Women's Health Platform

An engagement platform for knowledge, dialogue and action for improving women’s health in Africa.

Equitable, Affordable and Quality Healthcare

The Coalition for Women’s Health in Africa (COWHA) is an initiative of Africa Health Business (AHB), a pan-African advisory and consulting firm that aims to increase equitable access to healthcare in Africa.

Initiated to improve health for women in Africa, COWHA is a collective membership-based private health sector action platform focussing on key issues affecting women’s health.

Primary Principal Founding Member

From inception, COWHA has been supported by its primary principal founding member Organon.

Founding Members

Along side Africa Health Business and Organon, global champions of women's health Hologic and BD are part of the founding members of the coalition.

Quality Standards
Quality Standards
How We Work

Our Pillars

Our activities revolve around the following strategic pillars

Our Board

Mokgadi Mashishi

Board Chair, COWHA
Business Unit Director
(IBA, EPA and Biosimilars)

Dr. Abofele Khoele

Managing Director
Organon SA & SSA

Aadila Fakier

Public Affairs and Market Access

Dr. Visva Pillay, PhD

Team Lead Medical Affairs MEA

Nyawira Njeru

Director Market Access & Strategic Partnerships, Middle East & Africa

Jesse Wambugu

Director Global Access, Africa

Marloes Kibacha

Managing Director
Africa Health Business

Our Secretariat

Esther Reuter

Esther Ruiter


Jeremiah Ombok

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Not a Member Yet?

COWHA welcomes private health sector partners to join this unique and exciting movement by joining the Coalition as founding members.