Conference Information

Long Term Care

How do we provide support for families with members at risk or already suffering with chronic effects of Zika, like Microcephaly?


October 19, 2016


10 - 12 HRS EST

Problem Description

Each online session is focused on a specific problem, that has been fleshed out into a briefing to describe the root causes of the problem, current approaches in different countries, and lessons learned from other domains.

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Would you like to lend your skills to tackle a public health emergency? Deliberate with diverse innovators and professionals to refine good ideas into actionable projects? Join a conversation with government partners interested in implementing new approaches to combatting Zika and other mosquito-borne diseases.

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  • Bergen Cooper Senior Policy Research Associate
    The Center for Health and Gender Equity, USA
  • Dirceu B. Greco, MD, PhD Professor
    Infectious Diseases and Bioethics School of Medicine Federal University of Minas Gerais - Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • Emma Iriarte Executive Secretary, Salud Mesoamérica 2015 Initiative
    Health Lead Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank, Panama
  • Karin Nielsen, MD, MPH Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine
    Director Center for Brazilian Studies UCLA
  • Anita M. McGahan Rotman Chair in Management, Professor of Strategic Management
    University of Toronto
  • George Saade MD Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Cell Biology, Chief of Obstetrics and Maternal Fetal Medicine, Director, Perinatal Research Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    University of Texas - Galveston, USA
  • Chiara Servili, MD, MPH, PhD Focal Point – Child and Adolescent Mental Health Evidence, Research and Action on Mental and Brain Disorders, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse
    World Health Organization
  • Dr. Anne Wheeler Public Health Analyst, RTI International; licensed psychologist in practice, Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities
    University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill; USA

Government Partners

  • Dr. Lizbeth Cerezo National Coordinator of Epidemiological Surveillance of Arbovirosis and Malaria
    Ministry of Health
  • Argentina
    • Tomas Dominguez Vidal Public Innovation Department
      Ministry of Modernization
    • Dra Alicia Mañana Ministry of Health
    • Dra Mariel Caparaelli Ministry of Health
    • Colombia
      • Ana María Lara Salinas Advisor, Cooperation and International Relations
        Ministry of Health and Social Protection
      • Liliana Cuevas Specialist, Congenital Defects Surveillance
        National Institute of Health
      • Marcela Mercado Department of Research in Public Health
        National Institute of Health
      • Ciudad de Río Janeiro
        • Dr. Betina Durovni Primary Care and Health Surveillance Undersecretary
          Secretary of Health
        • Valeria Saraceni Health Situation Analysis Coordination
          Secretary of Health
        • Cristina Lemos Health Surveillance Superintendent
          Secretary of Health
        • Cristina Boaretto Health Promotion Superintendent
          Secretary of Health
        • Elenice Almeida Women's Health Program
          Secretary of Health
        • Jamile Costa Child and Adolescent's Health Program
          Secretary of Health
        • Maria Aparecida Duarte Vidon Blanc Rehabilitation Coordination
          Secretary of Health
        • Beatriz Loureiro Werneck Rehabilitation Coordination
          Secretary of Health
        • Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
          • Rafael Anta Lead Specialist
            Competitiveness and Innovation Division
          • Ralf Moreno Project Manager
            Social Protection and Health Division
          • Diana Pinto Health Lead Specialist, USA
            Social Protection and Health Division
          • The Governance Lab, NYU
            • Dr. Rafael Ayoub Health Research Advisor
            • Professor Beth Simone Noveck Director
            • María Hermosilla Project Manager and Research Fellow
            • Dinora Cantu Academy Coordinator
            • Anirudh Dinesh Research Assistant