. Everd maniple

With over 25 years experience in the fields of Medicine and Public Health, and 18 years in higher education and research, he is trying to research into how ICTs can reduce the gap between the people with health needs and the experts with the knowledge to meet those needs, so that distance is no longer a barrier to accessing health care and enjoyment of a high quality of life

Greg coleman

Experienced Managing Director with a demonstrated history of working in the oil & energy industry.Strong business development professional skilled in risk management related to Gas, Petroleum, Assetmanagement, Offshore and onshore, and HSE.

Alex Agaba

With experience in Information Technology and practice in education and higher learning business, he has a keen interest in business process development and marketing.