A decade of R&D for Neglected Patients

[October 3, 2012]
DNDi Asia

Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

 

Public event organized by DNDi and the Ministry of Health, Malaysia

Programme [PDF 6MB] 
 

09:30
Welcome address by Organising Chairman, Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr Haji Mohd Ismail Merican

09:45
Dr Bernard Pécoul, Executive Director, DNDi – Reflections on 10 Years of Challenges and
Successes of the DNDPartnership Model
[PDF]

10:00
Keynote address by the Right Honourable Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia

Walking tour of photo exhibition: ‘A Decade of R&D for Neglected Patients in South East Asia’

10:30 – 11:10
Press Conference (media only)

11:15
Expert Panel: Strengthening the Portfolio of Fixed-Dose Combination ACTs – The Case of ASMQ

Chair:
Dr Pierre-Etienne Bost, Chair, DNDi‘s Scientific Advisory Committee, formerly Institut Pasteur, France

  • WHO Recommendations for Malaria Treatment – Focus on ACTs – Dr Lasse Vestergaard, WHO Medical Officer, based in Manila WPRO office
  • ACTs for Malaria in South East Asia: Benefits and Challenges – Professor François Nosten, Shoklo Malaria Research Unit, Thailand
  • ASMQ FDC Development: A Partnership Approach [PDF] – Dr Jean-René Kiechel, Senior Pharma Advisor & Product Manager, DNDi
  • Technology Transfer of ASMQ from Malaysia to Brazil to India – Ana Rabello, Senior Researcher at Oswaldo Cruz Foundation – Fiocruz, Brazil
  • Investing in Neglected Diseases – ASMQ Implementation in South East Asia – Dr Jaideep Gogtay, Medical Director, Cipla Ltd, India
  • ASMQ in a South East Asia Public Health Perspective – Datuk Dr Lokman Hakim Sulaiman, Deputy Director General of Health, Malaysia

12:15
Lunch