Extreme Affordability: West Africa

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The University of Utah, with the Ensign College of Public Health (ECOPH), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), and IntraHealth International, is sponsoring the 2018 Extreme Affordability: West Africa Conference - Impacting Health through Collaboration and Innovation

This conference celebrates health innovations and sheds light on regional insights to challenges facing extreme affordability.

Join us as we convene global conversations about systems and processes by which we celebrate emerging health innovations and be a part of healthcare transformation focused on achieving health access, quality, and equity. 

We welcome all Global Health stakeholders to join us to infuse this localized problem-solving environment with innovative spirit and renewed energy.

July 8-10, 2018

Ensign Global Health Campus, Kpong, Ghana


Key themes for this year’s conference are:         



Plan your participation areound these exciting components:
  • Keynote speakers
  • Plenary speakers
  • Panels
  • Roundtables
  • Film Exhibitions
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Academic Poster Presentations
  • Innovation Prize Competition
  • Meals shared with global health professionals in diverse fields
  • Discussion activities with global health experts from around the world 

Ensign Global Health Campus, Kpong, Ghana

Ensign College of Public Health



Student 221*/$50
Non-student-Ghana 775/$175
Non-student-Outside Ghana 1771/$400
*Student Pricing limited to first 100 students

Calendar of Dates

Conference Announcement December 1, 2017
Call for Abstracts, Poster Presentation February 20, 2018
Panel/Workshop Proposal Submissions Due (extended) June 8, 2018
Registration Cutoff Jun 22

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"What is Extreme Affordability Conference?"

The Extreme Affordability Conference is hosted as a runway for global innovation and a clear and undisputed rally point for those redesigning the systems and processes by which we deliver value in health care.

"Who is it for?"

ExAff West Africa 2018 gathers p olicymakers, technologists, medical practitioners, development professionals, investors, students and businesses.

"What Can Conference Attendees Expect?"

Attendees will be inspired by cutting-edge innovations in health access, through podium presentations, research posters and an energetic, participatory setting matched to problem-solving and action.

"What will Attendees gain from Conference/Conference Goals?"

The Extreme Affordability Conference is an agenda-setting event where participants discover interdisciplinary connections, share value-focused stories of trial & error, and take steps together toward a world where the highest standard of health can be universally accessible and affordable to everyone.


For further questions about the conference, venue, or opportunities to collaborate email: exaff@utah.edu or tabitha.oti-akenten@ensign.edu.gh

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Reach us by Phone

University of Utah - Office of Global Health Education
+001 (801) 587-9286
Ensign College of Public Health - +233 0501568237

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