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An outstanding conference program with over 70 sessions across 2 tracks covering 6 themes. Whether you are a senior government official, policy maker, researcher, scientist, NGO, CSO, student...there is something for you

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Track 1

Increasing the Effectiveness of Research and Innovation for Health (through):

 

SOCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY

INCREASING INVESTMENTS

COUNTRY-DRIVEN CAPACITY BUILDING

Track 2

The Role of Research and Innovation (in improving):

 

FOOD AND NUTRITION SAFETY AND SECURITY

HEALTH IN MEGA-CITIES

DISASTER RISK REDUCTION


 




INVITED SPEAKERS

Krisana Kraisintu

Pharmaceutical Scientist, Thailand

Alex Ross

Director, WHO Kobe Center

Carel IJsselmuiden

Director, COHRED

Mario G. Montejo

Secretary, DOST-Philippines

 

Dennis Batangan

Research Associate, IPC-ADMU

Martín-J. Sepúlveda

IBM Fellow and VP of Health Industries Research -IBM 

Wen Chen

Dean, School of Public Health, Fudan University 

Manuel Dayrit

Dean, ASMPH

 

Shinichi Egawa

Professor, Tohoku University

Reynaldo Garcia

Professor, UP Diliman

Janette Loreto-Garin

Secretary, DOH-Philippines

Renzo Guinto

Campaigner, Healthy Energy Initiative, Health Care Without Harm-Asia

 

Teodoro Herbosa

Professor, UP Manila

Jaime C. Montoya

Executive Director, PCHRD

Jim Kaput

Head, Clinical Translation Unit, Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences

Gerald Keusch

Professor, Boston University

 

Kanyawim Kirtikara

Executive Director, BIOTEC-Thailand

Glaudina Loots

Director of Health Innovation, MOST-South Africa

Mboneni Muofhe

Deputy Director-General: Research, Development and Innovation,
Department of Science and Technology

Federico Macaranas

Professor, AIM; ASEAN 2015 Project Lead

 

Marieme Ba

Founder and Managing Director, Pharmalys

Susan Pineda Mercado

Director,  WHO-WPRO

Isagani Padolina

Director, R&D Pascual Pharma

Tikki Pangestu

Visiting Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

 

Ok Pannenborg

Emeritus Chief Health Advisor, World Bank

Philippe Douste-Blazy (TBC)

Under-Secretary-General, UN; Chairman, UNITAID

Felino A. Palafox, Jr.

Principal Architect-Urban Planner, Palafox Associates;
President, Palafox Architecture Group

Mario Capanzana

Director, FNRI-DOST, Philippines

 
 
 

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DAY 1, ROOM 7, SESSION 1

SESSION TITLE
[Epidemos] Spatial analysis in uncovering health inequity (TBC)

SPEAKERS
  • John Q. Wong, Moderator
  • Jhanna Uy, Facilitator
  • Jason Haw , Facilitator
LOCATION
Room 7 (TBC)

SCHEDULE
8:30 - 10:00, August 24

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DAY 1, ROOM 7, SESSION 3

SESSION TITLE
TDR: ESSENCE Group meeting (closed session)

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LOCATION
Room 7 (TBC)

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10:30 - 12:00, August 24

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DAY 1, ROOM 6, SESSION 5

SESSION TITLE
FRC Workshop

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LOCATION
Room 6 (TBC)

SCHEDULE
13:30 - 15:00, August 24

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DAY 1, ROOM 7, SESSION 5

SESSION TITLE
TDR: ESSENCE Group meeting (closed session)

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LOCATION
Room 7 (TBC)

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13:30 - 15:00, August 24

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DAY 1, ROOM 6, SESSION 7

SESSION TITLE
FRC Workshop

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 6 (TBC)

SCHEDULE
15:30 - 17:00, August 24

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DAY 1, ROOM 7, SESSION 7

SESSION TITLE
ASEAN NDI (closed session)

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 7 (TBC)

SCHEDULE
15:30 - 17:00, August 24

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DAY 1, ROOM 11, SESSION 8

SESSION TITLE
OPENING CEREMONY

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 11 (TBC)

SCHEDULE
17:00 - 18:30, August 24

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DAY 1, ROOM 11, SESSION 8

SESSION TITLE
WELCOME RECEPTION: PHILIPPINE NIGHT

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 11 (TBC)

SCHEDULE
18:30 - 20:30, August 24

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DAY 2, ROOM 11, SESSION 1

SESSION TITLE
Plenary I

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 11 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
8:30 - 10:00, August 25

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DAY 2, ROOM 9, SESSION 1

SESSION TITLE
Asia E-Health Information Network (closed session)

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 9 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
8:30 - 10:00, August 25

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DAY 2, ROOM 10, SESSION 1

SESSION TITLE
Asia E-Health Information Network (closed session)

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 10 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
8:30 - 10:00, August 25

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DAY 2, ROOM 1, SESSION 3

SESSION TITLE
Citizen engagement in health governance

SPEAKERS
  • Vibha Varshney
LOCATION
Room 1 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
10:30 - 12:00, August 25

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DAY 2, ROOM 2, SESSION 3

SESSION TITLE
Leveraging partnerships, joining forces: global-local, public-private, industry-academe

SPEAKERS
  • Glen Mays
  • Ajay Gautam
LOCATION
Room 2 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
10:30 - 12:00, August 25

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DAY 2, ROOM 3, SESSION 3

SESSION TITLE
Experiences in developing national health research and innovation capacity

SPEAKERS
  • Manuel Dayrit
  • Francisco Eduardo de Campos
  • Glaudina Loots
  • Lalit Nandona
  • William Padulina, Moderator
LOCATION
Room 3 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
10:30 - 12:00, August 25

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DAY 1, ROOM 4, SESSION 3

SESSION TITLE
Nutrition economics equity and disparity

SPEAKERS
  • Simon Wieser
  • Praveen Agrawal
  • Rosemarie Edillon
  • Cecilia Acuin, Moderator
LOCATION
Room 4 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
10:30 - 12:00, August 25

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DAY 2, ROOM 5, SESSION 3

SESSION TITLE
Addressing the climate-energy-health nexus in megacities: Innovations from the health sector and beyond

SPEAKERS
  • Renzo Guinto
  • Fiona Armstrong
  • Merci Ferrer, Moderator
LOCATION
Room 5 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
10:30 - 12:00, August 25

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DAY 2, ROOM 6, SESSION 3

SESSION TITLE
Mega-disasters and outbreaks: lessons learned from Ebula Virus Disease (EVD), Avian Flu, Typhoon Haiyan and the Great East Japan Earthquake

SPEAKERS
  • Aiko Yamamoto
  • Maria Guevara
  • Joey Salceda
  • Exaltacion Lamberte, Moderator
LOCATION
Room 6 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
10:30 - 12:00, August 25

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DAY 2, ROOM 7, SESSION 3

SESSION TITLE
WIPO Re:Search (TBD)

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 7 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
10:30 - 12:00, August 25

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DAY 2, ROOM 8, SESSION 3

SESSION TITLE
BHC Fleming Fund or Oral Abstract Presentation (TBD)

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 8 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
10:30 - 12:00, August 25

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DAY 2, ROOM 9, SESSION 3

SESSION TITLE
DCP3 (TBC)

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 9 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
10:30 - 12:00, August 25

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DAY 2, ROOM 10, SESSION 3

SESSION TITLE
[Johns Hopkins] The network approach to strengthening health systems research capacity: experiences from the global South (TBC)

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 10 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
10:30 - 12:00, August 25

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DAY 2, ROOM 1, SESSION 5

SESSION TITLE
Embedding patient's rights in research priorities and processes

SPEAKERS
  • Rowie Daroy Morales
  • Marcelo Paganini
LOCATION
Room 1 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
13:30 - 15:00, August 25

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DAY 2, ROOM 2, SESSION 5

SESSION TITLE
Increasing investments for innovative and practical sulutions to priority healthcare challenges

SPEAKERS
  • Ryan Bethencourt
  • Ajay Gautam
LOCATION
Room 2 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
13:30 - 15:00, August 25

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DAY 2, ROOM 3, SESSION 5

SESSION TITLE
Research and innovation for Universal Health Coverage

SPEAKERS
  • Awad Mataria
  • Yogesh Rajkotia
  • Ali Ghufron Mukti
  • Juan Carlos Negrette
  • Eduardo P. Banzon, Moderator
LOCATION
Room 3 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
13:30 - 15:00, August 25

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DAY 2, ROOM 4, SESSION 5

SESSION TITLE
Advances in nutrigenomics for non-communicable diseseases

SPEAKERS
  • Jacus Nacis
  • Jacqueline Monteiro
  • Michael Fenech
  • Ahmed El-Sohemy
  • Eva Cutiongco-de la Paz, Moderator
LOCATION
Room 4 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
13:30 - 15:00, August 25

