Public Health Conference

Thursday, 28 October | Online

Theme: Africa at a crossroads - setting the scene for transformation

Online: 25-29 October 2021 | from your office or home

Public Health

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This conference will gather leading experts across the public health spectrum in the continent, to build on the experiences learned from the COVID-19 pandemic. The agenda will adopt a whole-system approach to rebooting public health post-pandemic and will assess what sustainable healthcare looks like for Africa. 

This 1-day conference will be an ideal event for public health professionals, the private health sector and civil society to hear from national and international experts on concrete priorities to focus on for the next few years.

Scientific committee:

Dr Ahmed Ogwell, Deputy Director, African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), Nairobi, Kenya 

Dr Alex Coutinho, Former Executive Director, Infectious Diseases Institute, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University; Executive Director, Partners in Health, Kigali, Rwanda 

Dr Bartholomew Akanmori, Lead - Vaccine Research, Regulation, and Safety, African Vaccine Regulatory Forum (AVAREF); Regional Adviser for Vaccine Research and Regulation, WHO, Brazzaville, Congo 

Fatima Abbas, Content Executive - Healthcare, Informa Markets, Dubai, UAE 

Dr Geofrey Makenga, Vaccinologist; Epidemiologist, National Institute for Medical Research, Tanga, Tanzania 

Matthew Brady, Head of Content – Healthcare, Informa Markets, Dubai, UAE 

Njide Ndili, Country Director – Nigeria, PharmAccess Foundation, Lagos, Nigeria 

Dr Ntuthuko Bhengu, Founder, Alchemy Health Technologies, City of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa 

Dr Pamela Ajayi, Founder & Managing Director, Synlab (Fomerly PathCare); President, Healthcare Federation of Nigeria, Lagos, Nigeria 

Spencer Horne, Founder, Cloudline, Cape Town, South Africa 

Prof Shekhar Saxena, Professor - Global Mental Health, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA 

Zahra Nensi, Associate Director – International Development Organizations (IDO) Sector Lead, Deloitte Africa, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 


Key topics

  • Healthcare innovation post-pandemic – how can Africa take the lead? 
  • Tackling infectious diseases threats - post-COVID what's the game plan (or what should it be?) for African countries? 
  • Mental health and psychosocial support: an urgent priority 
  • Vaccination challenges and opportunities during and post-pandemic 

Benefits of attending:

  • Discuss innovation in Africa and how the continent can position itself for success 
  • Evaluate the need for mental health prioritising at all levels   
  • Assess the vaccination landscape and how African can leverage the current pandemic  


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