Youth
Forum

EMPOWER and YALI Leadership Development Training Workshop

Tuesday, Dec. 8
9:00 am – 1:00 pm (GMT)
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Chair:
Paul LALVANI
Dean and Director of Empower Group (India)

Facilitators:
Henri FOURCAULT
Director of EMPOWER Leadership Development Center (France)

Mamadou Mignane DIOUF
Sociologist, Trainer YALI, Coordinator of the Social Forum (Senegal)

Fatou SECK
Advisor to Empower Group (Senegal)

Panelists: 
Prof Balibié Serge Auguste BAYALA
Director General of the African Centre for Graduate Studies in Management (CESAG)

M. Oumar TOURE
YALI Regional Leadership Centre Coordinator

Dr Abdoulaye BOUSSO
Director of COUS (MSAS Senegal)

Bruno COHEN
Chairman of the GALIEN Foundation (France)

Prof Awa Marie COLL-SECK
Minister of State Senegal and Chair of the CN-EITI Scientific Committee and Africa Galien Forum

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Forum

Launch of the IFPMA Young Innovators Health Award – SPEAK UP AFRICA

Tuesday, Dec. 8
1:00 – 2:00 pm (GMT)
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Chair:
Dr Moredreck CHIBI
Innovations Program Administrator at WHO Regional Office for Africa

Moderator:
Catherine FIANKAN-BOKONGA
Senior United Nations Correspondents

Guest Speaker:
Temie GIWA-TUBOSUN
CEO of Life Bank

Health Care Worker Video
Official announcement video of the launch by IFPMA and Speak Up Africa

Panelists:
Cyntia GENOLET
Head of Health Systems and African Policy, IFPMA

Maelle BA
Head of Strategic Communication, Speak Up Africa

Prof Awa Marie COLL-SECK
Minister of State Senegal and Chair of the CN-EITI Scientific Committee and Africa Galien Forum 

Youth
Forum

Entrepreneurship and COVID-19 Youth
Meeting of Young African Entrepreneurs and Startupers with International Investors

Tuesday, Dec. 8
3:00 – 6:00 pm (GMT)
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Chair:
Pape Amadou SARR
Director General of the Delegation for Rapid Entrepreneurship (Senegal) 

Moderators:
M. Sobel NGOM
Executive Director of Social change Factory (Senegal) 

Dr Moredreck CHIBI
Innovations Program Administrator at WHO Regional Office for Africa 

Special Guest: 
M. Alain Le ROY
Special Envoy of the President of the French Republic 

Young Inventors: Submission of draft
Dr Fréderic BATIONO
Research Fellow in Industrial Engineering at IRSAT (Burkina Faso) 

Mouhamadou Lamine KEBE
ESP Polytechnic Higher School (Senegal)

Awa NDIAYE
Startup NJUREEL (Senegal)

Young inventors (Rwanda, Ivory Coast)

Investors:
Dialogue with inventors
Pape Amadou SARR
Director General of the Delegation for Rapid Entrepreneurship (Senegal)

M. Alain Le ROY
Special Envoy of the President of the French Republic 

M. Carl MANLAN
Director of Operations of the ECOBANK Foundation

Dr Karlee SILVER
Co-Director Grand Challenges Canada (Grand Challenges Canada)

Discussions

Women Leaders Forum

Gender and Response to COVID-19

Wednesday, Dec. 9
9:00 – 10:30 am (GMT)
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Co-Chairs:
Prof Fatou Sow SARR
Director of the Gender Laboratory and Scientific research IFAN/Cheikh Anta Diop University (Senegal)

Ms Ouided BOUCHAMAOUI
President of the Tunisian Union of Industry,
Commerce and Handicrafts; Nobel Peace Prize 2015 (Tunisia)

Panelists:
Ms Ndèye Salimata DIOP DIENG
Minister of Women, Family, Gender and Child Protection (Senegal)

M. Gouantoueu Robert GUEÏ (Ph.D)
Coordinator of the FAO Sub-Regional Office for West Africa and FAO Representative in Senegal

Panelists:
Prof Abdou Salam FALL
Director of the Research Laboratory on Economic and Social Transformations (LARTES) (Senegal)

