The East African Healthcare Forum (EAHForum) & The Tujijenge Pamoja Network (TPN),
with support from the Kenyan High Commission,
invite you to a showcase on Kenyan diaspora health professionals and case studies of health projects.
Saturday 28th May 2016, London venue to be confirmed
13.00 to 19.00.
EAHForum and TPN are launching this initiative to showcase how Kenyan health professionals in the UK can support the development of the Kenyan Healthcare according to the Kenyan health strategy and in parallel with the Kenyan Diaspora Policy.
Examples of diaspora projects will be presented followed by examples of areas of need, as expressed by Kenyan institutions. Delegates will then be invited to tangibly interact with institutions on how their skills and expertise can be leveraged in sustainable ways.
We look forward to your attendance and contribution.
|13:00 – 13:30||Arrival and Registration||Leading|
|13:30 – 13:40||Welcome and Introduction -The East African Healthcare Forum and Tujijenge Pamoja Network||Dr Mary Thompson (EAHForum)
Mrs Sophie Gitiba (TPN)
|13:40 – 13:50||Opening address: Kenya Diaspora Policy Health section||Ambassador Jackline Yonga|
|13:50 – 14:00||Perspectives on contributions by the African diaspora health care groups in the UK||Dr Titilola Banjoko
Chair of Better Healthcare for Africa
|14:00 – 14:15||Diaspora organization
Midwifery training: Waterbirth in labour
|Mrs Dorisilla Adolwa
Senior Midwife, King’s College Hospital
|14:10 – 14:25||Setting up a bone marrow registry in Kenya||Ms Veronica Kararwa
Kevin Kararwa Leukaemia Trust
|14:25 – 14:40||The Karen project||Mr Velji Vekaria – SKLPC Secretary General|
|14:45 – 15:15||Tea|
|15:15 – 15:35||Opportunities and projects at Kenyatta National Hospital ( KNH)||Dr Evanson Kamuri
Assistant Director of KNH
|15:35 – 15:55||Gynaecology / Oncology – contribution to continuous professional development (CPD)||Dr Eunice Cheserem, Consultant Gynaecologist at KNH
|15:55 – 16:10||Specialist training – exchange programmes||Mr Gakuru Macharia
Kidney Research Kenya
|15:55 –16:10||Address from High Commissioner of Kenya to the UK||His Excellency Lazarus Amayo|
|16:10 – 17:30||Facilitated Workshops:
1) Projects to support identified needs at KNH
Dr Evanson Kamuri
|17:30 – 17:45||Plenary and wrap-up; Next steps & evaluation||Dr Emily Cheserem
|17:45– 19:00||Networking session||All participants|
Opportunities will be available to join the bone marrow register throughout the day