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Amoke Foundation Launch
August 18, 2021. Online
The Amoke Foundation is a charitable non-profit organization set up in memory of Dr. Yemisi Adetunji-Badejo, who passed away due to complications from sickle cell disease (SCD). She dedicated her life to helping others, and our charity is passionate about continuing that drive by focusing on improving the livelihood of those living with the hereditary blood disorder SCD.
Amoke Foundation's aim is to develop a network of Pain Management Hubs (PMH) by collaborating with teaching hospitals and bio-pharmaceuticals to improve awareness of new treatment and protocols. Patients with sickle cell will be able to attend the day clinic and access the services provided at zero cost to them. The Foundation will also sponsor training and education of specialist SCD care nurses and other related healthcare workers.
Special Guest of Honor -Engr. Mrs. Noimot Salako-Oyedele. Deputy Governor, Ogun State, Nigeria.
Interactive Panel session with audience facilitated by Moderator, Mr. Jide Adetunji. Trustee & Co-founder, Amoke Foundation, UK.
HFN Webinar on the African Continental Free Trade Area: Implications and Opportunities for the Private Healthcare Sector
July 29, 2021. Online
HFN Webinar on the African Continental Free Trade Area: Implications and Opportunities for the Private Healthcare Sector, 29 July 2021: Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu, co-founder of Anadach Group, was a panelist during this interesting webinar organized by the Health Federation of Nigeria (HFN) where she will provided insight into why the newly launched AfCFTA agreement is important, and how private healthcare sector players can ready themselves to take advantage of a ‘single-market Africa’. If you would like to discuss with us, how you can better prepare for launch AfCFTA, please reach out.
Global Covid-19 Vaccine Deployment: Private Investment Trends in Africa
July 15, 2021. Invest Africa
Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu, co-founder of Anadach Group, joined this important conversation on current healthcare investment trends and investment opportunities for private players, particularly within the context of the ongoing COVID-19 vaccine rollouts. This event was co-led by the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA), and Invest Africa Ltd. Please check event details at https://www.investafrica.com/invest-africa-events/private-investment-healthcare-africa-webinar
Nigeria Healthcare and Excellence Awards
June 25, 2021. Eko Hotels & Suite, Victoria Island, Lagos
The Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Awards is an initiative of Global Health Projects & Resources, in collaboration with Anadach Group. The Award is an annual event that is aimed at celebrating individuals and organisations who have contributed to the development of the healthcare sector through innovative, efficient and qualitative healthcare delivery services that have significantly impacted the health and wellbeing of the citizens.
The 7th edition of the annual Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award event was graced by healthcare stakeholders, medical practitioners, leaders from private and public organisations, policy markers and dignitaries from affiliate sectors.
Some of the awardees include Prof. Akin Abayomi, the Honourable Commissioner of Health, Lagos State. He received the Most Outstanding Covid-19 State Health Commissioner of The Year Award 2021. Major General Aderonke Kale won the NHEA 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award.
The complete winners' list is available at https://nigeriahealthcareawards.com.ng/2021-edition/
"Covid-19 in Africa: Strategies for Vaccinating the Continent" Webinar
April 19, 2021. Online
On Monday April 19th, The Constituency for Africa (CFA) , AfroGlobal Television, allAfrica, Africa Trade Desk and Chambre Commerciale Canada-Afrique co-hosted a forum titled, “ COVID-19 in Africa: Strategies for Vaccinating the Continent." The event featured a keynote speech from Dr. John Nkengasong, Director of Africa CDC. Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu, of Anadach was also a panelist.
HFN Public - Private Partnership Roundtable on COVID-19 Vaccine
February 2, 2021.
On February 2nd 2021, the Health Federation of Nigeria (HFN), in partnership with the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) with technical assistance from Anadach Group, EY Nigeria and Salient Advisory, organized an online roundtable discussion on the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out in Nigeria.
