Closing Plenary - Better global health

Wednesday 3 October 2012 - 15:30 - 17:30

Chairs: Mark Jeffery and Lisa Bero

Global health is the greatest challenge of all. The Collaboration seeks to be a global organisation adding value in a diverse range of healthcare settings. This plenary will highlight the dilemmas that health care workers face in emergencies, explore drug purchasing challenges, outline the burden of too much evidence and will end with a reflection on how far we have come in 20 years.

Mike Ardagh-“How could systematic reviews assist in emergency planning? Reflections from the quake zone of Canterbury”(title will change) – 20 mins

Steffan Crausaz –“Lessons from how New Zealand has achieved value for money in drug purchasing”– 20 mins

Rod Jackson– “Evidence: the modern epidemic”– 20 mins

Jonathan Craig– “Almost 20 years of global evidence – did it help?”– 20 mins

Questions and Discussion 10 mins