Plenary #1

Public Health Institutes and Global Health Security: Laboratory as a Lynch Pin

No invitations necessary; open to all conference registrants

Tuesday, 6 December 2016
CTICC room location: Auditorium 1


  • Samuel Adeniyi-Jones, Office of Global Affairs, US Department of Health and Human Services, United States
  • Alash’le Abimiku, Institute of Human Virology Nigeria, Abuja, Nigeria


What Does Global Health Security Mean for Africa: Looking Back and Current Realities
Kevin De Cock, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kenya

Lessons Learned from the Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in West Africa
Director Africa CDC (TBD), Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, Ethiopia

Antimicrobial Resistance in Africa: Role of Laboratory
Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organization Regional Director for Africa, Republic of the Congo