2nd AFRICA HEALTHCARE SUMMIT 2015, 26th and 27th February 2015. London, UK

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Conference - Day One
08.45 Registration & Coffee
09.00 Chairman’s Opening Remarks Chairman: Dr Amit Thakker, CEO of Kenya Healthcare Federation and Founder of Avenue Healthcare
  1. Research and developments from last year’s summit
  2. Ongoing developments in Africa’s healthcare sector
  3. Aims and objectives of the summit – turning words into action
09.15 Healthcare Provision Across Africa Mrs Nzau Ginette, Senior Representative, African Development Bank
09.45 GE Healthcare Panel Discussion Details to be announced shortly
10.45 A Word from the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare
  • Recent developments and the current state of healthcare in Tanzania
  • Opportunities for PPP
H.E. Dr Seif Seleman Rashid, Honourable Minister, Ministry of Health & Social Welfare, Tanzania
11.15 Refreshments & Networking Break
 11.45 An Update from the Ministry of Health Ghana H.E. Victor Asare Bampoe, Deputy Minister for Health, Ministry of Health Ghana
12.15 Panel Discussion: Ministries of Health Moderator: Dr Amit Thakker, CEO of Kenya Healthcare Federation and Founder of Avenue Healthcare Panellists: H.E. Dr Seif Seleman Rashid, Honourable Minister for Health & Social Welfare, Tanzania H.E. Dr David Parirenyatwa, Honourable Minister for Health, Ministry of Health Zimbabwe H.E. Victor Asare Bampoe, Deputy Minister for Health, Ministry of Health Ghana Dr Essa Jama, Director of Human Resource and Medical Service, Ministry of Health, Somaliland Dr David Kieghe, Technical Assistant(HSS) to Hon Minister of State for Health, Ministry of Health Nigeria
13.00 Panel Discussion: Corporate Support for Training – the KARL STORZ Contribution in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Outline the need for training in Africa and Developing World
  • Karl Storz University of Cape Town Fellowship in Advanced Head and Neck Surgery
  • Other University of Cape Town / Karl Storz training initiatives in Africa
  • Urology Training in Africa – The Dakar experience
Moderator: Ara Sarkissian – KARL STORZ – Regional Director Sub-Saharan Africa & Maghreb Johan Fagan, Professor and Chairman, Division of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town – South Africa Serigne Magueye Gueye, MD, FWACS Professor and Chair of Urology, University Cheikh Anta Diop and Grand Yoff General Hospital, Dakar – Senegal
13.30 BlueCloud Health Innovations Steven N. Adjei BPharm(Hons.) MRPharmS MBA (Warwick), Founding Partner, BlueCloud Healthcare13.40 Lunch
14.40 Zimbabwe’s Healthcare Provision H.E. Dr David Parirenyatwa, Honourable Minister for Health, Ministry of Health Zimbabwe
15.10 Ministry of Health Case Study: Opportunities in Health Care in Nigeria Dr David Kieghe, Technical Assistant (HSS) to Hon Minister of State for Health, Ministry of Health Nigeria
15.40 Information and Solutions to Improve Clinical Practice, Quality and Effectiveness of Healthcare
  • Introduction to Wolters Kluwer
  • Products and services for hospitals
  • How do Wolters Kluwer solutions support a hospital’s goals and objectives?
  • Case study
Connie Munsters, National Sales Manager, Wolters Kluwer
16.10 Refreshments & Networking Break
16.30 Panel Discussion: Comprehensive Cancer Care in the African Context
  • Discuss the landscape of oncology and cancer care in Africa (Cervical and Breast cancer, oesophagus and prostate from community to tertiary treatment centre)
  • What are the priorities in addressing todays and tomorrows challenges in cancer control and care in Africa?
  • Where to focus: Cervical-, Breast- or other Cancers?
Moderator: Senior Representative, Philips Panellists: Senior Representative, Ministry of Health Kenya
 17.00 Panel Discussion: Public Private Partnerships (PPP) in African Healthcare
  • Representatives from West, North, East, Southern and Central Africa from both public and private sectors
  • Success factors for PPPs in Africa’s Healthcare Market
  • Lessons learned from the Nigerian health PPP experience
Moderator: Dr Amit Thakker, CEO of Kenya Healthcare Federation and Founder of Avenue Healthcare Panellists: Dr Mariam Ongara, PPP Unit Coordinator, Ministry of Health & Social Welfare, Tanzania Dr Samuel Were, Head, MoH PPP Unit, Ministry of Health, Kenya Josephine Muigai, Healthcare Expert PPP, IFC Health & Education Department Frank Poen, Programme Director, Pharma Access Foundation
17.40 Increasing Voluntary Non-Remunerative Blood donation in Ghana through a Public- Private-Partnership; A Case Study from the Olusegun Obasanjo Foundation
  • Introduction to the OOF Health Initiative
  • Blood supply in Ghana; what are the challenges?
