Agenda

The full agenda for The Global Forum on Childhood Pneumonia, taking place on 29 – 31 January 2020 at CosmoCaixa, Barcelona, Spain.

Day 1: Wednesday 29 January 2020

08:00 – 09:00

Registration

09:00 – 09:30

Welcome and keynote addresses

09:30 – 11:00

Session 1: The path to 2030

Global overview of progress to end preventable child pneumonia deaths by 2030 in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the movements to strengthen primary health care and achieve universal health coverage.

11:00 – 11:30

Break

11:30 – 13:00

Session 2: The national government perspective

Views on the special challenges faced by governments in reducing child pneumonia deaths and the success factors that drive progress.

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch keynote address

14:00 – 15:30

Session 3: The role of primary health care

Presentations from governments, United Nations and multilateral agencies and non-governmental organisations on how primary healthcare can transform pneumonia prevention, diagnosis and treatment services and accelerate child mortality declines.

15:30 – 16:00

Break

16:00 – 17:30

Session 4: The international development perspective

Views from the major multilateral donors on how international development assistance can better support national governments to end preventable child pneumonia deaths.

17:30 – 17:45

Day 1 Concluding keynote address

18:00 – 20:00

Gavi reception: From vaccine innovations to impact

Day 2: Thursday 30 January 2020

09:00 – 10:30

Session 5: The humanitarian setting

Views from major humanitarian agencies on how all parties can work more effectively together to reduce the growing proportion of child pneumonia deaths that are occurring in fragile settings.

10:30 – 11:00

Break

11:00 – 12:30

Session 6: The financing challenge

Exploration of how increased domestic financing for health can close the wide gaps in pneumonia prevention, diagnosis and treatment, supplemented by international development assistance where necessary.

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch research keynote

14:00 – 15:30

Session 7: The research gap

Views from leading researchers about priorities for future pneumonia research and how to increase pneumonia’s share of infectious disease research funding.

15:30 – 16:00

Break

16:00 – 17:00

Session 8: The next breakthroughs

Presentation from leading innovators of the technologies with the potential to rapidly accelerate declines in childhood pneumonia deaths by transforming prevention, diagnosis and/or treatment.

17:00 – 18:00

Session 9: Release of Global Forum Action Statement and final keynotes

Day 3: Friday 31 January 2020

09:30 – 10:30

Session 10: The agenda for action

Endorsement of Global Forum Action Statement outlining critical next steps to achieve the goal of three child pneumonia deaths per 1,000 live births in every country.

10:30 – 11:00

Break

11:00 – 12:00

Concluding keynotes