SUSTAINABLE ONE HEALTH COMMUNITIES: UBRICA Premier U.S. - Africa Relations Conference

Hilton College Station and Conference Center

April 25, 2016 – April 28, 2016


 

 

 

the ubricanUSARC1.0 / Run for Health Africa

 

The Business of Health in Africa

Conquering a Grand Challenge in Global Health by Creating Sustainable One-Health Communities in Africa

Building Ubrica One as a Demonstration Project for Sustainable One-Health Communities in Kenya, East Africa.

LIFE SCIENCE AND HEALTH INDUSTRY IN AFRICA. A NEW FRONTIER IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, THAT RECOGNIZES THE CLOSE RELATIONSHIP AND INTERDEPENDENCE OF THE HEALTH OF ANIMALS, HUMANS, ENVIRONMENT AND THE ECONOMY.

The conference strives to build business relationships and partnerships between Americans and Africans in service of creating strong business ties that will promote improvement of health of people living in Africa.

Conference participants will spend three days exploring business opportunities in health promotion and disease prevention, pharmaceutical and medical devices research and development, manufacture of generic drugs and devices, building health facilities, and managing high quality health services.

Attendees will participate in engaging workshops exploring important topical areas of health production in Africa. Critical areas of focus in the workshops will be agriculture, food, and nutrition, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, medical supplies, hospitals and clinics. In addition, conference workshops will address opportunities in energy generation, water supply, and physical infrastructure needed to improve health in Africa.

Conference participants also will be treated to the final presentations of UBRICA ONE project by students and faculty from Texas A&M University’s College of Architecture, College of Education and School of Public Health on April 26, at 5.00 pm, at the Hilton Hotel. This presentation will include several projects including, the architectural conceptual designs of 52 models of the Ubrica One Retail Clinical Center (URCC) specifically designed for 47 Kenyan counties. Each URCC is a self-sustaining entity composed of primary care center with pharmacy, imaging and laboratory services, a retail store and co-operative workshop.

Participants will also view the landscape master plan of UBRICA ONE at Suswa, a 4,330-acre all inclusive development with multiple land uses designed as real estate for life science. UBRICA ONE at Suswa will be home to world-class hospitals, biomedical research centers, pharmaceutical manufacturing plants, and biomedical devices companies. In addition, UBRICA ONE at Suswa will feature world class shopping mall, full density-gradient residential housing schemes, agricultural research university and education center, a hospitality university with world class experiential resort teaching hotel. UBRICA ONE is designed for an immersive experience in health, wellness, healing, medical care, and the scientific phenomenon, laced with the deep tones of African culture, wildlife, and tropical savannah living.

 

TOPICS

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USARC1.0 will cover, but not limited to, the topics listed below:

  1. Design of a Sustainable One-Health Communities to Overcome Global Health Challenges in Africa
  2. Pharmaceutical Provision in Africa
  3. Integrating Life Science in Africa
  4. Financing construction of Health Facilities in Africa
  5. Financing Operations of Health Facilities in Africa
  6. Financing Pharmaceutical Provision in Africa
  7. Experience from the field

    • Local governments in Kenya and United States
    • Industry
    • Non-governmental organizations
    • Academia

FIELDS OF KNOWLEDGE

  • Agriculture, food and nutrition
  • Health and wellness
  • Medicine
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Public health
  • Health facilities
  • Healing landscape
  • Information systems
  • Construction science
  • Engineering
  • Green energy
  • Clean technology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Manufacturing
  • Business
  • Globalization

 

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