In attendance were the Honorable Minister of Health of Nigeria, the Governors of Delta and Ekiti states, as well as senior executives of key public agencies and other stakeholders including policy makers, Investors and regulators. The discussions centered on supply chain for distribution of COVID-19 vaccines and financing arrangements for the vaccine program. Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu, founding partner of Anadach Group, moderated the panel on financing.
The main highlight of the session was the consensus that private sector support is needed to finance all aspects of the value chain. Innovative financing methods and increased advocacy efforts for earmarked financing for the health sector were suggested as means of supporting public funding. The need for strategic procurement of vaccines and local manufacture to guarantee sustainable supply were also raised.
Launch of Anadach Governance Academy Program
The role of insightful health sector governing bodies is essential to achieve the health, employment, and financial goals of the organization or community. The members of the governing bodies make decisions that define policies, rules and regulations. They help support both clinical and financial oversight and accountability for the enterprise’s leadership as they expand access to health care and health gain.
These sessions provided practical insights for modern board work across Africa, and other continents and are part of our launch of the Anadach Governance Academy designed to support smarter governance in African healthcare orgnaizations. The webinars also addressed new insights on approaches to minimizing common obstacles to good governance in low and middle-income countries (LMICs). These include understanding of the roles and responsibilities of board members; the difficulty to recruit talented and ethical people for board membership; a lack of support for successful decision-making, as well as inadequate information and orientation for successful engagement.
The first webinar took place on Thursday November 19th 2020 at 14.00 UTC ( 2.00 pm Accra, 3.00pm Lagos, 4.00 pm Johannesburg, 5.00 pm Nairobi) and focused on improving board governance for private health sector organizations, addressing private sector board challenges, sharing best practices and board performance goals.
The second webinar took place on Tuesday December 8th 2020 at 14.00 UTC ( 2.00 pm Accra, 3.00 pm Lagos, 4.00 pm Johannesburg, 5.00 pm Nairobi) and will focus on improving board governance for public sector organizations, and Non-Governmental Organizations addressing board challenges, sharing best practices and board performance goals.
November 19, 2020 & December 8, 2020
Anadach Covid-19 Programs
Africa faces an unprecedented challenge with the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the population, economy and health systems. The relatively weak health systems coupled with the economic shutdown has resulted in a crisis that severely affects the health sector. Anadach has been active with two programs running simultaneously.
We are working with P2P, a non-governmental, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care and reducing the spread of diseases, particularly in Ethiopia and in diaspora communities on a COVID-19 in Africa Series. Click here to view previous webinars
Promoting Innovations in Nigeria's Healtech - Anadach & IFC
September 10, 2020. Online
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria, Anadach and IFC organized a virtual meeting series, Promoting Innovations in Health Tech, to highlight potential solutions. The series gave founders and entrepreneurs an opportunity to present early stage innovations to potential partners, investors and funders. The selected presenters representing different aspects and diversity across the Nigerian health sector, engaged in extremely interesting conversations with the panelists.
To conclude the event, we are hosted a learning event to share key lessons and take-aways from the series with an audience of interested stakeholders. The panelists include Omobola Johnson of TLCom Capital, Nobu Ichimiya of AIIC, Wale Ayeni and Monique Mrazek of IFC.
Anadach hosted a high level panel of stakeholders across the African private sectors including Dr. Amit Thakker (African Business Federation). Dr. Babatunde Omilola (African Development Bank), Ms. Claire Omatseye (West African Health Federation), Mr. Charles Dalton (International Finance Corporation), Ms Zola Msitya (Board of Healthcare Funders, South Africa) and Ms Zouera Yousoufou (Aliko Dangote Foundation to participate in an webinar‘COVID-19 in Africa: Leveraging the Private Healthcare Sector"
Dr. Enoma Alade, Founding Partner of Anadach Group spoke at the summit and address questions eg. How we can ensure that the tech gap improves and how can we as stakeholders can ensure that we adopt new technologies to hit efficiency targets and made case for investment in health tech in Nigeria. In comparison to other parts of the world, she noted that investment is still lacking in the country's innovation space.
