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The International Association for Adolescent Health
11th World Congress on Adolescent Health

Investing in Adolescent Health – the Future is Now

27-29 October, 2017 | New Delhi, India

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Programme

IAAH WORLD Congress 2017

Scientific Sessions of the Congress

Day 0 Thursday 26th October 2017

Date & Time Topic
09:30-16:30 Pre-congress Skills Building Workshops
Morning Session (09:30 – 12:30)
Afternoon Session (13:30 – 16:30)
Full Day Session (09:30 – 16:30)
09:30-16:30 Onsite Registration
17:30 -19:00 Plenary: Opening Ceremony
19:00-21:00 Welcome Reception

Day 1 Friday 27th October 2017

Registration of Delegates

Date & Time Topic
07:30 – 09:00 Registration and Delegate Kit Distribution
Allocation of Space for Poster Presentation

Plenary: Keynote Lectures

Date & Time Topic
09:00 – 10:00 Global adolescent health: Opportunities and challenges
Adolescent Health Programming in India: past, present and lesson learned
Adolescent health: a young person’s perspective

Plenary Symposium (1)

Date & Time Topic
10:00 – 11:00 A Lancet Standing Commission on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing: Meeting the Challenge of Global Adolescent Health

Parallel Symposium (1):

Date & Time Topic Host Institution (s)
11:30 – 13:00 Abstract Driven Symposium (1): Health Systems Strengthening Chair (s):
Rajesh Mehta, WHO – SEARO
Sharmila Neogi, USAID
Abstract Driven Symposium (2): Equity/ Positive Youth Development Chair (s):
Priya Nanda, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, India
Rima Afifi, Lebanon
Abstract Driven Symposium (3) SRH/ HIV Chair (s):
Jane Ferguson, South Africa
John Santelli, USA
Abstract Driven Symposium (4): Nutrition Chair (s):
Arjan de Wagt, UNICEF, India
Rajiv Kumar, MoHFW, India
Abstract Driven Symposium (5): Non–communicable diseases Chair (s):
Meera Beharry, USA
Maria Del Carmen Calle, Peru
Abstract Driven Symposium (6): SRH/ School Interventions Chair (s):
Xiaoming Yu, China
Mohan D. Ghule, MAMTA HIMC, India
Youth Session (1): User Centric Design approach and its relevance to adolescent health programming (Open for invited/ sponsored Youth Delegates only)

Exhibition and Poster Walks

Date & Time Topic
13:30 – 14:30 Poster Presentation Themes
     1. Health System Strengthening
     2. Equity/ Positive Youth Development
     3. SRH/ HIV
     4. Interactive Media

Plenary: Debate (1)

Date & Time Topic
14:30 – 15:00 The parents of any child, including adolescents under 18 years of age, must give consent for their child's clinical care

Plenary Symposium (2)

Date & Time Topic
15:00 – 16:00 Mental Health and adolescents

Parallel Symposium (2):

Date & Time Motion Host Institution (s)
16:30 – 18:00 Institution Driven Symposium (1):
Accelerated Action for the Health of Adolescents
(AA-HA!): Act Now! No Excuses!
WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, UNESCO,
The World Bank, The Partnership for Materal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH)
Institution Driven Symposium (2):
Bolstering Country’s Adolescent Health Programming – Lessons Learnt from India’s National Adolescent Health Programme - RKSK
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Institution Driven Symposium (3):
The Missing Link: Fostering Resilience in Adolescent Girls for Improved Health, Education and Gender Equity
Corstone
Institution Driven Symposium (4):
Reflections on Building Sustainable Adolescent Medicine Training Programs
Harvard Medical School, USA
Institution Driven Symposium (5):
Accelerating HIV Prevention for adolescent key populations in Asia and Pacific
UNICEF ROSA, UNAIDS, UNFPA
Institution Driven Symposium (6):
Infectious diseases in adolescents from Low and Middle-Income Countries
Indian Academy of Pediatrics
16:30 – 17:30 Youth Session (2): NCDs including substance abuse (Open for invited/ sponsored Youth Delegates only)

Day 2 Saturday 28th October 2017

Plenary: Keynote Lectures

Date & Time Topic
09:00 – 10:00 Herb Friedman Lecture: Young people changing the future of adolescent health
Migration and adolescent health

Plenary Symposium (3)

Date & Time Topic
10:00 - 11:00 Early Adolescent Health and Development in Low and Middle-Income Countries

Parallel Symposium (3)

Date & Time Topic Host Institution (s)
11:30 – 13:00 Abstract Driven Symposium (1): Mental Health Chair (s):
Lilian Wong, Hong Kong, China
Swati Bhave, India
Abstract Driven Symposium (2): Safety and Violence Chair (s):
Shanthi Ameratunga, New Zealand
Abigail Harrison, Jamaica
Abstract Driven Symposium (3): Socially shaped behaviours Chair (s):
Anne Meynard, Switzerland
Mamdouh Wahba, Egypt
Abstract Driven Symposium (4): Interactive Media Chair (s):
Miriam Kaufman, Canada
Poonam Muttreja, Population Foundation of India
Abstract Driven Symposium (5): Late breaker abstracts Chair (s):
Lyn Bearinger, USA
Charles Irwin, Journal of Adolescent Health, USA
Institution Driven Symposium (7):
Empowering Adolescent Girls and Addressing Child Marriage in India
UNFPA India
Youth Session (3): SOGI (Open for invited/ sponsored Youth Delegates only)
Youth Session (4): SRH Services (Open for invited/ sponsored Youth Delegates only)

Exhibition and Poster Walks

Date & Time Topic
13:30 – 14:30 Poster Presentation Themes
     1. SRH/ School Interventions
     2. Nutrition
     3. NCD
     4. Socially Shaped Behaviours
     5. Safety and Violence

Plenary: Debate (2)

Date & Time Topic
14:30 – 15:00 Brain imaging has made a negligible contribution to adolescent care and health promotion

Plenary: IAAH General Assembly / Regional Meeting

Date & Time Topic
15:00 – 16:00 IAAH General Assembly Meeting
16:30 – 18:00 IAAH Regional Meetings

Parallel Symposium (4):

Date & Time Topic Host Institution (s)
15:00 – 16:30 Institution Driven Symposium (8):
Accelerating reduction of adolescent undernutrition and anemia in India: relevance & experiences
UNICEF India
15:00 – 16:30 Youth Session (5): Self -care with adolescents and young people – It’s OK to talk (Open for invited/ sponsored Youth Delegates only)
Youth Session (6): HIV/AIDS epidemic: Advocating for responsive policies (Open for invited/ sponsored Youth Delegates only)
Youth Session (7): Adolescent Health priorities in humanitarian settings (Open for invited/ sponsored Youth Delegates only)
Youth Session (8): Gender Based Violence (Open for invited/ sponsored Youth Delegates only)

Day 3 Sunday 29th October 2017

Plenary: Keynote Lectures

Date & Time Topic
09:00 – 10:00 Towards a gendered approach to adolescent health
Puberty: new insights

Plenary Symposium (4)

Date & Time Topic
10:00 - 11:00 Social Media, Sexting, Addiction, Oh My! Adolescent Health in the Digital Age

Parallel Symposium (5):

Date & Time Topic Host Institution (s)
11:30 – 13:00 Institution Driven Symposium (9):
Intersectoral Convergence for Adolescent Health: Learnings, Challenges and Way Forward
MAMTA Health Institute for Mother and Child, India and World Health Organization
Institution Driven Symposium (10):
School Health Promotion in the 21st Century: Contexts, Continuity and Change
International School Health Network
Institution Driven Symposium (11):
Evaluating Participants’ Perceptions of and Experiences with Interventions to Prevent Girls’ Early Marriage Prevention Programs in Rural Jharkand, India and Oromia, Ethiopia
University of California, USA
Institution Driven Symposium (12): Moving from tokenistic participation to meaningful influence: How young people can best engage in health policy and practice Plan International, UK
Institution Driven Symposium (13):
Right Start on Improving Adolescent Nutrition
Nutrition International

Exhibition and Poster Walks

Date & Time Topic
13:30 – 14:30 Poster Presentation Themes
     1. Mental Health
     2. Pregnancy and Contraception
     3. Miscellaneous

Plenary: Debate (3)

Date & Time Topic
14:30 – 15:00 For adolescents, all our efforts should be put into promoting condoms instead of promoting oral or long-acting reversible contraceptives

Plenary: Closing Ceremony

Date & Time Topic
15:30 – 16:30 Presentation of Youth Charter
Closing Remarks and Farewell