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Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Wednesday, 16/Nov/2011
7:45am - 8:45amEarly Morning 1B: Access to Essential Medicines as Part of the Right to Health: Any Progress?
Session Moderator: Hans V. Hogerzeil, ex-WHO, Switzerland
Session Rapporteur: Aarti Patel, Health Research for Action, South Africa
Session Rapporteur: Claudia Garcia Serpa Osorio-de-Castro, Sergio Arouca National School of Public Health/Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Brazil
Ametist 
8:45am - 9:00amDaily Summary
Session Moderator: Dennis Ross-Degnan, Harvard Medical School, United States of America
Jasper Auditorium 
9:00am - 10:10amPlenary 3: Health Care and Financing Institutions
Session Moderator: Alexander Nii Oto Dodoo, University of Ghana Medical School, Ghana
Session Moderator: Socorro Zarate Escalante, World Health Organization, Viet Nam
Session Rapporteur: John Chalker, MSH, United Kingdom
Jasper Auditorium 
10:15am - 11:15am3a. Access: Initiatives to Improve Equity in Medicines Access
Session Moderator: Maryam Bigdeli, World Health Organization, Switzerland
Session Moderator: Soonman Kwon, Seoul National University, Korea, South (Republic of)
Session Rapporteur: Arash Rashidian, Tehran University of Medical Scineces, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Azurit 
10:15am - 11:15am3b. Policy: Policy Interventions to Improve Rational Use of Medicines in LMIC
Session Moderator: Ambrose Ohumagho Isah, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria (INRUD Nigeria), Nigeria
Session Moderator: Liliya Eugenevna Ziganshina, Kazan Federal University, Russian Federation
Session Rapporteur: Elizabeth E Roughead, University of South Australia, Australia
Jasper Auditorium 
10:15am - 11:15am3c. Economics: Health Insurance Coverage for Medicines in LMIC
Session Moderator: Dennis Ross-Degnan, Harvard Medical School, United States of America
Session Moderator: Abayneh Tamer Desta, WHO, Congo
Session Rapporteur: Sabine Vogler, Gesundheit Österreich GmbH (GÖG), Austria
Ametist 
10:15am - 11:15am3d. Chronic Care: Improving Prescription Practices in Treating Chronic Diseases in LMIC with Particular Focus on Hypertension and Diabetes
Session Moderator: Ricardo Perez-Cuevas, Ministry of Health, Mexico, Mexico
Session Moderator: David Beran, International Insulin Foundation, United Kingdom
Session Rapporteur: Brian Serumaga, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Septeryan B4-B5 
10:15am - 11:15am3e. Child Health: Assessing Availability and Prices of Medicines for Children
Session Moderator: Jane Robertson, University of Newcastle, Australia
Session Moderator: Krisantha Weerasuriya, World Health Organisation, Switzerland
Session Rapporteur: Christopher John Gill, Boston University School of Public Health, United States of America
Lal 3-4 
10:15am - 11:15am3f. Malaria: Prices and Affordability of ACT in the Private Sector
Session Moderator: Hoda Atta, WHO/EMRO, Egypt
Session Moderator: Catherine E. Vialle-Valentin, Harvard Medical School, United States of America
Session Rapporteur: Charles C Ezenduka, Health Policy Research Group, Nigeria
Lal 1-2 
10:15am - 11:15am3g. HIV/AIDS, TB: Facility Level Assessment and Interventions to Promote Adherence
Session Moderator: Celestino Obua, Makerere University, College of Health Sciences, Uganda
Session Moderator: Ibrahim Adekunle Oreagba, University of Lagos, Nigeria
Session Rapporteur: Andy S Stergachis, University of Washington, United States of America
Septeryan B1-B3 
10:15am - 11:15am3h. AMR: Improving Rational Use of Antibiotics in Health Care Facilities
Session Moderator: Ossama Shams Eldin Rasslan, Ain Shams faculty of Medicine, Egypt
Session Moderator: Anibal Sosa, SOSA INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT SERVICES, United States of America
Session Rapporteur: Megha Sharma, Karolinska Institute / R D Gardi Medical college, India
Amazonit 
11:15am - 11:45amCoffee/tea break
 
