CONFERENCE PROGRAM 2013

Registration: 1 September 2013 12:00 to 17:00
Safari Park Hotel, Windhoek, Namibia

DAY 2 | DAY 3



8:45 - Welcome Message and introduction of the 6th Partnerships for Prevention and Care Africa Health Conference

Appreciation of key sponsors and the event's local partner, IPBF (Independent Peoples Business Forum) of Namibia, and the organization's Chairman.
Mr. James Norris, Event Director, Corporate Africa Conferences

8:50 - Introducing the IPBF, its goals and objectives, and how the 6th Partnerships for Prevention and Care Africa Health Conference will contribute to its aspirations

Acknowledgement of the participation of the Honorable Minister of Health, Dr. Richard Kwami, and introduction of the Chairperson presiding over the 6th Partnerships for Prevention and Care Africa Health Conference.
Mr. Albin Ilovu, Chairman, IPBF, Namibia.

9:05 - Opening remarks by the Chairperson, outlining the conference objectives and its focus upon private public partnerships (PPPs)

Bringing the wealth and expertise, resources and best practices of life science companies and investors in health from the private sector into collaboration and partnerships with the public sector, and social, and developmental agencies to create new capacity and alternative resources for prevention and care inside Namibia's national health services and communities. Brief appraisal of the event structure and content. Introduction of the first presentation.

FIRST PLENARY SESSION - IN COUNTRY MECHANISM

9:15 - Challenges and Resources, Infectious Diseases

Focus upon Health and Medicare resources in Namibia and how they are being exploited inside Medicare institutions and communities for the prevention and treatment of challenging infectious diseases of HIV/AIDS, TB, and Malaria, in urban and rural areas; and comparisons with other nations in SADC. .
National AIDS Council, Namibia.

9:35 - Challenges and Resources, Non Communicable Diseases

Focus upon Health and Medicare resources in Namibia and how they are being exploited inside Medicare institutions and communities for the prevention and treatment of challenging non communicable diseases with specific reference to Diabetes and Cancer: comparisons with other nations in SADC.
National AIDS Council, Namibia.

9:55 - Namibia's Private Public Partnership Projects

PPP projects in Namibia and how they are contributing to the national healthcare services, supplies, and objectives with reference to successful PPP projects impacting upon Namibia's health industry operating nationally, or from inside the SADC region

10:15 - Namibia's Cooperation Strategy with the World Health Organization

National cooperation strategy with the WHO, and how it is meeting Namibia's health expectations, and the health and developmental challenges necessary for the country to realize its national healthcare vision?

10:35 - Focus upon PPP in HIV/AIDS and TB Prevention

Experiences from West Africa of partnerships involving governments and the private sector and how such projects are benefiting communities and economies
Chief Austin Arinze Obiefuna, National Coordinator, Stop TB Partnership, Ghana.

10:55 - NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK SPONSORED

11:15 - Health Poverty Project

Dealing with prevention of diseases Targeting young people, especially in rural areas the project, seeks to benefit young and vulnerable groups to comtrol consumption of banned substances, reduce illicit behavior and alcoholism and reduce the risk of diseases. How has it impacted upon young people across communities in Namibia, and its contribution to the economy?

12:00 - Containers 2 Clinics (C2C) Project dealing with HIV/AIDS

Focus upon the prevention of diseases by training women to operate Mobile Clinics to benefit patients living with diseases. Ideal market model for sustainability for elsewhere in Africa, contributing to national prevention and care response strategy. What benefits is the project bringing to the community, and Namibia's economy, and what are its future plans to strengthen the project base and make it totally sustainable across the region?

12:40 - Chairman's remarks and summary of the morning session, and opening of floor to QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS


13:00 - NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK SPONSORED


14:30 - Chairman's remarks and introduction of the Honorable Minister of Health Dr. Richard Kwami, and the next session of Round Tables with key sponsors.

ROUND TABLE SESSION 1 (Key Sponsor) Exposition of the Government's policy re private public partnership and types of opportunities available and investors sought lead by the Minister of Health, with Council consisting of Ministry of Trade, NANASO, Diabetes Association, Stop TB Partnership, WHO, IPBF, Frontline Hospitals, and UNAIDS in conversation with event key sponsor who will promote their products and services and how they can benefit PPP in Namibia health and Medicare institutions and communities.

15:45 - NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK SPONSORED


16:00 - ROUND TABLE SESSION 2 (Secondary Sponsors)

Minister of Health and his Council in conversation with sponsors of the 6th Partnerships for Prevention and Care Africa Health Conference about their products and services, and how they could benefit health institutions and communities across Namibia.

17:15 - Chairman's closing remarks and reflections on Round Table and the Gala dinner to follow


GALA DINNER HOSTED BY THE MINSTER OF HEALTH ON BEHALF OF SONSORS - End of Day II

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