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Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Monday, 14/Nov/2011
9:00am - 11:30amSatellite: Pharmaceutical System Strengthening: Is There a Need for a New Paradigm?
Jasper Auditorium 
2:00pm - 3:20pmWelcome Addresses
Session Moderator: Mehtap Tatar, Hacettepe University, Turkey
Jasper Auditorium 
3:20pm - 4:20pmOpening: Keynote Addresses
Session Moderator: David Ofori-Adjei, Ghana College of Physicians & Surgeons, Ghana
Jasper Auditorium 
4:30pm - 5:00pmEffects of Turkish Health Reform on Pharmaceutical Policies
Session Moderator: AKIF AKBULAT, General Directorate of Pharmaceuticals and Pharmacy, Ministry of Health of Turkey, Turkey
Session Rapporteur: Guvenc Kockaya, General Directorate of Pharmaceuticals and Pharmacy, Turkey
Jasper Auditorium 
5:00pm - 5:45pmRational Medicines Use Issues in Turkey - Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
Session Moderator: Hanefi Ozbek, saglik Bakanligi, Turkey
Session Rapporteur: Kubilay Oransay, Turkish Ministry of Health General Directorate of Pharmaceuticals and Pharmacy, Turkey
Jasper Auditorium 

Date: Tuesday, 15/Nov/2011
9:00am - 10:10amPlenary 1: International and Regional Systems, Policies, and Programs
Session Moderator: Sauwakon Ratanawijitrasin, Mahidol University, Thailand
Session Moderator: Andreas Seiter, World Bank, United States of America
Session Rapporteur: Anita Katharina Wagner, Harvard Medical School, United States of America
Jasper Auditorium 
10:15am - 11:15am1b. Policy: The Pharmaceutical Policy Process
Session Moderator: Andreas Seiter, World Bank, United States of America
Session Moderator: Regina M Mbindyo, WHO, Kenya
Session Rapporteur: Chiratidzo Ellen Ndhlovu, National Drug and Therapeutics Policy Advisory Committee(NDTPAC)/ c/o University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe
Jasper Auditorium 
2:00pm - 3:10pmPlenary 2: National Systems, Policies, and Programs
Session Moderator: Ahmed Mohammed Al Saidi, Ministry of Health, Oman, Oman
Session Moderator: Soonman Kwon, Seoul National University, Korea, South (Republic of)
Session Rapporteur: Richard Ogilvie Laing, WHO, Switzerland
Jasper Auditorium 
3:15pm - 4:15pm2b. Policy: Quality and Safety of Medicines in LMIC
Session Moderator: Andy S Stergachis, University of Washington, United States of America
Session Moderator: Andrea Mant, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, Australia
Session Rapporteur: Andrew Lofts Gray, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Jasper Auditorium 

Date: Wednesday, 16/Nov/2011
8:45am - 9:00amDaily Summary
Session Moderator: Dennis Ross-Degnan, Harvard Medical School, United States of America
Jasper Auditorium 
9:00am - 10:10amPlenary 3: Health Care and Financing Institutions
Session Moderator: Alexander Nii Oto Dodoo, University of Ghana Medical School, Ghana
Session Moderator: Socorro Zarate Escalante, World Health Organization, Viet Nam
Session Rapporteur: John Chalker, MSH, United Kingdom
Jasper Auditorium 
10:15am - 11:15am3b. Policy: Policy Interventions to Improve Rational Use of Medicines in LMIC
Session Moderator: Ambrose Ohumagho Isah, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria (INRUD Nigeria), Nigeria
Session Moderator: Liliya Eugenevna Ziganshina, Kazan Federal University, Russian Federation
Session Rapporteur: Elizabeth E Roughead, University of South Australia, Australia
Jasper Auditorium 
2:00pm - 3:10pmPlenary 4: Health Care Providers
Session Moderator: Hortensia Reyes-Morales, National Institute of Public Health, Mexico
Session Moderator: Göran Bengt Tomson, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Session Rapporteur: Keith William Johnson, Management Sciences for Health, United States of America
Jasper Auditorium 
3:15pm - 4:15pm4b. Policy: Providers and Promotion
Session Moderator: Batool Jaffer Suleiman, Ministry of Health, Oman
Session Moderator: Kumud Kumar Kafle, INRUD Nepal, Nepal
Session Rapporteur: Brian Conroy Gunn, Ministry of Health, Sultanate of Oman, Oman
Jasper Auditorium 

Date: Thursday, 17/Nov/2011
8:45am - 9:00amDaily Summary
Session Moderator: Tienie Stander, heXor, South Africa
Jasper Auditorium 
9:00am - 10:10amPlenary 5: Consumers, Patients, and Community Systems
Session Moderator: Celestino Obua, Makerere University, College of Health Sciences, Uganda
Session Moderator: Klara Tisocki, Results in Health, United Kingdom
Session Rapporteur: Catherine E. Vialle-Valentin, Harvard Medical School, United States of America
Jasper Auditorium 
10:15am - 11:15am5b. Policy: Consumers and Good Governance for Medicines
Session Moderator: Natalia Cebotarenco, CoRSUM - Coalition for Rational and Safe Use of Medicines, Moldova, Republic of
Session Moderator: Mohamed Ramzy Ismail, WHO-EMRO, Egypt
Session Rapporteur: Jing Sun, China National Health Development Research Center, MoH China, China, Peoples Republic of
Jasper Auditorium 
2:00pm - 3:10pmPlenary 6: Strategies and Methods
Session Moderator: Peter Memiah, University of Maryland, United States of America
Session Moderator: Sallie-Anne Pearson, University of New South Wales, Australia
Session Rapporteur: Dennis Ross-Degnan, Harvard Medical School, United States of America
Jasper Auditorium 
3:15pm - 4:15pmMethods 1: Longitudinal Methods for Pharmaceutical Policy Evaluation
Session Moderator: Dennis Ross-Degnan, Harvard Medical School, United States of America
Session Moderator: Michael R Law, The University of British Columbia, Canada
Session Rapporteur: Stephen Bertram Soumerai, Harvard Medical School, United States of America
Jasper Auditorium 

Date: Friday, 18/Nov/2011
8:45am - 9:00amDaily Summary
Session Moderator: Ramachandran Murali, Chettinad Hospitals and Research Institute, India
Jasper Auditorium 
9:00am - 11:00amMethods 5: Using Market Intelligence Information for Pharmaceutical Policy Analysis
Session Moderator: Veronika J. Wirtz, National Institute of Public Health, Mexico, Mexico
Session Moderator: Murray Aitken, IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics, United States of America
Session Rapporteur: Laura Faden Garabedian, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, United States of America
Jasper Auditorium 
11:30am - 1:00pm6b. Policy: Track Summary Preparation
Jasper Auditorium 
2:15pm - 3:45pmPlenary Presentations of Track Summaries
Session Moderator: Birna Trap, Management Sciences for Health, Uganda
Jasper Auditorium 
4:15pm - 5:30pmClosing: Keynote Addresses
Session Moderator: Andrew Jack, Financial Times, United Kingdom
Jasper Auditorium 
5:30pm - 5:45pmClosing Remarks
Jasper Auditorium