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Malaria constitutes a major public health burden in Nigeria, accounting for 25% of under 5 mortality, 11% of maternal deaths and it is the number one cause of lost productivity and GDP due to health.

To complement the effort of Roll Back Malaria Partners and Government, the National Malaria Ambassador, Alhaji. Aliko Dangote GCON through the Dangote Foundation has facilitated the development of a Private Sector Engagement Strategic Plan (PSESP) to align the contributions of the Private sector to the National Malaria Strategic Plan for impact (NMSP)

The Strategy may provide a platform for you as National Leaders to contribute to a very important public health issue, and a significant impediment to our economy.

The Anadach Group was organizing this Launch on behalf of the National Malaria Elimination Program and the Dangote Foundation. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Busola Shonowo at

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Please click here for Agenda.  Download the Press Releas here



Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Awards 2016, 24th June, 2016, Lagos
The concluded Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award 2016 that was held June 24 at Eko Hotels and suite was indeed thrilling. NHEA, the Oscar of Nigerian Healthcare is organized by Global Health Project and Resources (GHPR) in collaboration with Anadach Group. The award is aimed at recognising and celebrating the achievements of personalities and organisations who have contributed immensely to the growth and development of the Nigerian health sector.
In its 3nd year, NHEA 2016 received over 1,600 entries from over 80 organizations and individuals from all the 36 states of Nigeria for the 23 categories of the award. 
Among the final winners are Prince Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi and Professor Olu Akinyanju for the Lifetime Achievement Award, Nwaobi Jude Chiedu for Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Award of the year and Total Health Trust Trust (A Member of Liberty Holdings South Africa) for Health Maintenance Organisation of the year. Check here for a complete list of 2016 NHEA winners.
PharmaAfrica Market Access Conference, 14-15 June 2016, Hotel Pullman London St Pancras, United Kingdom
The 2nd annual PharmaAfrica Market Access Conference was held 14 - 15 June 2016 at the Hotel Pullman London St Pancras. This was Africa's largest gathering of leading and future stakeholders across the health economics and pharma market access. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu, Founding Partner of Anadach Group spoke at the KEYNOTE PANEL session:  Challenges in Africa's Changing Healthcare Economics and Improving the Commercial Success of New and Established Products in Africa. 
Africa Innovation 2016 conference, UC Irvine School of Law, February 2-5, 2016
On February 2-5, 2016, The Center for African Business, Law & Entrepreneurship (CABLE) at UC Irvine School of Law brought a group of directors, producers, and actors in Nigeria's film and television industry to Southern California for a week of events, including meetings in Los Angeles with participants in the television and film industry, a workshop in Irvine that focused on discussing future paths for the Nigerian film and television industry, and the Africa Innovation 2016 conference, which showcased innovations in Nigeria's Nollywood film industry, as well as Africa more generally, and discussions focused on issues related to technology, innovation, and legal reform. Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu, Founding Partner at Anadach Group gave a presentation on Digital Innovation and Ebola Outbreak.
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Nov, 2015

22nd Canadian Conference on Global Health, November 5-7, 2015, Montreal

The 22nd Canadian Conference on Global Health provided a forum for practitioners, researchers, educators, students, policy makers and community mobilizers interested in primary health care to share knowledge, experience and promote innovation and collaborative action. The 2015 annual conference welcomed 688 people from around the world to discuss and share issues of global health. Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu, founding partner of Anadach, presented on applying lessons on ehealth from naija Ebola Outbreak to ondo methanol poisoning on the conference

7th Annual M-Health Summit, November 11, 2015, Washington DC

Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu, founding partner of Anadach, presented our collaborative work with  Instrat Global and other partners on using e-health tools to train health workers on Ebola at session Armed with Mobile: Tools for Front Line Health Workers at the 7th Annual M-Health Summit in Washington DC on Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Oct, 2015


