International Conference Primary Health Care (ICPHC)

The 3-day conference program included sessions addressing various cross-cutting topics, using the commitments made in the 2018 Astana conference as a launchpad for discussion. Given the constantly evolving global landscape and the countless challenges the world has faced in just the past five years, this conference served as a platform for collaboration and progress that has been made was assessed. Dr. Amit Thakker and Daniella Munene presented and networked on behalf of COWHA. They also had a speaking role during 2 panels:

Panel1: Plenary D: Align Stakeholders Support with National Policies, Strategies and Plans.


  • Dr. Aboubacar Kampo UNICEF Ethiopia
  • Dr. Amit Thakker- Chairman, Africa Health Business/COWHA representative
  • Dorothy Mwengei – Country engagement and support analyst, Financing Alliance for Health
  • Nicole Spieker- CEO, PharmAccess

Panel 2 : D4: Role of the Private Sector in Advancing Primary Health Care


  • Nicole Spieker – PharmAccess
  • Amit Thakker – Africa Health Business/COWHA representative
  • Dennis Cherian – CORUS International
  • Somesh Kumar – Jhpiego India
  • Adetiloye Oniyire – Jhpiego Nigeria


Sep 05 2023


8:00 am - 6:00 pm


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia