Kenya Healthcare Federation was represented by the Chairman Dr Amit Thakker in this year’s German-African Healthcare Symposium that took place on the 18th October 2017 in Ellington Hotel, Nürnberger Berlin. The symposium is an official side-event of the 2017 World Health Summit and brought together high-level experts from Africa, Germany and Europe to discuss and shed light with an economic perspective to the results of the G20 Healthcare Conference, which took place in May 2017.

The event which is in particular directed to medium sized enterprises was organized by Afrika-Verein Veranstaltungs (AVV) and German Healthcare Partnership (GmbH). Dr Amit Thakker was privileged to join the health security panel alongside Prof. Dr Thomas Büttner: Member of the Board of Trustees of the German Fund for World Population, Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare: Director General Ghana Health Service and Judith Helfmann-Hundack, Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft (AV). The session touched on spread of disease, prevention & detection and coordinated response for a public health emergency.