In August, the Private Sector Health Alliance of Nigeria (PSHAN) organized The Health Innovation Challenge designed to identify and support promising innovations in health. In order to strengthen the capabilities of the shortlisted innovators in developing concrete business plans, PSHAN conducted a design thinking and business plan development boot camp.
The Anadach team supported this initiative by delivering a presentation on the 'Role of Intellectual Property in Health Innovation'. The team also moderated a panel titled 'Consulting with the Government'.The objective of this panel was to provide the innovators in attendance with an opportunity to speak with institutional stakeholders and gain insight into the governments role in innovation, learn what is being done to support innovators, and 
most importantly, how innovators can access the necessary officials to further their innovation goals. 
In October, The Anadach team honored an invitation to the Health Innovation Challenge Awards and Impact Investment Summit put together by PSHAN with support from HANSHEP, IFC, Flint Atlantic, and the Health Strategy and Delivery Foundation. The impact investment summit showcased service delivery innovations that are addressing exigent market gaps within the Nigerian healthcare space. A few select innovations, independently adjudged as most promising, were awarded various grants and placements in the innovation accelerator program.

Stakeholder Consultation: Draft Report - Engaging the Private Sector to Eliminate Malaria in Nigeria, October 5, 2015, Nigeria

On Monday, October 5th, 2015 Anadach invited representatives from various industries to attend a consultation on the Draft Private Sector Engagement Strategy for Malaria Elimination in Nigeria. The Nigerian Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) through the Malaria Amabassador Alh. Aliko Dangote and the Dangote Foundation, commissioned Anadach to create a roadmap for Private Sector Involvement in Malaria Elimination in Nigeria. Anadach presented the draft of the Strategy to attendees for critical reviews and input. 
Suggestions and comments received will considered when revising the Final Document. Next steps include Production of Final Document, Launching and Disseminating it, followed by Implementation of the Strategies contained within

Sep, 2015


As part of the Nigerian Association of Industrial Pharmacists Annual Conference held on Sept 17th and 18th with the theme - TRANSFORMING THE NIGERIAN PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY: THE BIG PICTURE , Anadach organized a plenary session on the" Imperatives for an Organized Drug Distribution Chain." Dr. Enoma Alade, partner of Anadachy Group, moderated the session which includes representatives from Imperial Health Sciences, Chi Pharmaceuticals, DHL and Distribution.
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July, 2015

The Dynamic Role of Intellectual Property in Promoting Innovation and Economic Development in Emerging Markets, July 14 - 16, 2015, Lagos, Nigeria

In collaboration with our partners, The Dynamic Role of Intellectual Property Protection in Promoting Innovation and Economic Development in Emerging Markets workshop took place at Four Points by Sheraton Lagos from July 14 - 16, 2015

This workshop examined the current and potential contribution of  IP protection in growing local economies. It addresses the following key issues:

In addition, to the workshop there was an associated Innovation hall which provided innovators, creators, entrepreneurs and others opportunities to showcase their products on July 15th, and a one day training course titled "IP 101" for innovators, entrepreneurs, creators and financiers was delivered on July 14th. 

On July 15 2015, the ICC Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP) released the report “Promoting and Protecting Intellectual Property in Nigeria” during the Anadach workshop ” in Lagos.

Media Coverage
The Guardian: "Experts to brainstorm on intellectual property protection in emerging markets"
The Union: "Intellectual Property Conference to Hold as lawyers, Others address changes"
South West: "Education, Key to unlocking Africa's greatness - Oyedepo"

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June, 2015


To celebrate the unsung heroes in the healthcare space in Nigeria, The Nigerian Health care Excellence awards 2015 is here. NHEA is growing to become the most authoritative award for the health sector in Nigeria.Amidst all the challenges in the business operating space in Nigeria the healthcare sector has witnessed a level of growth and attracted investors, thus we should create a platform to celebrate these successes and channel a path forward with our eyes on the changing landscape in the models of healthcare delivery.

The Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Awards will be a grand event which will witness the coming together of all the entire health care community. With leaders from private & government organizations, policy makers, representatives from the government & key people from sector affiliates, all assemble to recognize & applaud the achievements of the best health care providers.

NHEA is an initiative of Global Health Project and Resources in Partnership with Anadach group . We invite you to show off your creativity, innovation, impact and contribution in the NHEA 2015.

Event Website:
Nomination form:
Event Brochure:

Nov, 2014

4th Medipharma Africa,  5th -7th November, 2014, Accra. Ghana

The 4th Medipharma Africa International Conference and Exhibition on Hospital, Medical and Surgical Equipment, Materials, Supplies, Pharmaceuticals e.t.c will be held at the International Conference Centre, Accra, Ghana.

