Partner Side Events

Day 1
05 Mar 2019

Leveraging mobile technology and health innovations to scale up financial protection and quality

Innovative Partnership for Universal and Sustainable Health care (i-PUSH): Leveraging mobile technology and health innovations to scale up financial protection and quality of care Organised by: i-PUSH, Amref Health Africa...
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Governor Ndiritu Muriithi
H.E Governor Ndiritu Muriithi

Accelerating Access through Strengthening Regulatory Harmonization of Medical Products and Health Innovations in Africa

Organised by PATH As African countries advance plans for achieving UHC, there is widespread recognition that we will not reach our goals without innovation of all kinds. In particular, the...
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What government and civil society can do to prevent and reduce the burden of NCDs for their citizens

Organised by: Partners In Health/Inshuti Mu Buzima (PIH/IMB) and Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC). What government and civil society can do to prevent and reduce the burden of NCDs for their...
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What government and civil society can do to prevent and reduce the burden of NCDs for their citizens; Integration of NCD care into primary health care

Organised by: Partners In Health/Inshuti Mu Buzima (PIH/IMB) and Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC) As the world is experiencing a drastic shift from infectious diseases to non-communicable diseases, low and middle...
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Management and Leadership as a Force Muitiplier for achieving Universal Health Care Goals

CDC IMPACT Program, Division of Global Health Protection, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Former CDC Director William Foege stated, “the lack of management skills appears...
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Meet & Greet with Community Health Workers from Kenya and Malawi

Margaret Kilonzo and Moses Ngwira will share stories about their work and how they are putting communities at the heart of UHC in Kenya and Malawi, tying onthe ground reality...
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Achieving UHC by Strengthening Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

This symposium aims to build greater consensus around a collective health for all movement, inclusive of sexual and reproductive health services and promotive of sexual and reproductive rights.

The Power of Partnerships: Driving Sustainable Cancer Care Solutions in Cities

With 54% of the world’s population living in urban areas, cities are uniquely positioned to drive sustainable innovation in the delivery of health services to large populations. Launched in 2017...
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Revolutionize Primary Care Through Public Private Cooperation

Organised by Amref Health Africa, Royal Philips, FMO Dutch Development Bank and Makueni County

Leaving No One Behind: The Journey Starts Now

Organised by: African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC). Drawing on nearly two decades of work by APHRC among different populations across the continent, this workshop will provide a unique platform for health and environmental scientists, policy makers, among others, to discuss the intersections among maternal and child health; infectious and non- communicable diseases; as well as service capacity and access for more responsive health systems

Amref Health Africa WASH Vision

A closed event organised by Amref Health Africa Regional  & Amref Flying Doctors Netherlands.

Integrating Cancer into UHC Agenda in Africa, Cancer Symposium

Organised by Roche East Africa. This panel will explore the unique complexities of treating cancer in Africa and approaches to achieve a more inclusive UHC that ensures coverage for all patients.

High level TB Symposium: Translating commitments made at the United Nations High Level Meeting on Tuberculosis (UNHLM) into country actions

Organised by Stop TB Partnership, The Global Fund and AMREF Health Africa. The symposium will discuss and agree on how to translate the UNHLM Political Declaration into concrete actions that will help African countries reach their targets.

UHC: Leaving No One Behind. How Far Are We?

Organised by International Planned Parenthood Federation Africa Region (IPPFAR)
Day 2
06 Mar 2019

Enabling Continuous Professional Development for Mid-Level Health Workers in Africa Organised by Institute of Capacity Development, Amref Health Africa

Organised by Amref Health Africa: Institute of Capacity Development Whereas most countries have CPD frameworks, the regular mechanisms and implementation is still lacking. This has led to a general lack of...
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Role of Parliamentarians in Advancing UHC (MPs Session)

Closed session organised by European Parliamentary Forum on Population & Development (EPF), African Parliamentary Forum on Population & Development (FPA).

