The Polish-African Economic Forum POLAFRO held on May 31, 2016 was devoted to the exchange of views, experience, discussion of strategies and opportunities for mutual development.

Ass. Prof. Dr. Piotr H. Skarżyński M.D., Ph.D., MSc. participated in a panel on innovations, on which he presented the previous activities pursued under the hearing screening pilot programmes in some of the countries including Senegal, Ivory Coast, Tanzania and Rwanda. The following discussion also concerned solutions appliccable in telemedicine, the hearing disorders prevention and in their treatment. Other panels revolved around: the investment climate in Poland and in Africa, the financing of investments in Africa, the agriculture and the agricultural processing as well as the safety issues.

The following personage took part in the opening session: John Abraham Godson (President of the African Institute), Joanna Wronecka (Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs), His Highness Emir of Keffi, Marcin Krzyśko (Strategic Sponsor representative).

Furthermore, the Forum was an excellent opportunity to establish closer business contacts, and to discover some investment opportunities and directions of developmant.