For details contact: Global Projects and Resources. Phone: +233-24-290-9926/(0)24-437-2218, /(0)24-323-1225, +234-708-208-8687/(0)8023385667 Email:,
Contact Person: Sasu Bodunrin


Anadach Webinar - Why Nigeria's Response to Ebola Succeeded?, 7th Nov, 2014, Online

Anadach was jointly hosting this Webinar with the Office of Global Health, University of  Texas Southwestern Medical Center.Dr. Jide Idris (Honorable Commissioner of Health, Lagos State) and Dr Tamunoiyoriari Parker (Commissioner of Health, Rivers State) were invited as the guest speakers on the webinar on November 7th between 10.00 am and 11.00 am (EST). Both commissioners led the health sector to address the introduction of Ebola Virus Disease in their individual states in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health, the Nigerian private sector and International Partners.
Click here to download the presentation of Dr. Jide Idris. 
Click here to download the presentation of Dr Tamunoiyoriari Parker

Oct, 2014

AHILA 14th Biennial Congress, October 24, 2014, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

14th Biennial Congress took place in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The main theme of the 14th AHILA Congress was: “ICTs and access to health information and knowledge for building strong knowledge societies for sustainable development in Africa”.The Congress incorporated the 2nd HIFA International Conference (Healthcare Information For All,, where delegates reviewed progress made since the launch of HIFA at AHILA 10 (Mombasa, Kenya, 2006) and ways forward to accelerate progress towards Healthcare Information For All in Africa and worldwide. Anadach was the sponsar of the event. 
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Ebola Workshop, Lagos, Nigeria, 14th Oct, 2014

Anadach Group, GPHR in collaboration with Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria, Lagos State Branch (AGPMPN) was organizing a one day Continuous Medical Education (CME) on Ebola at the Domus Fidel Conference Hall on 14th Oct. 
Why Nigeria's Response to Ebola Succeeded? Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu, Founding Partner of Anadach shared her insight on an interview.

Sep, 2014

West African Health, Lagos , Nigeria16th -18th September, 2014

The 10th International Medical and Pharmaceutical Conference and Exhibition was held at the New Convention Centre, Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. The Theme of the conference was Universal Health Coverage - Challenges and Opportunities. The conference was also incorporate the 2nd Nigeria E-health Summit. 

Transform2014, Sep 7- 9, 2014, Mayo Clinic Center, Rochester, Minnesota

Transform2014 was held at Mayo Clinic Center, Rochester, Minnesota from Sep 7- 9, 2014. Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu, founding partner was a speaker at the event . She gave a provocative TED-style talk on the power of Nigerian Health leaders in Lagos State Nigeria to harness social media, strong political leadership, and basic public health practices to avoid the threat of Ebola within the population of 15 million people. 

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July, 2014

4th MediPharma Africa - Ghana 2014, July 29-31, 2014, International Conference Centre, Accra

The 3rd and 4th International Medical & Pharmaceutical Exhibition and Conference was held in Lagos and Accra. Anadach was a knowledge partner to the events.

Dr. Alabi was the contact on exhibiting, sponsoring or participating:
Dr. Wale Alabi
Global Project & Resources (GH) Ltd. C390/3 Asylum Dawn, Accra
Tel: +233-244372218, 246211065,  

May, 2014

Pan-African Medical Doctors&Healthcare Conference, May 21-23, 2014,  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu was invited to join the Triangular Partnership panel at the Pan-African Conference. The panel included:
Moderator: Ambassador David Shinn (Adjunct Professor of International Affairs at The George Washington University)
Dr. Tassé Abye, PhD Professor of Sociology and Social Work University of Nouakchott, Nouakchott, Mauritania
Dr. Anteneh Habte, MD, Medical Director, Home Based Primary Care Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Martinsburg, West Virginia USA, and  Chairman, People to People Board of Directors
Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu, Partner, Anadach Group
The website is


March, 2014

Health Private Public Partnership Workshop, March 11-12, 2014, Abuja

As part of the Federal Ministry of Health support for Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) to improve quality and access of healthcare to all Nigerians; the FMOH, in collaboration with the International Finance Corporation – Health in Africa (HIA), and the Anadach Group organized a health PPP workshop. The workshop brought together government officials responsible for managing and regulating such partnerships, private sector entities currently involved or interested in such partnerships and other stakeholders who are interested in encouraging PPPs. The workshop was sponsored by several organizations including GE and JNCI. This Health PPP workshop featured speakers from:Federal Ministry of Health,International Finance Corporation, several State Ministries of Health, domestic and international healthcare organizations, the finance sector and others. Attached please find the event brochure.

