Video On Demand

The Future of Health Engagement with Nigeria

March 14, 2017 • 10:00 am – 2:00 pm EDT
Please join us on March 14 at 10:00 a.m. to discuss solutions to Nigeria’s health challenges. Participants from Nigeria and the United States will outline policy ideas and program innovations to improve the quality and reach of healthcare in Africa’s most populous country while emphasizing the importance of sustained health engagement with Nigeria. The Global Health Policy Center will also launch two new reports at the conference. "Promoting Accountability in Nigeria’s Health System," by CSIS Africa Program Deputy Director and Fellow Richard Downie, and "Tackling Infectious Diseases in Nigeria: Turning the Tide on Tuberculosis and Accelerating towards Malaria Elimination," by Audrey Jackson, Ph.D., GHPC Senior Fellow, and Deen L. Garba, Research Assistant, GHPC.

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The event will feature the following panels:

Welcome and Introduction

Nigeria: A Critical Partner on Health
Shannon Smith
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of African Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Moderated by:

J. Stephen Morrison
Senior Vice President and Director, CSIS Global Health Policy Center

Panel 1: Controlling TB and Malaria in Nigeria

Dr. Martin Alilio
Operational Research Coordinator, President’s Malaria Initiative

Dr. Hank Tomlinson
Principal Deputy Director of Global HIV & TB, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ochuko Keyamo
Nigeria Country Manager for the Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa, GBCHealth

Moderated by:

Audrey Jackson, Ph.D.
Senior Fellow, CSIS Global Health Policy Center

Lunch Address: Gov. Olusegun Mimiko

Former Governor of Ondo State, Nigeria

Introduced by:

Jennifer Cooke
Director, CSIS Africa Program

Panel 2: Innovation in Nigeria’s Health Sector

Tunji Lardner
CEO, West African NGO Network

Dr. Dayo Adeyanju
Health Commissioner, Ondo State

Temitope Iluyemi
Associate Director, Global Government Relations, P&G

Akintunde Sawyerr (by videolink)
West Africa director, Medtronic

Moderated by:

Richard Downie
Deputy Director and Fellow, CSIS Africa Program

Closing Remarks

Audrey Jackson