Nairobi to host key Africa Healthcare Extension Summit

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Africa Healthcare Extension Summit (AHES 2018) set for 26 – 27 of June 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya will bring together various stakeholders in the medical & healthcare ecosystem for an exchange of ideas and best practices to support project development in upgrading, expanding & construction of hospitals across the entire continent.

AHES will be attended by government officials from Ministries of Health across Africa, regulatory bodies, healthcare associations and other stakeholders.

The Summit is designed to discuss sustainable hospital development, regulatory framework, partnerships, local & international case studies, technology development, HR training and skillset enhancement, e-health & healthcare financing, funding & government incentives.

Supported by Africa Healthcare Federation, East Africa Healthcare Federation, and Kenya Healthcare Federation, AHES aims to revolutionize Africa’s Healthcare Sector.

“The summit is very timely as several African nations are on their journey towards universal healthcare coverage. The experts at AHES will provide latest insights for the enabling structures that will foster partnership for better health on the continent. I am delighted to see so many speakers with great experience in the programme of this particular 2-day summit” said Dr. Amit Thakker.

The Speakers at the summit will include: Dr. Amit Thakker, Chairman of Africa Healthcare Federation, Dr. Anthony Gikonyo, Medical Director, The Karen Hospital, Dr. Anurag Shah, Managing Director of UMC Hospitals, Edna C Tallam Kimaiyo, CEO – Nursing Council of Kenya, Faith Muigai, Board Director of Kenya Healthcare Federation, Dr. Ian Clarke, Chairman of International Medical Group, Kakulubelwa Caroline Mulalelo, Director Physical Infrastructure & Medical Technologies, Ministry of Health, Zambia, Kennedy Okong’O, Manager, Medical Credit Fund East Africa – Pharmaccess Group, Prof. Morgan Chetty, CEO of KwaZulu Natal Doctors Healthcare Coalition Ltd, Nikhil Pereira Kamath, CEO of Africa Healthcare Network, Dr. Okware Joseph, Commissioner Health Services-Quality Assurance and Inspection, Ministry of Health Headquarters, Republic of Uganda, Dr. Peter Kamunyo, CEO of MedSource Group, Prof. Revathi Gunturu, Associate Professor of Department of Pathology, Aga Khan University Hospital and Dr. Uma Nambiar, Special Advisor to Ministry of Health, Djibouti.

The Sponsors at the summit will include: Sakhiwo Health Solutions, Allengers Medical Systems Limited, Linet CZ, Asia Africa Investment & Consulting Pte. Limited, Etkin Tibbi, Schott France SAS, Medtronic, Al Baddya Medical Equipment and Becton and Dickenson.



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