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ISPOR 2018, May 19-23, 2018, Baltimore, MD, USA

Why Attend?

  • Stay up to date on global trends in medical technology development, health technology assessment, and policy and clinical decision making while exploring the theme Real-World Evidence, Digital Health, and the New Landscape for Health Decision Making.
  • Network with student members worldwide at roundtables, showcases, receptions, and more.
  • Engage in discussion and collaborate with members from Chapters, Networks, and Consortium in your region and across ISPOR Global regions (EMEA, Latin America, Asia-Pacific).

Monday, May 21

ISPOR Africa Network Members Meeting 12:15pm-1:45pm
This meeting is open to Africa Network members. The agenda will focus on updates from the ISPOR office, the implementation of the Africa Network Annual Agenda, and the upcoming ISPOR Europe 2018. Prior RSVP is requested to attend this meeting.

ISPOR Chapter Leadership Training Workshop 5:15pm-7:15pm
The workshop is for members of Chapters leadership. As a Chapter leader, you will have an opportunity to strengthen your skills in managing and leading the successful development of your Chapter. Prior confirmation of participation is requested.

ISPOR Global Networks Reception 7:30pm-9:00pm
Open to all meeting attendees this event will provide an opportunity to learn how members of the ISPOR Global Networks benefit from and contribute to ISPOR.

For questions about EMEA activities or to RSVP to the meetings and training workshop, please contact For conference program please visit ISPOR 2018.

ISPOR Africa Network Chairs Meeting, February 6, 2018

PowerPoint Presentation

Meeting Minutes

ISPOR 20th Annual European Congress, Glasgow, Scotland, 4-8 November 2017

The ISPOR 20th Annual European Congress in Glasgow was a successful event for the ISPOR Africa Network attendees, who had the opportunity to increase their HEOR knowledge through a variety of global and region-focused sessions, learn about ISPOR’s new initiatives and network with colleagues from all over the world.

The ISPOR Africa Network held a high-level meeting:

  1. Executive Committee Meeting-Summary

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ISPOR 22nd Annual International Meeting, May 20-24, 2017, Boston, MA, USA

The ISPOR Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) Global Networks had presence at the 22nd Annual International Meeting through invitational meetings for Central & Eastern Europe, Arabic and Africa Networks Members and group presentations. Registrants from the EMEA had a unique opportunity to network with other ISPOR global groups at the ISPOR Global Networks Reception.

ISPOR Africa Network Members Meeting - Summary



Jacques Snyman, Chief Executive Officer, ISIMO Health - Advancing Patient Care, Cape Town, South Africa

Ernest Attuquaye Quaye, Ghana Cocoa Board, Accra, Ghana

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ISPOR 19th Annual European Congress, 29 October-2 November 2016, Austria Center Vienna, Vienna, Austria

ISPOR Vienna was a "must-attend" event for anyone who wanted to stay current on emerging trends in HEOR in Europe and globally. This year's Congress featured 2500 presentations and was attended by 4,700 participants from 89 countries.

ISPOR Africa Network marked its presence at the ISPOR meeting through ISPOR Africa Network members meeting and a Forum presentation, which focused on discussing “Counterfeit Medicines in Africa.”

ISPOR Africa Network Meeting – Summary

ISPOR EMEA Global Networks – Presentation

ISPOR Governance – Presentation

ISPOR Africa Network Forum Presentation

Monday, 31 October 18:15-19:15

The Economic Burden of Counterfeit Medicines in Africa: Situation Analysis and Proposed Solutions

Released Presentations

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ISPOR 21st Annual International Meeting, May 21-25, 2016, Washington Hilton, Washington, DC, USA: Highlights

Monday, May 23

The Current Capacity for HTA in Africa: Its Role in Local Policies and Decision Making
This theme-focused meeting provided a platform for excellent presentations on HTA capacity in the region. Speakers discussed how far countries in Africa have progressed in the development and the use of HTA tools in local policies and decision making. Delivered presentations initiated the need for further discussion and development of regional activities around this topic.

Meeting Summary »


HTA in Algeria
HTA in Egypt
HTA in Ghana
HTA in Kenya
HTA in Morocco
HTA in South Africa
HTA in Tunisia

Monday, May 23
This was an opportunity to learn about the ISPOR Arabic and ISPOR Africa Networks, meet over 60 members from Africa and Western Asia, and find out how to get involved with ISPOR Networks. The reception was opened by the Arabic Network Executive Committee Member, Dr. Ola Al Ahdab and the Africa Network Executive Committee Chair-elect, Dr. Mahmoud Elmahdawy.

Tuesday, May 24
This meeting was attended by the Africa Network Executive Committee and Chapters Members and focused on discussing current activities of the Network, new projects development, and members’ engagement.

Meeting Summary »

ISPOR Africa Network at ISPOR 20th Annual International Meeting Philadelphia, PA, USA, May 16-20, 2015

The Network marked its presence with significant members’ representation from Regional Chapters in Africa, delivery of Africa Network Forum, and attendance at events, such as the Arica & Arabic Networks Welcome Reception.  During the Network Meeting discussed were: capacity building in education and training in Africa and the need for regional collaboration. The Network’s past and ongoing initiatives well reviewed.  Agenda

ISPOR Africa Network Forum: Budget Impact Analysis of Epidemic Diseases across Africa
Presentation : Dr. Peter Agyei-Baffour
Presentation : Dr. Anthony Waka Udezi
Presentation : Dr. Abdalla Aly
Presentation : Dr. Paul La Cock

Past Africa Network Forum Presentations:

ISPOR 17th European Congress, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2014
Standard Treatment Guidelines (STG's) and the Effect of A Lack of Implementation
Presented by: Dr. Mahmoud Elmahdaw;  Dr. Barbara Castelnuovo ; Dr. Shelley McGee; Dr. Ola G. Al Ahdab Albannay;  Dr. Peter Agyei-Baffour;  Dr. Anthony Waka Udezi
Joint presentation with ISPOR Arabic Network

ISPOR 19th International Meeting, Montreal, Canada, 2014
Health Care in Africa: Can Big Data Improve Outcomes?
Presented by: Anthony Waka UdeziGihan Hamdy Elsisi; Ernest Attuquaye Quaye

ISPOR 18th International Meeting, New Orleans, USA, 2013
Economic Assessment in Africa: Development of Health Economic Evaluation Reporting
Presentation: Dr. Peter Agyei-Baffour
Presentation: Dr. Anthony Waka Udezi

Value in Health Regional Issues

Value in Health Regional Issues - ISPOR scientific journal to encourage and enhance the science of HEOR and its use in health care decisions in Asia, Latin America, Central & Eastern Europe, Western Asia, and Africa.

Value in Health Regional Issues focusing on Central & Eastern Europe, Western Asia & Africa (CEEWAA)

CALL FOR PAPERS: manuscripts submission open year round!

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ISPOR Africa Network at ISPOR Meetings

ISPOR 22nd Annual International Meeting

ISPOR Africa Chapter Meeting, Boston, May 2017

ISPOR Africa Chapter Meeting, Boston, May 2017

ISPOR 21st Annual International Meeting

HTA in Africa Presentations Meeting, ISPOR DC, June 2016

HTA in Africa Presentations Meeting, ISPOR DC, May 2016

ISPOR 20th Annual International Meeting

Representatives of ISPOR Africa Network at ISPOR Philadelphia

Representatives of ISPOR Africa Network at ISPOR Philadelphia, May 2015

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