2019 IANPHI Annual Meeting

Presentations from 2019 Annual Meeting


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Impact of National Public Health Institute in the Health Development of a Nation: Experience from Ethiopia


Moderator: Andre van der Zande, President, IANPHI

Ebba Abate, Director, Ethiopia Public Health Institute, Ethiopia

Eduardo Samo Gudo, Deputy Director General, National Institute of Health, Mozambique


Perspectives on Developing and Strengthening NPHIs in Africa between 2017-2019

Moderator: Ario Alex Reiolexus, Director, Uganda National Institute of Public Health

"The Creation of an NPHI, change management and adaptation in the African Context," Herve Hien, Director, NPHI Burkina Faso

"NPHI Evolution in Strengthening Surveillance," Natalie Mayet, Deputy Director, National Institute for Communicable Disease, South Africa

"Development of Nigeria CDC," Joshua Obasanya, Director, Prevention and Programs Coordination, Nigeria

"Linking NPHI Development with Global Health Security in Africa," Nancy Knight, Director, Center for Global Health Division of Global Health Protection, U.S. CDC, USA

"Institutional development of the Zimbabwe Public Health Institute - past to future," Murugasampillay Shiva, Senior Advisor, Ministry of Health and Child Care, Zimbabwe


Piloting Approaches to Building NPHI Capacity: Strengthening National Accountability and Preparedness for Global Health Security (SNAP-GHS)

Moderator: Neil Squires, Director of Global Public Health, Public Health England, United Kingdom

"Results from the SNAP-GHS Project," Mishal Khan, Consultant, Chatham House, United Kingdom

"Perspectives from the SNAP-GHS Partners, Joshua Obasanya, Director, Prevention and Programs Coordination, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Nigeria

Faheem Tahir, Principal Scientific Officer, Public Health Laboratories Division, National Institute of Health, Pakistan

Ebba Abate, Director, Ethiopian Public Health Institute, Ethiopia

Ebere Okereke, Consultant in Global Public Health, Public Health England United Kingdom

Meerjady Sabrina Flora, Director, Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research, Bangladesh

Intersectoral Collaboration for Disease Prevention and Health Promotion: how do NPHIs work with stakeholders?

Moderator: Felix Rosenberg, Director, Itaborai Forum: Politics Science and Culture in Health, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Brazil

"Informed Health Choices: teaching children and young people to assess claims and make informed choices," Camilla Stoltenberg, Director, National Public Health Institute, Norway

"Actions to Address Calories, Sugar, Tobacco and Engagement with Stakeholders Including Industry:"Obesity Strategy - Haleema Alserehi, Director for Global Health, Saudi Center for Disease Prevention and Control, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Tobacco Control - Gamkrelidze Amiran, Director General, National Center for Disease Control and Public Health, Georgia

Sugar, Salth and Calorie Intake - Duncan Selbie, Chief Executive, Public Health England, United Kingdom

Africa CDC: NPHI development in Africa

Moderator: Andre van der Zande, President, IANPHI

H.E. Mrs. Amira Elfadil, African Union Commissioner for Social Affairs

Dr. John Nkengasong, Director, Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention

Fragmented Health Systems: the role of NPHIs in promoting synergies and balance across universal health coverage, health security and health promotion

Moderator: Anne Bergh, Director for Global health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health

"Introduction to the Lancet Commission on Synergies Between Universal Health Coverage, Health Security and Health Promotion," Camilla Stoltenberg, Director, Norwegian Institute of Public Health

Pekka Puska, Chair, IANPHI Foundation

Health Security - Victor Munyongwe Mukonka, Director, Zambia National Public Health Institute

Annual General Assembly

Jointly Chaired by Andre van der Zande, President, IANPHI and Meerjady Sabrina Flora, Vice President, IANPHI

How Can IANPHI and WHO support NPHIs in Strengthening Public Health Systems Through Partnerships?

