2020 CUGH Conference  I  April 18 - 20, 2020  I  Satellite Sessions  April 17, 2020  |  Washington Hilton Hotel  I  Washington, DC​​

| Agenda | Day 1 | Friday, March 8, 2019

8:30 am - 10:00 am
Room:  Stevens C3/4 / Lower Level

CS01: CONCURRENT SESSION
Ethical Considerations for Global Health Education, Training & Practice
As the field of global health continues to expand and redefine the way in which health is practiced and experienced, issues relating to ethics are increasingly at the forefront of decision-making for researchers, practitioners, and policymakers. What’s more, the practice of students undertaking global health work abroad raises a number of ethical considerations for academic institutions and the receiving or host institution. For these reasons and more importantly for the need to better understand the key issues and challenges within global health, this panel of well-respected scholars and practitioners will provide a timely discussion on ethics within global health research, policy, and practice.

Moderator: 
- Priscilla Auguste, MD Candidate, Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM), CUGH TAC Member, USA

Speakers: 
- Patricia García, Professor, School of Public Health at Cayetano Heredia University (UPCH); Former Health Minister, Peru
- Virginia Rowthorn, Executive Director, University of Maryland Baltimore Center for Global Education Initiatives; Senior Lecturer, University of Maryland Graduate School, USA
- Elyse Iruhiriye, University of South Carolina, USA
- Lawrence Loh, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Canada

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8:30 am -10:00 am
Room: Stevens C5/6 / Lower Level

CS02: CONCURRENT SESSION 
Oral Abstract Presentations: Social Determinants of Health

Moderator: 
- Charlotte Nwogwugwu, Assistant Professor-Global Health, University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Nursing, USA

Speakers:
- Andrea Blanchard, University College London, UK
   Free Facilities or False Promises:  A Mixed Method Study to Understand the Effects of Accredited Social Health Activists’
   Home Visits on Maternal and Newborn Health Equity in Uttar Pradesh, India
- Xiaochen Dai, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Seattle, WA, USA
   How have People’s Knowledge and Attitude on HIV/AIDS Changed Over the Past Three Decades in Sub-Saharan
   African Countries?
- Abhinav Veerina, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
   Visibility, Transphobia, and Resilience: Addressing Transgender Women’s Health in Lebanon
- Tolulope Babawarum, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
   Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Assessment in Internally Displaced Persons Camps and Host Communities in
   North East Nigeria
- Jerry John Nutor, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA
   Factors Associated with HIV Medication Adherence among HIV Positive Women Enrolled in Option B+ in Zambia
- Robert Mpiira, BRAC Uganda, Kampala, Uganda
   A Multi-sectoral Approach to Eradicating Malnutrition Among Vulnerable Groups

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8:30 am -10:00 am
Room:  Continental A / Lobby Level

​​CS03: CONCURRENT SESSION
Achieving UHC Through Primary Health Care: Reflection on Alma Ata at 40 from the Lancet Commission
on Investing in Health

The 1978 Declaration of Alma-Ata was a milestone, pushing primary health care (PHC) to the top of the agenda. Its 40th anniversary was marked at a conference in October 2018 in Kazakhstan, at which a new declaration, “Alma Ata 2.0,” was written. The Lancet’s special issue on Alma Ata at 40 had as its centerpiece a report by the Lancet Commission on Investing in Health (CIH) reflecting on what primary health care means in the UHC era. In this panel, authors of the new CIH report will explore the question: “Where next for UHC after Alma Ata at 40?”
  
Moderator: 
- Gavin Yamey, Professor of Global Health and Public Policy, Duke University, USA

Speakers: 
- Sue J. Goldie, Roger Irving Lee Professor of Public Health, Harvard University, USA
- Osondu Ogbuoji, Deputy Director, Center for Policy Impact in Global Health, Duke University, USA
- Agnes Soucat, Director of Health Systems Governance and Financing, WHO, Switzerland
- David Watkins, Assistant Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Washington, USA

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8:30 am - 10:00 am
Room:  Continental B / Lobby Level

CS04: CONCURRENT SESSION
Human Rights in Global Health: Rights-based Governance for a Globalizing World
Global governance matters for the advancement of human rights in public health. Given the dramatic development of human rights under international law and the parallel proliferation of global institutions for public health, there arises an imperative to implement human rights through global health governance. This panel examines the evolving relationship between human rights and global health in: (1) the World Health Organization, (2) United Nations organizations, (3) global economic governance, and (4) the UN human rights system. By comparing organizational dynamics across institutions, this panel assesses institutional factors that facilitate or impede human rights mainstreaming for global health advancement.

