On Thursday the 18th of October at the annual Wales Africa Health Conference, Jane Hutt AM will be formally announced as the new patron for the Wales for Africa Health Links Network (WfAHLN).
She is an advocate of the Wales for Africa work and spent part of her childhood in Uganda and Kenya and has since held long term links with the continent.
Much of this is done though her work as an active member of the Vale for Africa charity based in the Vale of Glamorgan, who work to improve healthcare and Education in the district of Tororo, Uganda.
Kathrin Thomas, Chair of the WfAHLN said: “We are delighted that Jane Hutt has agreed to become our patron. Her longstanding commitment to international health links and her extensive experience are a big boost to our charity.
“I’m sure that she will be able to bring valuable contributions and support for our work to improve healthcare globally.”
This year’s Wales Africa Health Conference will bring leading academics and health professionals together to look at the theme of Global Citizenship.
If you would like to attend the event (for FREE) visit: https://waleshealthconference.eventbrite.co.uk
The Wales for Africa Health Links Network are part of the Hub Cymru Africa partnership which is funded by the Welsh Government.