Think Tank Seminars

Sharing knowledge and discussing project and research proposals

Hamilton 2014

The inaugural Emerging Leaders Think Tank Seminar was held in Hamilton, Ontario from 23-27 March, 2014. The conference was a great success and resulted in three research proposals, all of which have been approved for seed funding by the World Heart Federation. Congratulations on an outstanding start as the inaugural World Heart Federation Emerging Leaders!

 

Presentations and Conference Materials

STAFF PRESENTATIONS

EMERGING LEADER PRESENTATIONS

MATERIALS

Lima 2015

The second Emerging Leaders Think Tank Seminar was held in Lima, Peru from 23-27 March, 2015. The conference focused on Raised Blood Pressure, and brought together Emerging Leaders, Faculty, and Sponsors from 17 different countries. Emerging Leaders presented project proposals in the focus areas of Health Policy, Health Systems, and Implementation Science. Congratulations on an outstanding conference!

Presentations and Conference Materials

STAFF PRESENTATIONS

Monday March 23:

Tuesday March 24:

Wednesday March 25:

Thursday March 26:

EMERGING LEADER PRESENTATIONS

Bangalore 2016

The third Emerging Leaders Think Tank Seminar was held in Bangalore, India from 13-18 March, 2016. The conference focused on Tobacco, and brought together Emerging Leaders, Faculty, and Sponsors from 20 different countries. Emerging Leaders presented project proposals aligned with the WHF Roadmap on Tobacco and Framework Convention on Tobacco Control addressing Cessation Support (WHO FCTC Article 14), Financial and Technical Resources (WHO FCTC Article 6), and Smoke-Free Policy (WHO FCTC Article 8). A round of thanks to all of the participants and faculty for an excellent conference!

Presentations and Conference Materials

STAFF PRESENTATIONS

Monday March 14:

Tuesday March 15:

Wednesday March 16:

Thursday March 17:

Friday March 18:

  • Presentation 1
  • Presentation 2
  • Presentation 3

Pre-Conference Training

NCD Advocacy

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH

GLOBAL ACTION PLAN ON NCDS

HEALTH SYSTEM STRENGTHENING AND UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE

Tobacco control

BACKGROUND

Activity: Look up your country in the tobacco atlas. What is the status of the problem of tobacco in your country?

CVD AND TOBACCO

Activity:  How involved is the CV community in tobacco control in your country?  How could this involvement be strengthened or better leveraged?

FCTC

MPOWER

Monitor tobacco use and prevention policies

Protect people from tobacco smoke

Offer help to quit tobacco use

Warn about the dangers of tobacco

Enforce bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship

Raise taxes on tobacco

Activity: Look up your country in the WHO country factsheets.  What are the priorities for FCTC implementation in your country now?

Additional Materials

RESEARCH ON TOBACCO CONTROL

POLICY DIALOGUE AT SUB-NATIONAL LEVEL

ROLE OF PRIVATE SECTOR

ENDGAME IN TOBACCO

Cape Town 2017

The fourth Emerging Leaders Think Tank Seminar was held in Cape Town, South Africa from 18-23 June, 2017. The conference focused on Essential Medicines, and brought together Emerging Leaders, Faculty, and Sponsors from 20 different countries. Emerging Leaders presented project proposals aligned with implementation science, health policy and health systems. Thank you to all of our faculty, emerging leaders, and hosts for you efforts and participation in the seminar!

2017 Emerging Leaders and Faculty

Photographs

Professional

Crowdsourced

Presentations and Conference Materials

Presentations

Monday, June 19th:

Tuesday, June 20th:

Wednesday, June 21st:

Thursday, June 22nd:

Pre-Seminar Reading

General

  1. World Health Organization (2013).  Global action plan for the prevention and control of non-communicable chronic diseases 2013-2020.
  2. WHF Roadmaps
  1. Chunharas S, Davies SC. (2016) Leadership in health systems: a new agenda for interactive leadership, health systems & reform, 2:3, 176-178.

Monday

  1. Yusuf S, Wood D, Ralston J, Reddy KS. The World Heart Federation’s vision for worldwide cardiovascular disease prevention. Lancet. 2015 Jul 25; 386(9991):399-402.
  2. Perel P, Bianco E, Poulter N, Prabhakaran D, Pais P, Ralston J, Wood D, Yusuf. Adapting the World Heart Federation roadmaps at the national level: next steps and conclusions. Glob Heart. 2015 Jun;10(2):135-6.
  3. Sliwa K, Acquah L, Gersh BJ, Mocumbi AO. Impact of socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and urbanization on risk factor profiles of cardiovascular disease in Africa. Circulation. 2016 Mar 22; 133(12): 1199-208.

Tuesday

  1. IFPMA Access Accelerated Program

Wednesday

  1. Good health at low cost

Thursday

  1. Huffman MD, Xavier D, Perel P. Uses of polypills for cardiovascular disease and evidence to date. Lancet. 2017 Mar 11;389(10073):1055-1065.