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Africa Healthcare awards and summit: A Zenith Global Health event in partnership with African Global Health

Africa Healthcare awards and summit: A Zenith Global Health event in partnership with African Global Health

Founded in the UK in 2016 by Mary Akangbe, FAPH, a British-Nigerian Specialist Nurse Practitioner with expertise in MIS and robotics,and extensive experience in the UK healthcare system and transforming healthcare in Africa. With a vision to bridge the global south, global north divide and foster health equity through, partnership, shared learning and collaboration, Zenith Global Health has been key in hosting the Africa Healthcare Awards and Summit (AHAS) across the continent, providing a platform for a unified voice for global thought leaders, policy makers and their allies.Under Mary’s leadership, AHAS events have been held successfully in Lagos, Nigeria (2021), Lusaka, Zambia (2022), Dakar, Senegal (2023), and Accra,Ghana (2024).

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African Global Health 

African Global Health with its expertise in the field of public health advocating for harm reduction measures through the work done by it’s team led by Dr Imane Kendili, African Global Health has the ambition, through its experts, to open the door to Afro-African health sovereignty. AGH would carry the banner of the cultural and educational determinants of health in an Africa with the values of the mother of humanity. 

The spirit of AGH is unifying. The soul is African. The initiation is Moroccan in a federating lead of expertise supported by the policies. The expert and the politician, in their multiple functions, are committed to the same health card which allows rapid progress and consequent positive results, like the management of the COVID 19 crisis. 

The 4th Africa Healthcare Awards and Summit (AHAS 2024) was successfully held in Accra, Ghana, at the prestigious Accra International Conference Centre from April 22nd to April 23rd, 2024. Organized by Zenith Global Health In Partnership with African Global Health, this event brought together healthcare professionals, policymakers, innovators, and stakeholders from across Africa to discuss major issues in the healthcare sector. 

Under the theme “Advances in Population Health – Tackling Inequalities and Access: A One Health Approach,” AHAS 2024 provided a dynamic platform to explore innovative and sustainable solutions to healthcare challenges in Africa. 

The summit was marked by enriching panel discussions, inspiring keynote presentations, and interactive sessions. Topics covered included healthcare financing, manufacturing and supply chain management, community engagement, and the crucial role of technology in improving healthcare access and delivery. 

 

Plenary Sessions: 

Key Discussions at AHAS 2024 

At the 4th Africa Healthcare Awards and Summit (AHAS 2024), participants engaged in thought-provoking discussions during the plenary sessions, addressing pivotal aspects of healthcare in Africa. Plenary 1, themed “Population Health – Addressing Access and Equality,” featured sessions on “Human Resource for Health and Health Technology: Bridging the Gap” and “Access to Primary Care – Harm Reduction.” These sessions explored strategies to ensure equitable access to healthcare services and promote community well-being. Plenary 2, titled “Uniting against Climate Change and AMR: One Health Approach for Climate Resilient Health Systems in Africa,” emphasized the interconnectedness of climate change, antimicrobial resistance (AMR), and healthcare resilience, advocating for a holistic approach to address these challenges. These discussions underscored the collaborative efforts needed to advance healthcare and build resilient health systems across the continent. 

Celebrating Excellence: 

Highlights from the AHAS 2024 

Awards Ceremony 

The AHAS 2024 Awards Ceremony, held on the second day of the summit, was a momentous occasion where exceptional achievements in the healthcare sector were recognized and celebrated. Esteemed figures such as Prof David Khayat, Dr Juliette Tuakli, Dr Nabhit Kapur, and Dr Francis Ohanyido, alongside other outstanding healthcare professionals and institutions, were honored for their impactful contributions to advancing healthcare in Africa. This ceremony not only applauded their dedication and innovation but also inspired a collective commitment to excellence and collaboration in the ongoing pursuit of better health outcomes for all Africans. 

 

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African Global Health with its expertise in the field of public health advocating for harm reduction measures, African Global Health has the ambition, through its experts, to open the door to Afro-African health sovereignty. AGH would carry the banner of the cultural and educational determinants of health in an Africa with the values of the mother of humanity.

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