Anadach Group attended the Healthcare Business International 2018, a two-day Conference & Exhibition at Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Westminster, London from Tuesday, April 10, 2018 – Wednesday, April 11, 2018. It provided a superb networking, investment opportunities and an unrivalled viewpoint of how the industry landscape is changing across Europe and Emerging Markets. Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu presented on the topic "Africa Investor Regional landscape’’.
HBI 2018 was also an ideal opportunity to meet a wide range of specialized private equity investors and other financiers in healthcare. Several long-term attendees of HBI events have made recent acquisitions in Africa and elsewhere.
On the event, Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu, founding partner of Anadach Group, presented on topic "Addressing Business Challenges in Nigeria's Healthcare Industry" and discussed the role of the public sector (Federal and State), private sector, and international players in healthcare delivery, financing and regulation in Nigeria. She addressed the impact of policy changes and technology on the Nigerian healthcare industry, highlight potential opportunities for investment and PPPs, as well as discuss solutions to improving health outcomes in Nigeria.
The 5th Annual Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award was successfully held in Lagos on Friday, June 22 nd , 2018 at the Convention Centre, Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The event was a grand ceremony that had various industry players within the Nigerian health sector, public and private medical agencies and government in attendance. The annual event seeks to recognize and honour individuals and organizations that have shown outstanding performances and exceptional service delivery in the healthcare industry. Some of the awardees were; Prof. Fola Tayo, a seasoned Pharmacist and WHO Consultant ....
The African Union Development Agency (AUDA) in partnership with DFS Africa hosted the Africa Pharma Conference from 4-5 June, 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The conference brought together all relevant development partners, UN agencies, AU Member States, the leading Pharmaceutical companies and Africa Pharma-focused investors from all across the globe.
The Africa Pharma Conference, focused on facilitating concrete actions that improve universal access to quality-assured affordable essential medicines and catalyse local production in Africa by harnessing high-level political commitment and workable solutions.
Anadach was partnering on the event.
The summit, hosted by Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) and the government of Mozambique, brought together more than 1 000 US and African private sector executives. Attendants also included international investors as well as senior government officials, who engaged on key sectors including ICT, agribusiness, energy, health, infrastructure, and many others to explore new business opportunities and possible areas of cooperation. Held under the theme: Advancing a Resilient and Sustainable US - Africa Partnership, the forum also served as a platform to advocate for effective US - Africa trade and investment policies. Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu, founding partner of Anadach Group, moderated the panel on "Innovative Strategies For Africa's 21 Century Healthcare Needs".
On Friday, 21 st of June, it was time again to celebrate excellence in healthcare in Nigeria. Emeritus Professor Oladipo Olujimi Akinkugbe, Dr. Stella Chinyelu Okoli and Prof. Eyitayo Lambo were the three distinguished persons who received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the sixth edition of Nigerian Health Care Excellence Award (NHEA).
At the event, which successfully held at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos the special recognition award was given to Dr. Mohammed Pate for providing leadership in the reduction of polio in Nigeria, and Dr. Aranmolate Ayobami for the revolution of cosmetic surgery in Nigeria. The event which had several doctors, hospital administrators, pharmacists, heads of health management organisations (HMOs), captains of industry and stakeholders in the health sector in attendance also awarded 'Outstanding CSR Health Project of the Year' to Healing Stripes Hospital for providing free dialysis for the less-privileged. The Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award NHEA) which started in 2014, is an annual event designed to encourage innovation and stimulate quality improvement in the healthcare industry
The summit, hosted by Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) and the government of Mozambique, brought together more than 1000 US and African private sector executives. Attendants also included international investors as well as senior government officials, who engaged on key sectors including ICT , agribusiness, energy, health, infrastructure, and many others to explore new business opportunities and possible areas of cooperation. Held under the theme: Advancing a Resilient and Sustainable US - Africa Partnership, the forum also served as a platform to advocate for effective US - Africa trade and investment policies. Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu, founding partner of Anadach Group, moderated the panel on "Innovative Strategies For Africa's 21 Century Healthcare Needs".
