HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE

 25-26 SEPTEMBER 2018 

The flagship Healthcare Management Conference, now in its 6th year, is the meeting point for healthcare’s top leaders in East Africa to meet and discuss the issues of the day. The objective of this forum is to drive the region towards a health leadership infrastructure that is focused on performance and is held accountable for delivering on specific health system goals.

Theme: 'From vision to action – Reinforcing healthcare systems in East Africa'

10:20

Chair's opening remarks

Dr Amit Thakker, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, Kenya Health Federation, Nairobi, Kenya

Moderator: TBC

10:30

Keynote Presentation: Health service resilience


11:00

Healthcare finance/ Universal Health Coverage (UHC)
Prof Gilbert Kokwaro, 
Director - Institute of Healthcare Management, Strathmore Business School, Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya


11:30

Service Delivery
Dr Andrew Mulwa, County Executive, Health Services, Government of Makueni County, Makueni, Kenya


12:00

Human Resources and Workforce Strategy
Janet Muriuki, 
Deputy Chief of Party/ Technical Director - HRH Capacity Bridge Project, IntraHealth International, Nairobi, Kenya


12:30

VISIT THE EXHIBITION

Moderator: 
Dr Walter Obita, 
Chief Operating Officer, HealthStore East Africa, Nairobi, Kenya

14:00

Measuring Performance
Faith K. Muigai, 
Regional Director-SafeCare, PharmAccess Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya


14:30

Effective health system governance


15:00

Mobile Health Impact on Healthcare Delivery
Dr Samwel Ogillo, 
Chief Executive Officer, Association of Private Health Facilities, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania


15:30

Panel Discussion


16:00

End of Day 1

10:20

Chair's opening remarks

Dr Amit Thakker, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, Kenya Health Federation, Nairobi, Kenya

Moderator: TBC

10:30

'Center of Excellence' Defined
Danny Mutembe, 
CEO, MD Conseil Medical Supply; Managing Partner, Pharmacy Council, Kigali, Rwanda


11:00

Patient Safety & Quality Management: Conquering the Cost and Quality Equation
Millicent Olulu, 
Country Director, PharmAccess Kenya; Program Director, SafeCare Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya


11:30

Connecting Technology to Business Processes and Staff to Guide Investment Decisions and Deliver More Efficient Operational Results


12:00

Patient Centricity in Healthcare: Pie in the Sky?


12:30

Panel Discussion: Center of Excellence Success Factors


13:00

VISIT THE EXHIBITION

Moderator: TBC

14:00

Physician Reviews – How and Why?
Dr Gurpreet Khosla, 
Healthcare Management Specialist; Resident Medical Officer, Meridian Equator Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya


14:30

Organisational Design for Positive Cultural Change


15:00

TBC


15:30

Panel Discussion: The Path to Operational Excellence – Key Strategies


16:00

End of conference

Conference Chair:
Dr Amit N Thakker,
Chairman, Kenya Healthcare Federation, Nairobi, Kenya

Speakers:

  • Prof Gilbert Kokwaro, Director - Institute of Healthcare Management, Strathmore Business   School, Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Dr Andrew Mulwa, County Executive, Health services, Government of Makueni County, Makueni, Kenya
  • Janet Muriuki, Deputy Chief of Party/ Technical Director - HRH Capacity Bridge Project, IntraHealth International, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Faith K. Muigai, Regional Director-SafeCare, PharmAccess Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Dr Samwel Ogillo, Chief Executive Officer, Association of Private Health Facilities, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Danny Mutembe, CEO, MD Conseil Medical Supply; Managing Partner, Pharmacy Council, Kigali, Rwanda
  • Millicent Olulu, Country Director, PharmAccess Kenya; Program Director, SafeCare Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Dr Gurpreet Khosla, Healthcare Management Specialist; Resident Medical Officer, Meridian Equator Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya