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African Control of Hypertension through Innovative Epidemiology and a Vibrant Ecosystem (ACHIEVE)

                                 July 27th – 28th July 2023, By 9 am Daily (Nigerian Time)

International Conference Center University of Ibadan, Nigeria

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WHY JOIN ACHIEVE? Why you should Join Event?

Few reasons you must  participate. The first is that we think this conference will help you grow [as a person, student, scholar, whatever applies.] The second is that we truly believe you have something to contribute: by being there, you can bring unique insight, perspective, and a positive, collaborative attitude.”

Great Speakers

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Have Fun

“....in this process of trying to find the satisfaction in your work, pretend you feel satisfied. Walk through the corridors with a smile rather than a scowl. Your positive energy will radiate. If you act like you’re having fun, you’ll find you are having fun.” —Jean Chatzky

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LISTEN TO THE Event Speakers

Professor Gianfranco Parati

Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine; President-elect of World Hypertension League.

Professor Mayowa O. Owolabi

Professor of Medicine ; Regional Director (Africa) , World Hypertension League

Dr Evariste Ntaganda

Director, Cardiovascular Disease Program

Prof Andre P. Kengne

Director, Non-Communicable Diseases Research Unit South African

Prof Basden J.C. Onwubere

Consultant Cardiologist

Prof Adeseye Abiodun Akintunde

Course Director, African Hypertension School

Dr Okechukwu S. Ogah

Consultant Cardiologist, Past President Nigeria Cardiac Society

Dr Kufor Osi

Senior Technical Advisor on Hypertension Control, Nigeria Country Office

Prof Anastase Dzudie

Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine & Research

Dr Taskeen Khan

Medical Officer, WHO

Dr Paul Olowoyo

Associate Professor of Medicine

Prof Kolawole W. Wahab

Professor of Medicine/Neurology; Secretary, Nigeria Hypertension Society

Dr Ana Mocumbi

Associate Professor of Cardiology

Dr Amam C. Mbakwem

Professor of Medicine

Professor S. Kadiri

Professor of Medicine/Consultant Physician

Dr Baffour Awuah

Consultant Radiation Oncologist

Dr Dike Ojji

Associate Professor, Preventive Cardiology

Dr Deborah O.N. Odoh

National Coordinator/Director, NCD Unit, FMOH, NIgeria

Dr Mary T. Dewan

Technical Officer, NCD Unit, WHO

Prof Augustine Odili

President, Nigerian Cardiac Society

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ACHIEVE Conference

On behalf of the Steering and Local Organising Committee, we look forward to welcoming you to this epoch-making two-day conference on Novel Strategies for Accelerating Hypertension Control in Africa, with the theme ‘African Control of Hypertension through Innovative Epidemiology and a Vibrant Ecosystem’ (ACHIEVE). This meeting which will take place in Ibadan, Nigeria, the city of many firsts, is organized by the Center for Genomics and Precision Medicine and African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA), University of Ibadan Centre of Excellence in Non-Communicable Diseases in partnership with World Hypertension League (WHL) and Resolve to Save Lives (RTSL).

SCHEDULE DETAILS Information of Event Schedules

Center for Genomics and Precision Medicine and African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA), University of Ibadan Centre of Excellence in Non-Communicable Diseases
In partnership with
World Hypertension League (WHL) and Resolve to Save Lives (RTSL)
Presents
A Two-Day Conference on Novel Strategies for Accelerating Hypertension Control in Africa

8.30 - 8.55 AM

27th July, 2023 - Arrival and Registration!!!

9.00 - 11.00 AM

Dr Dada/Mr. Kingsley

Opening Courtesies

Opening Courtesies (Dr Dada/Mr. Kingsley)
- Recognition (10 mins)
- Welcome Remarks – Prof. Mayowa O. Owolabi, FAS (30 mins)
Opening Ceremony (5 mins each)
Chair: Prof K. O. Adebowale FAS, mni, FRSC (Vice Chancellor, University of Ibadan (20 minutes)
- Prof Adebola Ogunbiyi, Head of Department, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine,
University of Ibadan, Nigeria
- Prof T. O. Ogundiran, Dean, Faculty of Clinical Sciences
- Prof Olayinka O. Omigbodun FAS. Provost, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
- Prof J. A. Otegbayo, Chief Medical Director, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
- Prof Oluyemisi A. Bamgbose SAN Deputy Vice-Chancellor (RISP), University of Ibadan, Nigeria
- Commissioner of Health, Oyo State
- World Health Organization (Dr Prebo Barango/Taskeen Khan)
- Honorable Minister, Ministry of Health, Ghana (8 mins)
- Honorable Minister, Federal Ministry of Health, Nigeria (8 mins)
Keynote Lecture (40 minutes):
- Keynote Title: Global Best Practices for Hypertension Control
- Keynote Speaker: Prof Gianfranco Parati - President-Elect World Hypertension League

11:00 - 11:15 AM

Group Photograph (Physical & Online)

8.30 - 8.55 AM

Friday, July 28 2023 - Arrival!!! Registration!!! Registration!!! Registration!!!

