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Addis Ababa, February 12, 2019 (FBC) – The Africa Business Health Forum (ABHF) 2019 kicked off in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia today.

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is in attendance of the Forum, According to office of the Prime Minister.

In his keynote address, the Prime Minister emphasized the need for affordable and quality healthcare for all, spearheaded by governments and private sector working collaboratively to enable equitable access.

ABHF aims to strengthen partnerships, promote an ongoing dialogue between the African private and public sectors, and foster opportunities for the private sector to contribute towards the collective efforts of key stakeholders in strengthening national health systems in Africa.

The ABHF has brought together the participation of African leadership – governments, chief executive officers, business and finance leaders, philanthropists, and high level representation from the African Union and United Nations system.

Outputs from the Forum are expected to help shape and drive a health-centric agenda for Africa’s accelerated development.

The Forum itself will culminate in the launch of a number of instruments to help scale-up investments and partnerships on health.