Events

Africa Health Agenda International Conference

Date(s):
March 05, 2019 to March 07, 2019
Location:
Kigali Convention Centre
Kigali
Theme:
2030 Now: Multi-sectoral Action to Achieve Universal Health Coverage in Africa
Hosts:
Amref Health Africa

IntraHealth's delegation will share about our human resources for health work in Kenya in presentations on public-private partnerships and our student loan program for medical students, post-training follow-up for quality assurance, gender mainstreaming guidelines to strengthen health workforce management, and resolving health worker strikes in the country through leadership.

IntraHealth staff will lead oral and poster presentations on the following topics (times and dates TBA):

  • Resolving Health Worker Strikes in Kenya through Leadership, Management, and Governance for Human Resources for Health Interventions to Accelerate Access and Quality of Health Services
  • Building Capacity through Collaborative Learning for Effective Use of Health Workforce Data to Inform Devolved Decision-Making in Kenya’s Counties
  • Public Private Partnerships to Increase Availability of Health Workforce to Drive Universal Health Coverage: The Case of the Afya Elimu Fund
  • Health Care Quality Improvement Assessment in Four Developing Regions of Ethiopia
  • Implementation of Gender Mainstreaming Guidelines to Strengthen Health Workforce Management for Quality Health Services
  • Post-Training Follow Up as a Quality Assurance Model for Monitoring Health Workers Trained on Family Planning Methods in Ten Counties in Kenya

Our Participation

Side Events

SwitchPoint Exchange: Health Data, Activism, Art, Communication, and Unusual Collaborations
Date(s): Wednesday, March 06, 10:45am-12:15pm CAT
Location: Room MH1
Presenter(s): During this interactive conference side session, attendees will hear from artists, activists, and global health professionals who are expanding the definition of health and the players who can help make universal health coverage a reality. Drawing on the structure of the annual SwitchPoint conference, attendees will first hear from a dynamic group of presenters before breaking out into smaller groups, each with a different focus. The session will conclude in a group activity that showcases the importance of art, advocacy, and innovation in finding solutions to diverse health challenges. 

Participants

Vince Blaser

Director, Frontline Health Workers Coalition

Heather LaGarde

SwitchPoint producer and senior advisor for strategic partnerships, IntraHealth International

Nola Paterni

Senior officer, Strategy and Development

Samson Radeny

Chief of Party, Ingobyi Project, Rwanda

Mathew Thuku

Team lead - HRH management & leadership, IntraHealth Kenya

Ian Wanyoike

Afya Elimu Fund technical manager, IntraHealth Kenya

Aklilu Yeshitla

Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement (QA/QI) advisor, IntraHealth Ethiopia

Andrew Kitua

Africa Regional Director for the Preparedness and Response (P&R) project, DAI Global Health