Leaders in Healthcare Conference

10 OCTOBER 2019

In association with the Federal Ministry Of Health

 

Theme: Laying the foundation for the provision of sustainable primary healthcare in West Africa

The Leaders in Healthcare conference presents a premier platform for thought-leaders, including government officials and industry chiefs, to discuss the most topical issues in healthcare in relation to the future of medicine a well as the wider healthcare leadership and management. 

  • The Basic Healthcare Provision Fund
  • Primary Healthcare Development: Opportunities & Challenges
  • Universal Healthcare Coverage
  • Public Health Preparedness and Response
  • National Health Insurance
  • The Role and Responsibilities of the Private and Public Health Sector

Session 1

Chairman: Dr. E. Osagie Ehanire, Hon. Minister of Health, Nigeria  

10:00

Opening remarks

Mr Remi Adeseun, Country Manager West Africa, IQVIA, Lagos, Nigeria  

10:05

Welcome Address:

Dr. E. Osagie Ehanire, Hon. Minister of Health, Nigeria  

10:20

Plenary Address:

Professor Akinola Abayomi, Hon. Commissioner for Health, Lagos, Nigeria                

10:35

Achieving Universal Health Coverage by 2030 through decentralised health systems

Dr Alex Kodwo Kom Abban, Deputy Minister of Health, Accra, Ghana

10:50

Mandates and mankind: Steps to address basic health needs and deliver a sound health system in Nigeria

Dr Senator Ibrahim Yahya Oloriegbe, The Chairman Senate committee on health, Lagos, Nigeria 

11:10

Ministerial Interactive Q&A

Moderator: Mr Remi Adeseun, Country Manager West Africa, IQVIA, Lagos, Nigeria

11:30

Panel Discussion: What are the next steps for enabling sustainable healthcare in Nigeria?

Moderator: Dr Olamide Okulaja, Director, Advocacy & Communications, PharmaAcess Foundation, Nigeria

This expert panel of speakers will address the main challenges in achieving affordable and sustainable healthcare system within Nigeria, whilst commenting on:

  • New disruptive innovations improving population health
  • The role of ‘Partnering’ for sustainable healthcare
  • Strategies to improve access to healthcare infrastructure funding
  • Implementation of the Basic Health Care Provision Fund in Nigeria
 
  • Dr Olajide Idris, Former Honourable Commissioner for Health, Ministry of Health, Lagos State Government, Lagos, Nigeria 
  • Prof Wale Sulaiman, Special Adviser to Kwara State governor on Health Matters, Kwara State Government, Nigeria 
  • Prof Mohammed Sambo, Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Abuja, Nigeria
  • Dr Olumide Okunola, Team Leader/Program Manager, World Bank, International Finance Corporation (IFC), Abuja, Nigeria
  • Mr Eyong Ebai, General Manager West, Central &French Sub-Saharan Africa, GE Healthcare, Lagos, Nigeria 
  • Mr Duckarm Uwe, Country Manager Nigeria, Siemens Healthcare GmbH, Lagos, Nigeria

12:30

National Primary Health Care Development: Potentials and pitfalls

Dr Faisal Shuaib, Executive Director/CEO, National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Abuja, Nigeria

12:50

Developing sustainable healthcare solutions and improving patient care quality through primary and referral care

Mr Mokhtar Hamed, GM Primary and Referral Care – Africa, GM Service Sales – Africa, GE Healthcare, Cairo, Egypt 

 

13:10

Closing Keynote: Fixing fragmentation by addressing the financial fundamentals

                        Mrs Clare Omtaseye, President, Healthcare Federation of Nigeria-HFN, President, General Director, West African Healthcare Federation, Lagos, Nigeria

13:30

Closing remarks

Mr Remi Adeseun, Country Manager West Africa, IQVIA, Lagos, Nigeria 

13:35

End of conference/ refreshments and visit exhibition

Honorary Minister of Health:

  • Dr E Osagie Ehanire, Honorable Minister of Health, Federal Ministry of Health Nigeria, Abuja, Nigeria

Speakers:

  • Prof Akinola Abayomi, Hon. Commissioner for Health, Lagos State, Nigeria     
  • Dr Alex Kodwo Kom Abban, Deputy Minister of Health, Accra, Ghana
  • Mr Duckarm Uwe, Country Manager Nigeria, Siemens Healthcare GmbH, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Prof Mohammed Sambo, Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Abuja, Nigeria
  • Dr Olumide Okunola, Team Leader/Program Manager, World Bank, International Finance Corporation (IFC), Abuja, Nigeria
  • Dr Faisal Shuaib, Executive Director/CEO, National Primary Healthcare Development Agency Abuja, Nigeria
  • Dr Olajide Idris, Former Honourable Commissioner for Health, Ministry of Health, Lagos State Government, Lagos, Nigeria 
  • Dr Senator Ibrahim Yahya Oloriegbe, The Chairman Senate committee on health, Lagos, Nigeria  
  • Dr Olamide Okulaja, Director, Advocacy & Communications, PharmaAcess Foundation, Nigeria
  • Mr Eyong Ebai, General Manager West, Central & French Sub-Saharan Africa, GE Healthcare, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Mrs Clare Omatseye, President, Healthcare Federation of Nigeria-HFN, President, General Director, West African Healthcare Federation, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Prof Mohammed Sambo, Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Abuja, Nigeria 

  • Professor Wale Sulaiman, Special Adviser to Kwara State governor on Health Matters, Kwara State Government, Nigeria

 

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