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Apr 12 2013

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Turning the World Upside Down: new international relationships for health and development

Turning the World Upside Down: new international relationships for health and development
Arthur Lucas Lecture Theatre, King’s College London (Strand Campus), WC2R 2LS
15th of April, 14.00-17.00 (GMT+1)
We cordially invite you to attend (online or in person) a live panel debate on innovation, health and co-development, to mark the launch of Turning the World Upside Down – www.ttwud.org – a new online platform to collect examples of practices and innovation in health in low and middle income countries. The wTurning the World Upside Downebsite will go live on the 15th of April.
Tickets are free of charge and have limited availability. Tickets to attend in person will go online at 16.00 on the 29th March at ttwud.eventbrite.com, or you can register to watch online now.

Our panel will consist of:

  • Lord Nigel Crisp, crossbench member of the House of Lords, former NHS Chief Executive and site originator
  • Professor Paul Farmer, Professor of Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, co-founder of Partners in Health
  • Fiona Godlee, Editor-in-chief, BMJ
  • Maureen Bisognano, President and CEO, Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)
  • Dr Charles Alessi, Chairman, National Association of Primary Care and Chairman, NHS Clinical Commissioners
We have invited selected guests to pitch their ideas and experiences of innovations in low and middle income countries before our panelists in a ‘Dragon’s Den’ style, who will feedback on how these ideas can be relevant for Europe, the USA and other countries. There will also be the chance for the audience to contribute their ideas to our speakers.
The session will be followed by a reception with refreshments and snacks in the Great Hall, King’s most splendid historical space.
We have a limited number of tickets available to join us in person or the session will be broadbast live around the world (sign up at ttwud.eventbrite.com). Contribute to the debate on twitter with #TTWUDlaunch.
More information can be found in the attached poster.
Turning the World Upside Down – www.ttwud.org – is an open platform which anyone can contribute to, and is designed to:
  • Collect examples of practices and innovation in health in low and middle income countries which could be used in Europe, the USA and anywhere else in the world
  • Promote discussion and debate on mutual transfer of knowledge, 2 way innovation, co-development and frugal innovation
  • Help shape new international relationships for health and development
With best wishes,
Nigel Crisp

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