Diabetes Africa 2024 UK Forum

Advancing equity
in diabetes care
for Black populations

28 November 2024 | London
Coin Street Conference Centre

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The Diabetes Africa 2024 UK Forum is sponsored by A. Menarini Farmaceutica Internazionale SRL, Eli Lilly and Company, Agamatrix, and Insulet who have had no input into the topics discussed or the selection of speakers.

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Charles Kwaku-Odoi

Chief Executive

Last update: 5 March 2024

Charles Kwaku-Odoi
Chief Executive
Caribbean & African Health Network


Charles is Chief Executive of the Caribbean & African Health Network (CAHN). He is a Deputy Lieutenant of the County of Greater Manchester, an honorary member of the esteemed Faculty of Public Health (FPH), and the Ecumenical Canon of Manchester Cathedral.

He is a great advocate for equity and fairness in health and wider determinants for the Caribbean and African Diaspora. He is passionate about work that influences research, policy, and practice at regional and national levels.

He sits on regional and national governance boards for health, race, ethnicity, faith, etc. Charles has been named in the Health Service Journal top 50 most influential Black Asian and Minority Ethnic people in health in the UK for two years running (2022 & 2023) https://www.hsj.co.uk/the-50-most-influential-black-asian-and-minority-ethnic-people-in-health-full-list/7033425.article

His special interest includes Organ & Blood Donation, Civic and democratic participation, Female Genital Mutilation, HIV, Domestic Violence, Modern Slavery, Hate Crime, and Forced Marriage. Charles is a father of four children and enjoys reading and football.

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