Programme

 

                           Day 1: Monday  11th June , 2018           (8:00AM – 5:30PM)
8:00 – 9:00AM                                         Registration
                                I INAUGRAL SESSION
9:00 – 9:45

 

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome:

Host welcome: Setting the Stage

Mr. Nalinkanth Golagunta

CEO  GE- India

Opening Address:  
How Health Systems Reform and Universal Health Coverage can be facilitated and challenged by disruptive innovations in delivery costs and access.

Introduction to the Amref, PHFI, IDS Innovation for UHC partnership.

Dr. K Srinath Reddy, President, PHFI

 

 

 

Ms. Desta Lakew, Director Partnerships, Amref Africa

 

(Recorded Message about UHC- 2020)

 

By Dr. Githinji Gitahi,

CEO, Amref Africa  & UHC 2030 Co-Chair

 

 9:45 – 10:00

 

 

 

 

 

CONCLAVE INAUGURAL ADDRESS

TECHNOLOGY, INNOVATION AND UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE

PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE GLOBAL SOUTH

By

Shri (Dr.) Vinod K. Paul

Member , National Institute for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog

Government of India

OVERALL CONFERENCE CHAIR

 

 10:00-10:15 Vote of Thanks

 

Coffee/Tea Break
10:15 –10:25

 

 

 

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

 MAKING INDIA A GLOBAL CENTRE FOR HEALTH INNOVATION

Shri. Alok Kumar

Advisor, The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog

Government of India

 

 

 10:25-11:45

 

 

 

OPENING PLENARY 

SESSION 1:

BUILDING AN ENABLING ENVIRONMENT FOR CATALYSING INNOVATIONS

This session will focus on the role that governments in partnership with civil society and the private sector can play in supporting the development of pro-poor innovations and taking them to scale. It will explore investment in research and development of new technologies, support for new kinds of partnership for the delivery of health services and the co-construction of regulatory systems. The panel will begin with a short presentation of a framework for organized the health innovation system followed by presentations from the point of view of government officials, NGOs and private companies, which draw on concrete examples.
Session Moderator: Dr. Gerald Bloom,  Institute of Development Studies, Sussex

·       Shri Alok Kumar, Advisor, NITI Aayog

·       Dr. Patricia Odero , Regional Director, Africa – Duke Global Health Innovation Center & Innovations in Healthcare

·       Dr. Frasia Karua, General Manager, Amref Enterprises Limited, Kenya

·       Mr. Arun Venkatesan, CTO, VILGRO, India

·       Mr. Madan Krishnan*, Vice President & Managing Director, Medtronic

·       Professor Dr. Srinath Reddy, President, PHFI – How does this tie in with Health Systems Reform in India

The remainder of the day will be organized as panels on stimulating innovations, taking innovations to scale and systemic health system change. Each panel will explore differences and similarities of the experiences for different types of innovation and between India and East and Central Africa. The discussions will focus on lessons from practical experiences with a variety of innovations.
11:45-1:00 pm  

SESSION 2:

 STIMULATING INNOVATIONS  FOR UHC

 

 

 

 

This panel will explore the strategies that innovators have taken to finance research and development and test prototypes. We will also explore the influence of financing strategies on the types of innovation that are developed, the kinds of clients they are targeting and the potential for taking them to scale as part of a strategy for making progress towards Universal Health Coverage.

Session Moderator : Ms. Desta Lakew, Amref Africa

 

·       Mr. Mike Macharia, Founder and CEO, Seven Seas Technologies, Kenya

·        Dr. Charles Immanuel Akhimien, Co-founder MOBicure, Nigeria /Mr.  Meshack Mbinda, Lead,  Research & Development, Amref Enterprise

·        Mr. Sameer Savarkar, CEO, Neurosynaptic Communication–Telemedicine

·        Dr. Shirshendu Mukherjee, Mission Director, DBT- BIRAC –BMGF-Wellcome Trust

·        Mr. Sujay Santra, Founder& CEO, iKure Techsoft – Rural healthcare

 

 1:00-2:00 PM                                                      

LUNCH BREAK

 

