- UHC Forum 2017 Official Side Event -
Reaching the Underserved and Vulnerable 
TB Response as a Pathway to UHC 

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
15:00 - 17:30
Tokyo Prince Hotel, Magnolia Hall [2F]
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日時:2017年12月12日(火) 15時00分~17時30分
会場:東京プリンスホテル 2階 「マグノリア」


Opening Remarks:
Akio Okawara, President and CEO, JCIE; Director, FGFJ

Welcoming Remarks:
Tamaki Tsukada, Deputy Assistant Minister for International Cooperation and Global Issues, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan

Keynote Speech: “The Potential of Strategic Alignment of the Global TB Response and Achieving UHC”
Eric Goosby, Professor, UCSF School of Medicine; UN Special Envoy on Tuberculosis

Panel One: Political Momentum towards Universal Health Coverage and Ending TB Epidemic
• Naoko Yamamoto, Assistant Director-General for UHC and Health Systems Cluster, WHO
• Keizo Takemi, House of Councillors; Sr. Fellow, JCIE; Chair, Japanese Parliamentary Caucus on Stop TB Partnership
• Ariel Pablos-Méndez, Professor, Columbia University Medical Center
• Christoph Benn, Head of External Relations, Global Fund

Panel Two: Strategic Alignment between the End TB Efforts and the UHC Objectives
• Haileyesus Getahun, Director a.i., Global TB Programme, WHO HQ
• Kenneth G. Ronquillo, Director IV, Health Policy Development and Planning Bureau (HPDPB) , Department of Health, Philippines
• Jacqueline Weekers, Director for Migration Health Division, International Organization for Migration (IOM)
• Maria May, Head, Executive Director’s Office, BRAC
• Suvanand Sahu, Deputy Executive Director, Stop TB Partnership
Closing Remarks:
Chieko Ikeda, Senior Assistant Minister for Global Health, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan

For more program details, please see FGFJ website (English) (Japanese).

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