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Keynote Speech - Age of shifting Paradigm - MDGs to SDGs

Ki_Moon_BAN Date and Time 2017-08-17(Thurs.),
14:00-14:15
Place 3F, Multi-purpose gym
Speaker Ki Moon BAN
Affiliation Institute of Global Engagement & Empowerment, Yonsei University
Speaker’s Information
Current Position:
Honorary Chairman, Institute of Global Engagement & Empowerment (IGEE), Yonsei University, and Founder of the Ban Ki-moon Center for Sustainable Development at IGEE.
Experience:
H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon is the 8th Secretary General of the United Nations, for which he had served two consecutive terms (2007-2016). During his tenure as the UN Secretary General, Mr. Ban pressed successfully for action to combat climate change, which resulted in the adoption and rapid entry into force of the landmark Paris Climate Agreement in 2015. He has also worked closely with member states of the UN to shape the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Mr. Ban’s tireless effort and dedication to encourage, empower and promote the status of women has been widely recognized and highly valued by the member states of the UN and beyond. Prior to his appointment at the UN, Mr. Ban was Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Republic of Korea. His 37 years with the Ministry included postings as Foreign Policy Advisor to the President, Chief National Security Advisor to the President, and Deputy Minister for Policy Planning.
Mr. Ban has also been actively involved in issues relating to inter-Korean relations. He has served the Korean government as Chairman of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization, and as Chef de Cabinet during Korea’s 2001-2002 Presidency of the UN General Assembly.
Education:
M.P.A., JFK School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA 1985
B.A., Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea 1970

Plenary Symposium 1 - GHSA, From Parallel Approaches toward Integral Mission

Date Category Name & Affiliation Presentation Title
8/17
10:05-10:35
Plenary Speaker Jerome Kim, IVI Need Global Action for the Emerging Infectious Disease
8/17
10:40-10:55
Discussion Ganglip Kim,
Ministry of Health and Welfare
(MOHW)
Goal and Mission of GHSA
8/17
10:55-11:10
Discussion Dong Il AHN, Yonsei Univ HIV and TB in Asia and the Pacific –
moving towards UHC
8/17
11:10-11:25
Discussion Rajendra Surenthirakumaran, Jaffna Univ. GHSA & Communicable Disease in Sri Lanka
8/17
11:25-11:40
Discussion Adeeba Kamarulzaman, Univ. of Malaya Combating HIV through multisectoral approaches in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
8/17
11:40-11:55
Discussion Nam Seon Beck, IVI Role of IVI in Combating with Emerging Infection

Plenary Speaker

jerome_hahn_kim Date and Time 2017-08-17(Thurs.),
10:05-10:35
Place 3F, Multi-purpose gym
Speaker Jerome Hahn Kim
Affiliation International Vaccine Institute
Title Need Global Action for the Emerging Infectious Disease
Speaker’s Information
Dr. Jerome H. Kim is currently the Director General of the International Vaccine Institute.

He retired from the US Army in 2015 where he led the RV144 HIV vaccine trial and the post-trial search for immunologic and virologic correlates of risk. This work was recognized by the Maher Award for Research Excellence from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and the Department of the Army Research and Development Achievement Award for Technical Excellence. Dr. Kim’s research interests include HIV molecular epidemiology, host genetics, and HIV vaccine development. He has authored over 200 publications and received the John Maher Award for Research Excellence from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in 2013. In 2014 he was recognized as one of the 50 most influential people in vaccines. Dr. Kim graduated with High Honors in History and Highest Honors in Biology from the University of Hawaii and received his MD degree from the Yale University School of Medicine. He is an adjunct Professor of Medicine at USUHS and the Seoul National University Graduate School of Public Health. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

Plenary Official Discussant

Gang_Rib_Kim Date and Time 2017-08-17(Thurs.),
10:40-10:55
Place 3F, Multi-purpose gym
Speaker Ganglip Kim
Affiliation Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW)
Title Goal and Mission of GHSA
Speaker’s Information
Education
2010 Ph.D. in Health Law & Bioethics, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea 1997 M.A. in Social Welfare, Chicago University, USA 1989 B.A. in Sociology, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
Careers
2016 – Present Deputy Minister, Office for Healthcare Policy, MOHW 2015 – 2016 Director General, Bureau of Healthcare Policy, MOHW 2012 – 2015 Minister Counsellor, Permanent Mission of the R.O.K. in Geneva 2009 – 2012 Director General, Bureau of Pension Policy, MOHW 2008 – 2009 Director, Division of Healthcare Policy, MOHW

Plenary Official Discussant

dong_il_ahn Date and Time 2017-08-17(Thurs.),
10:55-11:10
Place 3F, Multi-purpose gym
Speaker Dong Il AHN
Affiliation Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei Univ
Title HIV and TB in Asia and the Pacific – moving towards UHC
Speaker’s Information
Dr Dongil AHN is a medical doctor graduated in Kyunghee Medical School in Korea. He became a specialist for tuberculosis after which he had an experience of research fellow for lung diseases in Medical College of Virginia, US in 1988-1990.

Dr AHN joined UN system, World Health Organization (WHO) in 1995 and holds considerable expertise on public health areas. He started with communicable disease program, and extended his experience to maternal and child health, non-communicable disease and primary health care with health system development over 20 years until he returned back to Korea in 2016.

He was a Team leader of tuberculosis programme in WHO's Regional Office for the Western Pacific based in the Philippines in his first 10 years in WHO. He served as a WHO Representative in Laos, Pacific Islands Countries, and Cambodia over the last 10 years until 2016.

He has actively engaged in MDG thru communicable disease, and maternal and child health in Asia Pacific countries. He as a member of UN country team in Cambodia has actively engaged in mainstreaming SDG in Cambodia in 2015-2016.

Currently, he is a Visiting Professor in Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei Univ, (International Health Department).

Plenary Official Discussant

Rajendra_Surenthirakumaran Date and Time 2017-08-17(Thurs.),
11:10-11:25
Place 3F, Multi-purpose gym
Speaker Rajendra Surenthirakumaran
Affiliation Jaffna University
Title GHSA & Communicable Disease in Sri Lanka
Speaker’s Information
Education/Training
Institution and location Degree Completion date Field of Study
Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna M.B.B.S Oct. 2002 Medicine Surgery
Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo MSc January 2006 Community Medicine
Post Graduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, PGD Aug 2007 Applied Statistics
Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo MD June 2010 Community Medicine
Post-Doctoral Training   March 2011- Feb 2012 Centre for Primary care and Public Health Barts and The London School of Medicine, University of London
Dr. Rajendra Surenthirakumaran is a public researcher, and Communicable and Non-communicable diseases epidemiologist with the special interest in cost effective care for the people with infectious diseases especially in aging population and palliative care. Dr. Surenthirakumaran has led projects extending migration health, nutrition, childcare, adolescent problems, role of primary care staffs in control of communicable diseases, care of elders, health services research and chronic disease epidemiology and served as principal investigator and consultant for numerous cross sectional and longitudinal studies in regional, national and international level.

He is currently working to develop a model to predict the dengue epidemic by using entomological and environment data. Now he also embarked a five-year research project: Integrated mental health into primary care for post – conflict populations in Northern Sri Lanka. [COMCAP] funded by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Atlanta, USA and jointly with Anglia Ruskin University UK. He was serving as consultant to look at the health and social issues of irregular migrants from Sri Lanka for International Organization for Migration.

He has been working with ministry of education Northern Province to develop youth policy. He also working as research consultant for Asia Foundation to assess the problems, issues and violence behaviours and factors affecting it among the youths in Northern Youths. He also closely works and shares the academic and work experiences with the Ministry of Social Service of Sri Lanka and Ministry of Health Sri Lanka.

Dr.Surenthirakumaran also helping the Minister of Health and Indigenous Medicine, Social Services and Rehabilitation, Probation and Childcare Services and Women's Affairs, of Northern Province of Sri Lanka to develop the Strategic Management Plan for the Northern Province. Now he is supporting the Ministry to implement the Strategic Management Plan. He is also involving as a consultant for the survey to assess the disability and care service in Northern Province which is supported by the Asia Foundation.

Now he is also working with Cancer Care North and East (CANE) UK and International Medical Health Organization, USA to develop the Palliative care services for the people with the chronic diseases based on the Kerala model of Palliative care for Central Government of Sri Lanka to adopt the similar kind of policy to provide the cost effective comprehensive care for the elderly people with chronic diseases and disability. He is setting up a large population cohort in Sri Lanka with the sample of 30,000 population to look at the social determinants of health and develop evidence based preventive care package to combat the Communicable and Non-Communicable diseases for the past aging population. He also worked in the United Kingdom and India. He also networking with the Sri Lanka Public Health Education Network (LANKAPHEN) and Asian Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH). He has authored or coauthored peer reviewed articles published in reproductive health, health promotion, public health and primary care journals and conferences.

Plenary Official Discussant

Adeeba_Kamarulzaman Date and Time 2017-08-17(Thurs.),
11:25-11:40
Place 3F, Multi-purpose gym
Speaker Adeeba Kamarulzaman
Affiliation University of MALAYA
Title Combating HIV through multisectoral approaches in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
Speaker’s Information
Professor Dr. Addeba Kamarulzaman graduated from Monash University in 1987 and trained in internal medicine and infectious diseases at the Monash Medical Centre and Fairfield Infectious Diseases Hospital, Melbourne, Australia. She is presently the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya and an Adjunct Associate Professor at Yale University, USA.

Professor Dr. Adeeba Kamarulzaman established the Centre of Excellence for Research in AIDS (CERiA) at the University of Malaya in 2007. CERiA’s research efforts focus on key populations and transcend clinical, translational as well as public health research. Additionally Professor Dr. Adeeba Kamarulzaman has used her clinical and academic leadership to engage in the national and community response to HIV/AIDS. She is currently Chairman of the Malaysian AIDS Foundation and an Executive Council member of the Malaysian AIDS Council, the peak HIV NGO in Malaysia.

At the international level, Professor Dr. Adeeba Kamarulzaman previously Chaired the WHO Strategic and Technical Advisory Committee on HIV, and is presently an Executive Committee Member of the International AIDS Society and a member of the UNAIDS Scientific Expert Panel on HIV. She has played a key role in the establishment and ongoing activities and collaborations of a regional HIV research network initiative; TREAT Asia.

Her achievements have been recognized through several national and international awards. For her role as a member of the University of Malay’s Nipah Investigative Team she received the Tun Mahathir Science and the Merdeka Awards in 2007 & 2008 respectively. She was honoured at the Advance Australia Awards as the first recipient of the Advance Global Award in the category of Alumni in 2012 and received the Australian Education Achievement Award in the same year. In April 2015 she was honoured with a Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) from her alma mater, Monash University and in 2016 the Darjah Paduka Mahkota Perak from His Highness the Sultan of Perak.

Plenary Official Discussant

Namseon_Beck Date and Time 2017-08-17(Thurs.),
11:40-11:55
Place 3F, Multi-purpose gym
Speaker Namseon Beck
Affiliation International Vaccine Institute
Title Role of IVI in Combating with Emerging Infection
Speaker’s Information
Namseon Beck, M.D. is an expert on clinical medicine in pediatrics & gastroenterology, global health and humanitarian response including communicable disease outbreak response and vaccine delivery. He was appointed as a Program Director, Delivery with the IVI in January 2017. His professional experience covers Asia, Middle East, and Africa. Dr. Beck has been involved in Clinical Care, Humanitarian Response & Mitigation, and Monitoring & Evaluation with operational research at a medical school in Korea, a research institute, and humanitarian organizations. Before joining IVI, he has been working as senior health & nutrition Advisor for international humanitarian NGOs including World Vision, Medair, Medical Teams International and Save the Children based in Switzerland and US. He also intermittently provided consultation to national MOHs, WHO and World Bank for outbreaks responses including yellow fever and Ebola in DRC and Liberia respectively.

Dr. Beck earned his state doctorate of medicine at the Seoul National University, the board certification in both pediatrics and gastroenterology & nutrition from Seoul National University Hospital, and a diploma of public health from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He published more than 30 peer-review articles involving areas of pediatric gastroenterology, lab & epidemiology and global health.

Plenary Symposium 2 - From Millenium Development Goals to Sustainable Development Goals

Date Category Name & Affiliation Presentation Title
8/17
14:30-14:45
Discussion Vivian Lin, WHO ​Universal Health Coverage as the path to Sustainable Development Goals​
8/17
14:45-15:00
Discussion Ying-Wei Wang, MOHW,
Chinese Taipei
Health Policy and Paradigm Shift
8/17
15:00-15:15
Discussion Colin Binns,
Curtin Univ.
The role of Public Nutrition in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
8/17
15:15-15:30
Discussion Ho Kim, SNU Air Pollution of China and its effect in Korea & Japan
8/17
15:30-15:45
Discussion Dong Chun SHIN, Global Green and Healthy Hospital Network Greening in Health Care : Global and domestic experiences

Plenary Official Discussant

vivian_lin Date and Time 2017-08-17(Thurs.),
14:30-14:45
Place 3F, Multi-purpose gym
Speaker Vivian Lin
Affiliation WHO, Regional Office for the Western Pacific
Title ​Universal Health Coverage as the path to Sustainable Development Goals​
Speaker’s Information
Current Position:
Director, Health Systems, World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific Responsible for the Division of Health Systems at the regional office and for technical support to countries and WHO country offices in a wide range of health system issues, including universal health coverage, health policy and planning, health financing, health workforce, health information systems, health system research, pharmaceuticals, medical technologies, traditional medicine, service delivery and quality, health law and regulation, and community engagement. Cross-cutting issues covered in the division include sustainable development goals, social determinants of health, equity, human rights and gender.
Experience:
Dr Vivian has more than 30 years' experience in health policy and program development, health planning, and public health teaching and research.
She was previously Professor of Public Health and Head of the School of Public Health at La Trobe University, in Melbourne, and is the author of several leading public health textbooks in Australia and numerous articles on health issues in Australia, China, and globally. Vivian has also worked at senior levels in health policy in several Australian jurisdictions and in intergovernmental relations, including as Executive Officer of the National Public Health Partnership. She has also consulted widely for the World Bank, UK Dept for International Development, AusAID as well as the WHO, and served on multiple academic, government, community and editorial boards.
Education:
  • · Doctorate of Public Health, UC Berkeley, USA, 1986
  • · M.P.H., UC Berkeley, USA, 1979
  • · B.A., Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA, 1977

Plenary Official Discussant

ying_wei_wang Date and Time 2017-08-17(Thurs.),
14:45-15:00
Place 3F, Multi-purpose gym
Speaker Ying-Wei Wang
Affiliation Health Promotion Administration, Ministry of Health and Welfare,
Chinese Taipei
Title Health Policy and Paradigm Shift
Speaker’s Information
Current Position
  • · Director-General, Health Promotion Administration,
  • · Ministry of Health and Welfare, Taiwan, R. O. C.
  • · Associate Professor, School of Medicine,
  • · Tzu Chi University, Taiwan
Education
  • · Dr.P.H., School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, U.S.A.
  • · M.P.H., School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, U.S.A.
  • · M.D., School of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Working Experience
  • · Deputy Director, Department of Medicine, Tzu Chi University.
  • · Director, Department of Medical Humanities, School of Medicine, Tzu Chi University.
  • · Director, Heart Lotus Care Ward, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital.
  • · Secretary-general, Taiwan Society of Health Promotion Hospitals.
  • · Council member, Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network.
  • · Director, Department of Family Medicine, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital.
  • · Director, Center for Faculty Development and Instructional Resources, Tzu Chi University.
  • · Deputy Director General, Bureau of Health Promotion, Department of Health, Taiwan.
  • · Attending Physician, Department of Family Medicine, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital.
  • · Attending Physician, Department of Geriatrics, Taipei Hospital.
  • · Resident, Department of Family Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital.

Major Research Area Family Medicine, palliative care, Community Health, health promotion, medical education

Plenary Official Discussant

colin_binns Date and Time 2017-08-17(Thurs.),
15:00-15:15
Place 3F, Multi-purpose gym
Speaker Colin Binns
Affiliation Curtin University
Title The role of Public Nutrition in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
Speaker’s Information
John Curtin Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Public Health

MBBS (University of Western Australia) MPH (Harvard) PhD (Hon, Inje) FRACGP FAFOM FAFPHM

Prof Colin Binns is John Curtin Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Public Health at Curtin University. He is a public health physician and nutritional epidemiologist with five decades of experience in Australia, Papua New Guinea (8 years), Asia and Africa. He is a graduate in medicine from University of Western Australia with postgraduate studies at Harvard University. He was Foundation Head of the School of Public Health at Curtin University and Foundation Head of the National Centre for Drug Research. He has been involved with the Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health almost since its inception and served as Vice President for three years.

