South Africa 2017 - African-Led Health Systems

South Africa 2017 - African-Led Health Systems
Many of Africa’s healthcare challenges are unique to the region. How can Africa move towards continent-specific medical solutions that will meet the needs of a growing population?

Dimensions to be addressed:
- Preventing epidemics and eradicating communicable diseases
- Leveraging innovation to boost primary healthcare delivery
- Strengthening local capacity for research, products and services

- Jürgen Brokatzky-Geiger, Global Head, Corporate Responsibility, Novartis International, Switzerland
- Nina Dudnik, Chief Executive Officer, Seeding Labs, USA
- Aaron Motsoaledi, Minister of Health of South Africa
- Muntaqa Umar-Sadiq, Chief Executive Officer, Private Sector Health Alliance of Nigeria, Nigeria; Young Global Leader
- Ed Whiting, Director, Policy; Chief of Staff, Wellcome Trust, United Kingdom

Moderated by
- Francis S. Collins, Director, National Institutes of Health, USA