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Confirmed Speakers

Dr. E. Osagie Ehanire MD

Honourable Minister of Health,

Dr. Olusoji O. Adeyi

Senior Advisor for Human Development,
World Bank Group,

Dr. Amit Thakker

Africa Healthcare Federation,
Nairobi, Kenya

Ms Bukayo Hanidu

Consultant, Anadach Group
Lagos, Nigeria

Dr. Caroline Jehu-Appiah

Deputy Director Health,
Nutrition and Eradication, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation,
Abuja, Nigeria

Dr. Chibuzo Opara

MD/ Chief Executive Officer
Lagos, Nigeria

Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu

Founding Partner
Anadach Group
Maryland, USA

Mories Atoki

Chief Executive Officer,
African Business Coalition for Health (ABCHealth),
Lagos, Nigeria

Dr. Temitayo Odusote

Senior Tuberculosis Advisor
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
Abuja, Nigeria

Mr Tope Adeniyi

Managing Director,
Axa Mansard
Lagos, Nigeria

Pr. Benjamin Hounkpatin

Honourable Minister of Health,
Republic of Benin

Pr. Samba Mamadou

Director General of Health,
Republic of Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

Dr. Enoma Alade

Founding Partner
Anadach Group,
Lagos, Nigeria

Dr. Pamela Ajayi

Executive Committee Member, Healthcare Federation of Nigeria (HFN)
Lagos, Nigeria

Dr. Mercy Mwangangi

Chief Administrative Secretary,
Ministry of Health,

HE. Hala Mustafa-Zaid

Honourable Minister for Health and Population,
Republic of Egypt

Nana Frimpong

Nairobi, Kenya

Dr. Sanjana Bhardwaj

Chief of Health and Head of HIV
UNICEF Nigeria
Abuja, Nigeria

Dr. Adebola Olayinka

National Lassa Fever Research Coordinator
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control

Dr. Amany Helal

Professor of Oncology, National CancerInstitute, Cairo, Egypt

Zoravar Singh

Managing Director: Real Estate Development & Investments
Nairobi,  Kenya

Dr. Adebajo Adewole

Managing Director/CEO
Alimosho Geeral Hospital
Lagos, Nigeria

Adele Colyn

Regional Infection Prevention and Control Manager
Johannesburg, South Africa

Irene Ogongo

Founder & Lead Mentor
Nurses in Africa
Nairobi, Kenya

Iman Ewais

Breast Imaging Consultant
Wafi Centre
Cairo, Egypt

Irene Duhaga

Technical Advisor – Nursing and Midwifery
Seed Global Health
Kampala, Uganda

Dr. Adiel Chikobvu

Director of Health Economics and Financing
Gauteng Department of Health
Johannesburg, South Africa

Prof. Frederick Chite Asirwa

International Cancer Institute 
Uasin Gishu County, Kenya

Dirk Joubeert

Consultant: Hospitals and Health Projects; Associate
Health Access International
Utrecht, The Netherlands

Prof. David Musyimi Ndetei

Prof of Psychiatry & Founding Director of the Africa Mental Health Foundation Kenya
University of Nairobi
Nairobi, Kenya

Dr. Elizabeth Wala

Global Advisor - Health and Nutrition
Aga Khan Foundation
Nairobi, Kenya

Dr. Edgar Kalimba

Deputy CEO
King Faisal Hospital
Kigali, Rwanda

Dr. Elom Otchi

Healthcare Quality and Safety Expert; ISQua Expert; Technical Director
Africa Institute of Healthcare Quality Safety & Accreditation (AfIHQSA
Accra, Ghana

Prof. Felix Chukwuneke

Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Enugu
Enugu State, Nigeria

Georgia Alevizopoulou

Senior Manager, Clinical & Education
STERIS Infection Prevention Technologies
Athens, Greece

Dr. Heba Azzam

Assistant Professor of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
Cairo University 
Cairo, Egypt

Duncan Rendall

Chief Architect
Western Cape Government: Health
Cape Town, South Africa

Prof. Annalise Zemlin

Head of Dept, Chemical Pathoogy
University of Stellenbosch 
Cape Town, South Africa


Dr. Apollo Basenero

Chief Medical Officer
Ministry of Health and Social Services
Windhoek, Namibia

Dr. Hala Daggash

Executive Director
Healthcare Leadership Academy
Lagos, Nigeria

Jacqui Stewart

Chief Executive Officer
The Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa (COHSASA)
Cape Town, South Africa

Prof. Julius Kipkemboi

Associate Professor of Aquatic Sciences, Department of Biological sciences
Egerton University
Nakaru, Kenya

Dr. Justen Manasa

University of Zimbabwe
Harare, Zimbabwe

Dr. Guillaume Galpy

Senior Scientist
Paris, France

Karen Hendrickson

Rabito Clinic
Accra, Ghana

Laurie Fuller

Executive Coach, Strategic Advisor - Stanford Seed
Nairobi, Kenya

Lucy Setian

Digital & AI Stakeholder Engagement Lead
Norvatis Foundation
Basel, Switzerland

Prof. Morgan Chetty

Chief Executive Officer
KwaZulu Natal Managed Care Coalition Ltd, The IPA Foundation of SA
Durban, South Africa

