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SAIHCM Conference

Theme: Inspirational Leadership

30 and 31 October 2008 – CSIR Convention Centre, Pretoria

Day 1: 30 October

08:00-08:30 : Registration and Refreshments

08:30-08:35 : Welcome: Julia Mekwa, SAIHCM chairperson.

SESSION 1 - Visions/objectives for the future

Chairperson: Julia Mekwa

08: 35-09:05 : Keynote Address: Zweli Mkhize

09:05-09: 35 : Objective assessment of health care challenges (Crisis – what crisis?)

09:35-10:05 : Is the ANC’s Health Plan still relevant? (K Letlape)

10:05-10:35 : An alternative vision for health care delivery – Opposition party

10:35-11:00 : Refreshments

SESSION 2 - Leadership Challenges

Chairperson: Julia Mekwa

11:00-11:30 : Making Public Private Partnerships work - Prof Joe Veriava (Wits)

11:30-12:00 : Matching Supply and Demand - Free Market Foundation (Jason Urbach)

12:00-12:30 : The Real Challenge of HIV/AIDS/TB - Olive Shisana

12:30-13:00 : Health Data : Using science to make decisions

13:00-14:00 : Lunch

SESSION 3 - Public Sector - Improving Service delivery (Working Smarter)

Chairperson: Julia Mekwa

14: 00-14:30 : Improving the image and reputation of the public health sector.

14:30-15:00 : Human Resource Challenges, Clarence Mini

15:00-15:30 : Refreshments

15:30-16:00 : Service Delivery: Consumer perpective (Phanga/TAC)

16:00-16:30 : Service Delivery : Provider perspective (Sagie Pillay)

Day 2: 31 October

SESSION 4 - Private Sector

Chairperson: Julia Mekwa

08:00-08:30 : Profit vs Profiteering(Hospital groups/Medicross)

09:00-09: 30 : Funding: Lower income Schemes- Shu`ab Patel (MD Sigma Health Fund Managers)

09:30-10:00 : Appropriate care at affordable pice: a case in point, Martyn Schickeriling - Oncology Consortuim

10:00-10:30 : Ethics

10:30-11:00 : Refreshments

11:00-11:30 : Refugee Health:the role of public/private sector and NGO/FBO (Health Systems Trust Thobile Mbengashe CEO designate)

(African Health Provider Organisation – Teke Apalate)

11:30-12:00 : Donor Funding – Gustaaf Wolvaardt

12:00-12:30 : Civil Society

12:30-13:00 : ?

13:00-14:00 : Lunch

14: 00-15:00 : SAIHCM AGM

For discussion:
Speakers
Workshops: Topics for skills building

Programme Committee
Julia Mekwa:Chairperson
Stephen Hendriks
Bennett Asia
Margot Brews (Bathabile Technologies -corporate member)

Steering committee
Gustaaf Wolvaardt
Pieter Swart