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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.