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UK – East Africa Healthcare Summit 2017
Sat 22 April 2017, 08:30 – 20:30 BST
The East African Healthcare Forum (EAHForum), The British Medical Journal, & Uganda Diaspora Health Foundation; with support from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania High Commissioners in the UK, invite you to a day of networking and creating partnerships.
** THIS IS A DRAFT PROGRAMME AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT SHORT NOTICE **
08:30 Arrival, Registration, Refreshments, Exhibitions and Networking
EVENT MC: Dr Tracy Eastman, Director of Global Development, UCT KTU and the British Medical Journal
09:30 Moses Mulimira, Co-founder of Uganda Diaspora Health Foundation
Opening Remarks from the Healthcare Investment Summit Chairperson, “Progress and Achievements a year on”
Hon Jaffer Kapasi OBE, Honourable Consul General to Uganda, Opening Remarks.
09:40 Welcome/ BMJ Global Health – Our global agenda.
Dr Fiona Godlee, Editor-in chief, The British Medical Journal
09:45 Welcome remarks, BMA Global Health Agenda
Dr Terry John, Chair of International Committee programme, British Medical Association
09:55 The Lancet Global Health Agenda
Dr Jocalyn Clark, Executive Editor Lancet
10:05 Achieving sustainable policy for Universal Health Coverage
Dr Mbololwa Mbikusita-Lewanika, Health Advisor Health and Education Unit Commonwealth Secretariat
10:15 Key Note Speech: The business climate for Health care in East Africa
Lord Mohamed Sheikh
10:35 Busolwe Hospital Uganda: One year later: Impact of investing in improving rural healthcare.
Lord Dolar Popat - UK's Prime Ministerial Trade Envoy to Uganda and Rwanda.
10:45 Seeking solutions to Refugee humanitarian emergency that represents a critical threat to the health, safety, security and wellbeing of East African community.
Robert Kwesiga Secretary General, Red Cross Society
11:00 - 11:30 Refreshments and Networking
11:30 Healthcare Investment in Uganda
Her Excellency Professor Joyce Kakuramatsi Kikafunda, High Commissioner of Uganda to the United Kingdom.
11:45 Healthcare Investment in Kenya
His Excellency Mr Lazarus O. Amayo, High Commissioner of Kenya to the United Kingdom.
12:00 Healthcare Investment in Tanzania
Her Excellency Dr Asha-Rose Migiro, High Commissioner of Tanzania to the United Kingdom.
12:15 Country Health Priorities Regarding Workforce Issues In East Africa
Ministry of Health Uganda priorities - Hon Dr Jane Aceng, (Minister of Health Uganda)
Nursing Now - Global Nursing Campaign to improve health, promote gender equality and strengthen economies - Lord Nigel Crisp, Chair All Parliamentary Group on Global Health
Medical Diaspora as a human resource to reverse the effects of brain drain from developing countries - Dr Yvonne Mburu (CEO- Med In Africa)
Questions and Answer Session (15minutes)
13:30 - 14:30 Lunch and Networking
14:30 - 15:30 Panel Discussion 1: Inspiring Research, Quality and Safety in East Africa
Ensuring good patient experience in low-resource settings
Achieving Quality and Cost-effective Healthcare
Promoting Evidence Based Medicine in East Africa
Funding Research in Uganda, Kenya & Tanzania
Moderator: Dr. Tamara Bugembe, Consultant paediatrician and President, Doctors for Africa and Ugandan Medical Diaspora
Panellists: (15 minutes Presentation)
Dr Jane Kengeya- Kayondo, Africa Research Excellence Fund - Collaboration to strength Medical Research in Africa.
Prof Nelson Sewankambo, Chair of the African Medical Schools Association (AMSA) - What is needed for successful Public Private Partnerships in the Health Sector
Dr Nik Kotecha, Chief Executive Officer Morningside Pharmaceuticals Ltd - How to achieve Safe and Quality pharmacological treatment
Patrick Asiimwe, Diaspora Campaign to reduce Road Traffic Accidents and Ensure Safety in Uganda.
Question and answers (20minutes)
15:30 - 16:45 Panel Discussion 2: Health System strengthening opportunities for East Africa
Moderator: Dr Beverly Jebet Cheserem, Consultant Neurosurgeon and Co-Founder of East African Healthcare Forum.
Panellists: (15 minutes Presentation)
Dr Bayju Thakar, Group CEO, Doctor Care Anywhere - Rethinking Primary Health Care Systems in Africa
Dr Gloria Ngaiza, Lead, Tanzania Diaspora and Health Advisor of DFID Tanzania - Strengthening Healthcare in Tanzania
Paul Arura, Tropical Health Education Trust (THET) Country Director - Health Partnerships in strengthening healthcare in East Africa.
Dr John Paul Bagala, Uganda UK Health Alliance/ Global Health Exchange Country Co-ordinator - Role in building health systems.
Question and answers (15minutes)
16:45 Closing speaker: Dr Josephine Ojiambo, Deputy-Secretary General of the Commonwealth.
17:00 – 20:00 - VIP Drinks Reception and Networking by British Medical Association
(With Live African Music)