The Third edition of the African Business and Social Responsibility Forum took place in Kigali with a theme of "unleashing the CSR potential of African Businesses". The conference facilitated discussions around "Education, Employment and Social Commitment: What Models for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth? Dr. Maraki Fikre, Vice-President of East Africa and Middle East, participated in the panel discussion on "Human Capital Development: How to reduce the gap between the skills generated by education systems and the expectations of the job market?" bringing a health perspective. Especially in light of the new digital innovations and technology, the conference revealed the significant potential Africa businesses can contribute, through their social responsibility programs, to a more scalable and sustainable model for job creation and shaping the "next generation leaders and innovators".
Mr. Tunde Adewopo welcomed all dignitaries and delegates to the Nigeria Health Summit as he narrated the lapses in the health sector that led to the death of his parents a few years ago. Dr. Adedamola Dada MD/CEO - FMC Ebute Metta Lagos declared the Nigeria Health Summit 2018 open, representing the Honourable Minister Of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole. Prof. Adewole, in his keynote addressed: theHealth of the Nation; affirmed that the National Health Act is the bedrock to resolving the many health challenges facing the nation today. Do we have the will power to implement it? This is the ugly question facing the Nigerian nation, he said.
Dr. Enoma Alade, founding partner of Anadach group, made a case for investment in health tech in Nigeria. In comparison to other parts of the world, she noted that investment is still lacking in the country's innovation space.
The healthcare system in Nigeria and elsewhere in the region is challenged by numerous constraints ranging from inadequate infrastructure to shortage of qualified healthcare personnel and poor funding amongst other issues.
In light of these challenges, Anadach Group partnered with the Health Federation of Nigeria (HFN) to host the workshop "GROWING SMALL TO MEDIUM HEALTH BUSINESSES IN WEST AFRICA- with special focus on Nigeria" On OCTOBER 9, 2019 at Eko Hotel Convention Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Anadach Group attended the Africa Healthcare Week, a two-day Conference & Exhibition at the Olympia (the UK's most famous events venue) from Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - Wednesday, March 7, 2018. Africa Healthcare Week is Africa's largest healthcare event in Europe. This business event provided high-level discussion and meetings into the investment opportunities and technology procurement requirements of Africa's healthcare industry. This European event was attended by an unprecedentedly high number of African delegates from: distributors, government, hospitals, healthcare providers, investors and NGO's.
FUTUR.E.S in Africa was the first event that connects French, Moroccan and Africans digital ecosystems. The event aimed at strengthening the links between those change makers, highlighting plural approaches of innovation and be the place where doers build together the future of innovation in Africa. During the three day event, 30+ best Moroccan, African and French start-ups in the field of education, health and smart territory provided their demos. 50 awesome speakers gave presentation on various topics. More than 1000 attendees participated in the event. Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu, founding partner of Anadach Group presented on the topic "The Future of Digital Health in Africa"
Anadach Group in collaboration with PharmAccess organized a Pharmacy Industry Roundtable with the theme "Strengthening the Value Chain" on Wednesday, 22nd of November 2017. Dr. Enoma Alade, Founding Partner of the Anadach group gave a presentation on "The Role of PPMV in Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Distribution in Nigeria" at the Roundatable.
Hosted by Africa Health Business Ltd. (AHBL), the Alliance du Secteur Privé de la Santé - Senegal, and the Ministry of Health - Senegal, AHBS II offered a platform to connect with thought leaders from the public and private sectors, NGOs, academia, and development agencies to share lessons learned and catalyze collaborative action to strengthen PPPs focused on 5 key game changers for health in Africa on 6th - 7th November, 2017 in Dakar.
Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu, Founding Partner of Anadach Group, moderated the session on "Private Sector Driven Public Private Partnerships".
Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu, founding partner of Anadach Group presented at the Eighth Annual Conference of the Africa Business and Entrepreneurship Research Society on 4 - 7th October, 2017. She presented a paper jointly written By Drs. Alade and Ekuri on Pharmaceutical Retail in Nigeria: Market Dynamics, Business Practices, Challenges and Opportunities in PPMV Practice.
Event Website: http://africabusiness.org
Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu, founding partner of Anadach Group participated in this symposium, with several colleagues from her medical school class, at 10.00 am on August 1st at Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Lagos and presented on topic "Policy making: Screening, Funding, and Measuring Outcome".
The Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award (NHEA) is an annual event which celebrates distinguished personalities and organisations who have contributed remarkably to the growth of the Nigerian health sector. It is an initiative of Global Health Project & Resources in collaboration with Anadach Group.
This year's edition was another glamorous celebration as we had in attendance stakeholders in the healthcare industry and distinguished personalities in the public and private sectors. The event was held at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos on the 23rd of June. There were 23 awards under 4 categories. The recipients of Lifetime Achievement Awards were; Pharm. (Mazi) Sam Ohuabunwa and Professor (Mrs.) Ibironke Akinsete. Other awardees included Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano won the Tertiary Healthcare Provider of the Year and Pharmaccess Innovative Healthcare Service Provider of the Year was awarded to SaferMom.
The West Africa Pharmaceutical Sector Roundtable which held on June 21, 2017, Lagos, Nigeria was organized by Anadach Group and the International Finance Corporation (of the World Bank Group). At the roundtable, several topics including Support for Harmonization, Engagement of Governments and Fight against the presence of substandard and falsified drugs were discussed. On behalf of Anadach and the IFC, we would like to thank all participants for taking the time to attend the West Africa Pharmaceutical Roundtable. Your participation and insights were instrumental to a lively, insightful debate that we believe will lead to further development in the sector. Please contact us if you are interested in further information on the Roundtable discussion
HBI 2017 was a deep dive into the fascinating industry of healthcare. Located at the QE2 conference centre in the heart of Westminster, London, the two-day event welcomed 570 delegates from over 50 countries which makes it the largest global conference for the private health care sector, with combined operator revenue of nearly $100bn.
A panel of African investors, advisors and operators gave a critical but positive assessment of the future of private healthcare on the continent at HBI 2017. Dr Egbe Osifo-Dawodu explained the opportunity in Africa.
Download the HBI Conference 2017 report
Assurance for safe medicines and health products: protecting public health through unified global action was held on Monday 13 - Wednesday 15 February 2017 at Abuja, Nigeria. This event brought together stakeholders, including the largest health financing institutions, working to increase good governance and transparency through supply chain strengthening and risk assurance to protect public health. Dr. Enoma Alade presented on "Strengthening supply chain assurance: how to prevent the spread of SSFFC and diverted medicines and health products"
That there is an ongoing crisis on Drug abuse among the Nigerian Youth, as recently exposed by BBC and various other media is no longer news. We felt that more can be done and it was necessary to drive more conversation towards the issue and seek solutions as well. Why is the issue so prevalent, what are the underlying factors? What can be done now and, in the future, to help people already in and prevent more from joining them....
The National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP), of the Federal Ministry of Health, in collaboration with the Dangote Foundation is excited to announce the launch of the strategy report titled "Engaging the Private Sector to Eliminate Malaria in Nigeria". This document, a result of months of planning, surveys and deliberations with key private sector leaders and important stakeholders, highlights the priority areas for private sector support in the fight against malaria as well as a strategy for private sector engagement and steps for implementation. On 14th November 2016, The Anadach Group organized this Launch on behalf of the National Malaria Elimination Program and the Dangote Foundation.
