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Conference

Programme

Time zone: Central Africa Time - CAT

Day One

Opening Keynote Session

10:30 Digital Mental Health and Africa

Tafi Mazikana, Co-founder and CEO Vimbo Health

11:15 The Long-Term Strategy to Improve Healthcare with Digital Transformation, Technology, and Innovation

Mr Veneeth Purushothaman, Group Chief Information Officer, Aster DM Healthcare

11:45 Scaling Digital Health Innovations in Africa

Yara Aboelwaffa, MPH, Healthcare Technical Advisor - Infrastructure Development and Economics 

12:30 Lunch break
13:30 Using legal frameworks to drive the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals

Professor Rotimi Jaiyesimi, University of Ibadan

14:15 The Role of Mobile Technology in Health Financing and Delivery

Kwasi Boahene, Director West Africa at PharmAccess

15:00 Close of Day One

Day Two

Keynote Session

10:30 Stem Cells a Cure for Sickle Cell

Salmaan Dalvi, Chief Executive Officer at Regenerative Medicine International

11:15 Africa Healthcare - Designing for People

Jonathan Parr, Senior Partner, Deputy Head of Studio, Foster + Partners

Service Delivery

11:45 The Role of the Private Sector

Christine Hogendoorn, Head of Digital Health and PPP (Africa), Africa Health Business

  • Government cannot deliver healthcare alone
  • The drive towards higher standards of service delivery
  • Influencing quality and governance agenda in Africa
  • Healthcare improvement in Africa: affordability and accessibility
12:30 Lunch break
13:30 Public and Private Sector in Health Care

Dr. Ahmed Ogwell Ouma, Deputy Director, Africa Centres for Disease Control and 
Prevention (Africa CDC)

14:15 The role of diaspora in Sustainable Development Goals-Knowledge transfer, Partnership & Collaboration
    Dr. Djo D. Matangwa, Co-Founder and CEO at African Sustainable Development Advisors. Inc
15:00 Close of Day Two

Day Three

Technology Keynote Session

10:30 Herbal Medicine & Disease Areas

Prof Edward Kunonga, Director of Population Health Management, North of England Commissioning Supp

  • What kills Africans?
  • Hypertension, Diabetes, Stroke, Cancers, Sickle Cell
  • Analysis, impurities and safety of herbal medicines
  • Exploiting the up-tapped potential of herbal medicines
  • Working with pharmaceutical companies to invest in R&D
11:15 Babylon: Making Quality Healthcare Accessible and Affordable for All

Shivon Byamukama, Managing Director at Babylon Health Rwanda and Claire Morris, Director of Social Impact, Babylon Health

Talent Management - Resource & Training

11:45 Mobile Healthcare Currency for the Remote Workforce

Marc Gregory, CEO, Ollie Health

  • Africa’s directional arrow of progress
  • The digital inflection points of healthcare
  • How mobile med credits can scale health and change how services are delivered to the mass population
12:30 Lunch break
13:30 Knowledge Sharing & Transfer of Non-Technical Skills

Andronica Moseki, Co-Founder, PhilaHealth

  • Soft skills and the importance of healthcare delivery
  • Culture and the staff working environment
  • Robust skills development programmes for African doctors and nurses
  • Opportunities for overseas training
  • The role of the Diaspora

Closing Tech Talk

14:15 Escalating Private Healthcare Costs

Saul Kornik, CEO and Co-Founder, Healthforce.io

  • What are the problems with the cost of private healthcare?
  • What are the systemic and technological solutions?
  • How to drive greater inclusivity
15:00 Close of virtual event

Confirmed Speakers

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Yara Aboelwaffa

Yara Aboelwaffa

MPH, Healthcare Technical Advisor - Infrastructure Development and Economics

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Professor Rotimi Jaiyesimi

Professor Rotimi Jaiyesimi

Associate Medical Director for Patient Safety at Mid and South Essex University Hospitals, Essex and Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Ibadan

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Kwasi Boahene

Kwasi Boahene

Director West Africa at PharmAccess

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Professor Edward Kunonga

Professor Edward Kunonga

Director of Population Health Management, North of England Commissioning Supp

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Dr. Djo Matangwa

Dr. Djo Matangwa

Co-founder and CEO of African Sustainable Development Advisors, Inc

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Mr. Veneeth Purushotaman

Mr. Veneeth Purushotaman

Group Chief Information Officer , Aster DM Healthcare

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Jonathan Parr

Jonathan Parr

Senior Partner, Deputy Head of Studio, Foster + Partners

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Christine Hogendoorn

Christine Hogendoorn

Head of Digital Health and PPP (Africa), Africa Health Business

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Jaco Badenhorst

Jaco Badenhorst

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Dr Shivon Byamukama

Dr Shivon Byamukama

Managing Director, Babyl Rwanda

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Marc Gregory

Marc Gregory

CEO, Ollie Health

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Andronica Moseki

Andronica Moseki

Co Founder Phila Health

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Saul Kornik

Saul Kornik

CEO and Co-Founder, Healthforce.io

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Tafi Mazikana

Tafi Mazikana

Co-Founder and CEO, Vimbo Health

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Claire Morris

Claire Morris

Director Social Impact, Babylon Health

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Dr. Ahmed Ogwell Ouma

Dr. Ahmed Ogwell Ouma

Deputy Director, Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)

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