Driving UHC in Asia and Africa through Community led Innovation

Organised by Amref Enterprises Limited/Takeda/Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI). While many countries in Africa and Asia have made significant progress in improving health coverage, key gaps remain. At least half...
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UHC Responses to the Urgent Challenge of Multimorbidity and NCDs

Organised by NCD Alliance. The global goal to provide universal health coverage (SDG3.8) is faced with the epidemiological shift towards increasing prevalence of NCDs worldwide and multimorbidity – the coexistence...
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Private Investment in Community and Primary Care

Organised by Amref Health Africa-Netherlands, Royal Philips and FMO Dutch Development Bank

SwitchPoint Exchange: Health Data, activism, art, communication and unusual collaborations

Organised by: IntraHealth International/Switchpoint SwitchPoint is a movement built around an annual gathering of the smart, the curious, and the creative from all circles of humanitarian and global development work....
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Nutrition as a Critical Component of Universal Health Coverage

Organised by Nutrition International The first Nutrition Symposium at the Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC) is a unique forum for governments, health experts, development partners and civil societies to...
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IFC Bilateral Meetings

Closed (by invitation only)

How can Organisations Leverage Technology to Enhance Access and Collective Accountability?

Organised by BroadReach. We’ll discuss how to: Make the right decision at the right time for the right action resulting in increased access, strengthened accountability and program impact. Louise Allen...
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Social Accountability for UHC

Organised by Amref Health Africa and PATH The commitment to UHC across the continent has never been stronger. Yet many challenges remain in achieving its basic tenets: access, quality, and...
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Improving Public Health Management for Action (IMPACT) Program Fellow Symposium

Organised by: IMPACT Program, Division of Global Health Protection, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention The Improving Public Health Management for Action (IMPACT) Program is an...
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UHC and the private sector: Opportunities for coordination and engagement

Closed Private Sector Consultation/ Working Lunch Organised by United Nations Foundation, UHC2030, Amref Health Africa, Business Council for the United Nations and United Nations Global Compact This session will bring together...
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Meet & Greet with Community Health Workers from Kenya and Malawi

Margaret Kilonzo and Moses Ngwira will share stories about their work and how they are putting communities at the heart of UHC in Kenya and Malawi, tying onthe ground reality...
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Unlocking the Potential Universal Health Coverage as a Domestic Resource base to meet Child and Family Health Funding Gaps in Nigeria

Organised by The development Research and Project Centre PACFaH@Scale Project (dRPC –PAS) Nigeria. Domestic resource mobilization is key principle for sustainable delivery of child and family health services.  To ensure sustainable sources of domestic resources, African countries are experimenting with a range of innovative financial instruments.

Advancing Primary Health Care: African Leadership and Accountability on the Road to UHC

Organised by Primary Health Care Performance Initiative and The Access Challenge: One by One: Target 2030 Campaign.

Impact Medical Education and Clinical Practice with the Power of ClinicalKey

Organised by Elsevier Health As a global information and analytics business that helps institutions and professionals advance healthcare and improve performance health outcomes Elsevier leads the way in health education innovation. ...
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Moving Research from Publishing to Policy

Organised by  Elsevier, The Lancet Global Health, Epicentre & WHO Publications are at the core of a researcher’s work: they constitute a record of contribution to knowledge, are used to...
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Improving Public Health Management for Action (IMPACT) Program Fellow Symposium

Organised by: IMPACT Program, Division of Global Health Protection, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Session 2 The Improving Public Health Management for Action (IMPACT) Program...
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Catalyzing African Health Tech Solutions in Africa: What’s Needed to Generate and Scale Up Innovations?

Organised by The Elsevier Foundation and Amref Health Africa. Despite exciting leapfrog innovations such as mobile phones, the widespread uptake of new health tech solutions in Africa has been hindered by a knowledge and communication gap between entrepreneurs, government and funders.

The Role of Technology in Primary Healthcare: Opportunities, Challenges and Limitations

Closed session organised by Pathways to Prosperity Commission, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford University

Country CSO Brainstorming Session

Organised by World Bank Group & Others.