2:00 –3:15 PM  

SESSION 3: DISRUPTIVE MODELS OF HEALTHCARE ACCESS & DELIVERY

 

 
This panel will explore innovations with the potential to challenge traditional health care providers in public and private sectors and have demonstrated a capacity to be taken to scale. The session will focus on new models of integrating health financing and delivery, new models of primary health care, demand-side response to problems with quality of care; and innovative approaches for reaching remote populations at an affordable cost. Discussion will focus on lessons learned from small scale experiments, challenges to be overcome in taking these innovations to scale, the changing role of government in ensuring that the needs of the majority are taken into account in this kind of change process.

 

Session Moderator: Dr.  Priya Balasubramaniam,  Senior Public Health Scientist, PHFI

 

·        Mr. Farid Fezoua, President and CEO, GE Healthcare Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa

·        Mr. Andile Tlhoaele, Founder Inforcom, South Africa

·        Mr. Naresh Malhotra, Founder and CEO, Family Doctor Chain, Bangalore, India

·        Mr. Anant Kumar, Founder CEO at Life Circle Health Services, Hyderabad, India

·        Dr. Ajay Nair, Entrepreneur, Co-founder & CEO, MeraDoctor and Paycillin

 

3:15-4:30 PM  

SESSION 4:  TAKING INNOVATIONS TO SCALE

 

 

 

 

 

 

The focus of this panel will be on the constraints to large scale impact and strategies for overcoming these constraints. We will explore innovative partnerships that have emerged involving different types of organization from different sectors. We will also explore the role

of government in facilitating or constraining this process.

 

Session Moderator : Mr. Ravi Kaushik, Country Business Director, Medtronic

 

·        Mr. Trymore Chawurura, Deputy Director – Ministry of Health and Child Care -Ministry of Health, Zimbabwe

·        Professor (Dr.)A. Kowsalya, –Aravind Eye Care System and Aurolabs – Universal Eye Care Model

·        Shri (Dr.) Tapan Mukherjee, Senior Health Advisor, Kolkotta Municipal Corporation

·        Dr. Taslimarif Saiyed, CEO & Director, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms , Bangalore

·        Ms. Sandra Butler, Senior Manager, Global Business Strategy for the Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies (CAMTech), Boston, MA

 

TEA BREAK 4:30-4:45
 4:45 -5:30 PM SESSION 5: OUTPUTS  SUMMARY
Dr. Ayako Ebata, IDS, Dr. Sathyanarayan (PHFI)

 

This session will summarize the outputs of the previous session to begin a set of discussions between people, who have different areas of expertise and work in different parts of the health innovation ecosystem.

–        How can we draw on this wide variety of expertise to identify practical strategies for accelerating wide scale application of innovations and for overcoming obstacles to Universal Health Coverage

–    What are  possibilities for collaboration between India and Africa in relation to their domestic health policies

 

 

Day 2  -Tuesday June 12th (9:00AM – 1:00PM)

 

 

9:00 – 10:15AM

SESSION 1: THE ROLE OF RESEARCH IN SOCIAL INNOVATIONS
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Digital health has the potential for transforming access to effective and affordable health services, but it also could reinforce existing inequalities. The focus of this session will be on the role of research in supporting innovation and in formulating and implementing strategies for taking the innovation to scale. Panelists will reflect on the challenges that need to be addressed and innovative approaches that have already emerged. The panel will explore the strengths and weaknesses of current approaches to research by health systems researchers and business schools and identify the kinds of research that would be most useful to governments and other stakeholders in the health innovation ecosystem. It will also explore how research can help governments and other stakeholders prepare for the new challenges likely to arise as traditional health systems are disrupted.

