Programme 29th November

ANNUAL CONFERENCE

„Creating Health for 2020 Today“

 

Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva, November 29-30, 2012, Vilnius, Lithuania

 

 

Programme

29th November

30th November

 

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November 29, 2012

9:30-10:00

Registration of the participants

10:00-10:10

Opening of the Conference

Prof. Vilius Grabauskas, President, Health Forum; Chancellor, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (LUHS)

10:10-10:15

Greeting by the President of the Republic of Lithuania H.E. Ms. Dalia Grybauskaitė

Ms. Aira Mečėjienė, Adviser to the President of the Republic of Lithuania

10:10-10:20

Welcoming address

Mr. Raimondas Šukys, Minister of Health of the Republic of Lithuania

Panel I. Health 2020 in Europe and Lithuania.

Chairs: Prof. Remigijus Žaliūnas, Rector, LUHS; Ms. Zsuzsanna Jakab, Regional Director, World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe

10:20-10:50

Health 2020 policy of the WHO/Europe

Ms. Zsuzsanna Jakab, Regional Director, WHO Regional Office for Europe

10:50-11:20

Lithuanian Health Programme 2020 (LHP2020)

Mr. Audrius Klišonis, Viceminister of Health of the Republic of Lithuania

11:20-11:35

Coffee break

11:35-11:55

Towards more innovative, sustainable and efficient health systems: the Health for Growth Programme 2014-2020 in the service of Member States

Ms. Isabel de la Mata, Principal Adviser with special interest in Public Health, DG Health and Consumers, European Commission

11:55-12:15

External evaluation of LHP2020: insight from WHO

Dr. Francesco Zambon, Policy Development Officer, World Health Organization European Office for Investment for Health and Development (Italy)

12:15-12:35

Industry vision of Europe 2020

Mr. Richard Bergström, Director General, European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations

12:35-13:40

Panel discussion: Improvement of intersectoral collaboration for implementation of LHP2020:
• Measures for implementations of inter-institutional collaboration;




• Legal opportunities for involving other sectors;



• Implementation perspectives of objectives for social sector in LHP2020;

• Experience of the National Health Board (NHB) in collaboration with other sectors




Mr. Raimundas Alekna, Vilnius city Councilor, former Minister of Health;
Dr. Juozas Olekas, Member of the Parliament, former Minister of Health;

Mr. Antanas Matulas, Member, Committee on Health Affairs, Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania;

Prof. Romas Lazutka, Professor, Faculty of Philosophy, Vilnius University (VU);

Prof. Juozas Pundzius, Chairman,  the NHB

Questions and discussion

Moderator: Prof. Danguolė Jankauskienė, Vice Dean, Faculty of Politics and Management, Mykolas Romeris University (MRU)

13:40-14:30

Lunch

Panel II.  Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and healthy ageing.

Chairs: Prof. Aleksandras Laucevičius, Director General, Vilnius University Hospital Santariškių Klinikos (VUHSK), Prof. Sylvie Stachenko, Professor, School of Public Health, University of Alberta (Canada)

14:30-14:50

European Strategy for the Prevention and Control of NCDs and Action Plan for Implementation for 2012-2016

Mr. Timothy Peter Armstrong, NCDs and Health Promotion, WHO Regional Office for Europe

14:50-15:10

Intersectoral collaboration for control of NCDs: Canadian experience

Prof. Sylvie Stachenko, Dean, School of Public Health, University of Alberta (Canada)

15:10-15:30

Cancer screening programs: lessons to be learnt

Prof. Guy Storme, Executive Secretary, Organization of European Cancer Institutes (Belgium)

15:30-15:50

NCDs and health policy: Lithuanian experience

Prof. Vilius Grabauskas, President, Health Forum; Chancellor, Medical Academy, LUHS

15:50-16:10

Lithuanian experience of high cardiovascular risk project

Prof. Aleksandras Laucevičius, Director General, VUHSK

16:10-17:30

Panel discussion:
• Implementation of European Strategy for the Prevention and Control of NCDs in Lithuania:  importance of non-governmental organizations;

• Management of NCDs and needs of patients;





• Role of Bureaus for Public Health in prevention of NCDs and healthy ageing


Dr. Aurelijus Veryga, President, Lithuanian National Tobacco and Alcohol Control Coalition;



Ms. Vida Augustinienė
, President, Council of Representatives of Patients’ Organizations of Lithuania; Board member, European Patients’ Forum;

Ms. Danguolė Avižiuvienė, Director, Bureau for Public Health in Kėdainiai

Questions and discussion

Moderator: Dr. Aurelijus Veryga, President, Lithuanian National Tobacco and Alcohol Control Coalition