Dr Githinji Gitahi Introduces the Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC)

Dr Githinji Gitahi Introduces the Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC)

The Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC 2017) will be held from March 7-9, 2017 at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya.

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KEYNOTE SPEAKER INTRODUCTION: MARIJKE WIJNROKS, THE GLOBAL FUND Marijke Wijnro

Keynote Speaker Introduction: Marijke Wijnroks, The Global Fund

Marijke Wijnroks joined the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria as its Chief of Staff on 15 July 2013. She is a keynote speaker at the Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC 2017).

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Keynote Speaker Introduction: David Pritchard, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

David Pritchard is the Vice President: Africa and Developing Countries of Asia, at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). He is a keynote speaker at the Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC 2017).

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Siddharth Chatterjee

Keynote Speaker Introduction: Siddharth Chatterjee, UN

Siddharth Chatterjee is the United Nations Resident Coordinator and the UNDP Resident Representative to Kenya. He is a keynote speaker at the Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC 2017).

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Keynote Speaker Introduction: Professor Charles Feldman

Professor Feldman’s research interest focuses on community-acquired pneumonia, particularly pneumococcal pneumonia. In addition to being part of large international clinical collaborations recruiting cases of community-acquired pneumonia, he has contributed to basic research studies, investigating the effects of various pneumococcal virulence factors on human ciliated epithelium and host immune cells, and the effects of macrolide antibiotics […]

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Global health agenda promoted at expense of Africa

Health is today viewed as a key aspect of human and economic development. This is a view championed by the United Nations after Member States endorsed the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015 as a blueprint of the global development agenda through to 2030. SDG 3 (good health and wellbeing) entrenched Universal Health Coverage […]

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Financing health in Africa

Financing health in Africa: the time to reflect is now – Dr Joachim Osur

Sub-Saharan Africa is home to only 12 per cent of the world’s population but accounts for 22 per cent of the total global disease burden and 68 per cent of people living with HIV/Aids. Out of approximately 800 women who die each day worldwide due to pregnancy and childbirth complications, 440 (55 per cent) are in Sub-Saharan Africa. And children born in Africa are 16 times more likely to die before the age of five than those in the developed regions.

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Ahaic 2017 Keynote Speakers

Global Experts to Discuss Africa’s Health Agenda

In four short weeks, more than 700 global health experts and leaders in government, private sector and civil society will convene at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya (March 7-9, 2017) for the Africa Health Agenda International Conference. A pre-conference Youth Forum (5-6th March) and Hackathon (7-8th March) will also be part of this […]

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Malawi’s First Lady to Give Key Note at Youth Conference

The African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF) has invited Malawi First Lady Gertrude Mutharika to be the keynote speaker at the Africa Health Agenda International Conference in Nairobi Kenya scheduled for March this year. AMREF extended the invitation through the organization’s Head of Fundraising and Partnerships for Africa Desta Lakew during an audience with Madam […]

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