Quality Management Conference

Theme: Regulatory Oversight of Health Quality in West Africa

Wednesday, 27 September 2023
11:00 am | Conference Area - Level 2

17 - 19 April 2024

Landmark Centre, Lagos, Nigeria

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Wednesday, 27 September 2023


11:00 | Opening Remarks
            • Welcome address and workshop objectives
            • Introduction of workshop facilitators and speakers
            • Overview of regulatory oversight in healthcare quality in West Africa

Session 1

11:30 | Keynote: The importance of regulatory oversight in healthcare quality
            Dr Abiola Idowu, Executive Secretary, Health Facilities Monitoring and Accreditation Agency (HEFAMAA), Nigeria  

12:15 | Understanding Healthcare Quality Standards and Frameworks
            Dr Ajibike Oyewunmi, Health Quality, and Patient Safety Expert, International Finance Corporation (IFC), Nigeria

            Presentation: Overview of international healthcare quality standards
            Case studies: Successful implementation of quality frameworks in West African countries

12:45 | Strengthening Regulatory Capacity
            Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, Ex Minister of Health of Nigeria (2010 – 2014)  

            Presentation: Building and enhancing regulatory capacity for effective oversight
            Group activity: Identifying capacity-building needs and strategies for West African regulators

13:25 | Lunch break | Exhibition visit

Session 2

14:45 | Panel discussion: Challenges and opportunities in regulatory oversight across West Africa            

            • Dr Anire Asumah, Senior Program Manager, (SafeCare) PharmAccess Foundation, Nigeria
            • Dr Olabisi Ogunbase, Paediatrician, Quality Leader, Maternal and Child Centre, Nigeria
            • Dr Oluwadamilola Matti, Quality Assurance Senior Manager, Reddington Multispecialist Hospital, Nigeria
            • Endurance Uwadaie, Quality Assurance Manager, Benin Medical Centre, Nigeria
            • Pharm Olufunto Olude, Senior Associate, Solina Centre for International Development and Research (SCIDaR), Abuja, Nigeria
            • Vivian Akwuaka, 
Group Head Quality and Sustainability, Iwosan Investment Limited, Nigeria

16:30 | Closing Remarks and Next Steps
            • Summary of key learnings from the workshop
            • Closing address by workshop organizers
            • Announcement of follow-up activities, such as workshops, technical assistance, or collaboration initiatives

17:00 | End of conference