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Africa Health Forum - AfDB Holds First Forum On Development of Health in Africa

February 4, 2014

Convinced that investing in health is a prerequisite for economic growth, the African Development Bank , in partnership with Groupe Jeune Afrique, is organizing the Africa Health Forum , the first public-private forum on Africa's health economy. In a particularly promising economic context, the Africa Health Forum aims to spur the growth of Africa's health sector and speed up its transformation into a dynamic industry with many activity sectors developing ground-breaking solutions. Over 500 people from many countries, including key public and private sector decision-makers and the heads of leading financial institutions, will participate in the Africa Health Forum , making it not just the first, but also the biggest international event focusing on Africa's health economy. Under the aegis of the African Development Bank , a scientific committee of experts from different colleges has been specially created to draft a program of high-level lectures and ensure the participation of prominent African and international speakers. The Africa Health Forum's program emphasizes concrete solutions and aims to speed up the growth of Africa's health economy. The plenary sessions will cover major economic and strategic issues. Many thematic workshops will tackle key topics in every area of activity.

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Source: AllAfrica

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