Original Participants

A broad range of participants took part in the first Oxford Vision 2020 summit in December 2003.

Participants at the first summit included:

  • 8 treasury and public health departments from the United States, China, Canada, South Africa, Brazil and the United Kingdom;
  • 16 corporations from the pharmaceutical, health care, food and media industries;
  • 16 world-leading universities focusing on medicine and public health as well as economics, geography and development; and
  • 12 leading non-governmental and inter-governmental organisations.

Organisations represented (key organisations; remainder in alphabetical order):

  • University of Oxford
  • Novo Nordisk A/S
  • World Health Organisation
  • Bowker Media & Communications
  • Centre for Disease Control & Prevention, USA
  • Chinese Centre for Disease Control & Prevention
  • City University – London
  • Department of Health, UK
  • Earth Institute, Columbia University
  • European Association for the Study of Diabetes
  • European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition
  • Geneva University Hospitals
  • Health Canada
  • Healthy Eating & Active Living HE+AL Partnership
  • House of Commons
  • House of Mondaymorning
  • Institute for Alternative Futures
  • International Business Leaders Forum
  • International Council of Nurses
  • International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association
  • International Obesity TaskForce
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • JP Morgan
  • LIMIU Limited
  • Medical Research Council, South Africa
  • Memory Pharmaceuticals
  • Merck Sharp & Dohme
  • National Treasury, Republic of South Africa
  • Nestlé SA
  • New Health Group
  • OCDEM
  • OECD
  • PepsiCo
  • Pharma Futures
  • Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Strategy XXI Group Ltd
  • SustainAbility
  • The Abelson Company
  • The World Bank
  • UK Treasury
  • Umeå International School of Public Health
  • University of Brasilia
  • University of California at San Francisco
  • University of Geneva
  • University of New South Wales
  • University of Oxford/Radcliffe Infirmary
  • University of Queensland, School of Population Health
  • University of Sydney
  • University of Toronto
  • University Potchefstroom
  • Vanderbilt Diabetes Centre
  • World Heart Federation