Ms Nathalie GAHUNGA
Chief Gender Officer at the African Development Bank (ADB – Ivory Coast)

Women Leaders Forum

Place of Women in Innovation Related to COVID-19

Wednesday, Dec. 9
11:00 am – 12:30 pm (GMT)
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Co-Chairs:
Prof Senait FISSEHA
Director of International Programs at the Susan Thompson Buffet Foundation and Advisor to the Director General of WHO

Prof Serigne Maguèye GUEYE
President of the Institute for Training and Research in Urology and Family Health IFRU (Senegal)

Panelists:
Ms Alexandra PALT
Executive Vice-President of l’Oréal Foundation (France)

Prof Fatou Binetou SARR
Teacher and researcher at UFR Thiès;
Laureate of the Macky SALL Grand Prize for Innovation (Senegal)

Ms Dee PUNUNGWE
Expert in Leadership Development and Social Impact Analysis (Zimbabwe)

Women Leaders Forum

Contribution of Professional Women in the Response Against COVID-19: State of Play, Challenges and Perspectives

Wednesday, Dec. 9
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm (GMT)
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Co-Chairs:
Dr Raymonde GOUDOU COFFIE
Minister of Culture and La Francophonie (Ivory Coast)

Prof Susan DESMOND-HELLMAN
Former CEO, Senior Advisor, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (USA)

Panelists:
Ms Aïda Diop NDIAYE
Chair Women in Mining WIM (Senegal)

Panelists:
Dr Marie Khemesse NGOM NDIAYE
Director General of Health and President of the National Committee for the Management of Epidemics (Senegal)

Dr Sophie COULBARY
President, Association of Women Doctors of Senegal AFEMS (Senegal)

Pr Apolline SONDO
Head of the SMIT Infectious and Tropical Diseases Department in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso)

Galien Forum Africa

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FORUM INAUGURAL SESSION

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Thursday, Dec. 10
9:00 – 9:30 am (GMT)
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His Excellency Macky SALL
President of the Republic of Senegal

Dr Tedros Adhanom GHEBREYESUS
Director General of the World Health Organization

Pr Awa Marie COLL-SECK
Minister of State
CN-EITI Chair
President of the Scientific Committee, 3rd Galien Forum Africa

M. Bruno COHEN
Chairman of the Galien Foundation (France)

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The Response of African Countries to the COVID-19 Pandemic – Part 1:

  • Current Situation of the Response, Challenges and Prospects
  • Screening Strategies for a Person Suspected of COVID-19: State of Play, Strengths, Points for Improvement and Recommendations
  • Management of Patients Positive for Sars-Cov2: Management, Challenges and Perspectives
Thursday, Dec. 10
9:30 – 11:00 am (GMT)
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Co-Chairs:
Dr R. Matshidiso MOETI
Regional Director of the WHO Regional Office for Africa (AFRO)

Dr John NKENGASONG
Director of the African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)

Panelists:
Dr Ngoy NSENGA
Incident Manager for COVID-19 and Program Manager for Emergency Response at WHO AFRO

Dr Abdoulaye BOUSSO
Director of the Senegal Emergency Health Operations Center (Senegal)

Prof Olayinka Olusola OMIGBODUN
Dean of the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan (Nigeria)

Panelists:
Dr Amadou Alpha SALL
Director of the Pasteur Institute in Dakar (Senegal)

Dr Yenew Kebede TEBEJE
African Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), (South Africa)

Prof Moussa SEYDI
Head of Infectious and Tropical Diseases SMIT (Senegal)

Prof Serge EHOLIE
Head of the Department of Infectious Diseases of the University Hospital of Treichville, Head of the ALERRT work platform (Ivory Coast)

Prof Apolline SONDO
Head of the Infectious and Tropical Diseases Department SMIT of Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso)

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The Response of African Countries to the COVID-19 Pandemic – Part 2:

  • Multisectoral and Community Participation: Strengths, Weaknesses and Recommendations
  • Contribution of Traditional Medicine in the Response Against COVID-19: State of Play, Challenges and Prospects
  • COVID-19 Drug Supply Chain in Africa: Challenges and Perspectives
Thursday, Dec. 10
11:30 am – 1:00 pm (GMT)
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Co-Chairs:
M. Abdoulaye Diouf SARR
Minister of Health and Social Action (Senegal)