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DAY 2, ROOM 5, SESSION 5

SESSION TITL5
‘Big Data’ in big cities: harnessing information for improving urban health governance and reducing health inequities in megacities

SPEAKERS
  • Alex Ross
  • ulga Zerrudo Virtusio
LOCATION
Room 5 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
13:30 - 15:00, August 25

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DAY 2, ROOM 6, SESSION 5

SESSION TITL5
Increased focus on health in disaster risk managment: identifying the research and innovation needs

SPEAKERS
  • Virginia Murray
  • Shinichi Egawa
LOCATION
Room 6 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
13:30 - 15:00, August 25

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DAY 2, ROOM 7, SESSION 5

SESSION TITL5
Addressing the challenges of migration and health in megacities: opportunities for research and innovation

SPEAKERS
  • Phua Kai Hong
  • Mara Quesada-Bondad
  • Anjali Bhaskar Borhade
  • Patrick Duigan
LOCATION
Room 7 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
13:30 - 15:00, August 25

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DAY 2, ROOM 8, SESSION 5

SESSION TITL5
[BHC] Chronic Diseases with GACD and DOST Philippines (TBC)

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 8 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
13:30 - 15:00, August 25

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DAY 2, ROOM 9, SESSION 5

SESSION TITL5
QIDS (TBC)

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 9 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
13:30 - 15:00, August 25

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DAY 2, ROOM 10, SESSION 5

SESSION TITL5
[GIZ] Building country capacity for implementation research – the Regional Fit for Schoul Program (FIT) (TBC)

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 10 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
13:30 - 15:00, August 25

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DAY 2, ROOM 1, SESSION 7

SESSION TITL5
Increasing occupational health performance of business and institutions

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 1 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
15:30 - 17:00, August 25

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DAY 2, ROOM 2, SESSION 7

SESSION TITL5
Framework conditions in bi-regional health research - African vs. Asian case studies (TBC)

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 2 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
15:30 - 17:00, August 25

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DAY 2, ROOM 3, SESSION 7

SESSION TITL5
Enhancing infrastructure for research and innovation for health I. - universities, basic science facilities, research centers and more

SPEAKERS
  • Hakim Djaballah
  • Fabio Zicker
  • Jürg Utzinger
  • Awang Bulgiba Awang Mahmud
  • Carmencita Padilla, Moderator
LOCATION
Room 3 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
15:30 - 17:00, August 25

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DAY 2, ROOM 4, SESSION 7

SESSION TITL5
Harmonization of nutrition requirements and food labels: pulicy gaps and research needs

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 4 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
15:30 - 17:00, August 25

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DAY 2, ROOM 5, SESSION 7

SESSION TITL5
Food and health in megacities: emerging challenges and innovative responses

SPEAKERS
  • Florence Egal
  • Ryan Aguas
  • Jane Dixon
LOCATION
Room 5 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
15:30 - 17:00, August 25

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DAY 2, ROOM 6, SESSION 7

SESSION TITL5
Informed, effective decision-making for disaster risk governance

SPEAKERS
  • Julie Hall
  • Marvin Birnbaum
  • Ramon Isberto
LOCATION
Room 6 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
15:30 - 17:00, August 25

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DAY 2, ROOM 7, SESSION 7

SESSION TITL5
Life Innovation and Healthcare Systems in Megacities - Yokohama

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 7 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
15:30 - 17:00, August 25

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DAY 2, ROOM 8, SESSION 7

SESSION TITL5
(BHC or Wellcome) EAMR (Anti-Microbial Resistance) (TBC)

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 8 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
15:30 - 17:00, August 25

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DAY 2, ROOM 9, SESSION 7

SESSION TITL5
[WHO WPRO] Exploiting Big Data from national health insurance systems to achieve UHC (TBC)

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 9 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
15:30 - 17:00, August 25

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DAY 2, ROOM 10, SESSION 7

SESSION TITL5
[Alliance ] Health Pulicy and Systems Research: bringing research and innovation to people (TBC)

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 10 (TBD)

SCHEDULE
15:30 - 17:00, August 25

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DAY 3, ROOM 10, SESSION 1

SESSION TITLE
ASEAN-NDI (closed meeting)

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 10

SCHEDULE
08:30 - 10:00, August 26

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DAY 3, ROOM 1, SESSION 3

SESSION TITLE
Increasing access to information on health, equity, and development

SPEAKERS
  • Liem Nguyen
  • Walter Flores
  • Shreya Basu
LOCATION
Room 1

SCHEDULE
10:30 - 12:00, August 26

CLOSE

 