Prof Binns has chaired or been a member of more than 20 National Health & Medical Research Council committees and working parties in Nutrition and Public Health. Work has including developing Dietary Guidelines, Infant Feeding Guidelines and NRVs. He is currently a member of the NHMRC Vitamin K working party and has published more than 550 academic papers, book chapters and books. Books include writing or editing the Dietary Guidelines for Australians, Dietary Guidelines for Older Australians and the Infant Feeding Guidelines. He is currently an editor with the Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health, Nutrients and the Health Promotion Journal of Australia.

Honours include the Research Australia Lifetime Achievement Award (for translating science into nutrition policy and dietary guidelines), Asia Pacific Clinical Nutrition Award, Senor Australian of the Year (WA), Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health Public Health Recognition Award, Nutrition Society of Australia Fellow and honorary PhD from Inje University (Korea) for public health research in Asia. He has extensive experience with the supervision of PhDs and research projects in Australia and Asia. He has been a visiting academic at Harvard, Cambridge and Washington Universities and a visiting professor at universities in China, Korea and Japan.

Current teaching and research interest include public health nutrition and academic publishing workshops.

Plenary Official Discussant

ho_kim Date and Time 2017-08-17(Thurs.),
15:15-15:30
Place 3F, Multi-purpose gym
Speaker Ho Kim
Affiliation Seoul National University
Title Air Pollution of China and its effect in Korea & Japan
Speaker’s Information
1996 Ph.D. in Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA 1990 M.S. Department of Statistics, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea 1988 B.S. Department of and Computer Science and Statistics, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea
Professional Career
2016Dean, Graduate School of Public Health, Seoul National University 2009-Professor, Seoul National University 2011-2013Associate Dean, Graduate School of Public Health, Seoul National University 2005-2006Visiting Scholar, University of Washington, USA 2004-2009Associate Professor, Seoul National University 2000-2004Assistant Professor, Seoul National University 1998-2000 Senior Lecturer, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea 1997-1998Senior Statistician, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA 1996-1997Senior Statistician, PPD, Inc., NC, USA 1995-1996Research Assistant, Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center, Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Professional Society Memberships

American Statistical Association, International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, International Biometric Society (former Korean Region President), Korean Statistical Association, Korean Society for Public Health, Korean Society for Health Informatics and Statistics (President), Korean Society for Epidemiology, The Korean Society of Climate Change Research

Editorial Boards & Editorial Services

Journal of Health Informatics and Statistics, Editor
Communications for Statistical Applications and Methods, Associate Editor
Environmental Health and Toxicology, Associate Editor
Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Statistical Editor

Research Interests

Climate change and its health effects, Air pollution epidemiology, Statistical methods in environmental epidemiology, Statistical consulting in public health and medical researches

Research papers

Published more than 200 papers in the peer-reviewed journals.

Plenary Official Discussant

dong_chun_shin Date and Time 2017-08-17(Thurs.),
15:30-15:45
Place 3F, Multi-purpose gym
Speaker Dong Chun SHIN
Affiliation GGHH - Asia, Advisory Council Chair
(Global Green and Healthy Hospital Network)
Title Greening in Health Care : Global and domestic experiences
Speaker’s Information
Education
M.D., Yonsei University College of Medicine(1980)
Ph.D., Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University(1989)
V.S., Department of Environmental and Industrial Health, School of Public Health, The University of Michigan, USA(1991-1993)
Present Position
Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine
Chair, Society for Risk Analysis(SRA)-Korea Chapter
President, Korea Society for Green Hospitals
Chair, Policy Studies Division, Korea National Academy of Science and Technology
Council Chair, Confederation of Medical Associations in Asia and Oceania(CMAAO)
Past Experience
Director, Department of Administration, Yonsei University Health System
Council and Executive Member, World Medical Association(WMA)
Awards
Environmental Health Hero Award, CleanMed Conference 2017
Fellow, Society for Risk Analysis(SRA) Annual Conference 2016
A Presidential Citation for Environmental Achievement, Korea 2004
2006 The Order of National Service Merit, Korea
Publication
164 peer reviewed articles including 45 SCI listed

Plenary Symposium 3 - UHC, From Selective Fragmented Approaches toward Inclusive Alliances

Date Category Name & Affiliation Presentation Title
8/18
9:05-9:25
Plenary Speaker Juhwan Oh, SNU International Effort to Improve Access: Triumph of Primary Healthcare?
8/18
9:25-9:45
Plenary Speaker Narimah Awin, Malaya Univ. From MDG to SDG under Maternal & Child Health
8/18
9:45-10:05
Plenary Speaker Soonman KWON, ADB Financial Protection for UHC​
8/18
10:30-10:40
Discussion Maznah Dahlui, Malaya Univ. Universal Health Coverage in Malaysia
8/18
10:40-10:50
Discussion Chang Bae CHUN, KOFIH Collaborative Effort to Develop Health Insurance globally
8/18
10:50-11:00
Discussion Osman Ali,
Kuala Lumpur Univ.
Malaysia experience of NCD prevention
8/18
11:00-11:10
Discussion Hyung Min LEE, KCDC Enhancing Healthcare-associated Infection Control in Korea, 2006-2017
8/18
11:10-11:20
Discussion Indika Karunathilake,
Univ. Colombo
Service Quality Improvement & Accreditation of Graduate Schools
8/18
11:20-11:30
Discussion Yanghee Kim, NHIS Korea's experience of achieving UHC and future to support partner countries​
8/18
11:30-11:40
Discussion Young Su PARK, Stanford Univ. Shifting Representations of Global Health: from Cultural Barrier to Structural Violence

Plenary Speaker

Ju_Hwan_Oh Date and Time 2017-08-18(Fri.),
9:05-9:25
Place #303, Veritas Hall A
Speaker Juhwan Oh
Affiliation Seoul National University
Title International Effort to Improve Access: Triumph of Primary Healthcare?
Speaker’s Information
Juhwan Oh is the professor of international health policy and management of Seoul National University College of Medicine. He is serving as the head of the unit for global health education, research and policy in JW LEE Center for Global Medicine, which were launched to commemorate the late JW LEE (the former WHO DG). His research interests are universal health coverage, health system strengthening, maternal and child health, priority setting by public participation, global health education and evaluation of international development program. Currently, he is serving as a member of Evaluation Committee for International Development in Prime Minister’s Office. Editorial board member representing global health of Journal of Korean Medical Science.

