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Provisional Agenda

June 15

Arrival

June 16

Activities

09:00-09:30

Opening Ceremony
Welcome Remarks (WHO, Swiss TPH, NIPD)

09:30-10:15

Keynote speaker 1 – current elimination program in the region

  • Elimination program in China (MOH, China)
  • Lymphatic filariasis program in China (NIPD)
  • Malaria elimination program in China (China CDC)

10:15-10:45

Coffee break
Group photo

10:45-12:00

Keynote speaker 2 – current global elimination program

  • Malaria global program (Swiss TPH)
  • Lymphatic filariasis: Dr John Ehrenberg (WHO)

12:00-14:00

Lunch

14:00-17:30

Group Session: Capacity of Chinese Institutions with emphasis on elimination of communicable diseases

  • G1- Malaria
  • G2- Schistosomiasis
  • G3- Other communicable diseases

June 17

Activities

09:00-10:20

Plenary Session: New strategies for elimination

  • Intersectoral, multi-disease approaches (Chinese expert)
  • Elimination of communicable diseases and health system (WHO)
  • Elimination feasibility (China CDC)
  • Cost efficacy and health system (Swiss TPI)

10:20-10:45

Coffee break

10:45-12:15

Group Session: Overview of research priorities 4-5 scientists focusing on innovative mechanism with emphasis on tool development targeting verification of elimination

  • G1- Diagnostics role in certification of disease elimination
  • G2- Innovation Surveillance Tools and data management
  • G3- Surveillance and Response System

12:15-13:30

Lunch

13:30-15:30

Roundtable Discussion on Elimination Strategy

  • Discussion on prospective of China involvement on global efforts
  • Plan of action for China's possible involvement on any on-going elimination effort to the Region

15:30-16:00

Coffee Break

15:00-17:00

Closing ceremony

June 18

Departure