Moderator: 
- Benjamin Mason Meier, Associate Professor of Global Health Policy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

Speakers: 
- Lawrence O. Gostin, O'Neill Chair in Global Health Law & Director of World Health Organization Collaborating
   Center on National & Global Health Law, Georgetown Law, USA

- Dabney Evans, Associate Professor & Director of Graduate Studies, Hubert Department of Global Health,
   Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, USA
- Stephen P. Marks, François-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of Health and Human Rights, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, USA
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8:30 am - 10:00 am
Room: Continental C / Lobby Level

CS05: CONCURRENT SESSION 
Training the Next Generation of Global Health Researchers: The NIH-Fogarty Global Health Fellows Program
The Fogarty International Center, with partners at the NIH, supports global health research training to U.S. and LMIC pre- and postdoctoral trainees from all health-related disciplines. The Global Health Fellows and Scholars Program supports six consortia of U.S. academic institutions to provide mentored research training opportunities at international partner institutions in developing countries with robust clinical research programs. Each consortium includes four U.S. academic institutions and their respective international partner institutions, offering global health research training in communicable diseases, non-communicable diseases, and translational and implementation sciences. For this panel, alumni discuss their research and training experiences, and their career paths.
  

Moderators:  
- Benjamin H. Chi, Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
- Joseph Zunt, Professor, University of Washington, USA

Speakers:
- Leann Andrews, Lecturer, University of Washington, USA
- Lameck Chinula, Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Malawi
- Huan Vinh Dong, Medical Student, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, USA
- Edith Kwobah, Psychiatrist and Head, Moi University, Kenya
- Elena Cyrus, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Florida International University, USA
- Paul Drain, Assistant Professor, University of Washington, USA
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8:30 am - 10:00 am
Room: Williford AB / Third Level


CS06: CONCURRENT SESSION
Leadership and Management: Critical Barriers to Improving Health Outcomes
Former CDC Director William Foege stated, “the lack of management skills appears to be the single most important barrier to improving health throughout the world.” Strong leadership and management capacity are essential ‘force multipliers’ within health systems that increase the prospect of better health outcomes. However, without consensus on definitions and investment in robust evaluations to measure impact, evidence isn’t available to inform decisions regarding prioritization, adaptation, or scale-up. Panelists will describe efforts to build leadership and management and discuss the pressing need to create a shared agenda for professionalization of leadership and management education in the global health context.

Moderator:
- Amy Lockwood, Strategic Advisor to AIDS Research Institute & Center for Global Health Delivery and Diplomacy, UCSF's Institute for Global Health, USA

Speakers:
- Agnes Binagwaho, Vice Chancellor of the University of Global Health Equity and former Minister of Health for Rwanda, Rwanda
- Heather Anderson, Senior Vice President of Programs, Global Health Corps, USA
- Erika Linnander, Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy) and Director, Global Health Leadership Initiative, Yale University, USA
- Erika Willacy, Program Lead for the Improving Public Management for Action (IMPACT) Training Program, CDC, USA
 
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8:30 am - 10:30 am
Room: Williford C / Third Level

CS07: CONCURRENT SESSION 
Towards Equity in Global Health: Do Academic Promotions Need to Change? 
In global health research collaborations between high-income country (HIC) and low- and middle-income country (LMIC) researchers, HIC researchers frequently reap disproportionate benefits: more opportunities for authorship, particularly in prime first or last positions; more opportunities to present research; and more funding. Yet HIC researchers attempting to redress this imbalance may find their efforts at odds with the publish-or-perish promotion pressures of their home institutions. This panel will examine evidence of inequities in global health research and the contribution of academic promotions criteria to these inequities, culminating in recommendations for overhauling promotions criteria to improve collaborative practice.
    
