Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

Conferences & Workshops Details

Scoping Workshop

A FRAMEWORK FOR ADDRESSING CHRONIC DISEASES IN INDIA

31 July – 1 August 2014, India Habitat Centre (Maple), New Delhi

31 JULY 2014 (THURSDAY) – INAUGURAL SESSION

5:30 pm Registration & High Tea
6:00 pm Welcome remarks 

Dr Rajat Kathuria, Director & CE, ICRIER, New Delhi
6:10 pm Chronic diseases and equitable health systems

Dr Anindya Chatterjee, Regional Director (Asia), IDRC, New Delhi

6:25 pm Chronic diseases and the National Health Mission (NHM) 

Mr Harsh Mander, Director, Centre for Equity Studies, New Delhi
6:40 pm Chronic diseases and the role of not-for-profit PPPs 

Dr H Sudarshan, Secretary, Karuna Trust, Bangalore
6:55 pm Chronic diseases and universal health coverage 

Dr Devi Prasad Shetty, Chairman, Narayana Health, Bangalore
7:10 pm Q&A
7:30 pm Healthy dinner

AUGUST 1, 2014 (FRIDAY) – DISCUSSION SESSIONS

9:00 am Registration & Tea
9:30 am Presentation of background paper 

Ms Saleema Razvi, Consultant, ICRIER

10:00 am Session 1 – Communicable and non-communicable diseases: The role of primary and preventive healthcare
11:30 am Tea break
12:00 pm Session 2 – Healthcare financing: People-Public-Private1 Partnerships (PPPPs) in insurance, infrastructure and delivery
1:30 pm Lunch
2:30 pm Session 3 – Integrating chronic care in government health programs
4:00 pm Vote of thanks 

Mr Ali Mehdi, Project Leader, Health Policy Initiative, ICRIER

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