11:45am - 12:45pmContinuation of Topic Track Sessions
 
12:45pm - 2:00pmLunch and Poster Discussions
 
2:00pm - 3:10pmPlenary 4: Health Care Providers
Session Moderator: Hortensia Reyes-Morales, National Institute of Public Health, Mexico
Session Moderator: Göran Bengt Tomson, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Session Rapporteur: Keith William Johnson, Management Sciences for Health, United States of America
Jasper Auditorium 
3:15pm - 4:15pm4a. Access: Interventions to Improve Prescribing Practices in LMIC
Session Moderator: Kathleen Anne Holloway, World Health Organization, India
Session Moderator: Mohamed Bin Shahna, WHO EMRO, Egypt
Session Rapporteur: Chean Men, Center for Advanced Study, Cambodia
Azurit 
3:15pm - 4:15pm4b. Policy: Providers and Promotion
Session Moderator: Batool Jaffer Suleiman, Ministry of Health, Oman
Session Moderator: Kumud Kumar Kafle, INRUD Nepal, Nepal
Session Rapporteur: Brian Conroy Gunn, Ministry of Health, Sultanate of Oman, Oman
Jasper Auditorium 
3:15pm - 4:15pm4c. Economics: Impact of Regulating Medicines Price on Prescribing
Session Moderator: Hans V. Hogerzeil, ex-WHO, Switzerland
Session Moderator: Lu Ye, School of Public Health, Fudan University, China, Peoples Republic of
Session Rapporteur: Warren Kaplan, Center for Global Health & Development, Boston University School of Public Health, United States of America
Ametist 
3:15pm - 4:15pm4d. Chronic Care: Prescribing Behaviors in Treating Chronic Diseases with Particular Focus on Care of Elderly Patients
Session Moderator: Lynn Weekes, NPS: Better choices better health, Australia
Session Moderator: Abul Kalam Dr. Azad Chowdhury, University Grants Commission of Bangladesh & INRUD Core Group Bangladesh, Bangladesh
Session Rapporteur: Joao Carapinha, Northeastern University, United States of America
Septeryan B4-B5 
3:15pm - 4:15pm4e. Child Health: Interventions to Improve the Management of Children Diseases - 1
Session Moderator: Edwine Barasa, KEMRI-Wellcome Trust, Kenya
Session Moderator: T. Christopher Mast, Merck Research Laboratories, United States of America
Session Rapporteur: Christopher John Gill, Boston University School of Public Health, United States of America
Lal 3-4 
3:15pm - 4:15pm4f. Malaria: The Role of Medicines Retail Outlets in Improving Access to Medicines
Session Moderator: Ibrahim Adekunle Oreagba, University of Lagos, Nigeria
Session Moderator: Beth Bonareri Kangwana, KEMRI Wellcome trust research progreamme, United Kingdom
Session Rapporteur: Miriam, Obinwanne Ajuba, Health Policy Research Group, Enugu, Nigeria, Nigeria
Lal 1-2 
3:15pm - 4:15pm4g. HIV/AIDS, TB: Improving Providers Prescribing and Dispensing
Session Moderator: Joseph Ntaganira, National University of Rwanda School of Public Health, Rwanda
Session Moderator: Parthasarathi Gurumurthy, JSS College of Pharmacy and JSS Medical College Hospital, India
Session Rapporteur: Evans Luvaha Sagwa, Management Sciences for Health, Namibia
Septeryan B1-B3 
3:15pm - 4:15pm4h. AMR: Improving Antibiotic Prescribing
Session Moderator: Cecilia Stålsby Lundborg, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Session Moderator: Eva Miriam Ombaka, Private, Tanzania, United Republic of
Session Rapporteur: Sujith John Chandy, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
Amazonit 
4:15pm - 4:45pmTea/coffee break
 
4:45pm - 5:45pmContinuation of Topic Track Sessions
 
6:00pm - 7:30pmINRUD Meeting - by invitation
Azurit