Global Health and Faith based Communities - 2013

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Sunday, June 16th

16.00 – 19.00 Registration Opening

19.00 Introduction to the Forum: "Global vision on the change in the Healthcare Landscape"
Hiroki Nakatani – Assistant Director General for HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases at WHO (JAPAN)

Welcoming Cocktail & Buffet

20.30 Guest Speaker: Zelma Lazarus, CEO of Impact India Foundation: "International Initiative against avoidable disablement" (INDIA)

Monday, June 17th

9.00 – 9.30  Welcome Address and Forum Vision: Role & Engagement of Faith based Communities in the Global Health Landscape  
Jean-François de Lavison – President and Founder of Ahimsa Fund (FRANCE)
Mark Dybul – Executive director of The Global Fund (USA)
Katherine Marshall – Executive Director of World Faiths Development Dialogue (USA)

9.30 – 10.00 Michel Camdessus, Former managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Honorary Governor of "Banque de France" (FRANCE)  Welcome address

10.00 – 10.30 Break

10.30 – 12.30 Session 1: Your contribution in the Global Health landscape

                     Moderator: Katherine Marshall / Jean-François de Lavison

                     Jill Olivier, Research Director, International Religious Health Assets Programme, University of Cape Town (SOUTH AFRICA)
                     "Advances in Aligning Faith-Inspired Health Providers within Complex Health Systems"

                     Gideon ByamugishaGlobal Working Group on Faith, SSDDIM & HIV, St Paul's University, Limuru (UGANDA)
                     "Doing More and Better Against HIV & AIDS related Stigma, Shame, Denial, Discrimination, Inaction & Mis-action"

                     Neelam Kshirsagar, General Manager of Impact India Foundation (INDIA)
                     "Impact India's Community Health Initiative"

                     Renier Koegelenberg, CEO of National Religious Association for Social Development (SOUTH AFRICA)
                     "The rationale for NRASD primary health care programme in South Africa: the comparative strength/advantage of faith-based networks in health programmes"

                     Tsamchoe Tsering, General secretary of CCTM Office Darhamsala (INDIA)
                     "Public health issue in Tibetan Community in exile"

                     Marco Collovati, , Directeur Général d'Orangelife (BRAZIL)

12.30 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 15.30 Session 2: Your contribution in the Global Health landscape

                     Moderator: Katherine Marshall / Jean-François de Lavison

                     Adele Benzaken, National Programme Officer at UNAIDS (BRAZIL)
                     Teaser "Parente" and ppt

                     Ian Linden, Director of Policy at Tony Blair Foundation (UK)
                     "Inter-religious Health Education and Mobilisation in Sierra Leone"

                     Patricia Garcia, Professor at Heredia University (PERU)
                     "Brighter Futures:Improving maternal and child health through innovative models for the uptake of POCT"

                     Lachlan Forrow, President of the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Director of Ethics Programs and Palliative        Care Programs at Beth Israel deaconess Medical Center (USA)
                     "Albert Schweitzer’s Legacy: From Individual Care in Lambarene to Global Schweitzer-spirited Action"

                     Chantal Donné, Anatomopathologist (FRANCE)
                     "HPV cancer in Burundi"

                     Chi Peng Hsu, IMBA student in EMLyon Business School (TAIWAN)
                     "Motivate our young generation"

15.30 – 16.00 Break

16.00 – 17.30 Session 3: Innovation in Global Health Initiatives

                     Moderator: Katherine Marshall / Jean-François de Lavison

                     Joanna Rubinstein, Assistant Director of the Earth Institute for International Programs (USA )
                     "One Million Community Health Workers Campaign: innovation for primary health systems strengthening in Africa"

                     Philippe Duneton, Deputy Executif Director of Unitaid (FRANCE)
                     "Top HIV diagnostics for small labs in Africa"

                     Sally Smith, Partnership Adviser, UNAIDS (USA)
                     "From the Garden of Eden to the Global Policy Arena: unravelling the complexities of faith, sexual and reproductive health, human rights and HIV"

                     Thomas Joseph, Team Leader Community Engagement at WHO Stop TB Department (INDIA)
                     "ENGAGE-TB: Integrating community-based TB activities into the work of NGOs"

                     Jerick Limoanco, Program Head of the Center for Green Innovation for Gawad Kalinga Enchanted Farm (PHILIPPINES)
                     "The experience of Gawad Kalinga to deal with Health and Environment (in the slums/poor areas of The Philippines)"

                     Kenta Watanabe, IMBA Student in EMLyon Business School (JAPAN)
                     "TICAD and Global Health"

19.15 – 19.30 History of Fondation Mérieux, Alain Mérieux, President of Fondation Mérieux (FRANCE)

19.30 Dinner – Guest Speaker: Marguerite Barankitse, President of Maison Shalom (BURUNDI), Presentation of Maison Shalom

Tuesday, June 18th

9.00 – 9.15    Reflections of the previous day: Katherine Marshall

9.15 – 9.40   Introduction to the Global IVD Landscape: Rosanna Peeling,Professor and Chair of Diagnostics Research at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (CHINA/CANADA) and Maurine Murtagh, former Director of Diagnostic Services for Clinton Health Access Initiative, CEO of The Murtagh Group (USA).

9.45 – 11.45 Workshop: “How to develop a stronger partnership to better reach the MDG post 2015 objectives and make our projects sustainable”/
“What do we need to change in Global Health Landscape to better engage faith-based communities?”

          Moderator: Jorge Vivanco (MEXICO), President of WorldVision Mexico

11.45 – 12.30 Feed-back of the working groups and Q&A session

          Moderator: Jorge Vivanco (MEXICO)

12.30 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 15.30 Session 4: Social Entrepreneurship in Global Health initiatives

                     Moderator: Katherine Marshall / Jean-François de Lavison

                     From Colombo, introduction by Christoph Benn, Director Resource Mobilization and Donator Relations at Global Fund (GERMANY)

                     Suvam Paul, Master of Public Administration, New York University (BANGLADESH)
                     "Why Have Initiatives in global health partnerships for education?"

                     Samantha Cacamo, Founder & CEO of Social Business Earth (ITALY)
                     "Tackling Health Issues through Social Business"

                     Kevin O'Brien, Country Director, Handa Foundation (CAMBODIA)
                     "Experience in Cambodia with the Handa Foundation"

                     Cedric Bien, UNC Project-China (CHINA)
                     "Social Entrepreneurship for Sexual Health (SESH): Using Social Business Principles to increase HIV/syphilis testing among MSM in South China"

                     Shirley Lemus, Project Director, Grameen Health Innovations (GUATEMALA/USA)
                     "The Power of Micro finance and healthcare: Improving healthcare through microfinance networks with a sustainable vision"

                     Kim Tan, Chairman of Springhill Management (UK)
                     "Role of enterprise in Neglected Diseases of Poverty"

15.30 – 16.30 Guest Speaker: Tony Meloto, Founding Chairman of Gawad Kalinga (PHILIPPINES), Presentation of Kawad Kalinga and video

16.30 – 17.00 Break

17.00 – 18.00  Conclusion of the meeting and recommendations

Katherine Marshall

Jean-François de Lavison

18.45 – 20.00 ART Social Event: Concert "Les grands Interpretes"

                     Introduction: Setsuko Klossowska de Rola

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