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                                DUBAI, UAE.  19– 23 July, 2014

This workshop, designed for executives in the health care sector, would focus on helping participants develop the requisite management capacity and attitude required to provide leadership in a changing health care sector. Delivered in the beautiful city of Dubai and in partnership with a large international hospital, this would be a great time of reflection, learning and networking.

Date:            Saturday 19 – Wednesday 23 July, 2014

                     (Saturday and Wednesday are arrival and departure days respectively)

Time           9.00a.m – 5.00p.m (daily)

Venue:         Aster DM Health Care, 33rd Floor,

                     Tower D – Aspect Towers, Executive Towers at Bay

                     Avenue, Business Bay, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

 Target Participants

Doctors, Pharmacists, Nurses, Medical Laboratory Scientists and other clinical, administrative, management and technical personnel in the public and private health care system.

 Course Contents:

  • Essentials of Health Care Financing
    • Public-Private Partnerships in Health Care Delivery
    • Fundamentals of Health Care Entrepreneurship
    • Essentials of Clinical Leadership
    • Quality Management in a Multi-Facility Care Delivery System
      • Case Studies/Syndicate Sessions

 Learning Objectives:

At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Understand global health care financing models, challenges and opportunities for Innovation in Africa.
  • Comprehend best practices and current management approaches and strategies for achieving effective public-private partnerships.
  • Acquire the necessary skill set and attitude required to drive sustainable and innovative health care service delivery systems in both public and private settings.
  • Lead effectively, communicate clearly and deliver optimal health care service outcomes.
  • Acquire proficient management skills for delivering total quality management in large and medium health care service settings.

Registration Fee

  • $1,500 (or Naira equivalent) per participant on or before 20thJune, 2014.
  • $1,600 (or Naira equivalent) per participant after 20thJune, 2014.

 Group discounts: 3 – 5 participants: 10%,    6 participants and above: 15%

Registration fee covers: Tour, workshop materials, tea/coffee break, lunch, certificates, and visa processing ONLY.

Participants are to take care of their travel expenses, dinner, and accommodation.

 Activity Focus

 The workshop would be highly interactive as it would be driven centrally by our custom Activity Focus Learning Modules that would set the pace for syndicate sessions.

Each group would work on case studies that simulate innovation – driven interventions in the Nigerian health care system. Assisted by our resource team, each group would seek to develop evidence – based pragmatic proposals for specific health projects.

Tourist and Business Potential

Dubai has emerged as a leading regional commercial hub with state-of-the art infrastructure and a world-class business environment. It has now become the logical place to do business in the Middle East, providing investors with a unique and comprehensive value added platform.

It also hosts a number of tourist attractions and has since become one of the world’s leading tourist location.  Dubai therefore offers an opportunity for a renewed global business perspective, networking and a superb tourist spot.


The International Workshop on Health Care Financing and Innovation is designed to equip leading health care executives in Nigeria with the requisite attitude and skill-set for their new roles in developing our health care system in a private sector – led global economy. Designed in partnership with a global hospital chain – Aster DM HealthCare, which has world-class expertise, the workshop would equip and motivate participants for greater growth and development.

Hotel Accommodation

Participants will be accommodated in a hotel close to the workshop venue at a reduced rate of $80 $100 per night.


For cancellation of registration fee, 70% of the fee will be refunded, if cancelled at least seven (7) days to the workshop and the information communicated to us by sms or email, using:

There will be no refund if cancelled thereafter.

Method of Payment

Participants should pay registration fee into Pharmanews Ltd account in Zenith Bank Plc (A/c No.

1010701673) or Access Bank Plc (A/c No.0035976695) and send their full names and bank deposit slip

numbers by sms or email to Pharmanews Ltd. Payments in dollars should be made to Pharmanews Domiciliary Accounts: GTB A/c No. 0005082226

  Payment Online

Payments can also be made through our payment portal on GTBank SME market hub facility. To make payment online, visit:

Please note that payment in naira can only be accepted in Nigeria. In Dubai, the dollar equivalent will be paid.

 Financial Transactions in Dubai

Your financial transactions in Dubai will be done in the local currency, UAE Dirham. The current rate is 3.7 Dirham to 1 US$.

Arrival and Departure

Participants are expected to arrive Saturday 19thand depart Wednesday 23rd.

City Tour

For the tour, temperature will be at an average of 35° Celsius. We advise casual wear with shoes suitable for walking. Cameras will be useful for pictures.

Travel Information

 By Air

Intending participants are advised to make reservation for flight ticket to Dubai through these online booking sites: or Available airlines on the booking sites are Emirates, Kenyan Air, Etihad, Ethiopian Airways, and Qatar Airways, among others.


After registration, participants will be contacted on the procedures for visa procurement. The visa fees are covered in the registration fee.

For further information, please contact:

Cyril Mbata                                –   +234 706 812 9728

Nelson Okwonna                         –   +234 803 956 9184

Elizabeth Amuneke                    –   +234 805 723 5128


   Click here to download the International workshop flyer

 Register for the Dubai International Workshop today!

Click Here to  register

To pay online  using our online payment portal 



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