Anadach Group hosted a pre-congress session at the 2016 IHF World Hospital Congress on October 31st, 2016. This session examined developments, opportunities and challenges in Africa's rapidly growing healthcare market due to the increasing middle class, urbanization and epidemiological transition in several countries across the continent and innovative models for health care provision, case studies of public private partnerships across the continent, the role of technology, and the diaspora in transforming the African health space.
Event Website: https://www.ihf-fih.org/ihfcongress
The 2016 edition of the THT (Total Health Trust) Liberty Blue Provider Network Forum took place in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt in August, September and October 2016 respectively.
Each session saw at least 200 health providers in attendance as well as partners and staff of THT Limited. There were presentations on THT-Provider Collaboration; Communication Tools & Customer Care for Clinicians.
The high point of each forum was the panel discussion titled "Growing a Successful Healthcare Business in a Difficult Economy", moderated by the Anadach Group. Panelists included expert health professionals and successful hospital owners in the respective locations.
The concluded Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award (NHEA) 2016 that was held on 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 3rd 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 were: 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 (A Member of Liberty Holdings South Africa) for Health Maintenance Organisation of the year. Check here for a complete list of 2016 NHEA winners.
The 2nd annual PharmaAfrica Market Access Conference was held 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 in the keynote panel session:
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.
Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu also presented our collaborative work with Instrat Global and other partners on using e-health tools to train health workers on Ebola at a 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
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
On Monday, October 5th, 2015, on behalf of the Nigerian Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) and the Dangote Foundation, Anadach organized a stakeholder consultation with representatives from the Nigerian Private Sector to discuss the Draft Private Sector Engagement Strategy for Malaria Elimination in Nigeria. Suggestions and comments received from the consultation would be included in the final version. Do let us know if you would be interested in receiving the document once finalized.
Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu was the key note speaker at the ANPA NJ Gala. Her talk was on the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa: Any lessons learnt? Click here for further information on ANPA-NJ and to view Photos
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 Anadach Group, moderated the session which included representatives from Imperial Health Sciences, Chi Pharmaceuticals, DHL and Distribution.
Conference website: http://naipnational.org/conference-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' and moderating 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 institutions to further their innovation goals.
This Workshop was organized in collaboration with our Sponsors - Pfizer Inc, Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, Private Sector Health Alliance of Nigeria (PSHAN), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Jackson Etti and Edu, and Banwo & Ighodalo; and our Partners - Enterprise Creative, Fate Foundation, Leap Africa and Adelphi.The ICC Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP) released a report "Promoting and Protecting Intellectual Property in Nigeria" during the conference in Lagos.
Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Awards is an initiative of Global Health Projects and Resources in Partnership with Anadach group.The award is designed to celebrate and recognise the best individuals and organisations that have contributed in a remarkable manner to the improvement of the Nigerian healthcare sector. The NHEA 2015 was a grand event which witnessed the coming together of all the entire health care community and celebrated the unsung heroes in the healthcare space in Nigeria. Please click here for the list of 2015 winners. Do get ready to submit your 2016 nominations.
The 4th Medipharma Africa International Conference and Exhibition on Hospital, Medical and Surgical Equipment, Materials, Supplies, Pharmaceuticals e.t.c was held at the International Conference Centre, Accra, Ghana.
For details contact: Global Health Projects and Resources
Phone: +233-24-290-9926/(0)24-437-2218, /(0)24-323-1225, +234-708-208-8687/(0)8023385667
Contact Person: Sasu Bodunrin
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.Despite initial technical issues, there were about 150 participants from 15 countries including US, UK, Nigeria, Liberia, Mali, Senegal, Egypt, Tunisia and India. The webinar was also simultaneously broadcast on http://radiolib.com/
Click here to download the presentation of Dr. Jide Idris.
Click here to download the presentation of Dr Tamunoiyoriari Parker
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, HIFA.org), 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.
