International Conference on Public Health in Africa: Building more resilient health systems
13 December 2022
13 – 15 December 2022
About the event
The 2nd International Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA 2022) brings together African researchers, policymakers and stakeholders to share perspectives and research findings in public health. The conference serves as a catalyst to build more resilient health systems that allow African countries to better prepare for and manage emerging health threats while also addressing long-standing infectious diseases.
On 13 December, Mary will join a panel discussion on the topic ‘Shaping Access to Existing and New Antibiotics’ and will present the latest findings from the 2022 Access to Medicine Index, highlighting the importance of engaging with various stakeholders, especially those in low and middle-income countries.
Mary will speak alongside other panelists, including:
Benjamin Djoudalbaye - Head of Policy, Health Diplomacy and Communication, Africa CDC
Dr. Corneille Ntihabose - Head of Department, Ministry of Health, Rwanda
Geofrey Beingana - Strategic Advisor to the CEO, Rwanda Medical Supply
Ignace Ndekezi - Head of Procurement and quantification Department, Rwanda Medical Supply
Diane Disi Uwera - Head of Warehouse, Sales and Distribution Department, Rwanda Medical Supply
Dr Jean Baptiste Nkuranga - neonatologist, King Faycal Hospital
Jennifer Cohn, Global Access Director, GARDP
On 15 December, Mary will will join a panel discussion on the topic ‘The African Cancer Burden’ and will discuss the Foundation’s engagement work with low- and middle- income country stakeholders and how this supports access to cancer medicine.
The discussion will be moderated by Prof. Jeanine Condo, Associate Professor of Public Health, Chief Executive Officer, CIIC-HIN. Other panelists include:
Dr. Stefan Jansen -Director of Research and Innovation, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Rwanda
Prof. Moffat Nyirenda - Professor of Medicine, Global Non-Communicable Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)
Mrs. Marlene Mumukunde - City Cancer Challenge Representative, Rwanda
Qutaiba Al Manaseer - Corporate Affairs Senior Director, AstraZeneca
Prof. Eugene Sobngwi - Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Yaoundé
Find out more about the CPHIA 2022 here.