Key issues on Business Development Seminar for the Healthcare Entrepreneur, March 20, 2014, Eko Hotel Convention Centre, Victoria Island. Lagos.

This session aimed to provide information to the aspiring clinician entrepreneur who perhaps having a successful medical career is considering setting up a viable health care business or a clinician entrepreneur who is considering how to take their practice/small clinic/hospital to the next level. By the end of the workshop on key business development issues, the entrepreneur should have an understanding of key issues to consider and resources available to increase chances of success. Links: Seminar AgendaSeminar BrochureRegistration Form 

Feb, 2014

Feb 28, 2014, Nigieria

Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu was be a keynote speaker at Translating Opportunity into Growth: M-Health in Sub-Sahara Africa. This meeting covered mHealth advancements in the sub-Sahara Africa region, including:
• Case studies of use of mobile technology in healthcare in SSA
• Trends and market research on mHealth in SSA region.

Nov, 2013

Nov 6-7, 2013, Washington DC

World Congress' inaugural Data Intelligence For Health Care event focuses on big data solutions for health care professionals.   This transformative conference will focus on the entire big data ecosystem for health care and address the tools, the workflow and analytics to drive real clinical and financial outcomes. Anadach group is a media partner of the event. Receive a $200 discount off the prevailing fee by using code JNP732.

November 4 - 6, 2013, Ghana

Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has received wide recognition as a promising model for social protection. As part of the commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of the NHIS,an International Conference organized by the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) took place in Accra, Ghana, between 4th and 6th November 2013 under the auspices of the Ministry of Health and the Government of Ghana. This concept note provided an overview of the Conference to be held under the theme : “Towards Universal Health Coverage: Increasing Enrolment Whilst Ensuring Sustainability” The Conference provided a forum for engaging UHC practitioners, academia, policy makers, international organizations and civil society, both local and international, to examine the NHIS's successes and challenges and to elicit feedback for reform that would not only be relevant for Ghana but also other countries which, like Ghana, are confronted with policy and implementation challenges in financing healthcare as part of their broader UHC goals. It also provided an opportunity to discuss topics that are critical for the attainment of UHC. Anadach is the technical partner of the conference.Conference Presentation, Conference Schedule, Conference Overview

Sep, 2013

10-12 Sep, 2013, Lagos

West African Health Expo 2013 was an international Exhibition focusing on medical equipment, scientific and laboratory instruments, hospital furniture, pharmaceutical products and services to be hosted by Global Resources & Projects Nig. Ltd at Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos Nigeria. It builded on the success of West African Health 2012, which attracted over 250 exhibitors including international manufacturers and traders interested in the African market.
Anadach would be partnering with the Expo  to organize an educational component, which would include continuous professional development programs in cardiology, pediatrics and nursing/midwifery which are accredited by the relevant Nigerian authorities. There would also be an associated Hospital CEO Forum and National Health IT summit.  Further information on the Expo is available on

Media Coverage:

First Nigeria E-HEALTH SUMMIT: Leveraging the Private Sector- September 12th, 2013

Anadach, working with its partners Aajimatics and Global Resources & Projects was organizing the first Nigeria E-Health Summit focusing on the role of the private sector. The summit was opened by the Nigerian Ministers of Health and Communication and had speakers from the public and private sectors of health, information technology and communications, universities and other relevant stakeholders. Further information on the agenda is available here

Media coverage:

Click here for Press Release

The Hospital CEO Forum: September 10th 2013

Anadach, in collaboration with Global Resources and Projects and other partners was organizing the THE HOSPITAL CEO FORUM. The theme of the forum was Leading Healthcare Enterprises through Transformational Change.Confirmed included several commissioners of health, leaders of public and private sector hospitals and international guest speakers including Dr Jim Rice, Project Director for the USAID/MSH Governance and Leadership Project and Steve Powell who would be bringing in lessons from the aviation industry that may be relevant to transforming health care. Please click here for forum agenda