Anadach Group, GPHR in collaboration with Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria, Lagos State Branch (AGPMPN) organized 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 insights at an interview.
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.
Transform 2014 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.
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 Health Project & Resources (GH) Ltd. C390/3 Asylum Dawn, Accra
Tel: +233244372218, 246211065
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
Event website: http://www.panafricandoctorsconference.org/
This event was part of Medtronics' Black History Month's Closing Ceremony... highlighting Innovation in Africa. Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu was the Keynote Speaker with Geoff Martha, SVP Strategy and Business Development, Medtronic as the host and Omar Ishrak, Chairman and CEO, Medtronic as special guest. This meeting covered mHealth advancements in the sub-Sahara Africa region, including: current innovative uses of mobile technology in healthcare in SSA and Future Trends in the region.
Anadach partnered with the Global Health Project and Resources in Partnership to host the first Nigeria Health Excellence Awards. We were excited to partner on this inaugural event as the awards were designed to celebrate and recognize the best individuals and organizations that have contributed in a remarkable manner to the improvement of the Nigerian healthcare sector. We hope that by recognizing excellent performance, it will encourage and improve performance and innovation in the sector. Winners and finalists nominated across the country included Rivers State, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Hygeia HMO, Pathcare, Crestview Radiology, Health Matters with Dr Juiz, Healthplus and others. We look forward to Second Nigeria Health Excellence Awards in 2015. Look out for nomination information which will be out soon!! Do let us know if you would like to suggest other award categories that should be considered, or if you would like to partner at the 2015 event.
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 Agenda, Seminar Brochure, Registration Form
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.
Anadach organized the second training programme on Improving Clinical Governance for NNPC Healthcare Managers. The world class faculty incuded Prof. Abdulrazaq Habib, the Dean of the School of Medicine, Bayero University, Kano; Dr Fiemu Nwariaku, Associate Dean Global Health and Professor of Surgery, Southwestern Medical School Texas, Prof. Abiodun Ilesanmi, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Shell Medical Services, Dr. Jim Rice, Project Director for the USAID/MSH Governance and Leadership Project, and Dr Manas Kaushik, Director of Research and Strategy Anadach Group.
The World Congress' inaugural Data Intelligence For Health Care event focused on big data solutions for health care professionals.This transformative conference focused on the entire big data ecosystem for health care and addressed the tools, the workflow and analytics to drive real clinical and financial outcomes.
Anadach group was a media partner of the event.
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. The theme of the conference was "Towards Universal Health Coverage: Increasing Enrollment 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 confronted with policy and implementation challenges in financing healthcare as part of their broader UHC goals. Anadach was a technical partner of the conference.
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 Health 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 was a Partner and organized 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 http://www.westafricanhealth.com
Anadach, working with its partners Aajimatics and Global Health 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.
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 fairMr. 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 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 (http://www.westafricanhealth.org).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.
Anadach, in collaboration with Global Health 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 speakers 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 Powel who brought in lessons from the aviation industry that may be relevant to transforming health care.
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 http://www.worldcongress.com/events/HL13028/
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.
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.
Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu presented on topic "What have been the barriers on the ground to adoption and scale up of existing models of e-learning/mHealth training methods and how can we collectively address those barriers?" at the Global Education Technology & Health (GETHealth) Summit at the United Nations on February 6-7, 2013. Anadach was also a media partner of the Summit.http://www.gethealthsummit.org/
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"
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.
Dr. Osifo Dawodu presented at the Duke MBA Health Care Conference on November 14th
Dr. Okikiola Abideen presented at the 17th World Congress of International Society of Telemedicine and eHealth: Making E-health work. November 7th - 9th
Dr. Alade was invited to present at the m-health panel Mobile Money Summit East Africa 2012.
Anadach hosted another webinar in its Series targeting 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.
Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu was a key guest speaker during the Opening Ceremony of the West African Health International Medical Exhibition and Conference. She was also a lead discussant on financing health care delivery in Africa
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.