Novartis to Host Stakeholder Dialogue on Access to Healthcare in Lower-Income Countries

The third Novartis Social Business stakeholder dialogue, co-hosted this year with Novartis Oncology, will bring together a cross-section of stakeholders in Basel on November 21. They will discuss opportunities and innovations that will define the future of access programs and social business models in developing countries.

The event will be an opportunity to reflect on how access models have helped deliver better healthcare for populations living at the base of the pyramid including key hurdles and achievements, and how learnings can help define next steps. It will also provide perspectives on how innovative partnerships, inclusive business approaches, digital health, impact investment and local solutions can help shape the future of access to healthcare in lower-income countries.

Event details

Speakers and panelists will include a broad spectrum of representatives from patient groups, think tanks, private foundations and healthcare practitioners, including The Max Foundation, the Ethiopian Red Cross, FSG, Allied World Healthcare, Bamboo Capital Partners, the Cameroonian Society of Cardiology, the Medtronic Foundation, and the Myanmar Health and Development Consortium.

Jayasree K. Iyer,executive director of the Access to Medicine Foundation, andRaj Panjabi,co-founder and CEO of Last Mile Health and 2017 TED Prize winner, will also speak during the day.

Exploring the future of access to healthcare in lower-income countries: what will drive success

November 21, 2017

09:30 15:30 CET

Basel, Novartis campus

Participation is free of charge but registration is required as places are limited.

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A highlights video and full versions of each keynote speech and panel discussion will be made available shortly after the event.

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Novartis Social Business stakeholder dialogue events on access to healthcare

All our Novartis Social Business programs take a “learn by doing” approach as we look for new and better ways to expand access to healthcare in lower-income settings. As part of that, we are committed to transparency and dialogue and our series of stakeholder events endeavors to do just that.

Find out more about the previous events:

Improving care for chronic patients in lower-income countries: the patient journey

Watch the recap|Read the summary

Partnering for impact: addressing the burden of noncommunicable diseases in lower-income countries

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