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International Conference on “Public Policy and Governance including Public Policy to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC)

International Conference on “Public Policy and Governance including Public Policy to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC)” was held from 28th February to 1st March, 2018 at convention centre, KIIT Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar in collaboration with Asia-Pacific Public Policy Network (APPN). The Indian Public Policy network (IPPN) was also launched during the conference. Participants from 5 countries like Singapore, Brazil, Philippines, Nepal, Bangladesh and India took part in the deliberations and 38 papers were presented.


International Influenza workshop was organized by KSPH in collaboration with Asia Pacific Alliance for Control of Influenza (APACI)

International Influenza workshop was organized by KSPH in collaboration with Asia Pacific Alliance for Control of Influenza (APACI) on 11th March, 2018 at the Auditorium of KIIT School of Management, Campus 7, KIIT Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar, India. 135 participants and experts from universities/institutions from Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and India participated in the workshop.



Prof. Hrushikesh Mohanty Honourable Vice Chancellor KIIT Deemed to be University at the Inauguration Ceremony.

Dr. Lance Jennings, New Zealand Clinical Virologist, Canterbury Health Laboratories (retired); Associate Professor, Pathology Department, University of Otago, New Zealand; APACI Director Spoke on the topic: "Influenza Globally"

Prof. Dr. Anil Prasad, India Chairman of the Influenza Foundation of India; President of the Indian Virological Society; President of the Biotechnology Society of India Spoke on the topic "History of influenza in India & viral changes"

Dr. Mandeep Chadha, India National Institute of Virology, Indian Council of Medical Research Spoke on the topic " Surveillance systems & epidemiology of influenza in India"

Prof. Shobha Broor, India Professor & Head Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences SGT University Guragon Haryana; Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi Spoke on the topic " Disease burden in India"

Dr. Parvaiz Koul, India Professor & Head of Internal and Pulmonary Medicine,Sheri Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences Spoke on the topic " Influenza vaccination in India; myths & realities"

Dr. Raja Dhar, India Pulmonologist & Critical Care Specialist, Fortis Hospitals Spoke on the topic "Influenza & chronic lung disease"

Dr. Jayant Panda, India Consultant in Diabetes, Metabolic & Critical Care Medicine; Associate Professor, PG Dept of Medicine, SCB Med College Speoke on the topic "Influenza and diabetes"

Dr. Siddhartha Saha, India Director(Ag), Influenza Division (India) U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Speoke on the topic " Vaccination of pregnant women to protect the mother and the infant"

Dr. Lance Jennings, New Zealand Clinical Virologist, Canterbury Health Laboratories (retired); Associate Professor, Pathology Department, University of Otago, New Zealand; APACI Director Spoke on the topic: "Paediatric influenza vaccination – individual protection and herd immunity"

Dr. Rod Pearce, Australia AM, Adelaide and country General Practitioner; Medical Officer, Eastern Health Authority and Royal District Nursing Service; Immunisation Coalition Member, Former Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) member Spoke on the topic "Influenza vaccination for older people"

Dr. Suzy Maria, Indonesia Allergy - Clinical Immunology Division, Internal Medicine Department, Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo National Hospital / Faculty of Medicine of Universitas Indonesia; APACI Member Spoke on the topic "Influenza vaccination amongst healthcare workers"

Dr. James Fielding, Australia Epidemiologist, Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL) Spoke on the topic "Vaccine effectiveness: issues and challenges "

Dr. Kim Sampson, Executive Director, APACI & Ms. Tessa Sampson, Information Specialist APACI & Dr. Lance Jennings, APACI Director, New Zealand managed the technical sessions and provided the guidance for the workshop.



Glimpses of the Workshop