Prof Peter PIOT
Director of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Panelists:
Prof Cheikh Ibrahima NIANG
Socio-anthropologist, Faculty of Science and Technology – Cheikh Anta Diop University (Senegal)

Ms Yacine DJIBO
Managing Director of Speak Up Africa

Pr Francis OMASWA
Executive Director of the African Center for Global Health and Social Transformation;
2019 NOGUCHI Prize Laureate (Uganda)

Patient testimony
M. Amadou Tidiane WONE
Former Minister of Culture (Senegal)

Prof Rokia SANOGO
Head of the traditional medicine department of the National Institute of Public Health of Mali, and Vice-president of the Advisory Committee on Traditional Medicine for WHO (Mali)

Panelists:
Prof Emmanuel BASSENE
Associate of Pharmacognosy and Head of the Traditional Medicine Division at the Ministry of Health and Social Action (Senegal)

Prof Alain Djacoba TEHINDRAZANARIVELO
Neurologist and member of the African Regional Expert Committee on Traditional Medicine (Madagascar)

Dr Alassane BA
Director of the Humanitarian Center for Pharmacy Trades (CHMP France)

Dr Annette SECK NDIAYE
Director of the National Pharmacy of Supply (Senegal)

Pr Mohamed Khaled CHOULI
Head of Department of Pre-clinical Sciences and Manager of Large Social Organizations (Morocco)

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Health and Socio-Economic Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Africa – Part 1:

  • Problem of Resilience of Health Systems in Underdeveloped Countries: Major Challenges and Possible Solutions
  • Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Natural Resources Sector
  • Socio-Economic Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Thursday, Dec. 10
2:30 – 4:00 pm (GMT)
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Co-Chairs:
Prof Claudine LOUGUE
Minister of Health (Burkina Faso)

M. Elhadj As SY
President of the Kofi ANNAN Foundation

M. Ibrahima Cheikh DIONG
United Nations Assistant-Secretary General and Director General, African Risk Capacity Group

Panelists:
Pr Issakha DIALLO
Head of the Department of Public Health and Advisor in Institutional Development, Faculty of Health Sciences, Amadou Hampaté University BA, Dakar (Senegal)

Dr Diane GASHUMBA
Former Minister of Health (Rwanda)

M. Abdou Aziz SY
Managing Director of Sabodala Gold (Senegal)

Panelists:
M. Bady M. BALDE
Deputy Executive Director and Director of the Africa Region at the International Secretariat of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)

Dr Muhammad Ali PATE
World Bank Group Director General of Health, Nutrition and Population and Director of GFF (WB-USA)

Prof Majesty Ihou WATEBA
Minister of Health and Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences of the University of Lomé (Togo)

Mr Nathan BELETE
Country Director for Cabo Verde, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Mauritania and Senegal, World Bank

Mr Amadou HOTT
Minister of Economy, Planning and Cooperation (Senegal)

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Health and Socio-Economic Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Africa – Part 2:

  • Transdisciplinarity to Advance COVID-19 Response
  • Financing the Response to COVID-19
Thursday, Dec. 10
4:30 – 6:00 pm (GMT)
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Co-Chairs:
Dr Michèle VESCHOORE
Medical Director of L’Oréal (France)

Pr Ibrahima SECK
Head of Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Coordinator of the Scientific Committee of the Galien Forum Africa (Senegal)

Panelists:
Prof Cheikh MBOW
Inaugural Director of Future Africa, University of Pretoria (South Africa)

Presentation of the November 18, 2020 satellite event in Pretoria

Panelists:
Pr Mamadou Guélaye SALL
President of the Country Coordinating Mechanism of the CCM Global Fund (Senegal)

Ms Gargee GHOSH
President of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

M. Carl MANLAN
Director of Operations of the ECOBANK Foundation

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Research Facing COVID-19 – Part 1:

  • Ethics and Bioethics
  • Clinical Trials in Africa
Friday, Dec. 11
9:00 – 10:30 am (GMT)
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Co-Chairs:
Prof Souleymane MBOUP
Chairman and CEO of the Institute for Health Research, Epidemiological Surveillance and Training – IRESSEF (Senegal)