Click here for Dr. Folarin Olowu's presentation: Imperatives for Nigerian Hospitals to have a role.
Click here for Dr. Enoma Alade's presentation: The future of Healthcare-the changing role of Nigerian Hospitals
Click here for Dr. Olajuwon Alabi's presentation: South Shore Women's Clinics, Lagos.
Click here for Mr. James Rice's presentation: Smart Engagement-Leadership&Governance for Organizational&System Vitality
Click here for LiveWell Initiative LWI's presentation: Community Health Improvement Plan
Click here for Mr. James Rice's presentation: Strategic Visioning and Strategy Development for Strong Nigerian Hospitals 2020
Click here for Dr. Leke Pitan's presentation: Leading Healthcare Enterprises through Transformational Change

Healthcare Industry Job Fair: September 10-12th, 2013

Anadach also organized a JOB FAIR  held as part of the two-day event. It brought together potential employers and job seeking candidates under one roof, which would help bridge the gap between employment opportunities and the challenges job seekers face in reaching them. Please click here for more information on the job fair

Mr. Opeyemi Awoyemi, Co-Founder of Jobberman was a keynote speaker at the First Healthcare Industry Job Fair organized by the Anadach Group and Global Health Resources which will be held at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island between September 10th -12th, 2013. The Job Fair was held in partnership at the West African Health Expo (

Other speakers at the Job Fair included Dr Pamela Ajayi, CEO Pathcare, Mrs Foluke Sanni, Managing Partner Startrite Mayton &Co and Dr Enoma Alade of the Anadach Group.

Media Coverage:

July, 2013

24-26 July, 2013, Boston

mHealth + Telehealth World 2013 was held on July 24-26 in Boston.It was the must attend event for health care executives interested in hearing real world case studies on how to integrate these tools to provide services that would reduce costs, improve outcomes and transform the delivery of care. Anadach was the partner of mHealth + Telehealth World 2013. Further information on the conference is available on

15 July, 2013, Online #AfricaHealthRising

Anadach hosted a twitter discussion on topic "Growing private health sector in Africa". Dr. Ashifi Gogo, CEO of Sproxil, Inc. and Mr. Hank Kearney, President of PHM International, Inc were invited to be the special guests on the discussion. They shared their views on questions such as "What are the key drivers of expenditure growth? ", "Which is growing faster --- government expenditure or private sector expenditure?" . The Hash tag is #AfricaHealthRising. Please click here for the archive of the discussion.

June, 2013

25-27 June, 2013, Ghana

Medipharma Africa - Ghana 2013 was a huge success. Medipharma Africa brought together more than 1000 health care practitioners from Ghana, Nigeria and other African and European countries. The conference was a huge success with lively discussions led by Dr. Alfred Tia-Sugri, the Deputy Minister of Health. The Hon Minister of Health, Nigeria, was represented by the Chief Pharmacist of Nigeria. Other key speakers at the event included Dr Leke Pitan of the International Hospital Federation and Dr Ashifi Gogo of Sproxil.

The accredited continuous professional development sessions were very well attended. They were facilitated by world class experts including Dr Yemi Johnson of First Cardiology Consultants, Dr Lawrence Sereboe of Korle Bu Hospital, Dr Ekuase Sanusi of Pediatric Partners, Dr Juliet Tuakli of Child and Associates, Dr Ebenezer Appiah-Denkyira - Director General  of the Ghana Health Service Commission,  Dr Gilbert Buckle- Executive Director of the Christian Health Association and Mr Sam Quarshie, Head of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Department of the Ghana Health service.   

Mar, 2013

March, 2013, Lagos and Abuja

In March, Anadach Group worked with Aureos Capital to organize a road show events in Lagos and Abuja to reach out to Nigerian firms in the healthcare or pharmaceutical or related industries. Some firms already expressed their stronge interests in exploring private equity financing opportunity. At present, Anadach is deeply engaged in extensive research covering financial and operation on couple projects. Further details would be available shortly.

Feb, 2013

6-7th Febuary, 2013, New York City

Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu presented on distance learning topic at the Global Education Technology & Health (GETHealth) Summit at the United Nations on February 6-7, 2013.