Moderator:
- Michele Barry, Senior Associate Dean of Global Health, Stanford University, USA

Speakers:
- Collins Airhihenbuwa, Professor, Georgia State School of Public Health, USA
- Ayaga Bawah, Senior Lecturer, University of Ghana, Ghana
Maureen T. Connelly, Professor of Health Systems Science and Senior Associate Dean for Academic and Community Affairs, Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine, USA
- Bethany Hedt-Gauthier, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School, USA
- Stephen Luby, Professor of Medicine, Stanford University, USA
- Miriam Shuchman, Associate Professor, University of Toronto, Canada
  
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8:30 am - 10:00 am
Room: ​​Waldorf  / Third Level


CS08: CONCURRENT SESSION
Cities as Drivers of Global Health
Cities are the economic engines of the globe, but they also consume the majority of the world's energy and generate the majority of its waste and air pollution.  Problem solving to secure health in cities requires political leadership and attention to the health impacts of policies across government agencies, public-private partnerships and interdisciplinary scholarship to address the broad determinants of health. Both are changes from traditional approaches, yet central to achieving the global health agenda of the SDGs and UNHabitat's New Urban Agenda.  This panel will explore the important links between research, education and policy making to advance urban health.

Moderator:
- Jo Ivey Boufford, Clinical Professor of Global Health, College of Global Public Health, New York University, USA; President, International Society for Urban Health

Speakers:
- Lu Liang, ​Institute for China Sustainable Urbanization, Tsinghua University, China; Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and the Environment, University of North Texas, USA
- Paulo Saldiva, Professor & Director, Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil​
- David Napier, Professor of Medical Anthropology & Director, University Center for Applied Global Citizenship, University College London, England  

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10:00 am - 10:30 am
HEALTH BREAK | EXHIBITS  | NETWORKING -  Stevens D / Lower Level

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10:30 am - 11:00 am
Room: International Ballroom / Second Level

WELCOME SESSION
DETAILS TBA

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11:00 am - 11:30 am
Room: International Ballroom / Second Level

PS01: PLENARY SESSION 
Keynote Address

Corruption and Gloal Health: A Crucial Challenge for These Times

Speaker:
- Patricia García, Professor, School of Public Health at Cayetano Heredia University (UPCH); Former Health Minister, Peru

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11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Room: International Ballroom / Second Level


PS02: PLENARY SESSION
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on a Rights-based Approach to Global Health
It is well established that human rights violations result in adverse health effects. While the benefits of a rights-based approach to health are convincing, barriers often prevent the interdisciplinary partnerships necessary to advance the right to health. In this panel, we seek to break down disciplinary and practical barriers between health and human rights practitioners by illustrating how we have integrated a rights-based approach to global health in law, social science, research, and program development at the community level.​​

Moderator:
- Juliet Sorensen, Clinical Professor of Law, Associate Dean for Clinical Education, and Director, Bluhm Legal Clinic, Pritzker School of Law, Northwestern University, USA

Speakers:
- Lawrence Gostin, Linda D. and Timothy J. O'Neill Professor of Global Health Law, Faculty Director, O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University Law Center, USA
- Kellie C. Leeson, Independent Consultant & Lead, Refugee Self-Reliance Initiative with RefugePoint and the Women’s Refugee Commission, USA
- Gabriela Zapata-Alma, Director of Policy and Practice for Domestic Violence and Substance Use, National Center for Domestic Violence; Adjunct Faculty, University of Chicago, USA

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1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
LUNCH BREAK | EXHIBITS | NETWORK - Stevens D / Lower Level

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1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
POSTER ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS - Stevens D / Lower Level


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2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Room:  International Ballroom / Second Level

PS03: PLENARY SESSION (CONCURRENT)
Global Environmental Health in the Anthropocene  
The field of global health must ever evolve to confront new challenges emerging over time. Now more than ever, we recognized that our health is inextricably linked to the health of the planet, and that such planetary processes are foundational to global health.  This is especially true today as our species is disrupting natural ecosystems and the global climate at an unprecedented rate, warranting the beginning of a new era on planet earth: the Anthropocene.  This plenary provides the latest global health information related to: climate change, One Health, and pollution trends at the global scale.