Prof Toumani CORRAH
Executive Director African Research Excellence Fund (AREF) (London – Gambia – USA)

Panelists:
Prof Lukas K. SOSOE
Teacher University of Luxembourg

Prof Pierre EFFA
President of the Pan-African Ethics and Bioethics Congress (COPAB / African Union), (Cameroun)

Panelists:
Prof Mohamed SOUMAH
Head of the Department of Forensics and Occupational Medicine of the General Hospital Idrissa Pouye and Certified Expert for the National Council of Donation and Transplantation (Senegal)

Prof Salim Abdool KARIM
Director of Centre for AIDS Program of Research in South Africa – CAPRISA (South Africa)

Dr Farba FAYE
Clinical Research Coordinator at the Institut Pasteur de Dakar – IPD (Senegal)

PANELISTS BIOS

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Research Facing COVID-19 – Part 2:

  • COVID-19 Vaccine: State of Research and African Perspectives for Equitable Access
  • Research Funding: State of Play and Perspectives
Friday, Dec. 11
11:00 am – 12:30 pm (GMT)
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Co-Chairs:
M. Cheikh Oumar ANNE
Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation MESRI (Senegal)

Mme Marie Ange SARAKA-YAO
Director General of Resource Mobilization and Gavi Private Sector Partnership, Vaccine Alliance (Geneva)

Panelists:
Prof Papa Salif SOW
Infectious and Tropical Diseases Specialist; Expert Global Health Diplomacy (E.U)

Panelists:
M. Richard J. HATCHETT
Director General, Coalition for Innovations in Epidemic Preparedness CEPI

Prof Amadou Gallo DIOP
Director-General for Research and Innovation; Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation (Senegal)

Pr Daouda NDIAYE
Research Professor at UCAD, Special Advisor at the University of Havard (Senegal)

M. Bruno Jean Richard ITOUA
Minister of Higher Education (Republic of Congo)

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Africa Post COVID-19 – Part 1:

  • What New Health System?
  • Intersectorality, One Health and Decentralization
Friday, Dec. 11
2:30 – 4:00 pm (GMT)
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Co-Chairs:
Dr Richard Nchabi KAMWI
Member of the RBM Board of Directors and CDC Africa Champion, Former Minister of Health (Namibia)

Ms Aminata MBENGUE NDIAYE
President High Council of Territorial Communities HCCT (Senegal)

Panelists:
Dr Lucile IMBOUA-NIAVA
WHO Resident Representative

John NKENGASONG
Director of the African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)

Panelists:
Dr Adjaratou D. NDIAYE
One Health Senegal Platform Representative

Pr Stanley OKOLO
Director General of WAHO (WAHO-Burkina Faso)

M. Adama DIOUF
President of the Association of Presidents of the Department of Senegal (ADS)

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Africa Post COVID-19 – Part 2:

  • What Place For Digital Health and Innovations?
  • Place of Local Production in the Pharmaceutical Sector
Friday, Dec. 11
4:30 – 6:00 pm (GMT)
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Co-Chairs:
Dr Michel SIDIBE
Former Minister of Health of Mali

Dr Ibrahima Socé FALL
Assistant Director-General for Emergency Response (WHO-Geneva)

Panelists:
Dr Adam M. SELAMNIA
Health Digital expert, University of Luxembourg

Dr Ibrahima Khalilou DIA
Coordinator of the Digital Health Unit Ministry of Health and Social Action (Senegal)

Dr Moredreck CHIBI
Innovations Program Administrator at WHO Regional Office for Africa

Panelists:
Dr Philippe DUNETON
Executive Director of UNITAID, (WHO – Geneva/Switzerland)

Dr Mouhamadou SOW
Managing Director of Téranga Pharma «Ensuring the pharmaceutical sovereignty of Senegal»

M. Djiby DIAGNE
Operational Monitoring Office of the Emerging Senegal Plan (BOS – PSE) (Senegal)

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Closing Remarks and Launch of the Prix Galien Africa

Friday, Dec. 11
6:00 – 7:00 pm (GMT)
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