DAY 3, ROOM 2, SESSION 3

SESSION TITLE
[DOH, Lilibeth C. David] Increasing Public Investments for Health Research, Generating Evidence for Pulicy-Making (TBC)

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 2 (TBC)

SCHEDULE
10:30 - 12:00, August 26

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DAY 3, ROOM 3, SESSION 3

SESSION TITLE
Enhancing infrastructure for research and innovation for health II. - technology hubs, science parks and more

SPEAKERS
  • Tony Jones
  • Janekrishna Kanathrana
  • Reynaldo L. Garcia, Moderator
LOCATION
Room 3

SCHEDULE
10:30 - 12:00, August 26

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DAY 3, ROOM 4, SESSION 3

SESSION TITLE
Nutrition risk reduction during disasters

SPEAKERS
  • Martin Bloem
  • Corazon Barba, Moderator
LOCATION
Room 4

SCHEDULE
10:30 - 12:00, August 26

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DAY 3, ROOM 5, SESSION 3

SESSION TITLE
The built environment in megacities: a new space for innovation, research and design for health

SPEAKERS
  • Felino Palafox. Jr.
  • Anthony Capon
LOCATION
Room 5

SCHEDULE
10:30 - 12:00, August 26

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DAY 3, ROOM 6, SESSION 3

SESSION TITLE
Innovation and technology in disaster risk management

SPEAKERS
  • Alfredo Mahar Lagmay
  • Jostacio M. Lapitan
  • Mark Keim
  • Jonathan Corpus Ong
  • Matthew Cua
LOCATION
Room 6

SCHEDULE
10:30 - 12:00, August 26

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DAY 3, ROOM 7, SESSION 3

SESSION TITLE
The future of information for health, innovation and development (TBC)

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 7 (TBC)

SCHEDULE
10:30 - 12:00, August 26

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DAY 3, ROOM 8, SESSION 3

SESSION TITLE
Ethics and the research agenda for disaster risk management

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 8

SCHEDULE
10:30 - 12:00, August 26

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DAY 3, ROOM 9, SESSION 3

SESSION TITLE
[ADB] Innovative Investments for Malaria Elimination and Regional Health Security

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 9

SCHEDULE
10:30 - 12:00, August 26

CLOSE

 

DAY 3, ROOM 10, SESSION 3

SESSION TITLE
Project Oral Health for Juvenile Diabetics (TBC)

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 10 (TBC)

SCHEDULE
10:30 - 12:00, August 26

CLOSE

 

DAY 3, ROOM 1, SESSION 5

SESSION TITLE
COHRED Fairness Index

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 1

SCHEDULE
13:30 - 15:00, August 26

CLOSE

 

DAY 3, ROOM 2, SESSION 5

SESSION TITLE
Increasing public expenditure on research and innovation in emerging economies

SPEAKERS
  • Eduardo P. Banzon
  • Ryan Bethencourt
  • Pura Rayco-Solon
LOCATION
Room 2

SCHEDULE
13:30 - 15:00, August 26

CLOSE

 

DAY 3, ROOM 3, SESSION 5

SESSION TITLE
Local and international networks - what works best for global health?

SPEAKERS
  • Pratap Singahsivanon
  • Garry Aslanyan
  • Solomon Nwaka
  • Cristina Torres
  • Mary Ann Lansang, Moderator
LOCATION
Room 3

SCHEDULE
13:30 - 15:00, August 26

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DAY 3, ROOM 4, SESSION 5

SESSION TITLE
Smarter Food Production to Address Food Insecurity

SPEAKERS
  • Robert Zeigler
  • Howarth Bouis
  • Karen Cooper
  • Ellen Villate, Moderator
LOCATION
Room 4

SCHEDULE
13:30 - 15:00, August 26

CLOSE

 

DAY 3, ROOM 5, SESSION 5

SESSION TITLE
"Health in all policies": enhancing health governance in megacities

SPEAKERS
  • Anjana Bhushan
  • Mojgan Sami
LOCATION
Room 5

SCHEDULE
13:30 - 15:00, August 26

CLOSE

 

DAY 3, ROOM 6, SESSION 5

SESSION TITLE
[University of Kochi & Ateneo] Simulation Training of Disaster Situation Report from Voices of Survivors (TBC)

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 6 (TBC)

SCHEDULE
13:30 - 15:00, August 26

CLOSE

 

DAY 3, ROOM 7, SESSION 5

SESSION TITLE
APAME: Medical journals, social accountability, and the democratization of knowledge

