Center on Global Health Architecture

TICAD7 Official Side Meeting (S041)

- Digitalization for UHC(Universal Health Coverage) -

"More Health for the Money"

~improving the efficiency of supply chains/procurement through digitalization to deliver UHC~


公共調達制度/サプライチェーン改革とデジタライゼーションを通してUHCの具現化を展望する

Background

In recent years, an initiative on “Open Contracting” in low and middle income countries has attracted more attention. “Open Contracting” is the reform of public procurement mechanism to improve the transparency and accountability for sustainable development.

Actually the reform of public procurement system has been conducted in Ukraine for the last 3 years. In addition, most of the countries in MERCOSUR and some countries in Africa are also joining the initiative proactively. Behind the discussion on “Open Contracting,” there is a motivation to encourage local authorities to be more accountable, including clarifying their attitude of anti-corruption, and promote the e-procurement to achieve higher efficiency and effectiveness of their system.

Getting more details on Ukrainian case, ...read more

Date and Venue

Date: 29th August 2019, 10:30-12:00
Venue:F201 of Annex Hall in Pacifico Yokohama
Access Map: https://www.pacifico.co.jp/english/destination/access/tabid/502/Default.aspx
Language: English
Conference Title: TICAD7 Official Side Meeting - Digitalization for UHC(Universal Health Coverage) -
                           "More Health for the Money”~ improving the efficiency of supply chains/procurement through digitalization to deliver UHC~

 

Program

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Welcome

 Michikazu Koshiba, Head of Center on Global Health Architecture/General Manager of Social Impact Partnership Business dept., Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting - Confirmed

Brief Opening Remarks (10:30-10:40)

 Robert Yates, Project Director, UHC Policy Forum, Centre on Global Health Security, Chatham House - Confirmed

Panel Discussion (10:40-11:40)

- Moderator: Bryan Richmond, Regional Director for East & South Africa, Crown Agents Limited - Confirmed
- Panelist 1: Maraki Fikre Merid, Consultant for Private Sector in Health, the World Bank Group/MoH Ethiopia - Confirmed
- Panelist 2: Gavin Hayman, Executive Director, Open Contracting Partnership - Confirmed
- Panelist 3: Robert Jenkins, CHS Advisor - Confirmed
- Panelist 4: Anuradha Gupta, Deputy CEO, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance - Confirmed(INFUSE program or one startup supported by the program)
- Panelist 5: Dykki Settle, Chief Digital Officer, PATH - Confirmed

 

Q&A (11:40-11:55)

Brief Closing Remarks (11:55-12:00)

ー Tsunenori Aoki, Director of Human Develop Department, Japan International Cooperation Agency - Confirmed
ー   Tom Jackson, Counsellor, Global Challenges, British Embassy Tokyo

Co-hosted by:

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Registration

Please register from the below button in advance.
Seating Capacity: 100 participants
As space is limited, please register by Wednesday, the 21st August 2019. In case of too many applications over the seating capacity, we will hold a draw for place allocation and inform you of the result by the 23rd August.
Fee: Free of charge to attend the symposium

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