Moderator: Jean-Claude Desenclos, Secretary General, IANPHI

Working Session on Universal Health Coverage

Moderator: Anne Bergh, Director for Global Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norway

Addressing Health Emergencies

Moderator: Neil Squires, Director of Global Public Health, Public Health England, United Kingdom

Promoting Healthier Populations

Moderator: Jean-Claude Desenclos, Secretary General, IANPHI

Antimicrobial Resistance: global and regional initiatives projects

Moderator: Victor Munyongwe Mukonka, Director, Zambia National Public Health Institute

"Africa CDC Efforts to Control Antimicrobial Resistance and Advance One Health," Jay K. Varma, Senior Advisor, Africa CDC

"ICARS, the International Centre for Antimicrobial Resistance Solutions," Per Henriksen, Former Chief Veterinary Officer, Senior Consultant, ICARS, Denmark

"The African Network for Improved Diagnostics, Epidemiology and Management of Common Infectious Agents (Andemia)," Angela Fehr, Senior Researcher, Robert Koch Institute, Germany

"The Global Research on Antimicrobial Resistance (GRAM) Project," Catrin Moore, Research Group Leader in the Global Burden of Antimicrobial Resistance, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Influenza - 10 years after the H1N1 pandemic, are we prepared for the next Influenza pandemic?

Moderator: Jean-Claude Desenclos, Secretary General, IANPHI

Moderator: Paul Cosford, Emeritus Medical Director, Public Health England, United Kingdom

Fernando de Almeida, Chairman of the Executive Board, National Institute of Health Dr. Ricardo Jorge, Portugal

Georges Alain Etoundi Mballa, Director of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Cameroon

George Fu Gao, Director General, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, China

Bashiruddin Noormal, Director General, National Public Health Institute, Afghanistan

Felix Rosenberg, Director, Itaborai Forum: politics, science and culture in health, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Brazil

Natalie Mayet, Deputy Director, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, South Africa

Minwon Lee, Director General, Center for Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response, Korea

CHAMPS Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance: data to action at multiple levels

Moderator: Ebba Abate, Director, Ethiopian Public Health Institute, Ethiopia

Moderator: Ellen Whitney, Director, IANPHI US Office, USA

Elizabeth Oele, Medical Epidemiologist, Department of Health, Kisumu County, Kenya

Natalie Mayet, Deputy Director, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, South Africa

Eduardo Samo Gudo, Deputy Director General, National Institute of Health, Mozambique

Meerjady Sabrina Flora; Director; Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research; Bangladesh

Financing NPHIs

Moderator: Annemiek von Bolhuis, Deputy Director General and Director of Public Health and Health Services, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, The Netherlands

"Sustainable Investment in Health: a case study from Wales," Quentin Sandifer, Executive Director, Public Health Wales, United Kingdom

Myriam Sneyers, Sciensano, Belgium

Julia Rodrigues, Executive Administrator, National Institute of Public Health, Cabo Verde

Vladyslav Zbanatskyi, Public Health Center, Ukraine

Dioniso Cumba, President INASA, Guinea Bissau

Hajer Skhiri, Director, National Health Institute, Tunisia

Conclusions from Concurrent Sessions: how IANPHI and WHO jointly support NPHIs in strengthening public health systems through partnerships

Moderator: Andre van der Zande, President, IANPHI

Moderator: Meerjady Sabrina Flora, Vice President, IANPHI

Jean-Claude Desenclos, Secretary General, IANPHI

Anne Bergh, Director for Global Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health

Stella Shungong, Director, Country Health Emergency and IHR, World Health Organization

Neil Squires, Director of Global Public Health, Public Health England, United Kingdom

IANPHI Africa Regional Network Meeting

Chair: Natalie Mayet, Deputy Director, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, South Africa

IANPHI Europe Regional Network Meeting

Chair: Quentin Sandifer, Execuive Director of Public Health Services, Public Health Wales, United Kingdom

IANPHI Asia Regional Network Meeting

Chair: George Fu Gao, Director General, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, China

IANPHI Latin America Regional Network Meeting

Chair: Felix Rosenberg, Director, Itabori Forum: politics, science and culture in health, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Brazil