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August 28, 2019 03:30pm to 05:00pm JST
Exhibition Hall B06, Pacifico Yokohama
1-1-1, Minato Mirai, Nishi-kuYokohama 220-0012
Advancing Africa's Development through People, Technology and Innovation
Japan Center for International Exchange
Strategic investment in the health workforce drives economic development, creates job opportunities, and strengthens social protections, but the world faces a critical shortage of health workers.
At the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7), IntraHealth and the Japan Center for International Exchange (JCIE) will convene experts from Japan, the US, and sub-Saharan Africa at an official side event to zero-in on health workforce development in Africa and its importance in achieving universal health coverage (UHC). Dr. Francis Gervase Omaswa, executive director of the African Center for Global Health and Social Transformation and laureate of the third Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize in Medical Services, and IntraHealth's CEO Pape Gaye will lead dialogue on strategies for sustainable, productive investment.
Join us for a panel discussion as we:
A simultaneous interpretation in English, French, and Japanese will be available during the event.
Since 1993, the government of Japan has led the TICAD conference along with co-hosts United Nations, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), World Bank, and African Union Commission (AUC) to continuously foster the relationship between Japan and Africa by bringing together African heads of state and government, international organizations, donors, private companies, and civil society organizations.
President and CEO, IntraHealth International
Director of Resources, Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene, Togo
Health Economist and Health Policy Analyst
Deputy Chief of Party, Human Resources for Health Kenya, IntraHealth International
Executive Director, African Center for Global Health and Social Transformation
Lead Advisor, Governance and Accountability, DFID Tackling Deadly Disease in Africa Programme
Acting Head of Human Resource Management, Ministry of Health Uganda
Member, House of Councillors of Japan