Achieving Malaria Elimination to reach Universal Health Coverage

Organised by Vestergaard & RBM Malaria represent a disproportionate burden on Africa’s primary health care. Malaria elimination efforts are critical to achieving universal health coverage (UHC). Utilizing WHO’s sobering 2018...
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Committing to Community Centred UHC: Advocacy in Action

Organised by Last Mile Health, Communities at the Heart of UHC Campaign High level meeting to generate political will and commitment for community health as part of national UHC strategies...
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Achieving Universal Health Coverage: Learning from Kenyan Counties

Organised by: Amref Health Africa in Kenya The side event will bring together executives from County Health Departments and Assemblies from 10 counties (devolved government units in Kenya), representatives from major...
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Africa Media Network on Health (AMHN) Excellence in Journalism Awards Dinner

Closed dinner organised by Amref Health Africa, The African Centre for Global Health and Social Transformation, Health Action International, Wemos, UNFPA Zambia, IPPFARO. The Africa Media Network on Health (AMNH) will host its inaugural annual AMNH Excellence in Health Journalism Awards 2019 for journalists who have demonstrated outstanding merit in health reporting.
Day 3
07 Mar 2019

A Discussion on Family Planning Post -2020 (Closed)

Organised by Deloitte, on behalf of FP2020 Core Conveners

Harnessing the Role of Health Workers in Achieving UHC

Organised by Amref Health Africa – Institute of Capacity Development, GSK Save the Children and Care International Are Human Resources for Health the Silver Bullet to Achieving Universal Health Coverage...
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MPs Consultation / Briefing on Parliamentarians UHC Handbook (Closed)

Organised by European Parliamentary Forum on Population & Development (EPF), African Parliamentary Forum on Population & Development (FPA)

Immunization in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States (FCAS) in Africa: From Conflict and fragility to Investing in Health – The Case of Immunization

Organised by Global Health Strategies Immunization is the most cost-effective public health intervention available, and strong immunization systems create a key entry point for a range of other basic health...
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FCAS: Delivering UHC in Frontier Economies – Multi Sectoral Approaches

Organized by the Government of Switzerland in Kenya. Despite the great achievements of the Millennium Development Goals, with over 21 million additional lives estimated to have been saved, achievements have...
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Expanding access to safe, quality medicines to achieve universal health coverage in Africa

Organised by United States Pharmacopeia. Global health progress depends on safe, quality medicines reaching the people who need them the most. But around the world, substandard and falsified medicines are...
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#SPARCtheChange: Bridging the Resource Gap for UHC in Africa through Strategic Purchasing

Organised by Results for Development and Amref Heath Africa Curious about strategic purchasing? You may have heard of it. You may already be using it. Or you may be looking...
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Client-Centred Primary Health Care, how do we get there?

Organised by Jhpiego Jhpiego will host a moderated roundtable discussion to explore how and what to learn from successes and failures in planning for a future where clients are at...
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How Can Health Systems Engage Communities to Achieve Universal Health Coverage?

Organised by African Population and Health Research Center, as part of the Eastern Africa Health Policy Research Organisation Consortium under the Innovating for Maternal and Child Health in Africa (IMCHA) Initiative. Community health workers (CHWs) facilitate access to health services and contribute to the attainment of the first pillar of universal health coverage. However, questions on how they can be sustainably integrated into the health system persist.

IFC Bilateral Meeting

Closed (by invitation only)

A Story Telling Event by African and International Civil Society Dialogues To Accelerate the UHC Agenda at Local, National, Regional and Global Level

Organised by Health Systems Advocacy Partnership (Amref Health Africa, ACHEST, Health Action International, Wemos and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs Creating truly inclusive policy dialogues around health care is...
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L’hégémonie de l’anglais est-elle un frein à la communication scientifique ? Comment y répondre ?

Organised by Elsevier, The Lancet Global Health & Epicentre. La maitrise de l’anglais est quasiment incontournable pour ceux qui évoluent dans le domaine de la recherche et de la communication scientifique....
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Innovation in Action to Achieve Health for All

Organised by PATH As African countries advance plans for achieving UHC, there is widespread recognition that we will not reach our goals without innovation of all kinds. In particular, the...
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Meet & Greet with Community Health Workers from Kenya and Malawi

Margaret Kilonzo and Moses Ngwira will share stories about their work and how they are putting communities at the heart of UHC in Kenya and Malawi, tying onthe ground reality...
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