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

Date: 11th December 2014
Location: Four Points by Sheraton, Ahmedabad

Time Agenda Speaker
10.30 Registration
11.00 Welcome and Introduction
11.05 Analyzing the Problems and Associated Key Takeaways from the previous Panel Discussions in New Delhi and Mumbai  Kevin Walker Executive Director, Partnership to Fight ChronicDisease (PFCD)
11.20 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)

11.40 Panel discussion: Time to Walk the Talk, Convert Pilots to Full-Scale ProgramsKey areas of discussion:

• Awareness & Early Diagnosis

• Systematic Approach to NCDs

• Effective Healthcare Financing

• Training & Development of Healthcare Workers, Paramedics

Dr. Pankaj M. Shah, Senior Medical Oncologist Dr. Daksha Y. Shah, Deputy Executive Health Officer (NCD), Public Health Department, Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM)Dr. Geeta Bharadwaj, Head, Healthy Workplace Initiative, Arogya World

Dr. Pankaj Shah, Founder and President, Sanjivani Health and Relief Committee

Piyush Gupta, Principal Secretary, Cancer Aid Society

Dr. Bharati Dalal, Professor of Pathology, Gujarat Cancer Society Medical College

Dr. Gaurav Arya, Associate Director, Public Health and Policy, Eli Lilly and Company

Dr. Deepak Saxena, Associate Professor, Public Health Foundation of India

12.40 India at the Threshold of Health Revolution – A Patient Perspective Dr. Ratna Devi Chief Executive Officer, DakshamA Health and Education
12.50 Health Policy Interventions: Lessons that can be learned from Communicable Disease Management Dr. Rakesh VyasDirector, Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute
13.00 Role of Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship in Addressing Growing Burden of NCDs in India Prof. (Dr.) Dileep Mavalankar Director, Indian Institute of Public Health 
13.20 Creating a comprehensive healthcare policy agenda to address complex healthcare challenges and how other states can learn from Gujarat Dr. Sunil R. Avashia Additional Director, Medical Services, Health and Family Welfare Department, Government of Gujarat 
13.30 Summing Up and What Next

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