The event “Improving care for chronic patients in lower-income countries: the patient journey,” will take place November 29, 2016, 9:30 – 15:30 CET.
The Novartis Foundation and Novartis Access will be discussing chronic diseases with experts from academia and non-profit organizations speaking and attending.
Speakers and panelists will include representatives from the World Health Organization, PATH, Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Boston University and Emory University, as well as government delegates. Joerg Reinhardt, Novartis Chairman, will also deliver a keynote address.
In the morning, in collaboration with the Centre for Global Non-Communicable Diseases of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, the Novartis Foundation will explore person-centered approaches to improving management and care for hypertension and its complications in lower-income areas.
In the afternoon, Novartis Access will present findings and learnings from the first year of implementation of an innovative social business approach to treat chronic diseases in lower-income countries. Speakers from both Novartis and its partners will present findings and discuss how they addressed challenges in the implementation, one year into the program.
More information and the event program can be found on our event page.