Agenda

Day 1
05 Mar 2019
Day 2
06 Mar 2019
Day 3
07 Mar 2019

Pre-Plenary I: Amref International University (AMIU) Special Topics Lecture & Podcast

Pre-plenary lecture on human rights and equity in UHC. Speaker: TBC

Plenary I: Strengthening Primary Health Care Systems to Deliver Universal Health Coverage in Africa

Strong primary health care (PHC) systems are the frontline of most health services and, as such, are at the core of delivering UHC. In October 2018, the world came together...
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Rogerio Ribeiro

Plenary II: Opening Ceremony

Welcome Address (5 minutes) Matshidiso Moeti, Regional Director for Africa, World Health   Opening Remarks (10 minutes) Githinji Gitahi, Group CEO, Amref Health Africa Diane Gashumba, Minister of Health, Rwanda...
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Dr Matshidiso Moeti
Dr Githinji Gitahi
Hon Dr Diane Gashumba, MD, M(Ped)
11:00-11:45

Break/Networking/Posters

Inter-Ministerial Panel

At the sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD-VI) Summit held in Nairobi, Kenya in August 2016, African Heads of State signed the Universal Health Coverage in Africa: A...
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Hon Dr Diane Gashumba, MD, M(Ped)
12:30 - 13:30

Lunch/Networking/Posters

Health Leaders Luncheon: Leveraging Public-Private Partnerships to Transform Health in Africa

This closed luncheon will bring together about 30 high-level government officials and leaders from pharmaceutical and medical companies for an open dialogue on ways that the public and the private...
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Scientific Tracks/Partner Workshops

Abstract presentations and partner-led break-out sessions to take a deep-dive into conversations initiated at the main plenaries.   Track 1.1: Addressing cultural, social and age barriers to accessing health services...
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15:00 - 15:45

Break/Networking/Posters

Scientific Tracks/Partner Workshops/Research Workshop I

Abstract presentation and partner-led break-out sessions to take a deep-dive into conversations initiated at the main plenaries.   Track 1.2: Leveraging technology and innovative models of service delivery to accelerate...
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Satellite Sessions/Reception

Partner-led sessions

Satellite Sessions

Partner-led sessions

Pre-Plenary III: Amref International University (AMIU) Special Topics Lecture & Podcast

Pre-plenary lecture on medical ethics and the law. Speaker: Hon. Justice Isaac Lenaola, Justice of the Supreme Court of Kenya (TBC)

Plenary III: Financing Universal Health Coverage in Africa

More than 2 billion people live in countries that spend less than $25 per capita on health – less than a third of what is needed for countries to provide...
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Scientific Tracks/Partner Workshops

Abstract presentation and partner-led break-out sessions to take a deep-dive into conversations initiated at the main plenaries.   Track 1.3: Strengthening and redesigning primary health care centres to deliver integrated,...
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12:15-13:30

Lunch/Networking/Posters

Plenary IV: Access to Care: Reaching the Last Mile

The Sustainable Development Goals set an ambitious target to “leave no one behind”. Yet low-income, migrant and marginalized groups continue to face disproportionate challenges accessing quality, affordable health care. Achieving...
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15:00-15:45

Break/Networking/Posters

Scientific Tracks/Partner Workshops/Research Workshop II

Abstract presentation and partner-led break-out sessions to take a deep-dive into conversations initiated at the main plenaries.   Track 1.4: Prioritising initiatives that reach vulnerable, hard-to-reach and migrant populations with...
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Satellite Sessions

Partner-led sessions

Pre-Plenary V: Amref International University (AMIU) Special Topics Lecture & Podcast

Pre-plenary lecture on medical ethics.   Speaker: Professor Marion Mutugi, Vice-Chancellor, Amref International University

Plenary V: Rapid Sessions – Focusing on Quality and Innovation

Paradigm Shift: Focusing on Quality of Care (45 minutes) Increasing access to health services alone is not enough to improve health outcomes – access must go together with a deliberate...
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10:00-10:45

Break/Networking/Posters

Scientific Tracks/Partner Workshops/Research Workshop III

Abstract presentation and partner-led break-out sessions to take a deep-dive into conversations initiated at the main plenaries.   Track 1.5: Engaging the private sector and forging meaningful Public-Private Partnerships for...
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12:15-13:30

Lunch/Networking/Posters

Plenary VI: Strengthening Multi-Sector Partnerships to Achieve Universal Health Coverage in Africa

Cognisant of the fact that health is not a silo, there is greater consensus among diverse stakeholders on the need to transition away from a fragmented approach to health care...
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14:45-15:15

Entertainment Break

Plenary VII: Closing Ceremony

Master of Ceremonies Welcome Address (5 minutes)   Women in Global Health: International Women’s Day Celebration (60 minutes) The last day of AHAIC 2019 falls on the eve of International...
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HE Mrs Toyin Saraki