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Workshop 5 Sustainable Development Goals: The role of industries in the global increase of chronic diseases such as cancers, heart diseases, and diabetes (1 June 2018)

Wanneer:vr 01-06-2018 12:30 - 18:00
Waar:Norman Building , Groningen, the Netherlands
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The Department of Transboundary Legal Studies of the University of Groningen cordially invites you to participate in our fifth International Law for the Sustainable Development Goals Workshop .

Workshop 5: The role of industries in the global increase of chronic diseases such as cancers, heart diseases, and diabetes: Multidisciplinary perspectives on cross-sector and multi-stakeholder collaboration to support sustainable health outcomes in line with the SDGs 1 June

Please find the Invitation (PDF) and concept note (PDF) here. Participation is free of charge, to register please send an email to esnlt@rug.nl and put "Registration Workshop 5 (1 June)" in the headline.

The workshop is organized as part of a larger conference on Law and Noncommunicable Diseases. See the website for the abstract guidelines and registration.

12.30-18.00 1 June 2018, Norman Building , Groningen, the Netherlands

Programme

12.30-13.30

Lunch

13.30-13.35

Welcome by Global Health Law Groningen
Academic Director, Prof. Brigit Toebes

Session 1: Academic perspectives on the appropriate level of engagement between public and private entities

Moderator: Dr. Marie Elske Gispen

13.35-13.40

Brief introduction by the organizers on the main objectives

13.40-13.55

Prof. Brigit Toebes on business and human rights
as applied to non-communicable diseases

13.55 -14.10

Dr. Els Maeckelberghe on the role of private companies
in disease prevention and treatment from an ethical perspective

14.10-14.25

Lottie Lane, LLM ( University of Groningen ) on the role
of State and private actors in relation to health and
human rights from a governance perspective

14.25-15.00

Q&A

15.00-15.30

Coffee break

Session 2: Perspectives from communities of practice on the appropriate level of engagement between public and private entities

Moderator: Marlies Hesselman, LLM

15.30-15.40

Discussant on tobacco: Laura Houtenbos (senior policy
advisor at the Dutch Cancer Society)

15.40-15.50

Discussant on tobacco: Kabanda David (lawyer Centre
of Health, Human Rights and Development, Uganda)

15.50-16.00

Discussant on pharmaceuticals: Dr. Christine Gispen-de
Wied (Medicines Evaluation Board of the Netherlands/
co-founder Regulatory Science Network Netherlands)

16.00-16.10 Discussant on pharmaceuticals: Dr. Ellen 't Hoen (Medicines Law & Policy)

16.10-16.20

Discussant on food & beverage: Carolien Martens
(relations manager public affairs at the Dutch Heart Foundation)

16.20-17.00

Focused discussion (20 min Q&A/ 30 min focused on
the primary research question and to propose a concrete outcome)

17.00-18.00

Drinks