VI PARTNERSHIPS FOR PREVENTION AND CARE AFRICA HEALTH CONFERENCE

CONFERENCE PROGRAM 2015

CRRAE-UMOA Exhibition Centre - Plateau, Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire

DAY 2 | DAY 3

8:45 - Welcome Message and introduction of the Conference

Appreciation of key sponsors and the event's local partners, CECI, Chamber of commerce Cote d'Ivoire, and past achievements.
Mr. James Norris, Events Director, Corporate Africa Conferences.

8:50 - Acknowledgement of the Conference Chairperson and the Minister of Health

Acknowledgement of the participation of the honorable Minister of Health, Honorable Dr Raymonde Goudou Coffie, and introduction of the Chairperson presiding over the 6th Partnerships for Prevention and Care Africa Health Conference.

9:05 - Opening remarks by the Chairperson outlining the conference goals and objectives

An exposition of the resources, expertise and best practices of life science companies and investors in health and Medicare and how they can partner the private and public sectors to create new capacity and alternative resources to finance new projects and programs in health and Medicare in Ivory Coast's National Health Service, and in strategic response organisations in the region. Introduction of the first presentation and the first plenary.

FIRST PLENARY SESSION - IN COUNTRY MECHANISM


9:15 - CECI Ivory Coast and the Fight against Diseases

How the private sector is responding to AIDS and other infectious diseases according to Coalition des Entreprises de Cote d'Ivoire contre le Sida, la Tuberculose et le Paludisme (CECI). A look at the work of the Ivory Coast Business Coalition on AIDS. How CECI is exploiting its resources, expertise and PPP Policy Framework to bring value to the national response strategy in the fight against infectious diseases, in partnership with the public sector, NGOs, and governments.

9:40 - Challenges and Resources, Non Communicable Diseases

Focus upon the skills, expertise and resources of the private sector in Ivory Coast and how they are currently being exploited to partner projects and programs initiated by the public sector to increase supplies of health and Medicare services across Ivory Coast and Southern Africa.

10:00 - Private Sector Partnerships

The private sector's contributions to alternative options and national policies to finance public health and Medicare projects inside communities in Ivory Coast, and their role in identifying and targeting required resources to make PPP's accessible, achievable, and sustainable.
Chairman's remarks and introduction of the Honorable Minister of Health

10:20 - Conference Opening Address

Opportunities for private-public-partnerships in Ivoire Coast and the current PPP landscape and factors influencing the progress of PPPS, including the private sector's capacity. PPP projects and programs that could channel into Ivory Coast national health infrastructure (hospitals, clinics, communities and health insurance agencies) to build capacity and strengthen human capital crating stronger and fitter industries
Honourable Minister of Health Dr Raymonde Goudou Coffie

10:50 - NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK SPONSORED

Chairman's remarks and introduction of the next speaker

11:10 - The Private Sector at the helm of private public partnerships

The HIV/AIDS landscape in Ivory Coast has increased during the last decade and government is being challenged to curtail the spread of HIV/AIDS and new infections. Foreign investors play a vital role supporting Government's national response against diseases and could do the same in Ivory Coast.

11:30 - Creating good environments for private public partnerships

Implementing a national private public partnership framework to create enabling environments where viable commercial projects in health and Medicare can attract the right investment and investors from private and foreign partners.

11:50 - Challenge of HIV/AIDS and Government Response

Ivory Coast HIV/AIDS burden and responses of government and their agencies to the threat. And how they are working in partnerships with overseas developmental partners and international health agencies.

12:10 - Using AIDS and TB to Drive Opportunities for PPPs across ECOWAS

A look at the current HIV/AIDS burden of West Africa and the response of the region's Advocacy agencies and organisations resisting the diseases; and how the situation could be exploited to build a construct to service private public partnerships in . the region.

12:30 - Using AIDS and TB to Drive Opportunities for PPPs across ECOWAS

A look at the current HIV/AIDS burden of West Africa and the response of the region's Advocacy agencies and organisations resisting the diseases; and how the situation could be exploited to build a construct to service private public partnerships in . the region.

12:50 - Chairman's remarks and summary of the morning session, and opening of floor to QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS


13:10 - NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK SPONSORED BY BD

Chairman's remarks and introduction of the next speaker

14:30 - BD (Becton Dickinson) international life science company majoring in diagnostics and testing for HIV AIDS, TB and Diabetes promotes its partnership works with governments and communities and its Public Reference and Testing Laboratories in Africa


15:30 Sponsors Brief


16:00 - PANEL DISCUSSION – The Private Sector Leading Private Public Partnerships

interactive Discussion focusing upon in-country and cross border cooperation and partnerships between the private and public sector to strengthen suppliers' chain and agencies for better prevention of infectious diseases in Ivory Coast and the wider ECOWAS region with reference to TB and foreign partnerships.
Chief Austin Arinze Obiefuna National Coordinator for Stop TB Ghana Partnership

17:15 - Chairman's closing remarks and reflections on Round Table and the day's session


17:30 - End of Day II



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