Africa Health Business at The Innovation Effect Africa conference, in Durban, South Africa, May 2 – May 3, 2017
PATH, an international nongovernmental organization, together with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, LeapFrog Investments, New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Agency, and the Wellcome Trust convened the conference to discuss health innovation and research capacity in Africa. Preceded by the World Economic Forum 2017, The Innovation Effect was attended by leaders across Africa, and the globe representing governments, the private sector, and the civil society.
The meeting highlighted promising initiatives and aimed to foster new partnerships and drive investments that will strengthen Africa’s role as a major player in global health technology development and innovation.
This November, Captains of the Health Industry will unite again at AHBS II to strategize on “Transforming PPPs for Health in Africa” (6th - 7th November 2017 in Dakar, Senegal.)