2012 Forum

Thursday, 28 June 2012 | Day 1

Time

Programme

10:30 – 11:00 Registration
11:00 – 11:10 Welcome Remarks
Prof TAN Chorh Chuan
President, NUS
Ms TAN Ching Yee
Permanent Secretary (Health), Singapore
11:10 – 11:40 Forum Presentations
Chair:
Prof Tikki PANG
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, NUS 

 

Prof David HEYMANN
Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases,London School Of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Topic: UN Summit on Non-Communicable Disease – Falling Short of Targets?
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Prof K Srinath Reddy
President, Public Health Foundation of India
Topic: Towards a Smoke-Free ASEAN – Turning Rhetoric into Reality
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Prof Richard Coker
Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, NUS
Topic: Testing Health Systems for Pandemic Preparedness
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11:40 – 12:30 Round-table Discussion
Chair:
Prof TAN Chorh Chuan
President, NUS

 

Panelists:
Prof Richard COKER
Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, NUS
Prof David HEYMANN
Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases, London School Of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Prof Tikki PANG
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, NUS
Prof K Srinath REDDY
President, Public Health Foundation of India
Ms TAN Ching Yee
Permanent Secretary (Health), Singapore

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 15:30 Forum Discussion: Research Priorities and Needs in the Region
Chair:
Prof David HEYMANN
Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases, London School Of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK

 

Invited Responses from Directors-General

 

Prof HO Teck Hua
Vice-President (Research Strategy), NUS
Topic: A Framework for Setting Research Priorities
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Prof CHIA Kee Seng
Dean, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, NUS
Topic: Population Health Metrics and Analytics (PHMA): A potential tool for the region
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Prof Tikki PANG

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, NUS

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15:30 – 16:00 Tea Break
16:00 – 17:30 Ageing: The Problems and Solutions
Chair:
Prof Barry HALLIWELL
Deputy President (Research & Technology), NUS
Topic: Ageing: The Problem and Solutions

 

Prof Craig WILLCOX
Okinawa International University, Japan
Topic: Okinawa Diet and Longevity

 

Dr Steven GRAHAM
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, NUS
Topic: Exercise and Ageing Well in Older Adults

 

Discussion
Topic: Ageing and Ageing Well through Diet and Exercise
Facilitated by:
Prof Craig WILLCOX
Okinawa International University, Japan
Prof Jeyakumar HENRY
Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences

 

A/Prof Angelique CHAN
Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, NUS & Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
Topic: Social Demography and Support for Ageing Well

 

Discussion
Topic: Lifestyle and Social Support for Ageing
Facilitated by:
A/Prof HO Kong Chong
Vice-Dean of Research, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, NUS

18:00 – 20:00 NIHA Forum Dinner