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 7

SCHEDULE
13:30 - 15:00, August 26

CLOSE

 

DAY 3, ROOM 8, SESSION 5

SESSION TITLE
[PhilCRiNet & DeLaSalle] Improving Global Clinical Trials: Challenges and Best Practices from the Asia-Pacific Region

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 8

SCHEDULE
13:30 - 15:00, August 26

CLOSE

 

DAY 3, ROOM 9, SESSION 5

SESSION TITLE
[MSF Access] New models in TB Drug Development (TBC)

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 9 (TBC)

SCHEDULE
13:30 - 15:00, August 26

CLOSE

 

DAY 3, ROOM 10, SESSION 5

SESSION TITLE
[Nosi & CV Telecom] ICT and the Health Sector: the case of Cabo Verde (TBC)

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 10 (TBC)

SCHEDULE
13:30 - 15:00, August 26

CLOSE

 

DAY 3, ROOM 11, SESSION 5

SESSION TITLE
[APO, EVIP-Net, et al] Evidence-informed pulicy-making (TBC)

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 11 (TBC)

SCHEDULE
13:30 - 15:00, August 26

CLOSE

 

DAY 3, ROOM 1, SESSION 7

SESSION TITLE
COHRED Fairness Index

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 1

SCHEDULE
15:30 - 17:00, August 26

CLOSE

 

DAY 3, ROOM 2, SESSION 7

SESSION TITLE
"It's not just the money!" Sharing risk and reward; maximizing IP

SPEAKERS
  • Santiago Lardizabal
LOCATION
Room 2

SCHEDULE
15:30 - 17:00, August 26

CLOSE

 

DAY 3, ROOM 3, SESSION 7

SESSION TITLE
Developing human resources for research and innovation for health

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 3

SCHEDULE
15:30 - 17:00, August 26

CLOSE

 

DAY 3, ROOM 4, SESSION 7

SESSION TITLE
Evidence for the changing rule of food fortification

SPEAKERS
  • Jorg Spieldenner
  • Mario Capanzana, Moderator
LOCATION
Room 4

SCHEDULE
15:30 - 17:00, August 26

CLOSE

 

DAY 3, ROOM 5, SESSION 7

SESSION TITLE
Clean air, healthy lungs: innovative sulutions to air pullution in megacities

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 5

SCHEDULE
15:30 - 17:00, August 26

CLOSE

 

DAY 3, ROOM 6, SESSION 7

SESSION TITLE
[UP Manila & Citizens' Network for Psychosocial Response] Enhancing Resilience in Times of Crisis and Catastrophe (TBC)

SPEAKERS
  • Agus Wibowo
  • Yantisa Akhadi
  • Fuh-Yuan Hsih
LOCATION
Room 6 (TBC)

SCHEDULE
15:30 - 17:00, August 26

CLOSE

 

DAY 3, ROOM 7, SESSION 7

SESSION TITLE
APAME: Capacity-building strategies to increase the dissemination of research and innovation in LMICs

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 7

SCHEDULE
15:30 - 17:00, August 26

CLOSE

 

DAY 3, ROOM 8, SESSION 7

SESSION TITLE
[WHO WPRO] Innovative approaches in the prevention and contrul of noncommunicable diseases in megacities (TBC)

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 8 (TBC)

SCHEDULE
15:30 - 17:00, August 26

CLOSE

 

DAY 3, ROOM 9, SESSION 7

SESSION TITLE
[UP Medical Informatics Unit] Social Media: Connecting the Dots in Healthcare (TBC)

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 9 (TBC)

SCHEDULE
15:30 - 17:00, August 26

CLOSE

 

DAY 3, ROOM 10, SESSION 7

SESSION TITLE
[Zuellig Foundation] Towards resilient health systems: early lessons from a UNICEF project covering Haiyan-affected areas in the Philippines (TBC)

SPEAKERS
LOCATION
Room 10 (TBC)

SCHEDULE
15:30 - 17:00, August 26

CLOSE



OTHER ACTIVITIES



Networking event on the 25th of August

Philippine Night

Poster Exhibit

APAME Sessions

New Leaders for Health Pre-Forum

Global health debates

Film festival

IT4Health

Photo Exhibit

Networking event on the 25th of August

Philippine Night

Poster Exhibit






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CORPORATIONS

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NGOs

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Early Bird $225



Regular $ 245

**For Group Rates: Please contact Ms. Barbara Ewals at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (for international participants) or Micah Zamora at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (for local participants)

Payments

Registration is valid on receipt of payment. Payments can be made by telegraphic transfer or credit card. Upon receipt of your completed registration form and payment, you will receive a confirmation of your registration by e-mail. Early bird fee is available until 19 June 2015.

