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Facing Our Future: Countering Non-Communicable Diseases in India Through Investments in Innovation – New Delhi

Date: 4th August 2014
Location: Maple, India Habitat Center, New Delhi

Time Agenda Speaker
11.00 Welcome and Introduction Vikas Dandekar India Bureau Chief at PharmaAsia News
11.05 Global Social and Economic Impact of NCDs and Evolving Models of Care Dr. Kenneth E. Thorpe Robert W. Woodruff Professor and Chair ofthe Department of Health Policy & Management in the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University and Chairman of the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD)
11.20 Burden of Non Communicable Disease and its Impact on India’s Health and Economy Prof. K. Srinath Reddy President, Public Health Foundation of India 
11.35 Panel Discussion I: Why We Need to Act Now and How Dr. Prahabkaran Dorairaj, Executive Director, Center for Chronic Disease Control (CCDC)Dr. Anand Krishnan, Head, Centre for Community Medicine, AIIMSDr. Prashant Mathur, Scientist ‘E’, Division of Non-Communicable Diseases, ICMR

Dr. Shridhar Dwivedi, Dean/PrincipalProfessor of Medicine/Preventive Cardiology

HIMSR & HAH-Centenary Hospital, Jamia Hamdard

Moderator: Ranjana Smetacek, Director General, Organization of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI)
12.20 Panel Discussion II: Perspectives on Innovations to Address the Changing Environment on NCDs Dr. Randeep Guleria, Professor and Head, Department of Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep Disorders, AIIMSDr. Usha Srivastava, Director, Centre for Public Health, National Diabetes, Obesity and Cholesterol Foundation (N-DOC);  Head, Public Health Diabetes Foundation (India)Siddhartha Prakash, Global Expert in Health Access, Innovation and Partnerships, Medtronic

Dr. Ratna Devi, Chief Executive Officer, DakshamA Health and Education

Prabhat Sinha, Programme Manager, NCD Partnership, Eli Lilly and Company

Moderator: Vikas Dandekar, India Bureau Chief, PharmaAsia News
13.50 Highlighting the Government’s Efforts to Tackle the Growing Burden of NCDs Dr. Jagdish Prasad Director General Health Services, Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India
14.05 Need For a Comprehensive Healthcare Policy to Address India’s Complex Healthcare Challenges Lov Verma (I.A.S)Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India
14.15 Summing Up and What Next Kevin Walker Executive Director, PFCD


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