PATH at the 2007 Global Health Council conference

May 24, 2007 by PATH

Ongoing exhibits

Partners in saving lives, preserving precious vaccine
This dynamic photo exhibit celebrates ten years of vaccine vial monitors being used globally to ensure safe and effective vaccines. See its history and learn what the future looks like for this breakthrough innovation in global health—find out how vaccine vial monitors will expand the horizon of immunization programs around the world.
Bird Cage Walk

Visit PATH at booth 201

Tuesday, May 29

A chance for children: critical issues in pediatric HIV and AIDS programming
Auxiliary session hosted by USAID and BASICS
8:30 am–10:30 am
Governors Room

Wednesday, May 30

Opening plenary session: Not just another buzzword? Public-private partnerships in action
PATH’s president Christopher J. Elias, MD, MPH, will join with other players in public-private partnerships to explore how successful partnerships are defined and sustained, how they evolve, how they overcome the common and not-so-common barriers, and where they fit in the overall toolbox of strategies for improvement of global health. View a webcast of the opening plenary session on the Global Health Council website.
8:30 am–10:00 am
Regency Ballroom

Fighting gender-based violence as a health intervention
Julie Pulerwitz, ScD; Ravi Verma, PhD, Population Council/Horizons Program
10:30 am–12:30 pm
Governors Room

Today’s challenges, tomorrow’s promise: HPV vaccine roll-out
Scott Wittet, MA
10:30 am–12:30 pm
Congressional Room A

Using film to fight disease: Vaccine Hunters
Eileen Quinn
1:00 pm–2:00 pm
Palladian Ballroom

Poster 68: Management of birth asphyxia by village midwives in Cirebon, Indonesia
Vivien Tsu, MPH, PhD
5:00 pm–6:30 pm
Exhibit Hall

Poster 69: Active management of the third stage of labor in seven countries
Cynthia Stanton, MPH, PhD
5:00 pm–6:30 pm
Exhibit Hall

Vaccines: from innovation to in-country
A panel of PATH experts will discuss the challenges and lessons learned in making vaccines available and affordable where they are needed most. Panelists will describe plans for reaching teens with the new HPV vaccine in Africa and Asia, provide developing-country perspectives on introduction of a Japanese encephalitis vaccine in India, and discuss the challenges inherent in developing a new malaria vaccine.

Raj Shankar Ghosh, MD; Christian Loucq, MD; Marc LaForce, MD; Jacqueline Sherris, PhD

Panel discussion: 6:00 pm–7:00 pm
Reception: 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Ambassador Ballroom

Film series red carpet premiere
David Poland, MA
7:30 pm–9:00 pm
Regency Ballroom

Thursday, May 31

Table 10: The importance of prioritizing partnerships in health care waste management
Carib Nelson, MS
2:30 pm–4:30 pm
Congressional Rooms A/B

Table 37: Expanding DOTS through public-private partnerships in Cambodia
Hara Srimuangboonm, MPH
3:00 pm–5:00 pm
Empire Ballroom

Friday, June 1

Public-private partnerships to get products out the door
Marc LaForce, MD
10:30 am–12:30 pm
Ambassador Ballroom

Infectious diseases: aligning policy with evidence
Alan Brooks, MS
2:45 pm–4:45 pm
Palladian Ballroom

Posted May 24, 2007.