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Delegates flock regional health summit

East African Healthcare Federation marked its debut

In Summary

• Forum engaged government leaders, private corporations and health advocates

Health CS Sicily Kariuki
Health CS Sicily Kariuki
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The East African Healthcare Federation was launched last Thursday by Health CS Sicily Kariuki at Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi.

The conference, which happened for two days, attracted delegates from all over the continent, including EAHF chairman Dr Amit Thakker, IHF Uganda's Dr Ian Clarke and Tanzanian Health ministry representative Dr Miriam Ongara.

The EAHF is a forum for healthcare stakeholders, including government leaders, private corporations and health advocates.

APHF Tanzania vice chair Dr Egina Francis Makwabe, secretary general Dr Nazir Arab and Tanzania Health ministry's Miriam Ongara
APHF Tanzania vice chair Dr Egina Francis Makwabe, secretary general Dr Nazir Arab and Tanzania Health ministry's Miriam Ongara
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South Sudan Health ministry's Dr Kediende Chong and businesswoman Ddungu Mercy
South Sudan Health ministry's Dr Kediende Chong and businesswoman Ddungu Mercy
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Helpage International programme officer Elijah Mwega and businessman Manu Chandaria
Helpage International programme officer Elijah Mwega and businessman Manu Chandaria
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Medsource relationship manager Monica Achieng engages with businessman Emmanuel Tongun and Mpharma Ltd pharmacist Odol Ocay
Medsource relationship manager Monica Achieng engages with businessman Emmanuel Tongun and Mpharma Ltd pharmacist Odol Ocay
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Somali Land health care federation representative Osman Warsame and Garissa Health director Bashir Hassan
Somali Land health care federation representative Osman Warsame and Garissa Health director Bashir Hassan
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