Jan, 2013

18-19th January, 2013, Texas

Dr. Osifo Dawodu was making a presentation at the 2nd Annual Global Health Symposium at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas on topic "Mobile Phones:The Unexpected Health Care Tool in Emerging Economies"

Dec, 2012

10-14th December, 2012, Abuja

Anadach organized NNPC Healthcare management training to improve clinical governance for the Medical Services Division of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation which was held at Reiz Continental Hotel, Abuja from December 10th to 14th, 2012.

The Group General Manager Medical formally opened the event and spoke about the role of Improved Clinical Governance in NNPC. We had 10 sessions within the five days period which dealt with various aspects of strategic decision making to improve Clinical Governance and Quality.

The speakers were healthcare executives with vast experience in their various fields. We had Dr. Kemi Adekanbi, Dr. Richard Ajayi, Dr. Kola Babalola, Ms. Henrietta Jumai Danuk, Prof. Abiodun Ilesanmi, Dr. Fiemu Nwariaku, Okey Okuzu, Dr. Jim Rice, Ms. Itohan Oyamendan and our very own Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu, one of the founding partners.

Nov, 2012

7-9th November, 2012, Tanzania

Dr. Alade was invited to present at the m-health panel Mobile Money Summit East Africa 2012.

7-9th November, 2012, Abuja, Nigeria

Dr. Osifo Dawodu was presenting at the 17th  World Congress of International Society of Telemedicine  and eHealth: Making E-health work. November  7th - 9th.

14th November, 2012, Fuqua School of Business

Dr. Osifo Dawodu was presenting at the Duke MBA Health Care Conference on November 14th -

Oct, 2012

Anadach Series Webinar, 3rd October, 2012, Online

Anadach hosted webinar #3 which targeted African Health Professionals in the Diaspora. Dr. Debrework Zewdie,  Deputy General Manager at the Global Fund talked about the Fund's work in Africa. For Dr. Zewdie's presentation, please click here.

September, 2012

5-7th September, 2012, Lagos, Nigeria

Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu would be a guest speaker during the Opening Ceremony of the West African Health International Medical Exhibition and Conference. She would also be a lead discussant on financing health care delivery in Africa

June, 2012

June 26, 2012, Baltimore

Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu, Founding Partner of Andach Group reported back from the 2012 Nairobi eHealth Africa Conference in the meeting of the mHealth Working Group, Tuesday June 26 at K4Health, 111 Market Street, Suite 300, Baltimore, MD.

May, 2012

May 17-19, 2012, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada

Anadach's paper on Health Management and Entrepreneurship in Africa was presented at third annual Whitman School Conference on Business and Entrepreneurship in Africa hosted at the  Faculty of Business Administration, Université Laval. Further information on the conference is available on

May 29 - 1 June , 2012, Cape Town

The 2012 GSMA-mHealth Alliance Mobile Health Summit was held in Cape Town, South Africa on 29 May- 1 June, 2012 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. MHS 2012 delivered a thought-leadership conference programme that would cover the hottest topics in mobile health: from service-provider business-models and MNO partnerships, through regulation and privacy, to on-the-ground innovations that are saving lives. Anadach Group was the research partner of Mobile Health Summit 2012. Conference website:

May 30, 2012, AfDB

An "Innovative eHealth Solutions for Africa Award" sponsored by the African Development Bank was launched on the 2012 e-Health Africa Conference. The award would be given to the top idea that uses ICT to increase a) access to or b) the utilization of health services, or c) improve efficiency in the delivery of health services, or a combination of each.For further information on the eHealth award, please visit the AfDB website:

April 2012

April 18-19, 2012, Nairobi, Kenya

Anadach Consulting Group, in collaboration with Kenya Government and TeleHealth Kenya co-hosted e-Health Africa Conference which was held in Nairobi, Kenya on April 18, 19 2012. e-Health Africa Conference 2012: Integrating M-health into E-Health Strategy Implementation was the first multi-stakeholder event focusing on e-Health in Africa that will take place on the continent.

