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Private sector has vital role to play in NHI, says health director-general

Private sector has vital role to play in NHI, says health director-general

The private sector has a vital role to play in realising the government’s ambitions for National Health Insurance (NHI), health director-general Precious Matsoso said on Sunday at the launch of a new umbrella body for the private health-care sector. NHI is the government’s policy for achieving universal health-care coverage (UHC) and aims to ensure that ... Read More
 
Transforming PPPs for Health in Africa

Transforming PPPs for Health in Africa

Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) have emerged over the last decade as one of the best ways to foster development, fueled by insufficient investment, growing pressures on government budgets and a general concern about service provision by state enterprises and agencies. For more PPPs to emerge in Africa, countries need to improve the business environment. At present ... Read More
 
AU Africa Leadership Meeting

AU Africa Leadership Meeting

African leaders gathered in Addis Ababa on February 9th, 2019 in Addis Ababa where the objective was to increase commitments for investments in health sectors across the continent and the importance of partnerships in order to grow this critical sector. This exclusive meeting (invite only) will give your organization visibility and opportunity to meet with high ... Read More
 
Achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Africa: How can the Private Health Sector engage?

Achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Africa: How can the Private Health Sector engage?

The complexity of national health care systems in Africa, the second largest, and one of the most populated continents in the world, presents both economic as well as physical barriers to accessing quality healthcare services, resulting in poor health outcomes, inevitably trickled by poor economic outcomes. A robust and integrated health sector with strong governance ... Read More
 
Capping fees will only stifle healthcare

Capping fees will only stifle healthcare

The limits to private doctors’ fees published by medical doctors and facilities regulator Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board (KMPDB) recently should worry us. Despite the supposed good intentions, it will not solve the problem of our weak health system and will negatively affect the workforce and the economy.Capping prices sets a dangerous precedent for ... Read More
 
AHF wins 2nd Award

AHF wins 2nd Award

The 5th Africa Healthcare Summit, organized by the Oliver Kinross took place from 6th March to 7th March 2018 at the Olympia London in London, United Kingdom. This being the largest high-level healthcare event in Europe was attended by over 400 global leaders, senior level health care professionals, decision-makers from across Africa to gather and ... Read More
 
A Continental Priority: The UHC Movement

A Continental Priority: The UHC Movement

Africa Healthcare Federation Chairman, Dr. Amit N. Thakker and H.E. Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda discuss the vision of implementing Public Private Partnerships towards improving health in Africa at the 30th AU Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia “Universal health coverage and health emergencies are cousins—two sides of the same coin. Strengthening health systems is the ... Read More
 
AHBS II: Transforming PPPs for Health in Africa

AHBS II: Transforming PPPs for Health in Africa

Africa Health Business Symposium has hit a new milestone this year – it was the first time that the continent was united in West Africa with public sector, private sector and development partner representatives from 51 countries across the globe, Moreover, this conference was a historic partnership effort between the Ministry of Health Senegal, the ... Read More
 
Delivering Together for Healthy Empowered Women, Children and Adolescents

Delivering Together for Healthy Empowered Women, Children and Adolescents

KHF was on the 20th September 2017 represented by the Africa Healthcare Federation Chairman, Dr Amit Thakker at the 72nd Regular Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 72). The meeting which convened at UN Headquarters in New York had the general debate opened on 19 September 2017 and focused on the theme, ‘focusing on People: ... Read More
 
‘Healthcare for All’ calls for a seat for all

‘Healthcare for All’ calls for a seat for all

At the recently concluded United Nations General Assembly week held in New York from September 18th-22nd, the changing healthcare landscape in Africa made an indelible impact, with an emphasis on the implementation of Universal Health Coverage by 2030 towards achieving SDG 3. The principle of Universal Health Coverage stems from the universal right of non-discriminatory ... Read More
 
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