Agenda – Tuesday 20th


Sydney Resolution: a framework for chronic diseases and climate change
Ruth Colagiuri, Director, OxHA Asia-Pacific Centre

Latin America
Current capacities and needs to counter chronic diseases – Manuel Ramirez-Zea, Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama
Practical action – Beatriz Champagne, Executive Director, InterAmerican Heart Foundation

Soapbox session
Slides were not permitted in this session, as each of the 18 delegates were allotted just two minutes to speak.

A unique opportunity: the Millennium Development Goals and non-communicable disease
Helen Alderson, CEO, World Heart Federation (by phone)
Introduction to the online discussion – Katy Cooper, C3 Collaborating for Health


Three ways to combat chronic disease
Surgery – P.J. Devereaux, McMaster University, Canada (by phone)
Polypill – Denis Xavier, Head of Pharmacology, St John’s Medical College, Bangalore
Community interventions – K.R. Thankappan, Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, Kerala

Future scenarios in health
Discussion led by Richard Smith, UnitedHealth Chronic Disease Initiative
An example: Scenarios from Novo Nordisk – Bo Wesley, Senior Adviser, Future Health and Social Innovation, and Lene Andersen, VP Global Health Partnerships, Novo Nordisk A/S (by phone)
Online collaboration – Katy Cooper, on behalf of C3 Collaborating for Health

Institute of Medicine report: Promoting Cardiovascular Health in the Developing World: A Critical Challenge to achieve Global Health
Presentation by Committee member Derek Yach, Senior Vice President of Global Health Policy, PepsiCo
What this means for us:
Cother Hajat (UAE)
Eva Solórzano (Latin America)
Tracey Koehlmoos (Bangladesh)
Response: Arun Chockalingam, inaugural Director of the Office of Global Health, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), on behalf of Susan Shurin (Acting Director, NHLBI – lead sponsor)