Transformation Talks

Tuesday, 17 October - Thursday, 19 October | Gallagher Convention Centre

Uncover the latest advancements and breakthrough technologies that are reshaping healthcare, and gain insights into the key challenges driving the healthcare landscape. Get inspired by visionary leaders who are shaping a promising future of healthcare excellence, as well as trailblazers who are revolutionizing healthcare across the continent. They will share their insights on the critical issues driving the industry and explore novel innovations and technologies within the African context.

22 - 24 October 2024

Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg

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Tuesday, 17 October 2023

Emcee: Prinesh Reddy, Associate Director - Healthcare Consulting, PwC, Johannesburg, South Africa  

11:00 | The local manufacturing of essential priority medicines and vaccines – Folly or moral imperative?
Dr Skhumbuzo Ngozwana, Chairman of the Board, Biovac, CEO, Kiara Health, Johannesburg, South Africa

11:30 | Sustainable energy solutions and wealth creation through Standard Bank
Oliver Jugadasen, Renewable Energy & Healthcare Market Development Specialist, Standard Bank Group, Johannesburg, South Africa
Zimkita Gunya
, Wealth Manager, Standard Bank Group, Johannesburg, South Africa

12:00 | Leveraging AI and Digital Health for healthcare access and equity in South Africa

  • Prinesh Reddy, Associate Director - Healthcare Consulting, PwC, Johannesburg, South Africa  


  • Lerato Mathabatha, Public Sector Director, Microsoft, Johannesburg, South Africa 
  • John Van Khan, Head, Health Sector, Standard Bank Group, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Ana Endres, Chief Digital Officer, Discovery Health, Johannesburg, South Africa 

Wednesday, 18 October 2023

Emcee: Ureshnie Govender, Senior Manager - Healthcare Consulting, PwC, Johannesburg, South Africa

11:00 | Leaving no one behind: Prioritizing sustainable digital health solutions for all in Africa
Seth Akumani, Head of Exploration - Accelerator Lab, United Nations Development Programme, Accra, Ghana  

11:30 | Leapfrogging Healthcare Barriers in Africa through Telehealth- Opportunities and Challenges
Dr Funmi Adewara, Founder / CEO, Mobihealth International, Multi-Award Winning Healthtech Entrepreneur, Forbes Woman Africa Technology and Innovation Winner 2023, World Bank, London, United Kingdom

12:00 | IoT and Connected Healthcare 

  • Ureshnie Govender, Senior Manager - Healthcare Consulting, PwC, Johannesburg, South Africa 


  • Peter Mehlape, Managing Director, Medtronic, Johannesburg, South Africa 
  • Jan Myburgh, Head of DI and AT, Siemens Healthineers, Johannesburg, South Africa 
  • Marlon Burgess, Country Manager, GE Healthcare, South Africa 

Thursday, 19 October 2023

Emcee: Liza de Koning, Senior Manager – Advisory, PwC, Johannesburg, South Africa

11:00 | Transforming Medtech through youth and women development
Tanya Vogt, Executive Officer, SAMED, Johannesburg, South Africa

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