Dr. Nicholas Crisp

Public Health Consultant
National Department of Health, Western Cape, South Africa

Dr. Nicole Cooper

Healthcare Federation Liberia
Monrovia, Liberia

Dr. Olawumi Oluborode

Executive Manager
The Society for Quality in Healthcare in Nigeria(SQHN)
Lagos, Nigeria

Dr. Marco Macagnano

Smart Real Estate & Smart Cities Leader
Johannesburg, South Africa

Prof. Rajiv Erasmus

Professor and Head, Division of Chemical Pathology
University of Stellenbosch
Cape Town, South Africa

Prof. Rasha Kamal

Professor of Radiology 
Cairo University 
Cairo, Egypt

Regina Njiima

Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Kizo Ventures
Nairobi, Kenya

Dr. Merit Elmaadawy

Assistant Professor of Radiology
Mansoura University
Mansoura, Egypt

Supreet Singh

Managing General Partner
Raiven Capital
San Francisco, USA

Prof. Sylvester Chima

Associate Professor and Head: Programme of Bio & Research Ethics and Medical Law, College of Health Sciences
University of KwaZulu-Natal
Durban, South Africa

Tarek El Diasty

President, Prof  & Chairman Radiology
Egyptian Society of Radiology & Nuclear Medicine and Mansoura University
Cairo, Egypt

Stephen Kovach

Healthmark Industries
Detroit, USA

Prof. Rudo Makunike-Mutasa

Professor of Pathology
University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences
Harare, Zimbabwe

Sahar Mansour

Professor of Radiology 
Cairo University and Baheya Breast Cancer Hospital
Cairo, Egypt

Dr. Salome Maswime

Head of Global Surgery
University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa

Prof. Sudhir Vinayak

Chair of Radiology 
Aga Khan University Hospital
Nairobi, Kenya

Xana Jardine

National Chairperson 
Johannesburg, South Africa

Njide Ndili

Country Director
Lagos, Nigeria

Rachaad Omar

Associate Director
Gauteng Department of Health
Johannesburg, South Africa

Dr. Seung Hyup Kim

Professor of Radiology and Urology
Seoul National University
Seoul, Korea

Dr. Tochi Okwor

Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Prevention and Control Programme Coordinator
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control
Abuja, NIgeria

Ashleigh Theophanides

Life Sciences & Healthcare Leader - Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa

Charles Wachira

Software Developer
IBM Research, Africa
Nairobi, Kenya

Prof. Folasade Ogunsola

Honorary Consultant Microbiologist & Infectious Disease Specialist, Chairman - Infection Control Committee
Lagos University Teaching Hospital
Abuja, Nigeria

Dr. John Nkemgasong

African Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Addis Ababa. Ethopia

Dr. Pali Lehohla

Former Statistician-General of South Africa;
Founder, Pan African Institute for Evidence, Pretoria, South Africa

Ramatoulie Jallow

Health Communications Specialist; Connector and Administrator
Pan African Women in Health (PAWH)
Yaoundé, Cameroon

Rob Botha

Chief of Party, Global Health Supply Chain Technical Assistance (GH-SCTA),
Johannesburg, South Africa

Prof. Adekunle Okeskina

Department of Chemical Pathology and Immunology
University of Ilorin
Ilorin, Nigeria

Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu

Director, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC
Abuja, Nigeria

Clare Omatseye

President Healthcare Federation of Nigeria
Lagos, Nigeria

Estelle Mbadiwe MPharm, MSc

Founding Partner
Ducit Blue Solutions
Abuja, Nigeria

Glaudina Loots

Director: Health Innovation Department of Science and Technology
Cape Town, South Africa

Hubert Danso

CEO & Chairman
Africa Investor
Johannesburg, South Africa

Judy Varndell

Commercial Excellence Director, Africa,
Johannesburg, South Africa

Katlego Mothudi

Managing Director
Board of Healthcare Funders of Southern Africa (BHF)
Johannesburg, South Africa

Dr. Kuku Appiah

Director, Medical & Scientific Affairs
Rapid Diagnostics, Infectious Disease Emerging Markets
Johannesburg, South Africa 

Mike Endele

Founder & CEO
Washington DC, USA

Natalie Zimmelman

Chief Executive Officer
South African Society of Anaesthesiologists
Johannesburg, South Africa

Dr. Olujimi Coker

Chief Executive Officer, Lagoon Hospitals;
President, Laparoscopic Surgery Society of Nigeria
Lagos, Nigeria 

Dr. Lucien Dossou-Gbété

Vice President,

Mr. Ben Akabueze

Director General,
Budget Office, Federal Government of Nigeria,
Abuja, Nigeria