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Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Tuesday, 15/Nov/2011
10:15am - 11:15am1c. Economics: Pricing Tools to Improve Medicines Affordability - 1
Session Moderator: Margaret Anne Ewen, Health Action International, Netherlands, The
Session Moderator: David Henry, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Canada
Session Rapporteur: Anthony D. So, Duke University, United States of America
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3:15pm - 4:15pm2c. Economics: Pricing Tools to Improve Medicines Affordability - 2
Session Moderator: Ibrahim Mohamed labouta, Faculty of Pharmacy Alexandria University, Egypt
Session Moderator: Gavin Stewart Steel, MSH, South Africa
Session Rapporteur: Laura Faden Garabedian, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, United States of America
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Date: Wednesday, 16/Nov/2011
7:45am - 8:45amEarly Morning 1B: Access to Essential Medicines as Part of the Right to Health: Any Progress?
Session Moderator: Hans V. Hogerzeil, ex-WHO, Switzerland
Session Rapporteur: Aarti Patel, Health Research for Action, South Africa
Session Rapporteur: Claudia Garcia Serpa Osorio-de-Castro, Sergio Arouca National School of Public Health/Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Brazil
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10:15am - 11:15am3c. Economics: Health Insurance Coverage for Medicines in LMIC
Session Moderator: Dennis Ross-Degnan, Harvard Medical School, United States of America
Session Moderator: Abayneh Tamer Desta, WHO, Congo
Session Rapporteur: Sabine Vogler, Gesundheit Österreich GmbH (GÖG), Austria
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3:15pm - 4:15pm4c. Economics: Impact of Regulating Medicines Price on Prescribing
Session Moderator: Hans V. Hogerzeil, ex-WHO, Switzerland
Session Moderator: Lu Ye, School of Public Health, Fudan University, China, Peoples Republic of
Session Rapporteur: Warren Kaplan, Center for Global Health & Development, Boston University School of Public Health, United States of America
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Date: Thursday, 17/Nov/2011
7:45am - 8:45amEarly Morning 2B: The Polypill for Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases: Pros and Cons
Session Moderator: Sauwakon Ratanawijitrasin, Mahidol University, Thailand
Session Rapporteur: Veronika J. Wirtz, National Institute of Public Health, Mexico, Mexico
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10:15am - 11:15am5c. Economics: Evaluating the Affordability of Medicines at the Household Level
Session Moderator: Tienie Stander, heXor, South Africa
Session Moderator: Soonman Kwon, Seoul National University, Korea, South (Republic of)
Session Rapporteur: Jeanne Marie Madden, Harvard University & Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, United States of America
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3:15pm - 4:15pmMethods 3: Indicators of Pharmaceutical Industry Performance in Improving Medicines Situations in LMIC - How to Focus on Medicines Use?
Session Moderator: Loraine Hawkins, Independent, United Kingdom
Session Moderator: Keith William Johnson, Management Sciences for Health, United States of America
Session Rapporteur: Suzanne Elizabeth Edwards, Access to Medicine Foundation, Netherlands, The
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Date: Friday, 18/Nov/2011
7:45am - 8:45amEarly Morning 3B: How Do You View the Role of Multinational Pharmaceutical Companies in Access to and Rationale Use of Medicines?
Session Moderator: Hans V. Hogerzeil, ex-WHO, Switzerland
Session Rapporteur: Samia Saad, Independent Consultant, United Kingdom
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9:00am - 11:00amMethods 7: Pharmacovigilance: Voluntary Reporting and Opportunities for Active Surveillance
Session Moderator: Aukje Kaija Mantel-Teeuwisse, Utrecht University, WHO Collaborating Centre for Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmaceutical Policy Analysis, Netherlands, The
Session Moderator: Jude Nwokike, Management Sciences for Health (MSH), United States of America
Session Rapporteur: Ambrose Ohumagho Isah, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria (INRUD Nigeria), Nigeria
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11:30am - 1:00pm6c. Economics: Track Summary Preparation
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