9.00 - 9.25 Am

Welcome/Recap of Day One

Welcome/Recap of Day One (Dr Paul Olowoyo /Dr Jospeh Yaria/ Dr Akintomiwa Makanjuola) –
Rapporteurs

9.30 - 9.25 AM (20 Min Each Include Q/A Session)

Prof Elijah Ogola

Plenary Session (II): Presentations on the 10 key Recommendations for Accelerated Hypertension Control in Africa

Plenary Session (II): Presentations on the 10 key Recommendations for Accelerated Hypertension Control in
Africa. Moderator: Prof Elijah Ogola/ Prof Anastase Dzudie
1. Incorporation of Hypertension Screening into all the Routine Adult Clinic Visits/ Processes –
Prof Amam Mbakwem (World Heart Federation)
2. Free and adequate BP measurement with free or subsidized medications: Role of Government and
NGOs – Dr Malau (Nigeria)/Dr Yaw Amoako (Ghana)/Dr Evariste Ntaganda (Rwanda)
3. Challenges and barriers to antihypertensive adherence: how to overcome them – Prof Anastase
Dzudie
4. HEARTS Programme – Dr Taskeen Khan/Dr Prebo Barango – (WHO)

1.50 PM

Tea Break

11.30 AM - 1.00 PM (20 mins Each Incl Q/A Sessions)

PLENARY SESSIONS (III): Implementation Science Approaches and Research Priorities

PLENARY SESSIONS (III): Implementation Science Approaches and Research Priorities
Moderator – Prof Solomon Kadiri/Basden Onwubere
1. Policy development and implementation on consumption of Healthy diets and Physical activities –
Dr Prebo Barango/Dr Mary Dewan (WHO)
2. Conduction of Hypertension implementation Research; focusing on African genetic diversities –
Prof Pascal Andre Kengne (SAMRC)
3. Home-based BP measurement with automatic BP measuring devices: role and effectiveness in
medication adherence and hypertension control – Prof Kolawole Wahab/Prof Gianfranco Parati
4. Incorporating hypertension care into already established health systems like HIV care, etc. – Dr
Okechukwu S. Ogah (Fmr Commissioner of Health/Fmr President, Nigerian Cardiac Society,
Nigeria)

1.00 - 1.50 PM

Lunch break (Networking period)

1.55 - 2.15 PM

Dr Akintunde Adeseye

African School of Hypertension – ISH

2.15 - 2.25 PM
 Experience sharing by Persons living with Hypertension

Mr Adams

Experience sharing by Persons living with Hypertension

2.30 - 3.20 PM

Practical approaches to ACHIEVING each of the recommendations and the specific roles of each of the key players of the ecosystem on the continent and in the Phase 1 countries

Practical approaches to ACHIEVING each of the recommendations and the specific roles of each of
the key players of the ecosystem on the continent and in the Phase 1 countries – Dr Olowoyo
Group Leads (Proposed): Prof Pasquale Maffia (United Kingdom)
Dr Charles Agyemang/Dr Albert Akpalu/ Dr Ama De-Graft Aitkins (Ghana)
Prof Andre Kengne (South Africa)
Prof Mocumbi (Mozambique)
Prof Anastase Dzudie (Cameroun)
Prof A.B.O Omotoso (Nigeria)
Dr Ntaganda Evariste/Charlotte Bavuma (Rwanda)
Dr Wafaa El-Aroussy/Mushin Ibrahim (Egypt)
Dr Hind Mamoun Beheiry (Sudan)
Dr Fred Bukachi (Kenya)
(Other country contacts including Eswatini, Burundi, Tanzania & Ethiopia)

3.45 - 4.00 PM

Tea Break

4.00 - 4.30PM

Sustainability/KPIs/Dashboard/Commitment/Pledges/Resources

Moderators - Prof Mayowa Owolabi/Dr Okechukwu Ogah
Sustainability/KPIs/Dashboard/Commitment/Pledges/Resources – 15 mins
General comments and discussions – 15 mins

4.30 - 4.45 PM

Communique – Committee of the Rapporteurs

4:50 - 5:00 PM
 Closing Remarks

Prof Ayodele Jegede

Closing Remarks

5.05 PM

Adjourn and networking opportunity

INFO UPDATE Latest News

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Overview on Hypertension

Africa is the epicenter of hypertension worldwide: Over the past

https://achieve-impact.org.ng/author/admin/

Registration

All participants (in-person or virtual) are required to register via

https://achieve-impact.org.ng/author/admin/

Committees

Scientific Committee 1.Prof Mayowa O. Owolabi (Nigeria) 2. Prof Kolawole

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