  • Existing Partnership between the OOF and Terumo BCT
  • Pledge/ Club 25 - Increasing Voluntary blood donation over a lifetime
  • Putting together a work plan
  • Objectives, Key deliverables, Monitoring and Evaluation
  • current progress of P/C 25
  • Moving forward
Senior Representative, Olusegun Obasanjo Foundation
18.00 Chairman’s Closing Remarks
18.10 End of Presentations
18.15 African Themed Networking Party................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Conference - Day Two
08.30 Registration and Coffee
08.50 Chairman’s Opening Remarks Salim Hasham, Vice President, Health Services, Aga Khan University
09.00 Building Professional Leadership Capacity for Strengthening of Health Systems in Africa
  • Capacity building programme
  • Results from the needs assessment survey identifying promoting quality education, brain drain, organisational development, improving access to continuing professional development, advocacy for universal health coverage, assessment of the social determinants of health, building skills in research and publications
  • Approaches and strategies
Margaret Mungherera, Immediate Past President, World Medical Association, Senior Medical Consultant, Mulago National Referral Hospital, Kampala09.30 GE Healthcare Panel Discussion
10.30 Panel Discussion: Financing Healthcare Projects in Africa– Healthy Populations & Healthy Economies
  • Role of governments and attracting investment into the healthcare sectors
  • Investment opportunities in Africa
  • Public private partnerships assessments and case studies
Moderator: Biju Mohandas, Senior Investment Officer Kenya, International Finance Corporation, World Bank Panellists: Terna Nomhwange, National Consultant, World Health Organisation Dorien Mulder, Product Development Manager, Pharma Access Foundation Richard Ajayi, CEO, Therapia Health/The Bridge Clinic Amish Kanabar, CEO, Regency Medical Clinic Dr. Ian Clarke, Chairman and CEO, International Medical Group
11.10 Refreshments & Networking Break
After the break, the conference will be streamed into two rooms (conference room and auditorium room).......................................................................................................................................... Auditorium roomAfternoon Chairman: Salim Hasham, Vice President, Health Services, Aga Khan University
11.30 Panel Discussion: Transforming Medical Education across the African Continent Moderator: Salim Hasham, Vice President, Health Services, Aga Khan University Sulaiman Shahabuddin, CEO, Aga Khan Health Service, Tanzania Dr Amit Thakker, CEO of Kenya Healthcare Federation and Founder of Avenue Healthcare Laurien Field, Health & Education, International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group Jiri Plecity, Regional Manager – Middle East and Africa, LINET
12.00 Benefits of Radiation Therapy for African Cancer Patients
  • Introducing Varian Medical Systems
  • Cancer in Africa
  • Radiation Therapy and Cancer Treatment
  • Realizing a Radiation Therapy Treatment Center
  • Access to Care
Burt Lang, Senior Managing Director Africa, Varian Medical Systems Afternoon Chairman: Dr Amit Thakker, CEO of Kenya Healthcare Federation and Founder of Avenue Healthcare
11.30 How to Engage African Diaspora in PPPs and the Development of the African Healthcare Sectors
  • The current challenge African diaspora faces when engaging in PPPs and healthcare projects
  • Increasing availability and access to information: developing incentives for diaspora communities
Terna Nomhwange, National Consultant, World Health Organisation
12.00 Case Study: Kenyatta National Hospital Evanson Njoroge Kamuri, Senior Assistant Director in Charge of Surgical Services, Kenyatta National Hospital
12.30 Presentation Reserved Senior Representative, Siemens SA
12.30 Panel Discussion: Public and Private Hospital Development in North Africa Moderator: Salim Hasham, Vice President, Health Services, Aga Khan University Panellists: Prof. Hatem El Gabaly, CEO, Dar Al Fouad Hospital, Tunisia Dr Amin Zargouni, Director, Clinique Saint Augustin, Tunisia
13.00 Lunch
14.00 Panel Discussion: New Technologies and Healthcare Innovations Moderator: Dr Amit Thakker, CEO of Kenya Healthcare Federation and Founder of Avenue Healthcare Panellists: Dr. Kanyenje Karangaita Gakomb, CEO, Metropolitan Hospitals Limited FatPipe Networks, Senior Representatives
14.30 Case Study: An Update on the Latest Innovations from a Private Hospital
15.00 Presentation Reserved Senior Representative, Elekta
15.30 Refreshments & Networking Break
16.00 North Africa Case Study
16.30 The Royal African Society - PPP Overview Dr Titilola Banjoko, Council Member, Royal African Society
17.00 Presentation Reserved
Senior Representative, Covidien.....................................................................................................................................................
Conference room Afternoon Chairman: Dr Amit Thakker, CEO of Kenya Healthcare Federation and Founder of Avenue Healthcare
14.00 Health Strategies & Challenges in Burundi Dr Jean Bosco Nduwarugira, MD, MPH (HSM-HPM), Director, L’hopital Prince Regent Charles(Hprc), Burundi
14.30 Presentation Reserved Senior Representative, Sysmex Partec GmbH
1 5.00 Panel Discussion: Public Hospital Development Panellists: Odu Bernard (DR), Consultant Family Physician, Hospital Director, Arua Regional Referral Hospital, Uganda Dr Jean Bosco Nduwarugira, MD, MPH (HSM-HPM), Director, L’hopital Prince Regent Charles(Hprc), Burundi Joao Fumane, Director General, Hospital Central De Maputo, Mozambique Mohammed Ahmed-Danfulani, Medical Director, Kubwa General Hospital, Nigeria
15.30 Refreshments & Networking Break
16.00 Human Development Strategy for Health Sector in Mozambique - The Opportunity for Private Sector
  • The health workers indicator and distribution
  • Training facilities in Mozambique
  • Opportunities to invest in Health workers training
Joao Fumane, Director General, Hospital Central de Maputo
16.30 Presentation Reserved - Hospital
17.00 Panel Discussion: Medical Tourism in Africa
  • The growing sector in Africa
  • Case studies from South Africa, Tunisia and Egypt
Panellists: Dr. Nyirinkwaya Jean Chrysostome, Chairman, Rwanda Healthcare Federation Dr Amin Zargouni, Director, Clinique St Augustin Amelia Fernandez, Education & Engagement Leader, Medical Tourism Association, US
17.30 Open Floor Discussion
  • Questions & answers session
  • A conclusion session and round up of all topics covered on day two
17.50 Chairman’s Closing Remarks
18.00 Close of Conference

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