GHF2012 – LS02 – NCD Café Partners’ Lunch Session – Getting it Right: Collaborative NCD Partnerships

Session Outline

This session is organized by Medtronic, novo nordisk, Pfizer and Sanofi
Lunch session LS02, Wednesday, April 18 2012, 12:30-14:00, Room 2
Summary: In 2011 The UN High Level Meeting on NCDs recalled the need for multistakeholder collaboration and partnerships as a fundamental element in achieving progress towards prevention and control of NCDs. Many people and organizations are already addressing NCDs around world, but much more still needs to be done to promote health, reduce risk factors, and manage disease. This special lunchtime session of the NCD Café will host a dialogue on how to make partnerships work, and will be based on tangible examples and real life experiences. Questions such as how to progress in achieving common objectives, how to overcome obstacles, and how to build from lessons learned will be addressed. Announcement brochure
Moderator: Dr. Darian Stibbe, Director, The Partnership Initiative, the International Business Leaders Forum
Ms Judith Watt, Interim Director,  The NCD Alliance
Dr. William K. Maina,  Senior Deputy Director of Medical Services/Chief Medical Specialist, Head: Division of Noncommunicable Diseases, Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation, Nairobi, Kenya
Dr. Richard Smith, Director Ovations Initiative to combat chronic disease in the developing world

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