Below is the final agenda for the OxHA summit.

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Thursday 16 April

09:00 Registration
09:30 Welcome and introduction Professor David Matthews, OxHA Board Member
09:45 Session 1: The three risk factors

Tobacco: Dr Samira Asma, CDC Global Tobacco Control Office on Smoking and Health, USA

Diet: Dr Susan Jebb, MRC Head of Nutrition

Physical activity: Dr Michael Pratt, Chief, Physical Activity and Health Branch, CDC

Chair: Dr Fiona Adshead, Director, Chronic Diseases and Health
Promotion, WHO
10:30 Tea / coffee
11:00 Session 2: Research
11:00 Community Interventions for Health
Methodology, early results and lessons learned
Chair: Professor Stephen MacMahon, The George Institute, Australia

Dr Denise Stevens and Fiona Wong, MATRIX Public Health Solutions

Professor K.R. Thankappan,
Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute, India

12:00 Ovations Chronic Disease Initiative Dr Richard Smith, Executive Director, Ovations Chronic Disease Initiative

Professor Alejandro Cravioto, Executive Director, ICDDR,B, Bangladesh

12:30 Lunch
13.30 Session 3: Action in progress Chair: Professor Siân Griffiths, OBE, Director, School of Public Health, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
13:30 The polypill story Professor Sir Nicholas Wald, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, UK

Professor Denis Xavier, St John’s Research Institute, Bangalore

Dr Anthony Rodgers, Professorial Fellow, George Institute for International Health, Australia

14:45 International NGOs Chair: Ms Lise Kingo, Executive Vice-President and Chief of Staffs, Novo Nordisk A/S

Dr Tom Glynn, Cancer Science and Trends Director, International Cancer Control, American Cancer Society

Ms Ann Keeling, CEO, International Diabetes Federation

Dr Jeya Wilson, CEO, World Heart Federation

15:30 Tea / coffee
16:00 Session 3: Action in progress, cont.
What role is industry playing?
Contributions from the food, insurance and pharmaceutical industries
Chair: Dr Diane Finegood, Executive Director, The CAPTURE Project, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Mr Viggo Birch, European Vice President and Managing Director, Novo Nordisk UK and Ireland

Mr Tal Gilbert, Head of Research & Development, PruHealth, UK

Mr Jonathan Horrell, Director of Corporate Affairs, Kraft Foods UK and Ireland, and business4Life steering
committee member

17:00 Session 4: Resources Chair: Dr Derek Yach,
Vice-President of Global Health Policy, PepsiCo, and OxHA Board Member
17:00 Trends in spending on chronic diseases relative to other global health issues
Comments by David Stuckler and Rajaie Batniji, who recently published a Lancet paper on global health spending
Dr Rachel Nugent, Center for Global Development, Washington, DC
17:45 Grand Challenges / Global Partnership
Progress on the Grand Challenges and global engagement
Professor Stig Pramming
18:15 Concluding remarks Dr Derek Yach
19:00 Grand dinner, Trinity College, Oxford, hosted by Sir John Bell, Regius Professor of Medicine, Oxford University, and OxHA Chairman