Major Event Set To Tackle Healthcare Innovation in Africa


 – 03 October 2019 – On 08 and 09 October 2019, IT News Africa is set to host the 5th annual Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa at the Gallagher Convention Centre. This year’s
conference will focus on joining the dots between innovation and practicality,
presenting the latest healthcare technologies and showcasing their practical
application and integration into existing healthcare infrastructure. Industry
and technology experts will share how the adoption of emerging technologies is
making things easier for both health professionals and patients while also
highlighting healthcare success stories and global best practices.

The summit will host hundreds of healthcare
professionals and executives from top level organizations such as the National Department of Health, Western
Cape Department of Health, Gauteng Department of Health, Life Healthcare Group,
Deloitte, Netcare, World Health Organisation, Alcatel-Lucent, Ministry of
Health Zambia, Roche, T-Systems, Zebra Technologies, Metropolitan Hospital
Nairobi, The World Bank, IDEMIA, Momentum Metropolitan
and Firstline Software amongst others.

Key topics at this year’s
summit will include how NHI can be made a reality with the power of technology,
the future of digital transformation in healthcare, Data driven healthcare-
Improving the quality of healthcare with data, Precision Medicine: A new
era in patient-centered care and  Electronic
healthcare records: Best practices, challenges, and opportunities.

Speakers and panelists for #HISA2019 will include Visionaries, Thought Leaders, Industry
Luminaries, Expert Practitioners who will be sharing their profound knowledge
of real-world Healthcare Innovation trends and solutions. The summit will also
feature a not to be missed panel discussion on the NHI that will be moderated
by Dr Rajeev Eashwari, the panel discussion will cover the Barriers and enablers for successful NHI Implementation:

  • Demystifying NHI.
  • Private-public collaboration to bridge the
    specialist gap.
  • Using technology as an enabler for successful
    NHI implementation.

Panelists: Dr Adiel Chikobvu, Dr Lance
Lasersohn, and Suren Govender.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Minister Department of
    Health Western Cape
  • Nicole Hill, Director, Healthcare Sector,
    Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
  • Dr Maximilien Goris-Gbenou, Urologist-
    Hospital Marseille Beauregard Vert-Coteau (Marseille, France)
  • Dr Bandile Masuku, Health MEC, Gauteng
    Department of Health
  • Dr Lance Lasersohn, Specialist
    Anesthesiologist and Intensive Care Physician SASA Vice President
  • Suren Govender, Group Chief Digital Officer,
    Life Healthcare Group
  • Jane Mackenzie, MBA, B Pharm, CEO, Founder at
    365 Healthy By Choice
  • Valter Adao, Chief Digital Officer &
    Innovation Officer, Deloitte Africa
  • Chelesile Moya, IDEMIA- Specialist Product
    Manager for Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Dr Herman Myburgh, Co-Inventor and Founder,
    HearX Group
  • Dr Rajeev R Eashwari, Director ICT/E-Health
    Department of Health Gauteng
  • Dr Moredreck Chibi, Regional Innovation
    Adviser- World Health Organisation, Regional Office For Africa
  • Ulysse Baguida, CEO and Co-Founder of UHope
  • Ingo Mutinelli, IDEMIA- Regional Sales
    Director: Southern Africa

How to

Join as an attendee: Join local and
international hospital CxOs, medical practitioners, healthcare IT leaders,
service providers and government functionaries — for two days of top-level
content, case studies, live demos, breakaway sessions and plenty of networking


Join as a speaker: Showcase your
thought-leadership. Share your insights and experience. Shape solutions to
critical business challenges.


Join us as an exhibitor: Showcase your
health-tech innovations, projects, and solutions. Put your organisation at the
centre of this one-of-a-kind gathering. Find new partnerships, investors,
leads, and opportunities.


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