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Integrating m-Health into e-Health Strategy Implementation

e-Health Africa Conference

18 - 19 April 2012

InterContinental Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya

In collaboration Kenya has been a leader in the m-banking and m-finance area and is well positioned to be a leader in the e-Health area. The Conference will focus on the current use and application of e-Health solutions to address healthcare challenges and the innovative opportunities that lie ahead. The program will include seminars and presentations using the latest innovative and multi-media techniques to engage participants on e-Health initiatives in Africa and other emerging markets, as well as a one day training program focusing on the practical use of m-health tools for data collection on the continent.

 

The discussions will be interdisciplinary in nature and provide a platform for knowledge sharing on health technology among the public and private health sectors including payer/provider, pharmaceutical, telecommunication and financial industries, academia, community/global organizations and international donor organizations.

08:30 AM – 08:45 AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Registration and Morning Tea


 

Introduction by Conference Hosts
Dr. Sidney Nesbitt - Vice Chair-Telehealth Society of Kenya
Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu - Partner, Anadach Group

Day 1  |   April 18th

 

 

07:00 AM – 08:30 AM

 

 

 

08:45 AM – 09:15 AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome by Kenyan Minister of Medical Services
HE Prof. Peter Anyang Nyong’o, M.P. - Minister of Medical Services, Kenya

 

 

 

 

Global Perspective on e-Health/m-Health Issues
Mr. Edwin Macharia, Director - Africa, Dalberg Global Development Advisors

Mr. Abdul Muqeet - e-Health Project, Aga Khan University

Dr. Kelechi Ohiri - Special Adviser to Minister of State for Health, Nigeria (Moderator)

09:15 AM – 10:15 AM

 

 

 

 

 

10:15 AM – 10:30 AM

Coffee Break - Networking

e-Health Policy Environment in African Countries
Dr. Katherine Getao - ICT secretary, Directorate of e-Government, Office of the President (special presentation on e-health policy within the context of e-government)

Prof. Kondi Charles Agba - Minister of Health, Ministry of Health-Togo

Mr. Sam Quarshie - Head of ICT Department, Ghana Health Services

Dr. Mwendwa E. Mwenesi - m-health National Coordinator, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Tanzania

Dr. Edward Mukooyo - Assistant Commissioner of Health Services, Resource Centre, Ministry of Health, Uganda

Dr. Esther Ogara - Head of e-Health, Ministry of Medical Services, Kenya

Dr. Richard E. ScottDirector Office of Global e-Health Strategy, and Associate Professor, Departments of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Canada

Mr. Adeleke Balogun - Department of Planning and Research, Ministry of Health Nigeria

ModeratorAmbassador Huggins, Anadach Advisory Board Member and CEO, The Huggins Group

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

 

12:00 PM – 12:15 PM

Videoconference - Telemedicine demonstration by FVC/Polycom

12:15 PM – 13:00 PM

Lunch - Sponsored by Safaricom

e-Health: Citizens Perspective and Leveraging the Social Media Revolution - Sponsored by the World Bank Group
Ms. Uju Ofomata Aderemi - Program Director, Mobile Health Projects, One World UK

Ms. Estelle Verdier - Project Manager, Orange - Kenya

Ms. Wambui Kinya - Business Manager, Praekelt Foundation - East Africa

Ms. Eunice Kariuki - Director, ICT Board

Dr. Amit Thakker - Chairman & CEO, Avenue Healthcare

Mr. Jorge Coarasa - Policy Officer, Health in Africa Initiative, Investment Climate, World Bank Group (Moderator

13:00 PM – 14:15 PM

 

Telemedicine: Opportunities and Challenges
Dr. Tom Ngwiri - Chief Physician, Getrude Childrens Hospital Nairobi

Dr. Terry Knapp - Magellan Global Health, USA

Mr. Abdul Muqeet - eHealth Project, Aga Khan University

Mr. François Laureys - Regional Director for West-Africa / Country Manager, IICD, Mali

Mr. Ramy Alam - Regional Sales Support Manager, Polycom

Mr. Victor Gathara - Former ICT Consultant e-Health (Moderator)

 

14:15 PM – 15:30 PM

 

15:30 PM – 15:45 PM

Coffee Break -Networking

Interactive Panel on m-Health Applications Across Several Countries
Dr. John Koku Awoonor-Williams - Upper East Regional Director of Health Services; MoTeCH Co-Principal Investigator, Ghana Health Service

Ms. Sarah Karanja - Weltel- Kenya and Canada

Mr. Geoffrey Otieno - Sales Director, Sproxil-East Africa Ltd.