Plenary Speaker

Narimah_Awin Date and Time 2017-08-18(Fri.),
9:25-9:45
Place #303, Veritas Hall A
Speaker Narimah Awin
Affiliation Malaya University
Title From MDG to SDG under Maternal & Child Health
Speaker’s Information
Academic qualifications – MBBS (India, 1976), MPH (Philippines, 1983)
Work experience
  • · Retired as Director of Family Health Development (which includes Primary Care) Ministry of Health Malaysia in
      January 2007, after serving the government of Malaysia in the MOH for almost 30 years
  • · Between 1995 and 2005, served as external examiner for master programme in Public Health, and in Family
      Medicine for University of Malaya and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
  • · Presented more than 200 papers in various topics in Public Health at seminars, conferences, scientific meetings;
      145 of these papers have been published in a book of 6 volumes
  • · Served as Regional Advisor for Maternal and Reproductive Health at the WHO Regional office for Western Pacific
      (WPRO) in Manila and W.H.O. for South East Asia Region (SEARO) in New Delhi, retired in May 2013.
      In these posts, provided technical assistance to the high MMR countries in 8 countries in WPRO and 11 countries
      in SEARO; and contributed to the development of policies, standards, norms and guidelines in several areas in
      RMNCAH
  • · Since retirement from WHO in 2013, had served as short term consultant to WHO and UNICEF in Nepal, and
      currently in Myanmar; and serves as technical expert from time to time for several international and regional
      NGOs, in the area of maternal, reproductive and child health

Plenary Speaker

soon_man_kwon Date and Time 2017-08-18(Fri.),
9:45-10:05
Place #303, Veritas Hall A
Speaker Soonman KWON
Affiliation Asian Development Bank
Title Financial Protection for UHC​
Speaker’s Information
Prof Soonman KWON is the Chief of Health Sector Group (Technical Advisor on Health) in the Asian Development Bank (ADB). He was the Dean of the School of Public Health, Seoul National University, South Korea and held visiting positions at Harvard School of Public Health, London School of Economics, University of Toronto, and Peking University. He has been a member of advisory committees of WHO Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research, GAVI (Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization), WHO Kobe Centre, and Swiss National Research Council. He was the president of the Korean Association of Schools of Public Health in 2013-14 and the Korean Gerontological Society in 2015-16, and is the president-elect of the Korean Health Economic Association. He is currently the Associate Editor of Health Policy (Elsevier) and was the editor of the Korean Journal of Public Health in 2007-09 and Korean Journal of Health Economics in 2014-15. With WHO, World Bank, GIZ, and ADB, he has worked on the health system and financing in Algeria, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Egypt, Ethiopia, Fiji, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Uganda, and Vietnam. He holds PhD in health economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (1993).

Plenary Official Discussant

Maznah_Dahlui Date and Time 2017-08-18(Fri.),
10:30-10:40
Place #303, Veritas Hall A
Speaker Maznah Dahlui
Affiliation Malaya University
Title Universal Health Coverage in Malaysia
Speaker’s Information
Dr Maznah Dahlui is a Public Health Medicine Specialist who is also a professor at the Health Policy Management Unit, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya. Her specialty is health economics, with a major interest in the evaluation of health programs. She had conducted many economic evaluations of the country’s policies and programs, working with various ministries and academicians in the country.
Her research interest extends to cancer screening, infectious diseases such as HIV and Hepatitis C, adolescents’ health and obesity prevention. She has been actively engaging NGOs (such as Breast Cancer Welfare Society and MAKNA) and the communities (the urban poor community and rural populations) for breast cancer screening and combating chronic diseases such as hypertension and diabetes. Her international research experiences include working with collaborators from Sanger Institute, University Cambridge, United Kingdom on the Salt Reduction Study, Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Australia on Return of Investment of Harm Reduction Program, University of Usmanu Danfodia, Sokoto, Nigeria on sexual reproductive health issues under the auspices of the Africa-Asia Development University Network (AADUN), and several others.
Maznah has been the chair for the National Clearinghouse for Adolescent since 2013 and had recently been awarded as the chair of the Technical Advisor Committee for Health Technology Economic Evaluation (TACHTEE) in the country. Her international appointments include as Secretary of APACPH (Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health) since 2012 and as Technical Advisory member of ASEAN University Network (AUN) for Health Promotion since 2016. Maznah had chaired the 46th APACPH conference which is one of the prestigious PH conference in the Asia region. Her outstanding contributions to public health in such a short span of time contributed significantly to her election as a Fellow of Public Health Medicine Specialist Association, Malaysia and of the Faculty of Public Health, Royal College of Physicians in the UK, one of only a handful of fellows from Malaysia. Maznah’s leadership capabilities has been acknowledged by the university with her appointment as the head of department of public health (2011 to 2016), and her recent promotion as the Deputy Dean of Faculty of Medicine.

Plenary Official Discussant

Chang_Bae_CHUN Date and Time 2017-08-18(Fri.),
10:40-10:50
Place #303, Veritas Hall A
Speaker Chang Bae CHUN
Affiliation Korea Foundation for International Healthcare
Title Collaborative Effort to Develop Health Insurance globally
Speaker’s Information
I am General Director at the Korea Foundation for International Healthcare (KOFIH), the republic of Korea. KOFIH is an agency for conducting Official Development Assistance (ODA) for developing countries. I am responsible for the projects of Maternal and Child Health, Health System Strengthening, Universal Health Coverage, etc.

