Grand Health Bazaar #GHB2016 Day 1 (Prosumerism Day) April 26th 2016

The 5th installment of LiveWell Initiative LWI Grand Health Bazaar #GHB2016 took place from 26th -28th April 2016 at Havilah Events Centre Oniru from April 26th -28th 2016. #GHB2016 was convened with the aim of fostering synergy between the health sector and the organized private sector to bring about improvement in the workplace and the society at large. It also served as a forum of corporate networking and synergistic collaborations. The event was “3-in-1” showpiece consisting of an Exposition, Plenary from captains of industries and technocrats and a Health Fair from the LWI Medical team.

The main theme for GHB2016 was ‘Social Entrepreneurship as a catalyst for enhanced corporate sustainability’.
The sub-themes were:
Day 1: April 26th 2016: Prosumerism Day: ‘Prosumerism as a cutting edge solution in the transformation of the consumer value chain.
Day 2: April 27th 2016 : Technology Day: ‘Internet and Digital Technologies as inclusive innovation tools for expanding the social ecosystem’
Day 3: April 28th 2016: Logistics Day: ‘Transformation Logistics as a catalyst for Emerging Economies.’

#GHB2016 Day 1: April 26th 2016: Promuserism Day:
The event was flagged off by an opening speech delivered by CEO LiveWell Initiative LWI Pharm Mrs Bisi Bright were she gave notable achievements of LiveWell Initiative since inception in 2007 .The chairman of the occasion Hon Permsec, Lagos State Health Services Commission Dr Jemilade Longe,  ably represented by Dr Olumide Sojinrin delivered his speech which emphasized the importance of social entrepreneurship to societal development.

Thereafter,the keynote speaker of the day Chief, Africa, UN Global Compact Mrs Olajobi Makinwa gave her address where she stated the role her organization plays in advocacy and support of corporate bodies to carry out sustainable business practices.

The plenary session for Day 1was moderated by Executive Secretary of Pharmaceutical Industry Practitioners Association of Nigeria (PIPAN), Dr Ade Adeagbo.  Members of the plenary panel included Mrs Olajobi, Site Director GSK Mr Niyi Alawode. “Prosumerism” is entailing the tendency towards a market where the distinction between producers and consumers decreases.The plenary session shed light how companies can bridge the gap between themselves an their consumers.

After the plenary session there was a presentation by the Chief Responsibility Officer of Nehemiah Resources Mr Niyi Aromolaran titled “Social Entrepreneurship a s a catalyst for enhanced corporate sustainability”

The afternoon session of Day 1 on Liver Health was sponsored by Mylan Laboratories. The event started with opening remarks from Mr Richard Laryea of the Africa Liver Patients Association ALPA and Richard Itodo from the National Network of Viral Hepatitis in Nigeria also give his remarks.
Thereafter there was a keynote presentation from Consultant Hepatologist LUTH Prof Funmi Lesi titled “Overview of Hepatitis B and C – Achieving Cure” where she laid emphasis on shifting from Private to Public Health for the treatment of Hepatitis.

After the keynote presentation there was a goodwill Message from President of World Hepatitis Alliance WHA Mr Charles Gore and member WHA Dr Abdorouhmane Diallo from Guinea Conakry and Country Director Mylan, Dr Kunle Adeyemi-Doro also made presentations.

Find below pictures of the event….

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