AFRICA HEALTHCARE Week - Our recent agenda

The Africa Healthcare Summit features 60+ high-level speakers from across Africa.  

Day 2

March 7th

Day 1

March 6TH

 08.30  Registration and Refreshments

 09.30  Chairperson’s Opening Remarks: 
Mr. Salim Hasham, Executive Chair, Mediheal Group

 09.40  KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Investing in Africa’s Booming Healthcare Sector

  • The latest developments in 2018
  • Market characteristics and trends
  • Challenges and opportunities across Africa
  • The Global Health Programme

Mr. Anup Das, CEO, M.P. Shah Hospital

 10.00  PANEL DISCUSSION: Progressing Primary Healthcare System Outcomes in Africa - GE Healthcare

  • Innovative partnerships and delivery models increasing access to primary care
  • Capacity building to develop skilled health workers
  • Learnings and opportunities for best practice and scalability

Moderator: Mr. Farid Fezoua, President and CEO, GE Healthcare Africa

 11.00     Morning Networking Session and  Interactive Product Demonstration

 12.00   MINISTERIAL PANEL DISCUSSION: Investment Opportunities and Progress in African Health

  • Key areas for investment
  • Regional overview
  • Public private partnerships
  • Working with international suppliers and service providers
  • Planning ahead for 2020

Moderator: Mrs. Felicia Kwaku, Associate Director of Nursing, Quality and Improvement, Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Panellists: H.E. Dr Pagwesese David Parirenyatwa, Minister for Health, Ministry of Health Zimbabwe

H.E. Dorcas Makgato, Minister for Health, Ministry of Health Botswana

Mr. Kennedy Malama, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health Zambia

Mr. Antonio Mujovo, Advisor to the Minister of Health, Ministry of Health Mozambique

 12.40  CASE STUDY: Steps for International Companies to Consider When Investing in Africa’s Healthcare Market

  • Challenges and opportunities
  • Lessons learnt
  • Risk pooling – the pros and cons
  • Insurance and risk management

Dr. Olujimi Coker, Chief Medical Director,
Lagoon Hospitals  

 13.00  Lunch and Networking in the Exhibition Hall

 14.00  PANEL DISCUSSION: Hear from Africa’s Leading Distributors

  • Business partnerships
  • Finding the right partner in Africa
  • Cost effective product distribution
  • Q&A with distributors looking to work with international medical device manufacturers

Moderator: Dr. Adrew Mutava Mulwa, County Executive, Government of Makueni County Kenya

Panellists: Mr. Tony Cowell, CEO, Medelec

Mr. George Mangondo, CEO, GESA Medical

Mr. Jaimin Shah, CEO, Beeveejay

Mr. Shiela Mashingaidze, CEO, J-Med Supplies Pvt Ltd

 14.40  PANEL DISCUSSION: East Africa’s Development Plans

  • The demand for medical recruitment and human resources
  • Investing in portable devices
  • Plans for new hospital builds
  • Providing resources for the ageing population

Moderator: Mr. Abed Kilzonzi Milelu, Executive Director, CURE Hospital Kenya

Panellists: Mr. Krishnamurthy Venkateswaran, CEO, Sanitas Hospital

Dr. Kanyenje Gakombe, CEO, Metropolitan Hospital

Dr. Jacqueline Kitulu, National Chair, Kenya Medical Association

Dr. James Jowi, Chairman and Associate Professor of Medicine and Neurologie, Maseno University of Nairobi

Mrs. Elisabeth Shekalaghe, Registrar/CEO,
Pharmacy Council Tanzania

 15.20  Afternoon Networking in the Exhibition Hall

  15.50  PANEL DISCUSSION: Investing in   Africa’s Booming Healthcare Sector

  • Recent market developments
  • Can the private sector contribute to reaching Universal Health Coverage?
  • Challenges and opportunities in practice
  • Attracting private investment

Moderator: Dorien Mulder, Investment Manager Medical Credit Fund, PharmAccess Group

Panellists: Dr Njeri Mwaura, Senior Health Specialist and Kenya programme lead, Health in Africa Initiative, IFC World Bank

Mrs. Richa Sirohi, Investment Manager Health Sector, CDC Direct Equity Investments Team

Dr. Lydia Dsane-Selby, Deputy Chief Executive, Operations, National Health Insurance Authority, Ghana

 16.20  INTERNATIONAL CASE STUDY: Robotics in Joint Replacement Surgery - The Future is Now 

  • Working with the Stryker, MAKO robotic assisted arm
  • Robotics offer us unprecedented accuracy and consistency in our surgery
  • Planning is paramount making execution less of a technical challenge
  • Proven improved patient outcomes and satisfaction with robotic surgery
  • The technology can revolutionise access to joint replacement surgery in Africa

Dr. Lipalo Mokete, Specialist Arthroplasty Surgeon/Lecturer, Busamed Modderfontein Orthopaedic Oncology Hospital

 16.40 CASE STUDY: Oncology Investment an Overview from the Egyptian Ministry of Health

  • World leading diagnostic and therapeutic technologies
  • Cyberknife technology
  • What other devices that can improve the healthcare out come for cancer patients?
  • Business models applicable to low and middle income countries: How can they enter this type of devices market?
  • Paediatric oncology: A successful hospital model

Dr. Hala Zaid, Executive Director, 57357 Healthcare  Sciences Academy, Advisor, Ministry of Health and Population Egypt

 17.00  Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

 17.30  Africa Healthcare Awards. 

Africa Healthcare Awards begin. We invite you all to attend the complimentary Jazz Evening in the Conference Room 2 with refreshments and entertainment!