The conference provided a platform to facilitate the implementation of Kenya's new eHealth strategy by bringing together key stakeholders from Kenya and around the world who are working in health care, telecommunications, ICT, finance, academia, and the development sectors to share knowledge, exchange ideas, discuss innovative and emerging solutions and develop collaborations. At the same time, it  promoted knowledge exchange with other countries that have developed national eHealth strategies (such as Tanzania and Rwanda), and with others who are in the process of or thinking about developing such strategies.

Conference website:
Presentations are available to download

April 21-22, 2012, Yale University

Dr Ronke Dosunmu, Senior Consultant, presented the Anadach concept on expanding pre-paid health care coverage through Diaspora Health Insurance at the recently concluded Global Health and Innovation Conference at Yale University in April. Further information on the conference is available on:


December 2011

December 5-7, 2011, Washington, DC

Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu, Partner spoke about Anadach's commercial experience with mhealth tools at the mHealth Summit in Washington, DC in December 2011.

November 30-December 1, 2011, Nairobi Kenya

Anadach participated in AfriHealth conference in Kenya from 30 November-1 December,2011. Dr Egbe Osifo-Dawodu moderated discussion 'mHealth: Turning hype into delivery'.

October 2011

October 25, 2011

Anadach's work with its partner Instrat Global Health Solutions on mobile remote monitoring and personalized health education delivery was one of the innovations selected to be presented at the Scratch, Sniff and Learn taking place at the CUNY Graduate Center , New York on October 25, 2011.
A short video of the presentation is available at

October 17-19, Rochester, NY

Dr Egbe Osifo-Dawodu, Partner, presented at the Mayo Clinic’s third annual Social Media Summit, which was produced in conjunction with Ragan Communications, held Oct. 17-19, 2011 at Mayo Clinic’s Rochester, Minn.campus. Further information including registration details is available at

October 5-7, Washington DC

Dr Egbe Osifo-Dawodu was a Member of 8th Biennal US-Africa Business Sumitt 2011 Planning Committee (Health Sector) which was held October 5-7 in Washington DC. The Summit is the premier event for finding and building partnerships with more than 1,200 government and business leaders from the U.S. and Africa, as well as from Europe, Canada and Japan.

September 2011

September 21, Washington DC

Anadach organized a forum on topic 'Health Sector Reform in Nigeria:Innovations and New Approach' on Sep 21th. It was cosponsored by Africare,MSH and FHI 360. For Dr Pate's presentation, please click here. For MSH's presentation, please click here.For FHI 360's presentation, please click here.
An agenda can be found here.
Click here to download the introduction of Honorable Minister of State for Health of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

September 7, 2011 Webinar

Anadach organized a webinar which was targeted to address Nigeria's healthcare system.The event was also a follow up to Anadach's successful diaspora reception at the ANPA convention on July 9th 2011 in Chicago. The event attracted a wide audience including health professionals from Africa, US, and UK. Dr. Pate, the Minister of State for Health in Nigeria was invited to speak at the webinar. In his speech, Dr. Pate introduced the current situation of the health sector in Nigeria, visualized the future and elaborated on the measures the government will take to solve the existing issues. As the respondent, Dr. Nwariaku, the President of the Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas proposed a sustainable and affordable health public private partnership option in his presentation. In the subsequent Q&A session, Dr. Pate answered various questions from the audience including pre-service education for health professionals in Nigeria, the emigration of qualified health professionals, etc. The discussion was rich and exciting. Anadach will host more webinars to provide opportunities for health professionals from emerging countries to interact and share experiences on a unique platform in the near future.
Please find the audio recording here

June 2011

June 19-21, 2011 Prague, Czech Republic

Dr Osifo-Dawodu spoke at the 6th International Health Summit in Prague. The focus of the conference was on innovative models for providing health services: ensuring availability, quality and safety for patients. Further information on the conference is available on

June 3-7, 2011 Cape Town, South Africa

Anadach was a research partner for the GSMA-mHA Mobile Health Summit 2011. The event’s conference, exhibition and networking encouraged the collaboration and relationships needed to realise the potential of mobile health.

May 2011

Anadach organized the health day for the USA week in Kenya. On May 24 – May 29 2011, PAT Enterprises LLP and Simba International
Finance hosted the first annual USA Week in Kenya Forum. This forum presented the opportunity for United States Institutions to showcase their
establishment, while interacting with top Kenyan and East African Government, Non-Government Officials and local business groups. This event also
highlighted the diverse investment opportunities available in Kenya. Visit

An agenda can be found by clicking here

Click here to download the overview of Kenya event.

