OxHA Annual Summit 2011

14th April 2011

Welcome and introduction by Professor David Matthews, Executive Director of OxHA

Sessions chaired by:
Dr Denise Stevens, President of MATRIX Public Health Solutions Inc
Dr Pamela Dyson, CEO of OxHA

Session 1:  What have we learnt from CIH?

Overview and introduction to Community Interventions for Health. Drs Denise Stevens and Pamela Dyson

Presentations from China, India and Mexico exploring the successes and challenges of CIH. Professor Liming Li, Vice President of Chinese Academy of Medical Science, Peking University. Professor RK Thankappan, Professor and Head, AMCHSS, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum. Dr Jorge Ramirez Hernandez, PI in Mexico City

Interpreting data from community interventions. Professor David Matthews

Session 2: Hot topics and risk factors.

Tobacco in the developing world. Professor Martin McKee, Professor of European Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Evidence into Action: How to create societies that provide ongoing physical activity support and promotion. Dr Karen Martin, Research Assistant Professor, School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia.

Community based interventions to prevent obesity: current successes and future challenges. Dr Steve Allender, Associate Professor and Director ofWHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University and Senior Researcher, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford.

The Diabetes Roadmap – Shaping the UN High Level Summit Meeting on NCDs. Anne-Marie Felton, VP International Diabetes Federation and co-Founder and Chair of the Federation of European Nurses in Diabetes (FEND)

15 April 2011

Session 3: Collaborating and driving change

Session introduced and chaired by Professor Sir John Bell, Regius Professor of Medicine, University of Oxford.

Shifting the paradigm for chronic disease prevention:  from simple solutions to systems approaches. Professor Diane Finegood, Professor, Simon Fraser University and Director, the CAPTURE project

The role of food industry in health promotion. Dr George Mensah, VP Global Nutrition at PepsiCo

The Add Life campaign. Eddie McCaffrey, Media Director of OxHA and Creative Director, Joose TV

Panel discussion with:
Professor Sir John Bell, Professor Diane Finegood, Dr George Mensah, Professor David Matthews and Eddie McCaffrey.
Facilitation by Edna Kissman, Owner and Senior Partner, Kissman Langford

Keynote lecture:
The global impact of alcohol as a risk factor for chronic disease
Professor Sir Ian Gilmore, Royal Liverpool Hospital and University of Liverpool