The Summit agenda features a unique blend of expert discussions, case studies, practical tools, academic research, knowledge exchange, and networking opportunities.

Master of Ceremonies - Dr Hizaamu Ramadhan

DAY ONE: Leadership in Healthcare Innovations


The Importance of Leadership in Healthcare (9.00–10.30)

Closing the Leadership Gap: Leadership and Health Systems Strengthening: 

Dr. Adeodata Kekitiinwa - Executive Director, Baylor Uganda 


Official Opening:

The Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda


KEYNOTE ADDRESS - The Importance of Leadership in Healthcare: 

Dr. Alex Coutinho - Executive Director, Partners in Health, Rwanda


The Contribution of Innovative Partnerships to Leadership Development:

Dr. Adeodata Kekitiinwa – Executive Director, Baylor Uganda

Julie Saunders – Executive Director, Pepal

Dr. Jens van Roey (video) - Director, Global Clinical Development, Janssen Global Public Health

Dr. Wim Parys - R&D Head of Global Public Health, Janssen Global Public Health


Sharing Strategies for Success in Health System Strengthening (11.00-13.00)

Sustainable Interventions, Transformative Impact: The Caring Together Project:

Musiime Michael Koima - Project Manager, Caring Together 


Leadership in Healthcare in Eastern Region: 

Dr. Baker Bakashaba, Regional Project Coordinator for Soroti, TASO


Results Based Financing and Leadership Capacity Building:

Dr Peter Asiimwe, National Technical Advisor PNFP, Enabel


Address by the Ministry of Health


Panel Discussion: Sharing Strategies for Success in Health System Strengthening


Thematic Aspects of Leadership in Healthcare - Breakout Session (14.00-15.30)

Breakout 1: Leadership styles: Which ‘leadership styles’ are most critical to improving quality of care at health facilities?

Breakout 2: Current health workers: What are the key factors for ensuring strong leadership at facility and district level?

Breakout 3: Future health workers: How can we ensure that the healthcare workforce of the future have the leadership skills they need to deliver effective health services?

Breakout 4: Government/donors: What are the critical factors for ensuring that the central government and donors support strong leadership at a facility and district level?


Poster Presentations(15.30-17.00)

Theme - "Leadership in Healthcare: Strategies for Success"

Please the Poster Presentations Page for more details

DAY TWO: The Future of leadership in healthcare


International Perspectives on Leadership in Healthcare (9.00–10.30)

Perspectives on Leadership and the HIV/AIDS response:

Jane Waterman - Director, Jane Waterman Consulting, UK


Leadership in Tanzania in the Context of the Response to Cervical Cancer:

Dr. Oscar Ernest Rwabiyago - Senior Public Health Specialist, Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Tanzania


The Janssen Approach to Leadership in Global Public Health:

Wim Parys, R&D Head of Global Public Health, Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson&Johnson, Belgium


Panel Discussion


Leading by Example: Frontline Health Workers(11.00-13.00)

Presentations and Panel Discussion - Leading By Example: Frontline Health Workers:

Dr John Opolot, District Health Officer, Kumi District

Dr. Obeti Richard, District Health Officer, Bunyangabu District

Businge Martin Holden, Clinical Officer, Kyenjojo District

Dr. Bahizi N.S Archbald, Senior Medical Officer, Kamwenge District

Isaac Ekellot, Nursing Officer, Soroti District

Aleidis Lasure, Janssen alumni


Caring Together - What the Data Shows Us:

Musiime Michael Koima - Project Manager, Caring Together, Baylor-Uganda

Conrad Musinguzi, Research Fellow, Baylor-Uganda


Funding and Sustainability: The Future of Leadership in Healthcare (14.00-15.30)

Presentations and Panel Discussion - Donor Funding and Sustainability: The Future of Leadership in Healthcare:

Amy Boore - Health Systems Strengthening Branch Chief, Center For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)



Panel Discussion: The Future of Leadership in Healthcare

Dr. Adeodata Kekitiinwa - Executive Director, Baylor Uganda 

Prof. Elizeus Rutebemberwa - Associate Professor of Health Systems Management, Department of Health Policy Planning and Management - Makerere University

Hon. Michael Bukenya, Chairperson, Parliamentary,Committee on Health


Closing Ceremony: Launch of The Baylor Leadership Academy (15.30-17.00)

Closing Remarks:

Hon. Sarah Opendi, State Minister for Health

Launch of the Baylor Leadership Academy:

Dr Adeodata Kekitiinwa, Executive Director, Baylor Uganda  

The International Summit on leadership in healthcare is INVITE ONLY.

The dress code for the summit is smart attire.

videos and materials from the summit will be uploaded to this website after april 26 2018.