Available payment options for International and Local delegates include:

*Credit card - VISA or Master Card.
*Telegraphic transfer - you will be receiving banking instructions through email. Bank details for a Telegraphic transfer can be found on your invoice.

Please note: If you are paying in local currency (Philippine Peso (PHP)), you may start your registration by downloading the registration form. After submitting the accomplished form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., you will receive a confirmation email with payment instructions.

Ticket prices Include VAT of 12% and give you access to the opening ceremony, all conference sessions, Innovation Marketplace and networking party 

 

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Travel and Accommodation

Our official partner for accommodation is MCI INTAS. To get the lowest rates on your booking, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

You may book your tickets with Qatar Airways in discounted rates. Promo code will be sent to you together with your registration confirmation. Please click here to book now.


Official Hotel of Forum 2015

Sofitel Plaza
5 STAR 750 meters from Venue


Other Hotels

Heritage Hotel
Manila Hotel
Pan Pacific Hotel
New World Manila Bay Hotel
Diamond Hotel
Manila Peninsula
Dusit Thani Hotel
Makati Shangri-la Hotel
Manila Pavilion Hotel
Century Park Hotel
Hotel H20
City Garden Suites
Armada Hotel
Solaire Resort and Casino
Fairmont and Raffles Residences
Midas Hotel




VISA:

Official invitation letters

Letters for visa applications are available for attendees that have fully paid the registration fees. We will send you the letter as soon as you have registered and requested the visa application by checking the 'visa required' checkbox during the registration process.

Please contact the secretariat at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for any questions or clarifications.

Ground Transportation:

For your convenience and security, we have arranged shuttle buses between several hotels and the venue. We encourage you to book any additional transportation needs with our official transportation partner, Intas Destinations.

PARTNERS

If you share our passion for inspiring new solutions through research and innovation we would love to partner with you.

Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for partnership opportunities





FEATURED PARTNER EVENTS

APAME Sessions
Youth Programme
Photo Exhibit



APAME Sessions



Forum 2015 and APAME joint sessions

August 24 (Mon.) – Joint opening ceremonies and welcome reception at PICC.
August 26 (Wed.) – Two back-to-back sessions at the PICC, from 13:30 to 15:00 and 15:30 – 17:00.

The subject of the two sessions will be (1) Medical Journals, Social Accountability and the Democratization of Knowledge and (2) Capacity-building strategies to increase dissemination of research and innovation in LMICs.

The format for these two back-to-back sessions will include a mixture of lecture, panel discussion and a mini-debate. Audience participation and interaction will be encouraged through the use of film, panel reactors, and real-time response tabulations. The APAME Manila Declaration 2015 will be launched at the end of the second APAME-Forum 2015 Session.



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SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM COMMITTEES
 
 
 

Social Accountability

Increasing Investment

Country-driven Capacity Building

Food and Nutrition Safety and Security

Health in Mega Cities

Disaster Risk Reduction

 

 

Dennis Batangan(Chair)
Research Associate, Institute of Philippine Culture, Ateneo de Manila University

Rosemarie Johnson Herrera
Executive Director, Health Alternatives for Total Human Development Institute (HEALTHDEV), Ateneo de Manila University

Mr. Redempto Parafina
Affiliated Network for Social Accountability in East Asia and the Pacific

Dr. Anthony Capon
Director
International Institute for Global Health
United Nations University

Kevin McCarthy
Policy Officer/International Aid/Cooperation Officer for Health & Research European Commission International Cooperation and Development Human Development and Migration Directorate

Ms. Sue Patricia Cant
Social Accountability Adviser
World Vision International


 

Dr. Mario Capanzana (Chair)
Director, Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) Philippines Department of Science and Technology

Dr. Cecilia Cristina Acuin
Division Chief, Nutritional Assessment and Monitoring Division (NAMD), Philippines Department of Science and Technology

Dr. Kanyawim Kirtikara
Executive Director, National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC)

Dr. Boon Yee Yeong
Executive Director, International Life Sciences Institute - South East Asia

Dr. Roy Sparringa
Deputy Chairman, Food Safety of Hazardous Substance Content, National Agency for Drug & Food Control - Indonesia

Dr. Jim Kaput
Head, Clinical Translation Unit Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences

 








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