28 September 2010
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Corporate Council on Africa (Washington, DC)

U.S.-Africa Private Sector Health Conference

press release

What:  The Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) U.S-Africa Private Sector Health Conference, themed “Integrating Business Solutions for Expanding Access”. The conference highlights the latest trade and investment opportunities in health in Africa. Sessions give press and U.S. business investors a snapshot of Africa’s thriving health sector including, Health Systems Management, Health Insurance Markets, mHealth, Medical Logistics and Transportation.  Approximately 300 attendees are expected, including U.S. cabinet officers and their African counterparts, along with American and African business leaders.

Who: Alice Albright - Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, ExIm Bank of The United States

Richard Sezibera- Minister of Health, Rwanda

Peter Anyang  N’yongo-Minister of Medical Services, Republic of Kenya

Ladi Awosika - CEO Total Health Trust, Nigeria

Luis Sambo- Regional Director – Africa, World Health Organization

Linda Distlerath - Senior Vice President, APCO Worldwide

Patrick Geragthy - CEO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield Minnesota

Ronald Williams - CEO and President, AETNA

Lynn Brown - President & CEO, Omma Healthcare

Ashifi Gogo - CEO, Sproxil

Jerry Vilakazi, CEO, Business Unity South Africa

When: Monday, October 4, 2010 – Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Where: The Grand Hyatt, 1000 H Street, NW, Washington, DC  20001

Note: All media must be credentialed to attend the conference: Submit media form to: rpetersen@africacncl.org.

About The Corporate Council on Africa

Established in 1993, The Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) is a nonpartisan 501 (c) (3) membership organization of nearly 180 U.S. companies dedicated to strengthening the commercial relationship between the U.S. and Africa.  CCA members represent nearly 85 percent of total U.S. private sector investments in Africa. The organization is dedicated to bringing together potential business partners and to showcase business opportunities on the continent. For more information,  visit: www.africacncl.org

CONTACT: Rashida Petersen, (202) 263-3534, rpetersen@africacncl.org

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