I studied International Health Policy at the Wharton School, the United States, and the London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom. I hold a Ph.D in International Relations from Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul. I was adjunct professor in Social Welfare at Kyungbok College. I was lecturer in Social Welfare at Kyunghee University, City University of Seoul for more than 10 years.

My academic interests are ODA, health care system, health politics, and the evaluation of policy change.

Plenary Official Discussant

Osman_Ali Date and Time 2017-08-18(Fri.),
10:50-11:00
Place #303, Veritas Hall A
Speaker Osman Ali
Affiliation Kuala Lumpur University
Title Malaysia experience of NCD prevention
Speaker’s Information
Osman Ali is currently the Senior Professor of Public Health of Royal College of Medicine Perak (RCMP), Universiti Kuala Lumpur, one of the private higher institution of learning in Malaysia. He was a former Dean of the RCMP from 2012-2016 and Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Malaysia Sabah in East Malaysia from 2003-2011. He graduated from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia as a medical doctor in 1981 and subsequently continued his career in academic medicine in the same university for more than 20 years. He had more than 30 years of experience in teaching and research especially in the area of public health and specifically in epidemiology. His research interests are epidemiology of Non Communicable Disease especially on Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes Mellitus, Obesity and Endemic Goiter. He hold postgraduate degree in MPH, MBA and PhD and professional fellowship from Academy of Medicine Malaysia and Public Health Physician Association of Malaysia. He published extensively in local, national and international journal and actively involved in local and international association of Public Health. He received several awards from local and international bodies to honor his contribution to a society in general and specifically to his academic excellent.

Plenary Official Discussant

hyung_min_lee Date and Time 2017-08-18(Fri.),
11:00-11:10
Place #303, Veritas Hall A
Speaker Hyung Min LEE
Affiliation Division of Healthcare associated infection control,
Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Title Enhancing Healthcare-associated Infection Control in Korea, 2006-2017
Speaker’s Information
Education and Training
02.2003College of Medicine, Hanyang University, Seoul 05.2007-02.2008Internship, Hanyang University Hospital, Seoul 03.2008-02.2011Residency, , Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Hanyang University, Seoul 03.2009-02.2013Master's degree, College of Medicine, Graduated School of Hanyang University, Seoul
Appointments
04.2004-04.2007Public Health Doctor, Public Health Center, Gunsansi, Jeollabukdo 03.2011-09.2012Senior Researcher, Division of HIV and Tuberculosis Control, Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Republic of Korea 10.2012-01.2015Deputy Director, Division of Epidemic Intelligence Service, Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Republic of Korea 02.2015-01.2016 Deputy Director, Division of Health and Nutrition Survey, Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Republic of Korea 02.2016-11.2016Deputy Director, Division of Infectious Disease Control, Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Republic of KoreaCurrent Director, Division of Healthcare associated infection control, Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Republic of Korea

Plenary Official Discussant

indika_mashesh Date and Time 2017-08-18(Fri.),
11:10-11:20
Place #303, Veritas Hall A
Speaker Indika Mahesh Karunathilake
Affiliation Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo
Title Service Quality Improvement & Accreditation of Graduate Schools
Speaker’s Information
Prof. Indika Karunathilake is the Head of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo. He has conducted extensive research and authored many publications in medical education and public health. He has over 30 publications in peer reviewed international journals and over 100 research presentations at international and national level. He is a recipient of President’s Award for Scientific Publications (highest national level research award) and the National Research Council (NRC) Merit Award for Scientific Publications. His contribution to research is evident though over 150 international research publications as full papers and peer reviewed abstracts. Prof. Indika has been a resource person in Medical Education for many national, regional and international forums. He has made over 20 guest lectures and symposium presentations. Prof. Indika Karunathilake is the editor-in-Chief of the South East Asian Journal of Medical Education (SEAJME) and President of the College of Medical Educationists (CME) in Sri Lanka. He currently serves as the Vice President of Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH) and took the initiative in developing the public health education accreditation framework for Asia Pacific.

Plenary Official Discussant

yang_hee_kim Date and Time 2017-08-18(Fri.),
11:20-11:30
Place #303, Veritas Hall A
Speaker Yanghee Kim
Affiliation National Health Insurance Service
Title Korea's experience of achieving UHC and future to support partner countries​
Speaker’s Information
2016. 12.26~Research Fellow, National Health Insurance Service 2016, 8.28Doctoral Degree in Women’s Studies, Ewha Womens University, Korea 2009. 8Master Degree in Womens’ Studies, Ewha Womens University, Korea
Articles
  • · Yanghee Kim (2017), “Young’s ‘Social Connection Model’ as a feminist development discourse,” Korean
      Women’s Philosophy, Vol.27, No.1, The Society of Korean Women’s Philosophy.
  • · Yanghee Kim (2017), “The Implementation of Korean ODA Projects in terms of Gendermainstreaming,” Korean
      Policy Studies Review, Vol.26, No.1, The Society of Korean Policy Studies.
  • · Yanghee Kim (2016), “[Book Review] Claiming Place: On the Agency of Hmong Women,” The Asian Journal of
      Women’s Studies, Vol. 22, No.4, Korean Women’s Studies Institute, Ewha Women’s University.
  • · Yanghee Kim (2016), “Laotian Hmong Women’s Fecundity, Abortion and Agency,” Korean Women’s Studies,
      Vol. 32, No.3, The Society of Korean Women’s Studies.
  • · Yanghee Kim (2016), “The Recipient Women Agents in terms of ODA Birth Control Campaigns: Laos Birth
      Spacing Campaign and Lao-loum Women’s Abortions Experience,” Women’s Studies Review, Vol. 33, No. 1,
      Korean Women’s Studies Institute, Ewha Women’s University.

