Healthcare Public Relations Conference

Advancing and Navigating Public Affairs Challenges and Shaping the Future
13 March 2024, Protea Balalaika, Sandton, Johannesburg

The Healthcare Public Relations conference is a premier event designed to bring together professionals, leaders, and experts from the healthcare industry to address the most pressing public affairs, communication, government relations, and market access issues. This annual gathering provides a platform for knowledge exchange, networking, and strategic discussions aimed at advancing the field of healthcare public affairs.

Conference Highlights:

Wound management

Renowned experts, policymakers, and thought leaders will deliver keynote speeches, sharing insights into the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities in healthcare public relations. Speakers are sought from government officials, industry executives, and communication specialists.

Panel Discussions

Leading professionals will engage in panel discussions on critical issues such as healthcare access, regulatory changes, patient advocacy, and the evolving healthcare landscape. Attendees can gain diverse perspectives and strategies from these discussions.

Networking Opportunities

The conference offers ample opportunities to network with peers, colleagues, and industry experts. Attendees can forge valuable connections that facilitate collaboration and knowledge-sharing beyond the event.

Exhibitor Showcase

A dedicated exhibition area will feature innovative solutions, technologies, and services from healthcare communication agencies, advocacy organizations, and market access experts. Participants can explore the latest tools and resources available to support their public affairs efforts.

Benefits of Attending

Knowledge Enhancemen

Stay updated on the latest developments and trends in healthcare public affairs, enabling better decision-making and strategic planning.

Skill Development

Attend workshops and gain practical skills, strategies, and tools to address complex public affairs challenges effectively.


Connect with professionals, government officials, industry leaders, and experts, fostering collaborations and partnerships.


Hear from influential keynote speakers and panellists who can inspire innovative thinking and approaches to healthcare public affairs.


Discover new solutions, technologies, and services in the exhibition area to streamline your public affairs efforts and enhance market access.

Who Should Attend

This conference is designed for professionals across the healthcare spectrum who are committed to navigating the intricate landscape of public affairs, communication, government relations, and market access in the healthcare sector.

Join us at the Healthcare Public Relations conference to connect, collaborate, and contribute to the advancement of healthcare public affairs, ensuring that the healthcare industry can effectively communicate, advocate for, and navigate the challenges of today and shape a better future for all stakeholders.

Healthcare Public Affairs Professionals

Relations Specialists

Pharmaceutical and Biotech Executives

Healthcare Communication Specialists

Market Access
and Reimbursement Experts

Patient Advocacy

Affairs Professionals

Policy Analysts

Public Relations
and Marketing Experts

Speaker Line-Up

Zwelethu Bashman

Managing Director, MSD SA & SSA

Howard Snoyman

Head: Legal and Ethics at Discovery Health Medical Scheme

Katlego Ledimo

Communications and Public Affairs Lead at Johnson & Johnson

Anele Vutha

Member of SAHPRA Medical Devices Technical Advisory Committee

Nthabiseng Mokoena

Communications & PR

Kelly du Plessis

CEO – Rare Diseases SA

Dr Yaseen Khan

Co-Founder, CEO Essential Medical Guidance

Nkosinathi Mthethwa

Group Executive: Public Affairs, Adcock Ingram

Abdul Waheed Patel

Chief Executive Officer, Ethicore Political Lobbying

Sikelelwa Geya Mdingi

Senior Director, Africa,
Global Health Strategies