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Conference Day 2 | 17 September

African Market Overview
10:30 - 11:00
Market Insights
Managing Partner

A look at the political and economic environment, what is the best strategy for market entry? Which countries offer the biggest potential? What are the key drivers for growth?

North Africa: The Gateway to Africa
11:00 - 12:00
Regional Spotlight - North Africa
Regulatory Affairs Manager
Principal, Consulting & Services, Middle East and Africa
Clinical Pharmacologist
Rabat WHO Collaborating Centre for Pharmacovigilance
Corporate Export Director
Head of General Directorate of Registration-Central Administration for Pharmaceutical Affairs (CAPA)
Ministry of Health & Population Egypt
Director Regulatory and Government Affairs MEA
Algerian Society for Regulatory Affairs & Pharmacoeconomics (SAARPE)

Exploring regulatory frameworks in Egypt, Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia. What is the growth potential?

Towards Regulatory Harmonization in Africa
12:00 - 13:00
Market Insights - Regulatory Focus
Course Coordinator
Centre for African Studies, University of Mumbai
Director of Project Finance
DFS Africa
Directorof Corporate Affairs
Kiara Health
Executive Director
Founder of CMR & CIRS
Pharmacy & Poison Board Kenya

A deep-dive on creating synergies in regulatory frameworks across the Continent

P-MEC: Innovation in Pharma Machinery & Manufacturing
13:00 - 14:00
Chief Managing Director
Gansons Group
Chief Commercial Officer
Steriline srl
Director of Pharma Division Africa and Middle East
Bosch Packaging Technology
Pharmaconex Conference Egypt

As many regions across the Middle East & Africa shift from relying on imports to developing their own manufacturing centres, how is the Machinery industry responding to the growing demand? What innovations do we see coming to the market?

Creating a Domestic Manufacturing Market in Sub-Saharan Africa
14:00 - 15:15
Regional Focus - Sub Saharan Africa
Director - Generics Business
Opham SA
Executive Director: Health Care Services, Research and Development and Education Programs
Avacare Pharmaceuticals
President & CEO
Kiara Health
Africure Pharmaceuticals
Director - Corporate Finance
DFS Africa
PMPA Business Plan Coordinator
United Nations Industrial Development Organisation

What is the investment opportunity for international players? What are the experiences of established players in the region? Does the right infrastructure exist to support this? Opportunities in Oceania; what are pharma manufacturers missing out on?

East Africa: A Focus on the Fastest Growing Manufacturing Base
15:15 - 16:30
Regional Focus - East & West Africa
Co-Founder / Executive Director
DFS Africa
Head of Pharmaceutical Sector, Industrial Promotion Services, Aga Khan Development Network and CEO
Kampala Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Dawa Group
Managing Director
Zenufa Laboratories
Pharmacy & Poison Board Kenya

What are the opportunities for local manufacturers? What role can Internationals play? What are the differences and synergies between East and West Africa?