USAHA's Past Events:
The future of US-Africa Trade and Investment: Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Dr. Trevor Gunn, USAHA's founder and chair, presented on how AGOA (the African Growth and Opportunity Act) has impacted business in the health sector as well as Healthcare as Infrastructure, USAHA's focus. With only 7 1/2 years left under current legislation, now is when vital decisions regarding US-Africa trade will be made.
Healthcare as Infrastructure Brown Bag Lunch: Tuesday, June 12 2018
USAHA board members met with officials from the World Bank and IFC to discuss healthcare as a building block for a healthy society and a growing economy. This presentation also covered non communicable diseases (NCDs) and their increasing global presence, especially as they relate to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.
Investing in Life Sciences (BioTech and MedTech), Forecast for 2018 February 13, 2018
USAHA hosted an event in New York City about ‘Investing in Life Sciences in 2018’. The discussion included a lively debate on what investors think about the risks and opportunities of the capital markets in life sciences in 2018. The event’s speakers included Alexander Preker (Health & Life Sciences), Les Funtleyder (ESquared Capital), and Trevor Gunn (Medtronic).
"Shouldn't Healthcare be Considered Infrastructure?", November 17th, 2017
USAHA held a breakfast roundtable in Washington, D.C. to explore the impacts and benefits of treating healthcare as traditional infrastructure, the efforts by the US Government to strengthen healthcare systems globally, and how the private and public sectors can collaborate to enhance U.S. competitiveness and increase opportunities for U.S. healthcare companies overseas. This roundtable included both USAHA members and U.S. government agencies.
Redefining Manufacturing: The Service Sector's Role in Boosting U.S. Competitiveness and Resilience, June 19th, 2017
Trevor Gunn, the chairman and founder of USAHA, spoke at the Wilson Center's panel discussion about the "intersection of services and manufacturing to assess the role services play in the manufacturing process. Panelists included representatives from Microsoft, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, MasterCard and the Coalition of Services Industries. The event was co-hosted by the Coalition of Services Industries.
The Patient Will See You Now, June 13th, 2017
Gensler, one of USAHA’s board member firms, hosted an evening event about health and healthcare. The event was filled with provocative conversations around making our world a better place through intentional design and technology integration with a focus on human interaction. The event began with a presentation from Dr. Mark Rowe based on his recent book, A Prescription for Happiness, followed by a moderated panel discussion covering view points from telemedicine and algorithmic medicine to genomics and community health. Panelists included representatives from Medtronic, Avizia, Johns Hopkins Sibley Innovation Hub, Unity Healthcare and INOVA Center for Personalized Health.
To read more about Gensler’s work in health & wellness, click on the link below to read their first of a series of blog posts.
Consortium of Universities for Global Health, April 6, 2017
Trevor Gunn, the chairman and founder of USAHA, participated in the 8th annual CUGH conference during the breakout session Learning From New Models in International Collaboration and Governance.
Connected Health Roundtable, January 26th, 2017
USAHA held a Connected Health roundtable to discuss opportunities for collaboration in the healthcare sector under the new administration. Guest speakers discussed the healthcare specific considerations, regulations, and policies in cross-border data flows. Admission was open to all USAHA members and guests.
Connected Health Roundtable, November 7, 2016
USAHA held a Connected Health roundtable to introduced USAHA's latest achievements in expanding global Connected Health export opportunities. Admission was open to all USAHA members and guests.
Connected Health Roundtable, September 16, 2016
USAHA held a Connected Health roundtable titled "Bridging the Eurasian Healthcare Industry" to provide insight and an open discussion on industry developments with 18 healthcare professionals from Russia.