Indian Council of Medical Research Indian Multipurpose Prevention Technologies for Reproductive Health Indian Council of Medical Research
International Symposium on
Accelerating Research on Multipurpose Prevention Technologies for Reproductive Health
11-12 December 2012 | New Delhi, India - India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road

FINAL DRAFT AGENDA

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Day One: Tuesday, 11 December 2012
9:00-9:30 Registration  
9:30-10:10 Welcome Day 1

Objective of the meeting

Opening remarks

Vote of thanks
Malabika Roy (ICMR)

Nomita Chandhiok (ICMR)

Judy Manning (USAID )
V.M. Katoch (ICMR)

Shalini Singh (ICMR)
Session I
10:10-11:10
The need for MPTs: Overview of epidemiological trends and the rationale for MPTs

Objectives: Examine the public health need for MPTs in different regions of the world.

Global
China
India

Discussion
Chairs:
M. Bhattacharya (NIHFW)
Alan Stone (MEDSA/CAMI)

Presenters:
Manjula Lusti-Narasimhan (WHO)
Allen Wu (Nanjing University)
Badri Saxena (CPR)

Key Discussant:
J. Subanna (BPHRC)
11:10-11:30 Tea/Coffee Break  
Session II
11:30-13:00
The use of existing RH preventive technologies: challenges and potential approaches to increase utilization

Objectives: Assess the challenges and opportunities for increasing the utilization of existing RH prevention technologies.

Global
India

Discussion
Chairs:
Ravi Verma (ICRW)
Judy Manning (USAID)

Presenters:
Martha Brady (Population Council)
S.K. Sikhdar (MOHFW)
Dinesh Aggarwal (UNFPA)

Key Discussant:
Rashmi Bagga (PGIMER)
Sanjay Chauhan (NIRRH)
M.E. Khan (Population Council)
13:00-14:00 Lunch  
Session III
14:00-15:00
Status of MPT research and development (R&D)

Objectives: Review the MPTs in the product development pipeline.

Global
Case study of MPTs: Bio-ring (10 mins)
India

Discussion
Chairs:
R Paranjape (NARI)
Alan Stone (MEDSA/CAMI)

Presenters:
Judy Manning (USAID)
Mukul Singh (Cornell Univ)
Satish Gupta (NII)

Key Discussant:
G P Talwar (TRF)
Session IV
15:00-15:40
Effective communication and its impact on R&D

Objectives: Provide a messaging framework to coordinate MPT advocacy.

Communication Tools to Advance MPT Support in India

Discussion
Chairs:
Suneela Garg(MAMC)
Manjula Lusti-Narasimhan (WHO)

Presenters:
Jessica Cohen (PATH)

Key Discussant:
Nayanjit Chaudhari (PSI)
15:40-16:00 Tea/Coffee Break  
Session V
16:00-17:15
Product prioritization

Objectives:
  1. Review and discuss the preliminary recommendations from the IMPT's Scientific Agenda Working Group.
  2. Review and seek consensus on MPT pipeline gaps for India.
MPT pipeline preliminary priority recommendations

Discussion
Chairs:
Nomita Chandhiok (ICMR)
Allen Wu (Nanjing University)







Presenters:
Judy Manning (USAID)

Key Discussant:
R. Gangakhedkar (NARI)
 
Day Two: Wednesday, 12 December 2012
9:30-9:35 Welcome to Day 2 Malabika Roy (ICMR)
Session VI
9:35-11:00
Challenges in the R&D pathway for MPTs: Limitations, gaps and opportunities

Objectives: Examine the limitations, gaps and opportunities for MPT development. Discuss priorities for next steps.

Research

Regulatory
- Global perspective
- Indian perspective

Industry

Discussion
Chairs:
Rajat Goyal (IAVI)
Judy Manning (USAID)



Presenters:
Alan Stone (MEDSA/CAMI)


Cara Chrisman (USAID)
Ashish Rai (CDSCO)

Jaideep Gogtay (CIPLA)

Key Discussant:
KRS Krishnan (HLL Lifecare)
11:00-11:20 Tea/Coffee Break  
Session VII
11:20-12:20
Involving the end-users and providers in the development and access of MPTs

Objectives: Assess ways to ensure that the perspectives of end-users and providers are integrated into the MPT critical path.

Global
India

Discussion
Chairs:
Ravi Verma (ICRW)
Cara Chrisman (USAID)



Presenters:
Martha Brady (Population Council)
Shalini Bharat (TISS)

Key Discussant:
Malabika Roy (ICMR)
Session VIII
12:20-13:30
Availability and access of MPTs: Implementation issues What are the lessons learned?

Objectives: Comment on potential issues and challenges associated with delivery of MPT products in India. Discuss necessary actions to achieve MPT product delivery.

Integration with existing technologies in the program.
NGO
Innovative partnerships/business models

Discussion
Chairs:
Suneeta Krishnan (SJRI)
Jessica Cohen (PATH)




Presenters:
D. Bachani, (LHMC)

Bulbul Sood (JHPIEGO)
Reynold Washington (KHPT)

Key Discussant:
Gowri Sastry (SKNMC-GH)
13:30-14:30 Lunch  
Session XI
14:30-15:00
Rapporteur report Smita Joshi (HJMRI)
Session X
15:00 - 16:00
Round Table on advancing support for MPTs R&D in India

Objectives: Examine the opportunities for advancing MPTs in India. Discuss priorities for next steps.

Context and goals for the session (5 min)


Research


Advocacy


Policy


Professional societies


International agencies & foundations

Discussion
Chairs:
V.M. Katoch (ICMR)
G.N Singh (CDSCO)
R.S Paranjape (NARI)



Moderator
Nomita Chandhiok (ICMR)

Panelist:
Malabika Roy (ICMR)
S. Sinha (DBT)

Bobby Ramakant (CNS)
Jessica Cohen (PATH)

Sunil Khaparde (NACO)



N.K. Lohiya (ISSRF)

Judy Manning (USAID)
Manjula Lusti-Narasimhan(WHO)
16:00-16:05 Vote of Thanks Nomita Chandhiok (ICMR)
16:05-16:30 Tea/Coffee