Moderator:
- Keith Martin, Executive Director, Consortium of Universities for Global Health, USA

Speakers:
- Jonathan Patz, Professor and John P. Holton Chair; Director, Global Health Institute, University of Wisconsin, USA
- Renee Salas, Burke Fellow and Affiliated Faculty, Harvard Global Health Institute, Harvard Medical School, USA
- Judy Omumbo, African Academy of Sciences, Kenya
- Jonna Mazet, Professor and Executive Director of the University of California, Davis, One Health Institute, USA
- Philip Landrigan, Professor and Director, Global Observatory on Pollution and Health; Director, Global Public Health Program, Boston College, USA

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2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Room:  Waldorf / Third Level


PS04: PLENARY SESSION (CONCURRENT)
Current and Emerging Challenges in Global Child Health
As progress to reduce under-5 mortality accelerates, disparities and gaps still exist across regions and countries and much more needs to be done to ensure every child, regardless of their location, survives and thrives. This session will focus on current and emerging challenges in global child health, including averting preventable child deaths, addressing the needs of children in humanitarian settings, addressing issues of gender health and equality, and the role of paediatricians in all these challenges.
  
Moderator:
- Zulfiqar Bhutta, Chair, The Coalition of Centres of Global Child Health, Co-Director, SickKids Centre for Global Child Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Canada 

Speakers:
- Zulfiqar Bhutta, Chair, The Coalition of Centres of Global Child Health, Co-Director, SickKids Centre for Global Child Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Canada 
- Janna Patterson, Senior Vice President, Global Child Health and Life Support, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), USA
- Paul B. Wise, Richard E. Behrman Professor, Child Health and Society & Professor, Pediatrics and Health Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
- Charles Larson, Professor, Faculty of Medicine, McGill Global Health Programs; National Coordinator, Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research, Canada; Pediatrician and Public Health Specialist
  
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4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
HEALTH BREAK | EXHIBITS | NETWORK -  Stevens D / Lower Level

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4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Room:  Stevens C3/4 / Lower Level


CS09: CONCURRENT SESSION 
Vibrant Synchronous Global Health Education: Live Course
Global Health Live Pacific (GHL Pacific) is a graduate-level seminar that introduces students to leadership challenges in global health. Global universities actively participate in a live video conference with global health leaders from around the world. GHL Pacific promotes intercontinental collaboration through the production of team videos regarding global health topics. Students develop content knowledge in global health along with critical skills in executing international projects. Training and the class is conducted via video conferencing.
  
Moderator:
​- Chang-Chuan Chan, Professor and Dean, College of Public Health National Taiwan University Taipei, Taiwan 

Speakers:
- Chang-Chuan Chan, Professor and Dean, College of Public Health National Taiwan University Taipei, Taiwan
- Terry L Schmidt, Professor/Lecturer University of California, San Diego University of California; Irvine Director University Institute Inc., USA​
- Juhwan Oh, Professor/Chief of Education,Research, and Policy, JW Lee Center for Global Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea
Teeranee Techasrivichien, Assistant Professor, Department of Global Health and Socio-Epidemiology, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
  
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4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Room:  Stevens C5/6 / Lower Level


CS10: CONCURRENT SESSION 
Oral Abstract Presentations: Young Scientists in Global Health

Moderator: 
- Emilia Noormahomed, Full Professor of Human Parasitology, Health Education Partnership Initiative (HEPI) PI Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Mozambique

Speakers:
- Jocelyn Chan, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
   Determining the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Coverage Required for Indirect Protection within Asia and the Pacific 
Halli Olsen, ICAP at Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
   Capacity for Innovation: Roll-out of First HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Services in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 
Chelsea Liu, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
   Barriers and Facilitators to Digital Health Collaboration Between Academia and Industry: A Cross-Cultural Analysis 
- Joseph Nwadiuko, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
   An Analysis of South African Physician Emigration, Return Migration and Shared Migration, 1991-2017 
- Allyn Auslander, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
   Environmental Risk Factors for Cleft Lip and Palate: Considering Exposures Unique to Low Resource Settings
  
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4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Room: Continental A / Lobby Level

