Special Session: Ministerial Panel - Successes and Challenges in Responding to Lung Health and Non Communicable Diseases
On Thursday October 27, Ministers of Health from African and Asian countries - Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka and The Philippines - will discuss in an interactive panel session the progress made within their countries on the response to tuberculosis, efforts around tobacco control, and non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the context of fulfilling the Sustainable Development Goals.
Moderated by Channel 4 UK's Health and Social Affairs Correspondent, Victoria Macdonald, this session provides delegates with a candid insider's look at the challenges facing policy makers around some of the key health issues of our time.
Dr David Parirenyatwa, Hon Minister of Health & Child Care, Republic Zimbabwe
Dr Rajitha Senaratne, Hon Minister of Health, Nutrition & Indigenous Medicine, Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
Dr. Paulyn Jean B. Rosell-Ubial, Hon Secretary of Health, Republic of the Philippines
Victoria Macdonald, Health and Social Affairs Correspondent, Channel 4