AFRICA – BII World Limited, a company with a history of organizing International Patient Experience Symposiums and multiple editions of Patient Experience Excellence Congress, will be hosting the Digital Health Africa Summit, which promises to explore opportunities and brainstorm strategies to make the African health sector updated and future ready.

Digital Health Africa Summit, will gather eminent healthcare leaders, policy makers, and technology experts to discuss the importance of technologies and digital transformation in order to revolutionize the region’s healthcare sector.

Africa has emanated a as prime breeding ground for health technology in the recent past.

Last week, Belgian American e-health company Andaman7 and African Sustainable Development Advisors (Afrisda, Inc.) signed a partnership agreement to support digital health implementation in Africa.

This came shortly after African Healthtech startups 54gene and mPharma were awarded as technology pioneers by the World Economic Forum.

Digital Health Africa Summit, will bring together healthcare communities to discuss the importance of technologies such as improving patient safety in the ICU using innovative medical devices and ICT tools.

The summit will also look into emerging trends and opportunities in digital health, step wise guidance to build infrastructure as well as digital health services in a Post-COVID World.

The event has already confirmed participation by industry exponents, global leaders and decision makers.

Gauteng Provincial Department of Health, South Africa, an agency tasked to provide excellent, integrated health services in partnership with stakeholders and contribute towards the reduction of poverty, vulnerability and the burden of disease in all communities in Gauteng will be participating.

Gauteng Provincial Department of Health has been vital in assisting South Africa cope during the pandemic.

Also participating in the summit is Nairobi West Hospital, one of Kenya’s top hospitals, Bloom Public Health, a think tank that convenes the most innovative African minds in public health and forges global partnerships to design interventions that are formidable, International Medical Group, Medscheme AfroCentric Group among others.

According to the International Finance Corporation and World Bank, African healthcare sector valued USD 35 billion in 2016 and tends to increase by the projected CAGR of 6% over the forecast years 2017-2030.

Emerging private healthcare as well as technological advancement is contributing to the growth of African health system.