Mr. Sam AgutuFounder, Changamka Microhealth

Dr. Marasi Mwencha - Senior M-Health Advisor, John Snow International, USA

Ms. Judy Njogu - Business Development Manager, e-Health & e-Learning, Safaricom

Mr. Milton Lore - Director, Bridgeworks Africa Limited (Moderator)

 

15:45 PM – 18:00 PM

 

18:30 PM – 20:00 PM

Reception/Networking - Brief Comments by the Guest of Honor
Dr. Katherine Getao - ICT secretary, Directorate of e-Government, Office of the President

Prof. Kondi Charles Agba - Minister of Health, Ministry of Health-Togo

 

Day 2  |   April 19th

 

 

08:00 AM – 08:45 AM

 

 

 

Registration

08:45 AM – 09:15 AM

Recap
Dr. Hellen Mbugua - Assistant Chief Pharmacist, Ministry of Medical Services - Kenya

 

Health Information Systems - Sponsored by the World Bank Group
Dr. Edward Rukwaro - Regional General Manager, AAR Health Care Limited, Kenya

Mr. Nathaniel Otoo - Director, Administration and General Counsel, National Health Insurance Agency Ghana

Mr. Mwangi Kabiru - Human Resources for Health, Capacity Kenya

Mr. Nebiyu Getachew - M & E Specialist, JSI R&T Institute, Inc./L10K Project , Ethiopia

Ms. Yasmin Chandani - Project Director , SC4CCM Project, JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc.

Dr. Kola Babalola - African University of Science and Technology

Mr. Andrew Wyborn - Managing Director, Greenmash

Dr. Gregory Jagwer - Chief of Party, Africare-South Africa

Dr. Khama Rogo - Lead Health Specialist, Investment Climate Department, World Bank Group (Moderator)

09:15 AM – 10:30 AM

 

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM

Coffee - Networking

10:45 AM – 12:30 PM

E-Learning - Applications and Opportunities
Dr. Margaret Itto - Director General, Training and Professional Development, Ministry of Health, South Sudan

Mr. Scott Dalessandro - Communications Associate, Knowledge for Health (K4Health) Project, Center for Communication Programs, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Ms. Caroline Mbindyo - e-learning Program Manager, AMREF

Mr. Edwin Macharia - Director - Africa, Dalberg Global Development Advisors

Ms. Uju Ofomata Aderemi - Program Director, Mobile Health Projects, One World UK

Prof. Wole Soboyejo - President, African University of Science and Technology

Dr. Ladi Awosika - Chief Executive Officer, Total Health Trust (Moderator)

 

Lunch Speaker
Ambassador E. Odembo - Kenya Ambassador to the United States

12:30 PM – 14:00 PM

 

e-Health Policy: From Formulation to Implementation - Sponsored by AfDB
Ms. Meera Shekar - Lead Health & Nutrition Specialist, Africa Human Development, World Bank

Ms. Katherine Otto - Consultant , World Bank

Dr. Mabvuto Kango - Senior Policy Officer for Health, Population and Nutrition, African Union Commission (AUC)

Dr. Zaki Khoury - Regional Manager, Global Strategic Accounts, Microsoft

Dr. Moretlo Molefi - Managing Director, Telemedicine Africa

Mr. Samuel Quarshie - Head of ICT Department, Ghana Health Service

Ms. Laurence Lannes - Principal Health Economist, African Development Bank Group

Dr. Feng Zhao - Division Manager, AfDB (Moderator)

14:00 PM – 16:00 PM

 

16:00 PM – 16:30 PM

Closing Remarks
Mr. Emmanuel K. Nzai - Executive Officer, Kenya Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat

16:30 PM – 17:00 PM

Conclusion
Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu - Partner, Anadach Group

17:00 PM – 18:30 PM

Reception/Networking

Presentation on e-Health Competition - Sponsored by AfDB

Day 2 Parallel Session |   April 19th

 

 

08:30 AM – 12:30 PM

 

 

 

Exhibition and Poster Session

Kenya Health Informatics Association

Training Session: Using Mobile Phones for Data Collection |   April 19th

 

 

12:30 AM – 14:00 PM

 

 

 

Registration and networking

14:00 PM – 14:15 PM

Welcome and Introduction to the program

14:15 PM – 15:00 PM

Overview of mobile phones for data collection

15:00 PM – 17:00 PM

Practical Learning: Using Episurveyor (including break)

17:00 PM – 17:30 PM

17:30 PM – 19:00 PM

Closing Remarks

Cocktail and Networking

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