Wednesday, 27 May 2020

22 May 2020

Time Discussion topic / webinar Speakers
10:30 Opening Remarks: Introducing the Africa Month series
  • Prof Loretta Feris, Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Transformation, UCT
  • Prof Eddy Maloka, CEO: African Peer Review Mechanism
  • Prof Faizel Ismail, Director: Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance, UCT

Dr Russell Ally
, Executive Director: Development and Alumni Department, UCT

11:00-12:30 Knowledge systems and knowledge production on the continent

(Includes Opening Remarks)
  • Dr Ahmed Ogwell Ouma, Deputy Director: Africa Centres of Disease Control and Prevention
  • Mr Saliem Fakir, Executive Director: African Climate Foundation
  • Prof Gilbert Khadiagala, International Relations: University of the Witwatersrand
  • A/Prof Sudesh Sivarasu, Biomedical Engineering Department, Faculty of Health Sciences, UCT

Ms Sara Hamouda
, African Union Secretariat: African Peer Review Mechanism

14:00-15:00 Why has Africa been less impacted?
Best practice examples in Africa

  • Dr Diane Atwine, Permanent Secretary: Ministry of Health, Government of Uganda
  • Dr Mosoka Fallah, Deputy Director-General: National Public Health Institute of Liberia
  • Prof Adewale Aregbeshola, Department of Business Management, University of South Africa

Ms Tsakane Mahlaule
, Office of the CEO: African Peer Review Mechanism


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