ISNTD FESTIVAL

2019

PROGRAMME

S.NASIF

ISNTD Festival brings together the creative arts and global health communities to explore the issues, challenges, opportunities and solutions that are needed to transform research into actual change.

 

ISNTD Festival will aim to open the black box between informative research and policy and use science communication to oxygenate the issues around community cohesion, disease awareness, behavioural insight, behavioural intervention, stigma allievation, programme development, mental health, education, advocacy, fundraising and many, many more.

 

ISNTD Festival will have....

 

• plenary SPEAKERS to guide thought leadership

• PANEL DEBATES to stimulate cross talk and cross pollination of ideas between the panels and the audience

informative and practical interactive WORKSHOPS to educate and develop solutions

• WORKSHOPS for detailed and hands on engagement with a variety of communication modalities

 

to shape discourse acoss the following themes....

Please get in touch to discuss speaking slots, panel and workshops aswell as any submissions  for the showcase - please contact Kaman Rafiq krafiq@isntd.org or Marianne Comparet comparetm@isntd.org

• Creative strategies for patient engagement and patient centricity

 

• Communication challenges & global health

 

• From Science to People: Projects, Tools & Production Strategies

 

• Creativity, science & public health messaging

 

• Workshops (gaming, theatre, virtual reality, animation... )

 

• Lessons Learned and the Road Ahead

DRAFT PROGRAMME

 

 

DAY 1: March 11th 2019 

 

8.30 // Welcome coffee

 

9.00 // Introduction by the ISNTD

 

9.15 // Session 1 - Highlights of communication challenges for tropical and global health & panel discussion

 

 

11.15 // Coffee break

 

 

11.45 // Session 2 - Creative examples to tackle health challenges in tropical diseases

 

 

13.00 // Lunch

 

 

14.00 // Breakout Sessions & Public Engagement Session

 

 

• Henry Wellcome Theatre & Williams Lounge - Session for the public & schools: Screening, panel discussion & exhibition

 

• Breakout A - Shaping the global health agenda: creativity in advocacy for diseases of poverty

 

• Breakout B - Harnessing technology and creative tools in research and tropical disease control programmes: from science to people

 

 

 

16.00 // Coffee break

 

 

16.30 // Panel discussion

DAY 2: March 12th 2019 

 

8.30 // Welcome coffee

 

9.00 // Introduction - Media and communication tools and strategies in global health research

 

 

9.15 // From pipeline to patients: engagement and access

 

 

 

11.15 // Coffee break

 

 

11.45 // Session 2 - Disease focus: creative strategies and disease-specific challenges  

 

 

 

13.00 // Lunch

 

 

 

14.00 // Workshops

 

 

Workshop A: Social media

 

Workshop B: Storytelling in global health

 

Workshop C: Theatre and tropical diseases: reaching communities worldwide

 

Workshop D: Vaccine hesitancy

 

 

16.00 // Coffee break

 

 

16.30 // Panel discussion - Arts, science and partnerships: the road ahead