Health Insurance Conference

10 OCTOBER 2018

In partnership with Healthcare Federation of Nigeria (HFN)

 

Theme: Health Insurance in Nigeria: Progress towards universal health coverage

 

Medic West Africa will once again be hosting the Healthcare Financing conference in association with the Healthcare Federation of Nigeria. 

This high-level conference programme will therefore bring together leading speakers and delegates under one roof to discuss the reality of UHC in Nigeria.

Benefits of attending:-

- Discuss the effects of UHC on healthcare delivery in Nigeria – what can the public expect? 

- Identify partnerships that are relevant to the process for making UHC a reality in Nigeria

- Establish mechanisms to ensure sustainable financing in order to make UHC  a reality

09:00 – 10:00am

WELCOME COFFEE & REGISTRATION


10:00 – 10:15am

Welcome address, goals & objectives
Mrs. Clare Omatseye, President, Healthcare Federation of Nigeria (HFN), Nigeria


10:15 – 10:20am

Introduction
Moderators:
Dr. Olamide Okulaja, Director: Advocacy and Communications, PharmAccess Nigeria
Mr. Remi Adeseun, Country Manager, West Africa, IQVIA


10:20 – 10:25am

Opening remarks by the Chairman
Dr. Jide Idris, Honorable Commissioner for Health, Lagos State, Nigeria

Session I

10:25 - 10:40am

Leadership and radical change in the attainment of UHC
PharmAccess Foundation


10:40 –11:00am

The role of ICT in the attainment of UHC
IQVIA


11:00 – 11:45am

Panel Discussion: State health insurance schemes - progress and challenges

  • Dr. Peju Adenusi, General Manager, Lagos State Health Management Agency, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Dr. Ben Nkechika, Director General, Delta State Contributory Health Commission, Delta, Nigeria
  • Dr. Olubunmi Jetawo Winter, Executive Secretary, Kwara Health Insurance Scheme, Kwara, Nigeria 
  • Dr. Fatima Abubakar, Honourable Commissioner, Adamawa State Ministry of Health, Adamawa, Nigeria

11:45am – 12:00pm

Questions and Answers Session
All session speakers


12:00 – 12:15pm

BREAK

Session 2

12:15 – 12:30pm

Health insurance claims data: Value-added for patient wellbeing and payer insights
IQVIA


12:30 – 12:45pm

Defining a business case for Universal Health Coverage- how do we pique the interest of governments and investors?
PharmAccess Foundation


12:45 – 01:30pm

Panel discussion: Optimising stakeholder engagement for accelerated health insurance coverage

  • Mr. Taiwo Adeniyi, Managing Director, VitaFoam (Enrolees-NECA/Corporate Nigeria)     
  • Prof. Charles Bode, Chief Medical Director, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (Provider)
  • Mr. Obafemi Akingbade, General Manager, NHIS (Regulator- NHIS)      
  • Mr. Obinnia Abajue, CEO, Hygeia HMO (Payer)
  • Pharm. Abimbola Adebakin, CEO, My-Medicines.com (Pharma Supply Chain Innovator)

01:30 – 01:45pm

Questions and Answers Session
All session speakers


01:45 – 02:00pm

Comments from Stakeholders


02:00 – 02:10pm

Vote of thanks & closing remarks


02:10pm

REFRESHMENTS & VISIT EXHIBITION


Speakers

  • Pharm. Abimbola Adebakin, CEO, My-Medicines.com, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Dr. Ben Nkechika, Director General, Delta State Contributory Health Commission, Delta, Nigeria
  • Prof. Charles Bode, Chief Medical Director, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Mrs. Clare Omatseye, President, Healthcare Federation of Nigeria (HFN), Lagos, Nigeria
  • Dr. Fatima Abubakar, Honourable Commissioner, Adamawa State Ministry of Health, Adamawa, Nigeria
  • Dr. Jide Idris, Honorable Commissioner for Health, Lagos State, Nigeria
  • Mr. Obafemi Akingbade. General Manager, NHIS, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Mr. Obinnia Abajue, CEO, Hygeia HMO, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Dr. Olamide Okulaja, Director: Advocacy and Communications, PharmAccess Nigeria
  • Dr. Olubunmi Jetawo Winter, Executive Secretary, Kwara Health Insurance Scheme, Kwara, Nigeria
  • Dr. Peju Adenusi, General Manager, Lagos State Health Management Agency, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Mr. Remi Adeseun, Country Manager, West Africa, IQVIA, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Mr. Taiwo Adeniyi, Managing Director, VitaFoam, Lagos, Nigeria