Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

Seminar Details

23 May 2016
  • Seminar :

    International Seminar on


    May 23, 2016 (Monday), Silver Oak, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi


    1630 hours       Registration and High Tea

    1700 1815       INAUGURAL SESSION

    Welcome Remarks

    Dr Rajat Kathuria, Director and Chief Executive, ICRIER


    Inaugural Speakers

    Dr Henk Bekedam, WHO Representative to India

    Dr R R M L R Siyambalagoda, Additional Secretary (Medical Services), Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine, Government of Sri Lanka

    Dr Samir Sodha, Resident Advisor, India Epidemic Intelligence Service Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), India Office

    Mr Nitin Goel, Managing Director (South Asia), IMS Health

    Mr Aman Gupta, Country Representative (India), Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD)


    Discussion / Tea break


    1815 1930       PRESENTATION SESSION

    Session Chair

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


    Presentation 1

    Prevention of chronic diseases: Reorienting primary health systems in India

    Dr Ali Mehdi, Project Leader, Health Policy Initiative, ICRIER [Download Presentation]

    Presentation 2


    Surveillance of chronic diseases: Challenges and strategies for India

    Dr Udaya Mishra and Dr Irudaya Rajan, Professors, Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) 
    [Download Presentation]




    1930 onwards        Mocktails and Dinner

  • Place : New Delhi
  • Venue : Silver Oak, India Habitat Centre


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