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Call for Proposals - Regional Health Innovation Exchange 2019 (Africa)

  • UNAIDS Geneva Switzerland (map)

Please use this form to submit an innovation that you would like to be considered for inclusion in the regional Health Innovation Exchange event for Africa. The event is planned for November-December 2019, with exact dates and location to be confirmed.

Participation in the event will involve showcasing your innovation at a Health Innovation Marketplace, with possible participation in pitch sessions, panel discussions, workshops and/or site visits. The innovator will be expected to be present throughout the event. The innovator will be responsible for organizing and covering any travel and accommodation costs, with a limited number of stipends available to selected innovators from low and lower middle-income countries.

Participation in the event will give innovators access to a variety of global health leaders, decision makers, investors and innovators.

In this context, innovations mean new or improved solutions for the health needs of individuals and populations that create value such as better health outcomes, improved efficiency, increased protection of human rights etc. They can be products or technologies, as well as improved service delivery models, policies etc. For this event, we are specifically looking for innovations that have potential to create impact towards health-related SDGs, including on HIV, TB, Hepatitis B & C and other major health challenges faced by Africa, and provide solutions for:

  • Diagnostics

  • Treatment

  • Last mile delivery and access to services

  • Integration of health services

  • Health information and research

  • Human resources for health

  • Health infrastructure, including sustainable energy solutions

  • Supply chain and delivery systems

  • Digital and electronic health management

  • Financial innovation

  • Health needs of refugees, returnees and internally displaced persons

For more information and to submit a proposal, please click here.

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