Day 1 - 20th July 2021

 

Session

Time

(GMT)

Session Title

1

09:00

Welcome and opening remarks    

Session recording


Bisi Bright, Board Member, IAPO

Ellos Ellard Lodzeni, Board Treasurer, IAPO

Kawaldip Sehmi, CEO, IAPO

Dr. Ratna Devi, Chair, IAPO


Keynote Speech: Can Africa be the first to eliminate and even eradicate ALL infectious diseases this time by 2030?     

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Dr Hala Zayed, Minister of Health and Population - Egypt

Dr Ahmed Ogwell, Deputy Director, Africa CDC

2

09:55

Is it the dawn of a new African healthcare ecosystem: enabling patient engagement and co-creation in UHC 2030     

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Danjuma Adda, President-Elect, World Hepatitis Alliance (Moderator)

Fatima Seedat, Development Manager, The South African Depression and Anxiety Group - SADAG

Prof Adenike Grange, former Health Minister in Nigeria

  10:55

Break

3

11:05

African patient engagement in the Global Patient Safety Plan 2021-2030 

Session recording


Ellos Ellard Lodzeni, Board Treasurer, IAPO (Moderator)

Gertrude Avortri, Patient Safety Focal Point, World Health Organization Africa

Dr Neda Milevska-Kostova, Vice-Chair, IAPO

Dr Titus Beyuo, Obstetrician Gynaecologist and Co-founder, Comprehensive Care Group, Ghana

 

12:05

Lunch Break

4

13:00

African healthcare innovation: Is there room for patient engagement and co-creation in healthcare innovation?   

Session recording


Bisi Bright, Board Member, IAPO (Moderator)

Emily Sheldon, CEO, Africa Health Innovation Center

Emile Tata Kongnso, CEO, Center for the Promotion and
Protection of Patient’s Rights in Cameroon

Padmaja Kamath, Director Regulatory and Scientific Affairs, Global Self-Care Federation 

 

14:00

Break

5

14:10

African patient engagement in clinical research and development of medicines, vaccines, and health devices    

Session recording


Kawaldip Sehmi, CEO, IAPO (Moderator)

Dr Adeline Edgal, Chief Scientific Officer for SSA, Novartis

Dr Nilufar Ahmed, Bristol University - Co-production of Clinical Research

Dr Miriam Mutebi, Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi

 

15:10

Closing Keynote: Africa's healthcare: Caring for all

Session recording


Kawaldip Sehmi, CEO, IAPO

Menassie M. Taddese, President for Emerging Markets, Viatris

 

15:25

Day 1 Wrap Up  


Kawaldip Sehmi, CEO, IAPO

 

Day 2 - 21st July 2021 

 

Session

Time

(GMT)

Session Title

6

09:00

Can African health systems advance using personlised healthcare?

Session recording


Kawaldip Sehmi, CEO, IAPO (Moderator)

Marlene Thomas, Global Patients Affairs, Roche

7

09:30

Antimicrobial resistance and Africa. The next pandemic: Are we prepared?

Session recording


Danjuma Adda, President-Elect, World Hepatitis Alliance (Moderator)

Bisi Bright, Board Member, IAPO

Dr Chrispin Kambili, Medical Affairs Lead Global Public Health group,Johnson & Johnson

Dr Nicholas Adomakoh, Global Medical Affairs Lead for Anti-infectives, Novartis / Sandoz

Dr Greg Frank, PhD, Global Public Policy Director, MSD

Dr Walter Fuller, AMR Stewardship and Awareness Lead, WHO Afro

Dr Michael Anderson, London School of Economics and Political Science

Dr Mirfin Mpundu, Director, ReACT Africa

 

11:00

Break

8

11:10

Health equity in Africa: Neglected Tropical Diseases, entrenched infectious diseases and UN Resolution on Rare Diseases 

Session recording


Johnpaul Omollo, Health Research and Development - Program Officer, PATH (moderator)

Kelly du Plessis, CEO, Rare Disease South Africa

Samuel Agyei-Wiafe, Executive Director, Rare Disease Initiative Ghana

Dr Elizabeth Juma, World Health Organization Africa

Dr Roger Sombie, Professor of Hepato-gastroenterology, Yalgado Ouédraogo University Hospital & Joseph Ki-Zerbo University, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

9

12:10

Have the big four NCD (CVD, Cancer, Diabetes, COPD) vertical programmes overshadowed other NCDs in Africa?  

Session recording


Flavia Kyomukama, Executive Director, Action Group
for Health, Human Rights and HIV/AIDS in Uganda (Moderator)

Manan Shah, Vice President, Global Public Affairs, LEO Pharma & Assistant Professor of Public Health, School of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Fairleigh Dickinson University

Christopher Agbega, Advocacy Officer, Sharecare Ghana

Lefate Makunyane, The South African Depression and Anxiety Group - SADAG

Dr Chandrashekhar Potkar, Chief Medical Officer, Emerging Markets, Viatris

 

13:20

Lunch Break

10

14:00

Can African UHC 2030 benefit from health technology assessment?

Session recording


Kawaldip Sehmi, CEO, IAPO (Moderator)

Dr Dalia Dawoud, Scientific Adviser, National Institute
for Health and Care Excellence

Mohamed Gad MD, MA, health economist at the Department of Global
Health & Development, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London
School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

11

15:00

African Medicines Agency Treaty regulatory convergence & reliance 

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John Mwangi, Co-Chair – Africa Regulatory Network, IFPMA (Co-moderator)

Kawaldip Sehmi, CEO, IAPO (Co-moderator)

Mimi Darko, CEO, FDA Ghana

Dr Margaret Agama-Anyetei, Head of the Health, Nutrition and Population Division Africa Union

Johnpaul Omollo, Health Research and Development - Program Officer, PATH

 

16:00

Call To Action and Wrap Up : End of Congress

Session recording

Bisi Bright, Board Member, IAPO

Ellos Ellard Lodzeni, Board Treasurer, IAPO

Kawaldip Sehmi, CEO, IAPO