1:15 p.m.Introduction and Session Objectives

 Charles Newton, Session Co-chair
 Senior Clinical Fellow
 KEMRI-Wellcome Research Programme

 Michelle McMurry, Session Co-chair
 Director
 Health, Biomedical Science and Society Initiative
 Aspen Institute
1:25 p.m.Panel Discussion 1: Service Models (presentations 10 minutes each)
  • How was care for mental health, neurological, and/or substance use disorders integrated into the healthcare or information dissemination model? What challenges did you face when integrating care for mental health, neurological, and/or substance use disorders into the service model?
 Millennium Development Village Project

  Gary Belkin
  Associate Professor
  Director, Program in Global Mental Health
  New York University School of Medicine

Neurology in Africa: Service Models

  Alfred K. Njamnshi
  Department of Neurology
  Yaoundé Central Hospital, Cameroon

 Patient Advocacy and Support Organizations

  Osman Miyanji
  Board of Directors Chair
  The Kenya Association for the Welfare of People with Epilepsy

 Training Healthcare Workers Programs

  David Kiima
  Director, Mental Health
  Ministry of Health, Kenya

 Dissemination of Evidence-Based Resources

  Julia Royall
  Chief, International Programs
  U.S. National Library of Medicine
2:15 p.m.Moderated Discussion with Panel 1 Discussants
  • What can be learned from these models and what can be applied rapidly in other SSA countries? How can these models be expanded to become part of an effective national healthcare system?
  Michelle McMurry, Session Co-chair
  Director of the Health, Biomedical Science and Society Initiative
  Aspen Institute
2:45 p.m.TEA BREAK
3:00 p.m.Panel Discussion 2: Disease Models (presentations 10 minutes each)
  • What were/are the challenges and opportunities in using disease models to improve diagnosis and treatment of mental health, neurological, and/or substance use disorders?
 Epilepsy Model

  Charles Newton
  Senior Clinical Fellow
  KEMRI-Wellcome Research Programme

 HIV/AIDS Model

  Angelina Kakooza-Mwesige
  Department of Pediatrics and Child Health
  Makerere University School of Medicine

 Malaria Model

  Daniel Japheth Kyabayinze
  Clinical Epidemiologist
  Research Officer, Communicable Diseases
  Malaria Consortium, Africa
3:30 p.m.Moderated Discussion with Panel 2 Discussants
  • What can be learned from these disease models and what can be applied rapidly in other SSA countries? How can these disease models be lever-aged to improve quality of care for mental health, neurological, and/or substance use disorders?
 Charles Newton, Session Co-chair
 Senior Clinical Fellow
 KEMRI-Wellcome Research Programme
4:00 p.m.Summary of Day One

 ;Alan I. Leshner, IOM Neuroscience Forum Chair
 Chief Executive Officer, AAAS
 Executive Publisher, Science
4:15 p.m.Discussion with Workshop Speakers and Attendees
  • Given the state of the disease burden, healthcare policies, and models, what can be learned from today’s discussions and how can these be expanded to become integrated into a national healthcare system?
 Alan I. Leshner, IOM Neuroscience Forum Chair
 Chief Executive Officer, AAAS
 Executive Publisher, Science

 Edward K. Kirumira, UNAS Health and Nutrition Forum Chair and Workshop Co-chair
 Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences
 Makerere University
5:00 p.m.ADJOURN TO RECEPTION

Lake Side Terrace Victoria Room
Sheraton Kampala Hotel

From: C, Agenda

Cover of Mental, Neurological, and Substance Use Disorders in Sub-Saharan Africa
Mental, Neurological, and Substance Use Disorders in Sub-Saharan Africa: Reducing the Treatment Gap, Improving Quality of Care: Workshop Summary.
Institute of Medicine (US) Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders; Uganda National Academy of Sciences Forum on Health and Nutrition.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2010.
Copyright © 2010, National Academy of Sciences.

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