Time

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Session Title

08:00

Opening Ceremony    


Estefanía Malassisi, Young Leader, Association for Diabetes Care in Argentina - CUI.D.AR (Master of Ceremonies)

Liliana Tieri, Board Member - Latin America, IAPO

Dr. Neda Milevska-Kostova, PhD, Chair, IAPO

Kawaldip Sehmi, CEO, IAPO 

08:15

Latin America and Genomic Medicine: Personalised and Stratified Medicine     


Dr. Maira Caleffi, MD PhD, Volunteer President, Brazilian Federation of Philanthropic Institutions in Support of Breast Health - FEMAMA (Moderator)

Dr. Carmela Oranges, MD, Executive Director Medical Affairs - Cluster North LATAM, MSD

Kawaldip Sehmi, CEO, IAPO

09:15

Break

09:20

Session 2 - Latin America Humanising Healthcare


Kawaldip Sehmi, CEO, IAPO (Moderator) 

Raquel Peck, Director, Clarion I

Dr. Maira Caleffi, MD PhD, Volunteer President, Brazilian Federation of Philanthropic Institutions in Support of Breast Health - FEMAMA

10:20

Break

10:25

Session 3 - Medicines and Health Devices Regulation


Dr. Mark Barone, PhD, Founder and General Manager, Intersectoral Forum to Fight NCDs in Brazil - ForumDCNTs (Moderator) 

Nathalie Bere, Patient Engagement, European Medicines Agency

Leonardo Semprún, RPh, Senior Director Global Regulatory Policy Latin America, MSD

Begonya Nafria, Coordinator of the Patient Participation in Research, Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona Children's Hospital

Daniel Marín, Member KIDS, Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona Children's Hospital

11:25

 Break

11:30

Session 4 - Health Technology Assessment and Value Based Healthcare


Dr. Ronaldo Pineda Wieselberg, MD, Vice-president, ADJ Diabetes Brasil (Moderator) 

Aurelio Mejía, Director of Regulation, Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism - Colombia 

Professor Alice Andrews, Director of Education, Value Institute for Health and Care - University of Texas

12:30

Lunch Break

13:30

Session 5 - Rare Diseases: Latin America and the UN Resolution on “Addressing the Challenges of Persons Living with a Rare Disease and their Families”


Diego Fernando Gil Cardozo, Executive Director, Colombian Federation of Rare Diseases - FECOER (Moderator)

Clara Hervas, Former Public Affairs Lead, Rare Diseases International 

Professor Felipe Tapia Matus, Maxi Life Chile

Fabio González, President, Chilean Foundation of Skin Diseases

14:30

Break

14:35

Session 6 - Health of Indigenous Peoples in Latin America  


Mirna Cunningham Kain, First Vice-president of the Board Directors, Fund for the Development of Indigenous Peoples of Latin America and the Caribbean - FILAC (Moderator)

Dr. Sandra del Pino, PhD, Advisor on Cultural Diversity – Pan American Health Organization - PAHO/WHO

Irvin Ristie, Communication and Health Coordinator, Coordinator of the Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon Basin - COICA

15:35

Break

15:40

Session 7 - First Things First: Safe and Free Primary Healthcare as a Basic Human Right 


Dr. Neda Milevska-Kostova, PhD, Chair, IAPO (Moderator)

Dr. Antoni Dedeu, MD, Senior Advisor on Integrated Primary Health Care, European Centre for Primary Health Care, World Health Organization

Fernanda de Carvalho, Public and International Affairs Director, Institute Side by Side for Life

Dr. Jeff Markuns, MD, Executive Director, Primary Health Care Performance Initiative

16:40

Closing Ceremony


Liliana Tieri, Board Member – Latin America, IAPO

Dr. Neda Milevska-Kostova, PhD, Chair, IAPO

Kawaldip Sehmi, CEO, IAPO