Plenary Official Discussant

young_su_park Date and Time 2017-08-18(Fri.),
11:30-11:40
Place #303, Veritas Hall A
Speaker Young Su PARK
Affiliation Stanford University
Title Shifting Representations of Global Health: from Cultural Barrier to Structural Violence
Speaker’s Information
Young su was a physician for socially underrepresented people in South Korea: prisoners, North Korean refugees, and undocumented migrants. His past works involves researches on healthcare system for undocumented migrants, cultural adjustment of North Korean refugee doctors, North Korean psychiatry, and illness experiences of Korean Chinese migrant workers in South Korea. At Stanford, Young su aims to understand motivations, limitations and consequences of South Korean global health projects in Ethiopia. It seeks to explain how global health projects are shaped by ideas and experiences related to time such as development, historical memories, religion, family cycles, and daily lives. His project contributes to critical understanding of global health from the lens of time: histories and temporalities. It will also illuminate unexpected characteristics of Asian modernities that have been reflected in the Korean global health and development projects in Ethiopia. Young su received his M.D. in 2008, an M.A. in Anthropology in 2012 from Seoul National University, and an M.A. in Anthropology in 2014 from Stanford University, expecting PhD in 2018. His recent publication includes, “The Representation of Global Health: On Hammacisa Rituals among Oromo in Ethiopia,” Korean Cultural Anthropology 2017; 50(2), “Time of Global Health: Asian Modernities Imagined in Ethiopia,” In Medicine and Modernities in Asia: Anthropological Perspectives, Lee, Hyeon-Jung & Kim, Taewoo eds. Seoul National University Press.

Plenary Symposium 4 - From Analogue toward wave of the 4th Industrial Digital Revolution

Date Category Name & Affiliation Presentation Title
8/19
9:05-9:25
Plenary Speaker 1 Myoung-Ock AHN, National Medical Center Universal Health in the age of 4th Industrial Revolution
8/19
9:25-9:45
Plenary Speaker 2 Uhn Lee,
Gacheon University
Gil Medical Center​
IBM's Artificial Intelligence and Future of Medicine
8/19
9:45-10:05
Plenary Speaker 3 Wonseok Sir, Yonsei Univ. ICT Based ODA Projects to narrow the gaps
8/19
10:15-10:25
Discussion 1 Jongsu Ryu, HIRA HIRA's Experience of Handling Digital Information
8/19
10:25-10:35
Discussion 2 Young Moon CHAE,
Univ. National Mongolia
M-Health for visiting home services in Mongolia
8/19
10:35-10:45
Discussion 3 Hee Tae SUK, Yonsei Univ. Ethical & Legal Considerations of Digital Health

Plenary Speaker

myoung_ock_ahn Date and Time 2017-08-19(Sat.),
9:05-9:25
Place #303, Veritas Hall A
Speaker Myoung-Ock AHN
Affiliation National Medical Center
Title Universal Health in the age of 4th Industrial Revolution
Speaker’s Information
Dr. Ahn is President & CEO of National Medical Center of Korea and Professor of Graduate School of Health and Welfare, CHA University.
She is medical doctor specialized in OB & Gyn and preventive medicine, who holds public health background as well (MPH & DrPH, PhD) Prior to this position, she was the chairman of the Advisory committee of Speaker of Korean National Assembly, Future Vision committee for the Women and Children of Korea as well as Chairman of boards of directors, Women’s Human Rights Commission of Korea. Before that she was Member of National Assembly, who was recognized as the best parliamentarian to propose the most bills and pass the most bills in the history during one term. Currently she is serving as a govermance board member of International network of WHO-HPH(Health Promoting Hospitals & Health Services) as well.

Plenary Speaker

Uhn_Lee Date and Time 2017-08-19(Sat.),
9:25-9:45
Place #303, Veritas Hall A
Speaker Uhn Lee
Affiliation Gacheon University Gil Medical Center​
Title IBM's Artificial Intelligence and Future of Medicine
Speaker’s Information
Preparing..

Plenary Speaker

Wonseok Sir Date and Time 2017-08-19(Sat.),
9:45-10:05
Place #303, Veritas Hall A
Speaker Wonseok Sir
Affiliation Yonsei University
Title ICT Based ODA Projects to narrow the gaps
Speaker’s Information
Yonsei University College of Medicine, 1979-1985, M.D.
Yonsei University Graduate School, 1986-1988, M.A. (Medicine, Anatomy)
Seoul National University Graduate School, 1991-1993, Ph.D. (Physical Anthropology)
Researcher, Department of Anatomy, Yonsei Univ. Col. of Medicine, 1985-1988
Military Service (Obligation for every Korean Citizen), 1988 - 1991
Instructor, Department of Anatomy, Yonsei Univ. Col. of Medicine, 1991-1993
Exchange Professor, Depart. of Anatomy, National Med. Univ. of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 1993-1995
Country Director, Food for the Hungry International, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 1995
Regional Director of Central Asia, Medical Ambassadors International, USA, 1996 – 1999
Field Director for East Asia & Middle East, Medical Ambassadors International, USA, 1999 – 2002
Regional Coordinator for Northern Creative Access Nations, Medical Ambassadors International, USA, 2002 – 2004
Vice President for Asia, Food for the Hungry International, Bangkok. Thailand, 2004-2006
Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Education, Yonsei Univ. Col. Of Medicine, 2007-2010
General Secretary, Luke Society, Seoul, Korea 2008-2010
Secretary General, Korea Foundation for International Healthcare, 2012-2015
CEO, Knowledge based Consulting Co. Seoul, Korea, 2015-
Visiting Professor, Department of Medical Education, Yonsei Univ. Col. Of Medicine, 2016-
Attending Professor, Korea Institute for Human Resource Development, 2016-
Research Professor, Department of Global Health, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, 2017 -