Photos From the Event

APRIL 2011

One of our partners, Dr. Osifo-Dawodu was one of 800 global leaders selected to participate in the 2011 Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship. The theme for the 2011 Forum was “Large Scale Change – ecosystems, networks and collaborative action.” More information about the forum can be found at the Skoll website.

MARCH 2011

Anadach presented at the MHealth Initiative 3rd mHealth Networking Conference on "The Explosion of mHealth Services in Africa: Any Implication for the US?" More information on the conference is available at


Dr Egbe Osifo-Dawodu presented at the 2011 Harvard Africa Business Conference on Healthcare in Africa: "The Need and Success Stories".  She also presented on "Mobile Health Opportunities in Africa". More information on the conference can be found by clicking on this link.


Anadach organized a Healthcare Management and Corporate Governance workshop and program for a Nigerian state government which involved leadership training for 100 healthcare executives and hospital board members.


Anadach co-organized the first multi-stakeholder conference on m-health in Africa in Accra, Ghana, the M-Health Africa Summit.  The summit focused on sustainability and scalability of mobile health services in Africa. It brought stakeholders from the health,telecommunications, ICT, finance, and donors together in Accra to focus on these issues. The summit received glowing reviews-more information can be found by clicking the following: and this link.

Anadach was selected by British Airways as a 2010 Face-of-Opportunity winner and was awarded travel to anywhere in the world to conduct vital business meetings as well as attend the British Airways Face-of-Opportunity business conference. This award is part of the British Airways Face-to-Face program, which provides small business owners and entrepreneurs the critical tools for building business relationships abroad and stimulating growth through the power of face- to-face interaction.


Anadach was selected to present at the 138th American Public Health Association Annual Meeting (November 6-10,2010) in Denver, Colorado. Dr. Enoma Alade presented "Descriptive Analysis of Cardiac Services Provision in Urban Nigeria". Presentation details will be uploaded shortly.

After 3 interesting days in Washington at the CCA conference which discussed a broad range of issues related to the growing private health sector on the continent, Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu crossed to Minneapolis to join an invited panel at the University of Minneapolis. The panel consisting of Mr Kojo Taylor, CEO Microclinics; and Scott Hillstrom, Founder and Chairman of the HealthStore Foundation; and Egbe. The panel, moderated by Dr Jim Rice, Executive Vice President Integrated Health Strategies, engaged in an interesting conversation on innovative approaches to improving health care in developing countries.


Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu moderated a panel on" Broadening Diagnostic and Treatment Options through Sustainable Investments in Facilities and Services" at the US-Africa 2010 Private Health Sector Conference held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington DC. Egbe moderated a panel of distinguished panelists working across various countries in Africa - Dr Sam Thenga, CEO, Nairobi Women's Hospital; Dr Amit Thakker, Interim CEO Africa Medical Investments; Dr Helga Holst, CEO McCord Hospital Durban; Ms. Lynn Brown, CEO Omma Health Care; and Dr Maguerite Limagnnack, Founder and Owner of Zen Dental Center, Douala. The panel engaged in a lively discussion with the audience on their own experiences in building and/or managing private sector facilities on the continent. More information on this important conference on the private health sector in Africa which was organized by the Corporate Council on Africa is available by clicking this link.

JULY 2009

Anadach Group organized a workshop titled “Key Drivers and Challenges to consider in setting up a successful healthcare business in Nigeria and other emerging markets” on July 15th, 2009 the Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas (ANPA) Annual convention in Abuja, Nigeria. (

The workshop session provided information to the aspiring clinician entrepreneur who perhaps having a successful medical career in North America or Europe is considering setting up a viable health care business in Nigeria. At the end of the session, the entrepreneur had an understanding of key issues to consider and resources available to increase chances of success.

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Anadach Group arranged a workshop titled “Diversification and Career on October 30th, 2009 at Medical Association of Nigerians across Great Britain (MANSAG) Annual Convention in Plymouth, United Kingdom. (

This session provided information to the clinician who is considering alternate career options and diversification. By the end of the session, the attendees had an understanding of important items to consider and resources available to seek in when making a career change.

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