CS11: CONCURRENT SESSION 
Action to Achieve Health Equity and Equality in the Americas
Members/collaborators of Health Equity Network of the Americas (HENA) will present findings and recommendations from the PAHO Commission on Equity and Health Inequalities in the Americas. Aligned with HENA goals and focus areas, panelists will present recommendations and approaches on four Commission topic areas, including: Gender Equality; Institutional- and Individual-Level Racism; Immigrant Health and Well-Being, and Indigenous Health. Using an action-oriented, interactive framework, participants will be engaged in learning about intersectional inequalities and the nuances of working in a multisectoral environment with diverse nations, communities, and organizations to achieve a common goal, in this case, health equity.egion.
  

Moderator: 
- Patricia García, Professor, School of Public Health at Cayetano Heredia University (UPCH); Former Health Minister, Peru

Speakers: 
- Cindy Blackstock, Professor, McGill University, School of Social Work, Canada
- Anna Coates, Chief, Equity, Gender, and Cultural Diversity, Pan American Health Organization, USA
- Michael Rodriguez, Director, Health Equity Network of the Americas; Professor, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

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4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Room: Continental B / Lobby Level

CS12: CONCURRENT SESSION 
Diversifying the Global Health Knowledge Pipeline
It is imperative that diversity and inclusivity be improved across all aspects of the production of the global health knowledge pipeline - from the recruitment and retention of women and minorities into research careers, to participation in peer review and publishing that reflects the gender and geographic breadth of global health research. Several barriers to diversity and inclusion have been identified, and these are exacerbated for women researchers from low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). This session will explore and debate ways we can move beyond individualised interventions to better understand the structural barriers to women's full participation in global health knowledge production. The challenges and opportunities that are unique to women scientists working in LMICs will be discussed and ideas on how we can address structural barriers to the recongnition and participation of LMIC women will be generated. 

Moderators: 
- Jocalyn Clark, Executive Editor, The Lancet, UK
- Marietjie de Villiers, Family Medicine and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Speakers: 
- Marilyne Menassa, GHI Programs Division Manager, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
- Elsie Kiguli-Malwadde, Director, Health Workforce Education and Development, The African Center for Global Health and Social Transformation, Uganda
- Cassidy Sugimoto, Associate Professor, School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering, Indiana University Bloomington and Program Director of Science and Innovation Policy, National Science Foundation, USA
- Peter Donkor, Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science Technology, Ghana

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4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Room:  Continental C / Lobby Level

​CS13: CONCURRENT SESSION
Oral Abstract Presentations: Non-Communicable Diseases & Communicable Diseases

Moderator
- Noreen T. Nazir, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Illinois Chicago, USA

Speakers:
- Renzo Calderon-Anyosa, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
   Kuska Tele-Wasi: An SMS Home Blood Pressure Tele-Monitoring System for Hypertension Control in Primary Care Centers 
- Qaasim Mian, University of Alberta Edmonton, Canada
   Solar-Powered Oxygen Delivery: An Innovative and Cost-Effective Intervention to Treat Childhood Pneumonia in
   Low-Resource Settings 
- Kirsten Beyer, Medical College of Wisconsin,  Milwaukee, WI, USA
   Building Capacity for Geospatial Cancer Research in Uganda 
- Pooja Gala, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
   Low Confidence and Critical Gaps in Cardiovascular Risk-Factor Management in Rural Botswana: An Urgent Need to Improve
   Healthcare Provider Training
- Clotilde Nhatave, Maputo Central Hospital Maputo, Mozambique
   Profile of Bacterial Infectious Disease and Antimicrobial Choices in an Urban Hospital at Maputo 

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4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Room: Williford AB / Third Level

CS14: CONCURRENT SESSION
Pathology and Diagnostics in Africa - Post-graduate Medical Training: Models for Clinical, Research, and Teaching Tracts in Global Health Settings
Pathology remains the “missing link” in global health. Its pivotal role in health care delivery has been greatly under-appreciated, particularly in low resource settings in Africa. Coupled with under-resourced and poorly standardized laboratory testing, effective diagnosis of diseases is challenging and becomes severely compromised. Central to the problem is the issue effective postgraduate pathology training programs. This panel will explore the current status of postgraduate pathology training in three African countries - Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda - located in different continental regions. Pathologists from each country will present challenges and opportunities associated with pathology training in their country and region.

