Our “Building Solutions to Patient Challenges in Non-Communicable Diseases” event concluded after a second day of elevating patient voices to enable them to define their own needs for NCD prevention, treatment and care, while challenging all to avoid quick-fix, standalone solutions. Today focused specifically on how to invest in sustainable long-term solutions and bring sectors together to have a greater collective impact.
More than 275 people attended the convening from civil society, government, industry and patient advocacy groups.
The first day of the Access Accelerated hosted event, “Building Solutions to Patient Challenges in Non-Communicable Diseases” in Nairobi, Kenya featured rich and thoughtful discussion and debate. The event built upon and extended the conversation on non-communicable diseases (NCD) solutions started earlier this week with a Ministry of Health and World Bank Group-hosted event in Naivasha, Kenya. In Naivasha, key stakeholders from government, civil society and the private sector, including participation from Cabinet Secretary (CS) for Health Sicily Kariuki, met to reinvigorate action on NCDs.Read More
March 21 – 22, 2018 | Crowne Plaza Hotel Nairobi, Kenya
for a stakeholder collaboration event in Nairobi, Kenya at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. The event will cover a variety of critical issues related to non-communicable disease (NCD) prevention and treatment in Kenya, including new opportunities for collaboration to develop sustainable solutions.
The event will bring together diverse perspectives to address the challenge of NCDs in Kenya, fostering a collaborative environment and providing participants with the opportunity to build relationships, identify synergies, and learn from one another for a more informed, holistic response.
“Universal health coverage is an excellent investment of our resources.”
—Haruhiko Hirate, Chair of the International Affairs Committee, JPMA
On December 12, the Japan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (JPMA) and Access Accelerated hosted a side event at the 2017 Universal Health Coverage Forum in Tokyo. The two-hour event, “Accelerating Sustainable UHC by Improving Access to NCD Care,” explored the power collaboration between the public and private sectors has to accelerate access to NCD care and help achieve Universal Health Coverage.
During the United Nations General Assembly week, join Access Accelerated for an exclusive, thought-provoking forum addressing the growing burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Africa, Latin America and Asia. The event will feature an in-depth panel discussion with global leaders from public health, government and the biopharmaceutical industries on how the public and private sectors can come together to develop solutions that drive progress toward meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goal to reduce premature deaths from NCDs by one-third by 2030.
Guests will also have the opportunity to explore a marketplace of exhibits from current partner initiatives around the world, and meet other leaders in global health during a networking reception.