Plenary Official Discussant

Jong_Soo_RHEW Date and Time 2017-08-19(Sat.),
10:15-10:25
Place #303, Veritas Hall A
Speaker Jongsu Ryu
Affiliation HIRA
Title HIRA's Experience of Handling Digital Information
Speaker’s Information
Career History
2016.02. ~ Current. Commissioner, HIRA International Group,
Korea National Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service
Special Envoy, Universal Health Coverage (UHC)
2014.05. ~ 2016.01.Visiting Research Fellow for International Projects,
Korea National Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service
2014.04. ~ 2015.03.Anchor (MC) for “UPFRONT” (English News) program,
ARIRANG International Broadcasting Foundation
2013.03. ~ 2014.01.Secretary-General of Korean Committee for UNICEF 2009.08. ~ 2012.02.Advisor for Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), United Nations Foundation 2002.09. ~ 2009.07.Deputy Executive Director, New York Catholic Foundation 1989.09. ~ 2002.08.Deputy Manager, Manager and Director for development•investigation•planning, New York Catholic Foundation
Advisory Activities/Social Contributions
2010.01. ~ 2014.01.Member of Special Advisory Committee, Children Education, United Nations 2009.01. ~ 2013.Member of Education Committee, International College Students, United Nations 2009.01. ~ 2012.01.Member of Special Fund Committee for African Children’s Health 2005.01. ~ 2006.12.International Advisor, International Development Cooperation, Ewha Womans University 2003.01. ~ 2007.01.Member of Social Welfare Project Evaluation Committee, Catholic Hospitals, USA 2002.10. ~ 2008.07.Member of ICT Committee, New York Catholic Hospital 2002.09. ~ 2008.01.Advisor of the New York Labor Union, Youth Vocational Education Fund 2001.01. ~ 2003.01.Member of Youth Vocational Training Committee, YMCA International 2000.01. ~ 2002.12.Chair of the Board, Flushing YMCA, New York City’s YMCA 1992.02. ~ 1996.12.Member of Governor’s Special Advisory Committee for New York State’s ICT- Administration
International Activities
2017.01.~ Current.Country Representative of the Steering Group of Joint Learning Network (JLN) for Universal Health Coverage with 27 members countries, sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and World Bank. 2017.01. ~ Current.Project Manager of National Health Insurance Policy Consultation - Knowledge Sharing Program (KSP) for Columbia, cooperation with the World Bank and the Export-Import Bank of Korea 2016.12. ~ Current.Co-Chairperson for the 2nd National Health Insurance Organizations’ CEO Meeting, Doha, Qatar 2016.01. ~ Current.Executive Project Manager of the Bahrain’s National Health Insurance System Building Project 2016.01. ~ Current.Director of Operation for the National Health Insurance Organizations Global Network 2013.Project Manager of the UNF’s Maternal and Child Health Program in Africa 2012.Co-Chairperson of International Children’s Fund Committee 2012.Project Manager of Youth Education and Health Promotion Project in Somali Refugee villages 2009.01. ~ 2011.Project Manager of African Youths’ and Women’s Education Project Fund 2001.01. ~ 2002.Member of Field Evaluation Committee of Nutrition and Health Promotion Project for Children in North Korea
Academic Qualifications
1987.09. ~ 1989.05.Master of Social Service Policy, Fordham University, New York, USA.

Plenary Official Discussant

Young_Moon_CHAE Date and Time 2017-08-19(Sat.),
10:25-10:35
Place #303, Veritas Hall A
Speaker Young Moon CHAE
Affiliation Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences
Title M-Health for visiting home services in Mongolia
Speaker’s Information
EDUCATION
1982University of North Carolina, U.S.A., Ph.D. in Health Informatics 1975North Carolina State University at Raleigh, U.S.A., M.A. in Statistics 1972North Carolina State University, U.S.A., M.A. in Applied Mathematics 1969Yonsei University at Seoul, Korea, B.S. in Mathematics
EXPERIENCE
2015-KOICA Advisor to Ministry of Health, Mongolia 2013 - Associate editor, Central Asian Journal of Medical Sciences 2013 -Professor Emeritus, Yonsei University. 2008 -Honored Professor, Mongolia National University of Medical Sciences. 2007-10Chairperson, Committee for Health Insurance Review System, HIRA 2007-Editor-in-Chief, Healthcare Informatics Research 2007-08Vice President, Asia Pacific Academic Consortium in Public Health 2007-08President, Korea Society of Health Informatics and Bio-Statistics 2007-17Adjunct Professor, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina 2007-09Dean, International Cyber University for Health, 2006-08 Dean, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University 2005-06 President, Korea Society of Medical Informatics 1996-98 President, Korea Intelligent Systems Society 1995-2013Professor Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University 1982-84Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Management, Clark University, Worcester, MA

Plenary Official Discussant

Hee_Tae_Suk Date and Time 2017-08-19(Sat.),
10:35-10:45
Place #303, Veritas Hall A
Speaker Hee Tae SUK
Affiliation Yonsei University
Title Ethical & Legal Considerations of Digital Health
Speaker’s Information
Education
Ph D. in Law(Medical Law), Graduate School Yonsei University
Career
President, Academic Network of Future Medicine
Chair, Mediator Nomination Committee Korea Medical Dispute Mediation and Arbitration Agency
Former Dean, Graduate School Kyonggi University
Former President, Korean Society of Law and Medicine
Latest Publication
Patient’s ‘Right Not To Know’ and Physician’s ‘Duty to Consideration’. Law and Medicine(2016.12)