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  1. Opening Address and Welcome (10 mins)
  • Setting the tone for the event and highlighting its significance.
  • Welcoming participants from various sectors.
  1. Keynote Address: Reinventing Primary Healthcare in Africa through Digital Innovation (15 mins)
  • Exploring the role of digital technology in reshaping primary healthcare services.
  • Showcasing successful digital health initiatives that have impacted African communities.
  1. Presentation and Panel Discussions 1: Highlighting the transformative power of digital technology in improving access, efficiency, and quality of primary healthcare services in Africa (30 mins)
  • Examining the impact of digital technology on healthcare delivery, access, and patient outcomes in the African context.
  • Addressing challenges such as digital literacy, infrastructure limitations, and data security.
  1. Panel Discussion 2: Islamic finance instruments for healthcare: exploring Shariah-compliant financial products and mechanisms that can be leveraged to fund primary healthcare projects. (30mins)
  • Exploring the principles and practices of Islamic finance that align with sustainable healthcare projects.
  • Discussing Islamic finance mechanisms such as Ijarah, Murabahah, Istisna’, Musharakah, Mudarabah, Sukuk, Takaful, Zakat, Waqf, Qard Hassana and Sadaqa for healthcare infrastructure funding.
  • Addressing the ethical and social dimensions of Islamic finance in healthcare development
  1. Case Studies: Innovative Digital Solutions in African Healthcare (30 mins)
  • Showcasing real-world case studies that have effectively utilized both digital technology and Islamic finance to enhance healthcare infrastructure in Africa.
  1. Fireside Chat: Islamic Finance as a Catalyst for Healthcare Infrastructure (30 mins)
  • A candid conversation with experts discussing how Islamic finance can accelerate the development of sustainable healthcare facilities.
  1. Interactive Q &A (15 mins)
  • Participants interact with speakers and panelists, seeking insights and expanding their networks.
  1. Closing Remarks and Call to Action (15 mins)
  • Summarizing key takeaways from the event.
  • Emphasizing the collective responsibility for driving change in African healthcare infrastructure.
  1. Virtual Exhibition: Showcasing Digital Health Innovations (Ongoing)
  • Throughout the event, participants can explore a virtual exhibition featuring cutting-edge digital healthcare solutions.

Target Audience:

  • Government officials and policymakers
  • Healthcare professionals
  • Technologists and digital innovators
  • Islamic finance practitioners
  • Development organizations and NGOs
  • Academics and researchers
  • Investors interested in sustainable healthcare projects in Africa.

Outcomes: This virtual event aspires to foster cross-disciplinary dialogues, ignite innovative thinking, and encourage actionable steps toward leveraging Islamic finance and digital technology for advancing primary healthcare infrastructure in Africa. Participants will leave with insights, strategies, and connections that can collectively contribute to closing the healthcare gap and improving healthcare access for African communities. It also serves as a forerunner to an International Summit on Financing Primary Healthcare Infrastructure in African OIC Member Countries scheduled to take place in Abuja, Federal Republic of Nigeria, on the 30th  – November, 2023.