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Africa Health Forum 2013: Finance and Capacity for Results

Africa Health Forum 2013: Finance and Capacity for Results

April 18, 2013

Washington, DC

Africa Health Forum

UPDATE: This report summarizes the proceedings and main messages of Africa Health Forum 2013. It also contains all the background briefs prepared for the Forum.

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During the 2013 World Bank-IMF Spring Meetings, African Ministers of Finance and Ministers of Health and development partners will participate in the Africa Health Forum 2013: Finance and Capacity for Results. The Forum is co-hosted by the World Bank and the U.S. State Department Office of Global Health Diplomacy, in collaboration with Harmonization for Health in Africa.

Listen to Ministers of Finance & Health from 30 African countries outline their priorities for health...

Thursday, April 18: Ministerial Panels 9 AM-2:00 PM EDT
Livestream: http://www.livestream.com/worldbankafrica

  • 09:00-09:30: Opening Remarks: Makhtar Diop, Vice President, Africa Region
    Ray Chambers, UN Special Envoy for Financing the Health MDGs and Malaria
  • 09:30-10:45: Panel 1: Sustainable Health Financing (Chair: Makhtar Diop)
  • 11:15-12.30: Panel 2: Sustainable Institutional Development
    (Chair: Prof. Awa Coll-Seck, Minister of Health, Senegal)
  • 12:30-01:30: International Partners’ Roundtable
    (Facilitator: Phil Hay, Acting Head, Communications, Africa Region)
  • 01:30-01:40: Summary and Conclusions (Ritva S. Reinikka, Director, Africa Human Development)
  • 01:40-02:00: Closing Remarks: President Jim Yong Kim, Makhtar Diop

Technical discussions will follow on April 19th, hosted by the US State Department Office of Global Health and Diplomacy.

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