Programm

Programm
08:45

Registration and Coffee

09:30:

Welcome Speech by Verena Wieland, Vice-President of the Network Medicus Mundi Switzerland

Part 1: Determinants of NCDs

9:40 Political and economical determinants

How to win a campaign for a Soda Tax: the Mexican Case by Alejandro Calvillo, Director El Poder del Consumidor, Mexico

 

Setting the scene: NCDs in Switzerland by Nora Kronig Romero, Vice-Director General Swiss Federal Office of Public Health

 

Leveraging national evidence at regional and global policy level to shape the NCDs agenda: SDC contribution by Erika Placella, Health Advisor, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation

Coffee Break

11:10 Social and environmental determinants

 

Better Hearts Better Cities: a multisector approach to improve heart health in low-income urban communities by Roberta Bosurgi, Head of Urban Health Initiative, Novartis Foundation

 

Addressing social determinants of NCDs through community mobilisation by Tatyana Haplichnik, country coordinator for Belarus, Swiss Red Cross

and

Health Promotion Approach to NCD: Toward Transformative Action by Sunghea Park, Dr. / Intern of unit Health System Support, Swiss TPH

12:05 Part 2: Challenges for Organisation of Care

 

Care and Management of NCDs in Primary Care - Professional priorities versus patient needs by Manfred Zahorka, Head of unit Sexual and Reproductive Health, Swiss TPH

 

Example from the practice: The rural Lugala Hospital in Tanzania and the advent of NCDs by Peter Hellmold, Medical officer in charge Lugala Hospital, Tanzania, SolidarMed

and

Frank Jacob, Regional Medical Officer Morogoro, Tanzania, Regional Health Administration Tanzania

Lunch

13:50 Part 3: Workshops

 

 

Group A:

Challenges for the organisation
of NCD care

With Manfred Zahorka, Swiss TPH,
Monika Christofori-Khadka, SRC and
Nicusor Fota, CRED Foundation

 

Group B:

Addressing NCDs through health promotion
at community level

With Helen Prytherch and
Sunghea Park, Swiss TPH

Group C:

Advocacy work – political action for
addressing the determinants

With Martin Leschhorn Strebel, Medicus Mundi Switzerland

14:50:

Presentation of the main findings

15:05 Part 4: The way forward: Policies on national and global level

 

How to leverage the political construction of NCDs at the global level? by Olivia Heller, Project Associate cohesion project, Division of Tropical & Humanitarian Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals

15:25 Panel

 

Panel:

Jochen Ehmer, Director SolidarMed
Nora Kronig Romero,
Vice-Director General Swiss Federal Office of Public Health
Alejandro Calvillo, Director El Poder del Consumidor

Moderated by Martin Leschhorn Strebel, Director Medicus Mundi Switzerland


16:20:

Closure

 

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