 

Session Moderator :  Dr. Gerald Bloom, Institute of Development Studies, Sussex

 

·        Professor Dileep Mavalankar, Director, Indian Institute of Public Health (PHFI), Gandhi Nagar  /Dr. Kranti Vora, Additional Professor, IIPHG

·        Professor Sarang Deo, Associate Professor.& Executive Director, Max Institute of Healthcare Management, Indian School of Business, Hyderabad

·        Dr. Eddine Sarroukh , Head of Research, Philips Research Africa

·        Dr. Raj Jutley, Founder & Chairman of Pan Africa Heart Foundation

(PANAHF )

·        Dr. Judith Maye, IHS Lead, Middle East and Africa at IBM

 

 

10:15 – 11:45  

SESSION 2: BUSINESS MODELS AROUND INNOVATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This moderated panel will discuss different kinds of social innovation business models, replicability and costs. It will also debate on what constitutes a successful PPP and why traditional PPP’s in the health sector continue to be unsuccessful in many LMIC’s. It will explore how major increases in government funding for universal health coverage can take these business models into account. This session will explore new approaches for government purchasing of health services and the kinds of provider partnerships that can deliver low cost services at scale. It could also explore innovative ways to improve the performance of the private sector in delivering effective and affordable services.

 

Session Chair | Moderator –  Mr. Satya Prakash Dash, Director Impact Lab, PATH

·        Mr. Ramanan Ramanathan, Mission Director, Atal Innovation Mission, Government of India

·        Mr. Guhesh Ramanathan, Founder and CEO Excubater, India

·        Mr. Siraj Dhanani, Founder & CEO Inn Accel Technologies, Bangalore

·        Dr. Arvind Chari, Senior Associate, Eight Roads Ventures, India

·        Ms. Donika Dimovska, Senior Program Director- Innovation, Results for Development (R4D) Washington D.C.

 

11:45 – 12:00 PM- Break
 
12:00 -1:00 CLOSING SESSION – Open Facilitated  Discussion:

The aims of this session are to review the lessons learned and ideas for action on accelerating innovation for making progress towards UHC and on building effective collaboration between India and East and Central Africa.

  RECOGNITION OF INNOVATORS
   
1:00-2:00  PM  

LUNCH

 

2:00-5:30 PM INNOVATORS DEEP DIVE WORK SHOP

 

(Co-Organized by Results of Development, Centre for Health Market Innovations  –

Dr. Neethi Rao (Health Research)  & Mr. Pranav Maranganty (PHFI)

This session is an in-depth session for innovators, on business building, partnerships and investment opportunities based on takeaways from the conclave. Discussions will involve how different health innovators could operate with the health system space, as well as the reach to realize scale economies, take proper account of positive and negatives spillovers, and design efficiencies to improve health service delivery and uptake. It will involve one on one session with investors, implementers and existing health providers on uptake and scale

 

·        Mr. Mr. Mohammad Ameel, ‎ Senior Consultant, Healthcare Technologies,

National Health Systems Resource Centre, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India

·        Mr. Aleck Dhliwayo, Information Systems Manager – Population Services International, Zimbabwe

·        Dr. Somen Saha,  Assistant Professor – ‎Indian Institute of Public health, Gandhinagar, PHFI

 

 For more information, please contact:

Contact: priya.balu@phfi.org

Dr. PriyaBalasubramaniam,

Senior Public Health Scientist
Director- PHFI-Royal Norwegian Embassy Universal Health Care Initiative

Public Health Foundation of India

Delhi NCR-Plot No. 47, Sector 44, Institutional Area

Gurgaon, Haryana, India 122003

Tel:+91  0124 -4781400 Extn: 4599   |   Mobile: India: +91 9971552583

Contact: desta.lakew@amref.org

Desta Lakew

Director of Fundraising & Partnerships, Africa

Amref Health Africa  , Langata Road, P.O Box 27691 – 00506,

Nairobi, Kenya

Tel: +254 20 6993000

Mobile: +254-706352602

Gerald Bloom

Co-Convenor of the Health and Nutrition Cluster

Institute of Development Studies University of Sussex

Brighton, East Sussex BN! 9RE U.K.

Tel: +44 1273 915667

Mob. +44 7818413896

Contact: PHFI

Mr. Praveen Kumar: +91 9312650907

parveen.kumar@phfi.org

  Mr. Vinay       : +91 9972735480

Ms.Veidhehi : +91 9591732244

uhcblr2018@gmail.com