Moderators:
- Dan Milner, Chief Medical Officer, American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), USA
- Quentin Eichbaum, Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, Professor of Medical Education and Administration, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA

Speakers:
- Dan Milner, Chief Medical Officer,  American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), USA
- Mamoudo Rafik Ismail, Department Head and Associate Professor, Surgical Pathology, Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique
- Modupe Kuti, Senior Lecturer in Pathology, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
- Isabelle Izimukwiye, Lecturer in Pathology, University of Rwanda, Rwanda
- Quentin Eichbaum, Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, Professor of Medical Education and Administration, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA

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4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Room: Williford C / Third Level


CS15: CONCURRENT SESSION 
Oral Abstract Presentations: Translation and Implementation Science

Moderator:

- Philip Landrigan, Professor and Director, Global Observatory on Pollution and Health; Director, Global Public Health Program, Boston College, USA

Speakers:
Tongdiyen Laura Jasper, Institute of Human Virology, Abuja, Nigeria
   Improving Isoniazid Preventive Therapy among People Living with HIV in North Central Nigeria: A Quality
   Improvement Strategy 
Evaline Lang'at, Ministry of Health, Kilifi, Kenya
   Effects of Implementing Free Maternity Service Policy in Kenya; An Interrupted Time Series Analysis 
- Linda McCreary, University of Illinois at Chicago, Oak Park, IL, USA
   Using an Implementation Model to Guide Rural Malawi Communities in Scaling Up an Effective HIV Prevention Program:
   An Implementation Science Study 
Tongdiyen Laura Jasper, Institute of Human Virology, Abuja, Nigeria
   Task-shifting HIV Testing from Lab Personnel to Nurses Improves Pediatric and Adolescent HIV Testing Rate and Yield
   in Rural Nigeria 
Apurv Soni, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
   Predictive Algorithm to Identify Infants At-Risk for Child Undernutrition in India ​

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4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Room:  ​​Waldorf / Third Level


CS16: CONCURRENT SESSION    
A Global Perspective of Disaster Risk Reduction to Promote Community Resilience
DRR aims to reduce the untoward effects of hazards through identifying, analyzing, and reducing causal factors related to disasters and working with partners to better inform how to build disaster resilient communities. This panel introduces the Sendai Framework for disaster risk reduction. It demonstrates how DRR is being applied to improve the ability of health systems, communities and society to address and respond to both acute shocks and chronic stresses due to exposure to natural and man-made hazards through a discussion that draws on perspectives from an urban, island nation, marginalized population, and federal government perspective.
   
Moderators: 
- Janet Lin, Professor, University of Illinois, USA

Speakers: 
- Teresa Córdova , Professor, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs (CUPPA); Director, Great Cities Institute (GCI), University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
- Thomas D. Kirsch, Professor and Director, National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health, Uniformed Services University, USA 
- Janet Lin, Professor of Emergency Medicine and Community Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
- Mohammed Zaher Sahloul, Associate Clinical Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

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6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Room: Continental A / Lobby Level

SPECIAL SATELLITE SESSION
The Pulitzer Center Communications Workshop

How to Tell Your Global Health Story (So People Hear It)
The Pulitzer Center and Global Health NOW will lead a workshop on tips and tools for engaging the news media. Alongside global health journalists and communications specialists, participants will learn the skills needed to pitch a story, translate to a lay audience, and make both traditional and nontraditional media work for you.


Moderator:
- Ann Peters, University and community Outreach Director, Pulitzer Center

Speakers :
- Seema Yasmin, Emmy Award-winning Journalist, Author and Medical Doctor 
- Brian Simpson, Editor in Chief, Global Health Now; Editor, Hopkins Bloomberg Public Health Magazine 
- Sonia Shah, Science Journalist and Award-winning Author
- Julie de Meulemeester, Pulitzer Center-McGill University Reporting Fellow and Medical Student

The workshop is free and open to the public, but registration is requested. 

Click Here to Register for the Workshop


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