Agenda – Monday 19th

The event was chaired by Richard Smith (UnitedHealth Chronic Disease Initiative) and Nikhil Tandon (Department of Endocrinology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi).


Welcome to the summit
Christine Hancock, Director, C3 Collaborating for Health (by video)

Introduction to the Oxford Health Alliance
David Matthews, Executive Coordinator, OxHA (by video):

Overview of India and non-communicable diseases
Dr Prabhakaran, Executive Director, Centre of Chronic Disease Control, India

A scorecard for chronic disease: Advancing health literacy globally among key audiences
Scott Ratzan, Vice President Global Health, Government Affairs and Policy, Johnson & Johnson

The Abu Dhabi model for tackling cardiovascular risk
Oliver Harrison, Director of Public Health and Policy, Health Authority – Abu Dhabi

How to scale up and sustain interventions
MEND – Paul Sacher, Chief Research and Development Officer, MEND (by phone):
Agita Mundo – Victor Matsudo, Chairman of the Physical Activity Network for the Americas.


Global Alliance for Chronic Disease
Cristina Rabadan-Diehl, Director, NHLBI Global Health Initiative

Commercial incentives to change behaviour: evidence, science and rewards
Greg Morris, Senior Actuary, Discovery Holdings Ltd, South Africa

Initiatives under way in China
Rural initiative – Lijing L. Yan, Director, China International Center for Chronic Disease Prevention
Community interventions for health in Hangzhou – Jun Lv, Peking University Health Science Cente

Using new technology
Using wireless technology to combat diabetes along the US and Mexico border – Chris Walker, Director, Public Health Programs, Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute, California.
The story of chronic disease: a challenge and an opportunity – Eddie McCaffrey, Joose TV, and OxHA’s New Media Director (by video)