 08.30 Registration and Refreshments

 09.30 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks: 
Mr. Pape A. Gaye, CEO, Intrahealth

 09.40 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Expanding   Infrastructure for Healthcare

  • Major expansion plans revealed in East, Southern, West and Southern Africa
  • Facilities improvement plans
  • Mapping out the key areas for new hospital builds
  • Moving forward with the future of healthcare infrastructure

Mr. Anil Maini, CEO, Medanta Africare

 10.00 From Ground 0 to International   Standard Healthcare - GE Healthcare

Mr. CJ DeAngelo, Senior Hospital Technology Planner, GE Healthcare

 10.30 CASE STUDY: Ministry of Health Tunisia - What Makes e-Health Essential for Tunisia?

  • What are the main programs planned by Tunisia in e-health?
  • Health Information Systems
  • Using telemedecine
  • Realisation and impact on the population

Mr. Helmi Ismail, e-Health Special Advisor, Ministry of Health Tunisia

  10.50 Morning Networking Session   in the Exhibition Hall

  11.20 CASE STUDY Arian Teleheal:   Telemedicine Explained

  • Explained: Live telemedicine
  • Summary of the impact, reach and future expansion of Teleheal
  • To outline challenges and solutions to live telemedicine
  • To give an insight into the future of telemedicine using augmented reality

Dr. Waheed Arian, CEO, Arian Teleheal

 11.40  PANEL DISCUSSION: Southern Africa – Major Developments and Opportunities

  • Technology innovation
  • Rural communities adopting innovation
  • Improving coverage and adequacy of cash transfers
  • Private healthcare investment

Moderator: Dr. Christine Ogolla, Director, Pediatric AIDS Foundation  

Panellists: Dr. Antonio Mujovo, Chair Advisor to the Minister for Health, Ministry of Health Mozambique

Dr. Clemence Chikavhanga Marimo, Dean, School of Medicine, Cavendish University Zambia

H.E. Dr. Pagwesese David Parirenyatwa, Minister for Health, Ministry of Health Zimbabwe

Brigette Bard, CEO, BioSure

 12.20 Innovation for Cancer Care in Africa, Challenge and Partnership, Focus where it matters – Elekta

Mr. Yunus Munga, Business Unit Manager Africa, Elekta
Mr. Ioannis Panagiotelis, Chief Marketing and Sales  Officer, Elekta

 12.50 PANEL DISCUSSION: North   Africa – A Region for Investment

  • Distribution of health resources
  • Procurement: Efficiency and development
  • Formulating safe policy in the health sector

Moderator: Mr. Ali Abdallah Elkhidir, Director, Al Mazroui Medical Group

Panellists: Dr. Ahmed Sami, CEO, Elaraby Hospital

Mr. Helmi Ismail, e-Health Specialist Advisor, Ministry of Health Tunisia

 13.30     Lunch and in the Exhibition Hall

 14.30  PANEL DISCUSSION: Healthcare Safety in Africa

  • Health education, training and health system strengthening
  • Regulation in African hospitals
  • Pharmaceutical regulation
  • Drugs safety
  • Safety improvement and sustainability

Moderator: Ms. Frances Longley, CEO,  AMREF Health Africa UK

Panellists: Mr. Raymond Billa, CEO, Helen Joseph Hospital

Dr. Bisola Onajin-Obembe, President, Africa Regional Section, World Federation of Societies Anaesthesiologists

Dr. Andrew Mutava Mulwa, County Executive, Health Services, Government of Makueni County, Kenya

 15.10  PANEL DISCUSSION: Public Private Partnerships

  • The Ministerial perspective
  • The private perspective
  • Working together
  • Moving forwards: Key areas for investment

Moderator: Dr. Amit Thakker, Chairman, Africa Healthcare Federation

Panellists: Dr. Iris Vasconcelos, Minister Chief Advisor, Ministry of Health Cape Verde

Prof. Kivutha Kibwana, Presidential Advisor, County Government Kenya and Ministry of Health Kenya, County Executive, Health Services, Government of Makueni County

Dr Ademola Olajide, Senior Representative, UNFPA

 15.40  Afternoon Networking in the Exhibition Hall

 16.00  Highlighting the Key Emerging Trends in Private Healthcare in Kenya

  • Demographics
  • Opportunities for investment
  • Potential universal health insurance
  • Economic growth
  • Urbanization
  • Health entrepreneurship
  • Medical tourism

Mr. Gordon Odundo, CEO, Nairobi Hospital

 16.20  PANEL DISCUSSION: Investing in West Africa

  • Investment for cutting edge equipment
  • Partnerships between financial institutions for health development
  • Private healthcare expansion leaders in development
  • Infrastructure demands in urban and rural healthcare

Moderator: Mr. Pape A. Gaye, CEO, Intrahealth

Panellists: Mr. John Shidiak, Business Development Director, Bristol Scientific Company (BSC)

Dr. Ebun Bamgboye, Clinical Director, St Nicholas Hospital

Dr. Terna Nomhwange, National Consultant, WHO

 17.00  Advances and Investment in Infertility Treatment in Africa

  • Technology advancement
  • Improving outcomes
  • Investment in new equipment
  • Moving forward with high tech fertility treatment

Dr. Rudolph Kantum Adageba, CEO, The Ruma Fertility Clinc

 17.20  Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

 17.30  Close of Conference