Agenda at a glance

Monday 9 March 2008
17:00
18:00
Pre-registration    
Tuesday 10 March 2009
08:00
09:00
Registration    
Plenary 1
09:00
11:00
Main conference hall Adae Kesie
Official opening ceremony
Opening speech by His Excellency the Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, Mr John D Mahama
11:00
11:30
BREAK / FAMILY PHOTO / POSTER PRESENTATIONS
Parallel session 1
11:30
13:00
Room: Adae Kesie
User fees - removal and exemptions
Room: Hogbetsotso
Benefit incidence of health services
Room: Kundum
Economic evaluation
13:00
14:00
LUNCH
Parallel session 2
14:00
15:30
Room: Adae Kesie
Financing and policy
Room: Hogbetsotso
HIV/AIDS: Financing and reporting research results
Room: Kundum
Preferences and willingness to pay
15:30
16:30
BREAK /POSTER PRESENTATIONS
Plenary 2
16:30
17:45
Main conference hall: Adae Kesie
- George Dzakpallah - From SWAP to General Budget Support: Ghana's experience of pooling, harmonization and alignment
- Ras Boateng - Ghana's National Health Insurance System: design, implementation and perspectives
Chair: Dr Moses Adibo, ex-Deputy Minister of Health, Ghana
19:00 WELCOME RECEPTION AND DINNER
 
Wednesday 11 March 2009
Plenary 3
08:30
10:00
Main conference hall: Adae Kesie
The business case for private investment in Africa's health sector
Session organizer : Alex Preker
PLUS Response from Max Lawson, Oxfam UK
Plenary 4
10:00
11:00
Main conference hall Adae Kesie
USER FEE COMPETITION PRESENTATIONS
11:00
11:30
BREAK / POSTER PRESENTATIONS
Parallel session 3
11:30
13:00
Room: Adae Kesie
Consequences of out-of-pocket payments
Room: Hogbetsotso
Maternal health and quality of care
Room: Kundum
Human resources for health
13:00
14:00
LUNCH
Parallel session 4
14:00
15:30
Room: Adae Kesie
Community and national health insurance
Room: Hogbetsotso
Economics and Policy Research to Improve Malaria Control
Room: Kundum
HIV/AIDS: Financing and reporting health research results
15:30
16:00
BREAK / POSTER PRESENTATIONS
Plenary 5
16:00
17:30
Main conference hall: Adae Kesie
International health financing mechanisms
17:30
19:00
Main conference hall: Adae Kesie
AfHEA ASSEMBLY
20:00 GALA DINNER
 
Thursday 12 March 2009
Plenary 6
08:30
09:30
Main conference hall: Adae Kesie
The health economist as a member of the health planning team: the role of health economics in the design, planning and implementation of health policy in Africa
Key note speaker: Dr. Marty Makinen
Parallel session 5
09:30
11:00
Room: Adae Kesie
Insurance and affordability issues
Room: Hogbetsotso
Microeconomic techniques and issues
Room: Kundum
Drugs / Medicines: economics and policy
11:00
11:30
BREAK
Parallel session 6
11:30
13:00
Room: Adae Kesie
New trends and debates in international health financing
Room: Hogbetsotso
Facility funding, Costing and Budgeting of health services
Room: Kundum
Public health research issues: measurement of health; community based health services; prescription practices; and determinants
13:00
14:00
LUNCH
Plenary 7
14:00
15:00
Main conference hall: Adae Kesie
Provisional title: Neglected tropical diseases: The financing challenges
Key note speaker: Jacqueline Leslie
15:30
16:00
AWARDS PRESENTATION AND CLOSING CEREMONY

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