Sessions and Participation
There were many opportunities for delegates to take an active role in participating at the Cape Town ’06 summit.
Scene-setting panel discussion on chronic disease prevention, what we are trying to achieve, and what are the barriers to success
Health diplomacy – using it to achieve our objectives
Communities of change – including promoting chronic disease prevention in faith-based communities
The scandal and challenge of delivering medicines for chronic disease
Update on the Grand Challenges project
The link to sustainability
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There were also four parallel, optional sessions on the second day:
- 3four50.com – ideas for content and promotion
- OxHA in North America
- Guidance for the diagnosis, prevention and care of HIV/AIDS: WHO can health professionals trust?
- Applying the Visual Body Map to risk-factor reduction with young people
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All delegates took part in workgroup discussion around one of four themes:
Designing healthy cities (Design)
Healthy business (Workplace)
Making the case (Economics)
- It’s the future (Youth)
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Other opportunities for participation
‘Soapbox session’ at which delegates talked about their ideas and projects.
Plenty of discussion throughout the event, and delegates (and those wishing to participate from outside Cape Town) were encouraged to post comments and questions on the summit website.
Q&A sessions in plenary and in the parallel sessions.
Breakfast meetings were arranged for delegates wishing to discuss issues of interest.
Opportunities for delegates to blog and podcast on the summit website.
Further interaction will be encouraged, to build a ‘virtual alliance’ online.