Official visit by
Hon. Beatrice Anywar
Acholi Resilience would like to welcome the Honourable Beatrice Atim Anywar to Australia. She is a Ugandan Parliamentarian dedicated to raising awareness of the debilitating condition known as Nodding Syndrome is a condition which affects children between the ages of 5 to 15 in Northern Uganda, South Sudan and Tanzania.
The Honourable Beatrice Anywar is among a handful of women who serve in the Ugandan Parliament. She represents her district of Kitgum and has been an advocate for the rights of women and children for many years. During this time she has established a number of health programs.
Presentation to Staff and Students at Medical Science Precinct, University of Tasmania
A Ugandan parliamentarian, The Hon Beatrice Anywar is visiting Australia and as part of her visit has offered to speak at Medical Science Precinct on the subject of Nodding Syndrome, the plight of orphans in Northern Uganda and promote the work of the charity, Acholi Resilience.
During her time in Tasmania, The Hon Beatrice will also be meeting with federal members of parliament, including Senator Eric Abetz, who has formed a parliamentary team for Nodding Syndrome and orphans in Uganda.
With the support of the Head of School of Medicine, Professor Ben Canny.
Short biographies of the speakers: