IAS Pharma 2021 Award Nominees

The Impact Africa Summit (IAS Pharma) Award is an annual recognition of healthcare experts for their outstanding impact in reforming Africa’s healthcare system. Last year’s edition received about 100 nominations across categories carried out by reputable individuals and organizations in the healthcare sector. This year we hope to recognize more stakeholders who have made impact in the healthcare sector. Congratulations to this year’s finalists!.

Please note that Voting has CLOSED for all the Award Categories!

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Category 11: Healthcare Alliance & Partnership Excellence Awards (Non-profit, Patient Advocacy & Companies supporting healthcare) Awards 2021

This award is a very special addition in recognition of excellence and achievements in medicine and advocacy for the health of the population with highlights in the administration of patient care and the facilitation of effective collaboration among all providers.

Sub-category 01: Healthcare Alliance and Partnership Excellence Awards (Patient Advocacy Group)



Sub-category 02: Healthcare Alliance and Partnership Excellence Awards (Nonprofits)



Sub-category 03: Healthcare Alliance and Partnership Excellence Awards (Corporate)


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Category 10: Young Stars of Industry Excellence Awards

Sub-category 01: Aspiring Young African Entrepreneur in Healthcare Excellence Awards 2021

This award will celebrate excellence in healthcare by identifying leaders in a range of categories who have contributed to research, teaching, and advancement of medicine through positive global impact and inspiring others with their leadership.


  • Brenda Katwesigye

    Brenda Katwesigye

    Country: Uganda

  • Lilian Makoi Rabi

    Lilian Makoi Rabi

    Country: Tanzania

  • Chika Madubuko

    Chika Madubuko

    Country: Nigeria


Sub-category 02: Africa Health Start-Up Company Excellence Awards 2021

The mission of the Award is to honor excellence and recognize the creativity, innovation, hard work and success of digital health and medical technology companies, services and products around the globe.


  • Abbey Al

    Abbey AI (Mustapha Zaidan)

    Country: Ghana

  • MedVendorHub (Alim Bidmus)

    MedVendorHub (Alim Bidmus)

    Country: Nigeria

  • Redbird Health Tech

    Redbird Health Tech

    Country: Ghana


Sub-category 03: Young CEO in Africa Healthcare and Pharma Industry Excellence Awards 2021

This award acknowledges breakthroughs by young individuals pivoting business models and bringing effective healthcare with the aim of disrupting and innovating the research, Medical technology and overall healthcare solution.



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Category 09: Medical & Research Laboratory Excellence Awards 2021

This award recognizes pivotal laboratory roles played in translating scientific and technological breakthroughs into medical cures. This includes, but not limited to, research to investigate biological, chemical, or pharmacological phenomena like mechanistic studies to assess carcinogenic risk of specific chemicals, mechanism of disease pathogenesis, interaction of immune function and drug metabolism, study of emerging pathogens, and toxicity profile identification.



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Category 08: Health Media/Journalism Excellence Awards 2021

Sub-category 01: Excellence in Health influence on Social Media

This award recognizes the positive influence of social media information, communication and reviews on healthcare and how it shapes the views of its audience and incites them to look towards innovative and better ways of connecting with healthcare physicians



Sub-category 02: Excellence in Health Promotion Journalism

This award recognizes noteworthy and credible journalism on healthcare, informing stakeholders and relevant audience on pharmaceutical development and research, recent technologies, and novel strategies regionally and internationally.



Sub-category 03: TV Station/program recognized for Healthcare Promotion

This award recognizes TV stations whose significant contributions towards mass media campaigns on health, wellness and advancement in new healthcare practices has produced positive changes, prevented negative health-related behaviors across large populations and impacted on the eradication or prevention of a deadly disease.





Corporate Information

The IAS PHARMA Inaugural 2021 is organized by Xcene Research, an African Contract Research Organization committed to providing clinical trials access to a more diverse population in Africa.

Contact Address

Xcene Research Corporate Office
15 Ogundana Street, Off Allen Avenue
Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria

Impact Africa Summit

Email: info@impactafricasummit.org
Phone: +2348 1499 06684

Venue Information

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