15 and 16 November 2023 | Gallagher Convention Centre

Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2023

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2023-11-15 09:00:00
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Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2023

Addressing Healthcare Disparities in Africa

It is a well known fact that approximately half of the African population lacks access to essential healthcare services. Despite these many challenges, Africa has seen promising innovations in healthcare, including the expansion of telemedicine and mobile health solutions to reach underserved populations. HISA is a pivotal annual event that assembles a diverse array of stakeholders dedicated to changing the face of healthcare on the African continent. This event gives an opportunity to attendees to be exposed to cutting-edge developments and insights into the ever-evolving landscape of African healthcare. Renowned experts, healthcare practitioners, policymakers, and innovative entrepreneurs come together to share their experiences, expertise, and research findings. Through thought-provoking panel discussions, interactive workshops, and breakout sessions, participants engage in in-depth conversations about healthcare innovation’s potential to transform the continent’s healthcare systems. The conference also offers a valuable platform for networking, fostering partnerships, and showcasing innovative solutions, ultimately contributing to the ongoing efforts to enhance healthcare access, quality, and equity in Africa.

A key highlight of the conference is the Innovation Showcase, where startups, healthcare technology companies, and research institutions from across Africa and beyond exhibit their groundbreaking solutions. This exhibition not only allows attendees to explore the latest advancements in telemedicine, digital health, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals but also encourages collaboration and investment opportunities. With a strong focus on sustainability and scalability, HISA plays an instrumental role in catalysing positive change in healthcare delivery and outcomes, driving forward the vision of a healthier and more equitable future for the diverse populations of Africa.

Key Topics

Presented in a series of top-level keynotes, interactive panel discussions and solution-based case studies with a focus on learning and building partnerships in the emerging Healthtech space.


Key topics examined include: The future of healthcare, improving healthcare with AI, enhancing the patient experience with data analytics and, effective integrated care and care continuity.

Why Attend?

HISA brings together the people and organizations shaping the future of the African healthcare industry. Broaden your network and meet senior executives, leading experts, entrepreneurs and investors in a familiar atmosphere to discuss partnerships, collaboration and investments.


Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa will sell out.

Please book early to avoid disappointment.

Why Sponsor?

Position yourself as an industry-preferred solution provider…


  • Capture Leads: Sustain business relationships post-event.
  • Develop new business with hospital CxOs.
  • Showcase your HealthTech solutions to decision-makers.
  • Make an impact on potential customers with a speaking slot.


Tap into the expertise of thought-leaders, industry analysts and experts

Dr Rajeev Rao Eashwari

Director: ehealth Hospital Services, Gauteng Department of Health

Chantelle Fraser


Crystal Serena

Vulavu, Council Member, Nairobi Division, Kenya Medical Association - Kenya

Fred Mumo

Head of Information Technology Services, AAR Hospital - Kenya

Mayank Bhargava

Chief Information and Digital Officer, Fortis Healthcare

Denis Lafitte

Chief Information Officer, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - London

The Audience

Who attends Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa

At Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa you only meet the people who matter

This year’s Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa will see our community back together. A vibrant gathering where you can make new connections and discover solutions and services to support the successful delivery of your digital transformation initiatives.


Delegates will attend from healthcare institutions including:
Public hospitals, private hospital groups, pharmaceutical companies, insurance companies, government agencies, regulatory bodies, provincial and national health departments, major laboratories among others.




Healthcare Institutions





Job Titles


Leading organisations who attend Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa

This is the premier platform to meet with and learn from those who are successfully realizing the potential of digital healthcare. Now, more than ever, we must come together and share our stories and find answers to our questions.
This is the who’s who of the healthcare/technology community and you won’t find better networking anywhere.

Attendees Included:

  • Hospital CEOs
  • Hospital CIOs and CTOs
  • Hospital Managers
  • Heads of ICT, IT Managers and Directors (healthcare)
  • Health Informatics and Health Information Management Experts
  • Heads of eHealth
  • Directors of Digital Transformation
  • Digital Health Specialists
  • Medical Personnel
  • Medical Practitioners
  • Public Health Professionals
  • Healthcare Policymakers

What to expect at Digital Finance Africa


Are you interested in sponsoring or exhibiting?

Join us as a sponsor to feature your brand at the most anticipated FinTech event of the year.

Sponsoring or exhibiting at Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa is the most effective way to put your organization in front of industry decision-makers and budget holders, to powerfully communicate your company’s technology solutions before, during, and after the event.

Sponsors and Partners

Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa attracts top IT and Healthcare executives and delegates from around Africa.

Exhibitors and sponsors reach influential decision-makers who attend the conference to discover new players in the industry, form partnerships and evaluate emerging technologies.

Interested in becoming a sponsor or exhibitor? Get the brochure.

Sponsorship and Exhibition Brochure

We’ll help you select the best way to connect with our attendees and maximize your HISA2023 experience.

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The Venue

  • South Africa

    Emperors Palace, Johannesburg

  • Support

    +27 12 012 5801

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Collaborate, Learn & Network at #HISA2023

We can’t wait to see you in Johannesburg!