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GHF2014 – LS02 – Evidence Informed Decision Making in Achieving UHC: the Role of Macro HTA

12:15 13:45 LS02 TUESDAY, 15 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 3 LUNCH SESSION Evidence Informed Decision Making in Achieving UHC: the Role of Macro HTA SPEAKERS: Dr. Nick Drager Honorary Professor, Senior Fellow, Global Health Programme, The Graduate Institute, Geneva Mr. Adrian Griffin Vice President, HTA Policy, Johnson & Johnson Dr. Franz Pichler Director, Global Public Policy, […]

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GHF2014 – PL05 – Integrating Health, Wellbeing and Sustainability

08:45 10:15 PL05 THURSDAY, 17 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 2 INTEGRATING HEALTH, WELLBEING AND SUSTAINABILITY MODERATOR: Dr. Carlos Dora Department of Public Health and Environment, World Health Organization, Switzerland PANEL: H.E. Ambassador Michael Gerber  Ambassador and Special Representative for Global Sustainable Development Post-2015, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Switzerland Mrs. Pam Warhurst  Founder and […]

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GHF2014 – PS23 – Inclusive Decision Making and Local Health Policy Development

16:00 17:30 PS23 WEDNESDAY, 16 APRIL 2014 ROOM: LEMAN Inclusive Decision Making and Local Health Policy Development MODERATOR: Ms. Monika Christofori-Khadka, Health Advisor, Swiss Red Cross, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Equity and Local Government: Sao Paulo, Brazil Dr. Vera Coelho, Coordinator, Citizenship, Health and Development Group, Brazilian Centre of Analysis and Planning, Brazil Inclusive Decision-Making and Community […]

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GHF2014 – PS20 – Harnessing ICTs to Improve Tuberculosis Control

10:45 12:15 PS20 WEDNESDAY, 16 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 16 Harnessing ICTs to Improve Tuberculosis Control MODERATOR: Dr. Lucicia Ditiu Executive Secretary, Stop TB Partnership, World Health Organization, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Communications Platform for Tuberculosos to Supplement Mainstream Media: India Ms. Barathi Ghanashyam Founder Editor, Journalists against TB, India mTB by Front Line Workers in a Tribal […]

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GHF2014 – PS19 – Improving Access to Essential Medicines

10:45 12:15 PS19 WEDNESDAY, 16 APRIL 2014 ROOM: MOTTA Improving Access to Essential Medicines MODERATOR: Dr. Gilles Forte Department for Essential Medicines and Health Products, World Health Organization, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Strengthening Health Systems to Achieve Access to Essential Medicines Ms. Alessandra Ferrario Research Officer, Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science, […]

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GHF2014 – PS13 – Integrated Approaches to HIV Management

16:00 17:30 PS13 TUESDAY, 15 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 15 Integrated Approaches to HIV Management MODERATOR: Dr. Alexandra Calmy, Head, Unit of HIV/AIDS, Division of Infectious Diseases, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Integrating HIV Commodity Supply Chains for Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission Scale Up in Nigeria Ms. Chioma Nwuba, Logistics Advisor, HIV/AIDS Program Management, […]

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Mira Shiva

Dr Mira Shiva Chairperson, Health Action International Asia -Pacific Founder, People’s Health Movement Born to a Gandhian mother and a forest conservator father, a qualified doctor herself, Dr Mira Shiva chose to live the life of an activist. Single by choice in a man’s world, Shiva has not just left her mark but has successfully […]

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Health as an indicator of sustainable development: How health can contribute to and benefit from sustainable policies.

This study highlights how health can be a cross-sectoral indicator for the proposed 2015 sustainable development goals. The impacts of environmental changes on human wellbeing have been clearly established but insufficient work has been done to show how sustainable policies can also benefit health. This study recommends health indicators that can be used to measure […]

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Protecting the Health of International Labor Migrants through Intersectoral Action from a Source Country Perspective: The Philippines

This source-country perspective study examines how intersectoral action can be harnessed to protect the health of international labor migrants. With nearly 10% of its citizens living overseas, the Philippines, with its decades-long history of institutionalized labor migration, has established structures and processes that ensure migrants’ rights and welfare. While best practices exist, there is enough […]

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Lessons from the Commercial Sector: How Integration Can Transform Public Health Supply Chains

Successful health programs require an uninterrupted supply of health products provided by a well-designed, well-operated and well maintained supply chain. By applying a new approach to end-to-end integration, adapted from the commercial sector, health managers can ensure that public health supply chains deliver an adequate supply of essential health commodities to the clients who need […]

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