15 countries unify to form WAPHF

Dear Reader,

On 28th July 2016 Dakar, Senegal played host where 15 countries congregated to launch a regional private healthcare federation, West African Private Healthcare Federation (WAPHF)  that was witnessed by Dr. Awa Marie Coll Seck, Minister of Health Senegal, Hon. Madina Rahman, Minister of Health Sierra Leone, Mr. Zouma Salifou, Director at West African Health Organisation, officials of USAID, World Bank/IFC and the captains of the health industry of West Africa.

Senegal was selected to headquarter this newly formed regional federation. Dr. Ardo Boubou Bâ, President of Alliance Nationale du Secteur Privé de la Santé Senegal (ASPS) said “We are delighted to have crossed the first milestone in creating the regional federation and look forward to partnering with AHBS in gearing towards Africa Healthcare Federation”. Dr. Clare Omatseye, President of the Healthcare Federation of Nigeria (HFN) said “This is a sign of good things to come. Having a robust exchange platform like AHBS strengthens the role of the private health sector in Africa.

Dr. Amit N. Thakker , Chairman of Africa Health Business meets with Hon. Awa Marie Coll Seck, Minister of Health, Senegal at the Forum Sous Regional de Alliances du Secteur Prive de la Sante (FOASPS) in Dakar during the official launch of the West African Private Healthcare Federation. Dr. Ardo Boubou Ba (center) takes on the position of President of this newly launched federation.


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