Event Date and time: Wednesday 31st May, 2017 | 12:00 – 14:00 

Venue details: Baker & McKenzie Ltd | 100 New Bridge Street | London EC4V 6JA

Organisers: Business Council for Africa

Event website: Africa’s Healthcare Market: Prospects and Projects

Event cost: £180

The healthcare sector in Africa is now estimated by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to be worth $35bn per annum. There has been a sharp rise in demand for better quality healthcare from the growing middle class.

Despite the challenges of supply and distribution, the value of the African pharmaceutical market had climbed to $20.8bn in 2013, and Mckinsey expect it to reach approximately $US60bn by 2020. This event will be an opportunity to discuss the key drivers impacting the healthcare sector in Africa and answer the following questions:

  • Big Pharmaceutical companies have radically changed their approach in recent years; how are the large pharmaceutical companies supporting the health system in Africa?
  • Equity fund investment is on the rise; how does the financial sector assess risk and what are the key issues that are preventing investment into the sector?
  • How can the government encourage the private sector to increase investment into the healthcare system in Africa?
  • What are the future prospects of the healthcare industry in Africa?

Chair:

  • Bryan Pearson, Editor and Publisher, Africa Health

Speakers:

  • Chris Bonnett, Project Development & Management Leader, GE Healthcare
  • Gemma Gunn, Marketing Director, AstraZeneca
  • Steven Raucher, Co-Founder, Rapid Deploy
  • Saad Sheikh, Head of Portfolio Operations, TLG Capital
  • Nick Oliver, Head of Business Development, NMS Infrastructure

BCA members should contact susanjones@bcafrica.co.uk for access code to receive their tickets without charge.

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