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Plenary Sessions


Nine plenaries covering important topics such as “Mental Health”, “Environmental Health”, “Non Comminicable Diseases”, “Adverse Events, Toxic Stress and the Brain”,” Equity and Health”, “Communication Technologies and health” and:
  • An exciting plenary on the “Most Influential Articles That May Change Your Practice” with Lewis First, Editor, Pediatrics; Noni McDonald, Editor, Paediatric &Child Health; Richard Horton, Editor, Lancet; Nick Brown, Global Health Editor, Archives of Diseases of Childhood
  • And two important plenaries on “Child Health - Now And In The Future” and on “The Promise of Global Adolescent Health” with prominent speakers representing many countries and from WHO, Lancet Series, IPA, etc.

plenary session schedule

 

WEDNESDAY 
AUGUST 17

THURSDAY
AUGUST 18

FRIDAY
AUGUST 19

SATURDAY
AUGUST 20

SUNDAY
AUGUST 21

MONDAY
AUGUST 22

 
08:30  10:00
   Plenary 1
Child Health – Now And in The Future
 Plenary 3
The Promise of Global Adolescent Health
Plenary 5
Environment Shapes Future Health
 Plenary 7
Mental Health: New Challenges
Plenary 9
New Frontiers in Media and Communication Technologies

16:00  17:30
 Opening Keynote: Anthony Lake  Plenary 2
Adverse Events: Impact on Health And The Brain 
 Plenary 4
Editors' Choice: Influential Articles that May Change Your Practice
Plenary 6
Best buy in Non Communicable Disease (NCD) Intervention
 Plenary 8
Equity And Health - Reaching The Unreached
 

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17

Opening Keynote - The experience of the innocents: Shaping children’s brains – and their futures

     

Anthony Lake

Speaker Bio
 
                                                                                           Executive Director,
UNICEF
                                                                                                  
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THURSDAY, AUGUST 18

Child Health – Now And in The Future

Richard Horton

Speaker Bio

Zulfiqar Bhutta

Speaker Bio

 

 Global trends and progress in Child Mortality Emerging challenges in child health globally: how can pediatricians contribute to change?    

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Adverse Events: Impact on Health And The Brain 

Enver Hasano─člu

Speaker Bio

Steven Miller

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Robert Block

Speaker Bio

 Child refugee situation stemming from the Syrian civil war
(IPA Foundation presentation)

 Brain injury in the newborn: the importance of everyday care

 Early Childhood Adversity, Toxic Stress and Resiliency
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FRIDAY, AUGUST 19

The Promise of Global Adolescent Health

Susan Sawyer

Speaker Bio

George Patton

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Vikram Patel

Speaker Bio
   The three speakers, each Commissioners for the new Lancet Commission on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing, will share the main findings of the Commission including the major health needs of adolescents across the world, the importance of addressing social determinants of adolescent health and the essential ingredients of a universal health package for adolescents. 

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Editors' Choice: Influential Articles That May Change Your Practice

Lewis First

Speaker Bio

Noni MacDonald

Speaker Bio

Richard Horton

Speaker Bio
     

Nick Brown

Speaker Bio
   
     
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SATURDAY, AUGUST 20

Environment Shapes Future Health

Ruth Etzel

Speaker Bio

Anthony Costello

Speaker Bio

Bruce Lanphear

Speaker Bio
 Protecting Children from Hazards in the Environment  Climate Change and Maternal and Child Health  Little things matter: the impact of toxins on the developing brain

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Best buy in Non Communicable Disease (NCD) Intervention

Sandra Hassink

Speaker Bio

Douglas Bettcher

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David Githanga

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 Obesity: Epidemiology and Intervention  NCD WHO initiative  Access to services for children and youth with
NCDs in low resource settings

SUNDAY, AUGUST 21

Mental Health: New Challenges

James Perrin

Speaker Bio

Olayinka Omigbodun

Speaker Bio

Ian Manion

Speaker Bio
 Mental Health in Children and Youth  Bridging the gaps in developing countries  Anxiety and Depression in Children and Youth:  Access to Care

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Equity And Health - Reaching The Unreached

Mickey Chopra

Speaker Bio

 

Aluisio Barros

Speaker Bio
 
 Lessons from the field! Achieving results for the poorest  Child health interventions - are we on the path to universal coverage?  
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MONDAY, AUGUST 22

New Frontiers in Media and Communication Technologies

Christopher Fabian

Speaker Bio

Susannah Stern

Speaker Bio

Aidan Scott

Speaker Bio
 Creating a global engine for change: How the most unequal parts of the world can help us solve the greatest challenges facing children  Considering the Intersections of Media, Youth, and Health Technology as a Gateway: Co-designing and Implementing Technology for Mentally Healthy Youth

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