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International Conferences, Consultations and Invited Talks

Geneva, Switzerland: January 25, 2016
Launching of the final report of the Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity at the World Health Organization headquarter
Co-chaired the meeting
Oxford, UK. January 7-10, 2016
Emerging Markets Symposium at the Green Templeton College, Oxford University: emerging markets and the future of young people
Attended the meeting as an invited expert
Geneva, Switzerland: November 30-December 1, 2016
Partnership Building for NCDs at World Health Organization
Keynote speaker at the event
Geneva, Switzerland: November 30-December 1, 2016
Fourth meeting of the Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity
Co-chaired the meeting
Paris, France: December 5, 2015
The Fourth Climate and Health Summit
Plenary talk on the role of public policy in shaping the post 2015 agenda
Istanbul, Turkey, November 18, 2015
The World Cancer Leaders’ Summit
Keynote speech on Conflict of interest
Valletta, Malta, October 29-30
EURO Regional consultation of the Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity
Chaired the consultation
New York, September 22, 2015
The Rockefeller Foundation hosed global premiere of the documentary based on Sania Nishtar’s book, “Choked Pipes”
Washington, September 21, 2015
Opening talk on the “Current state of global financing for pandemic response at the World Bank’s Global Pandemic Financing Stakeholders’ Meeting
London, September 11, 2015
Royal Society of Medicine hosted sneak preview of a documentary based on Sania Nishtar’s book, “Choked Pipes”
Dalian, China, September 9, 2015
Annual meeting of Champions of the World Economic Forum
Moderated a session on the “Future of healthcare”
Mexico, August 26-27, 2015
PAHO Regional consultation of the Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity
Chaired the consultation
Attended the meeting as Co-Chair of the Commission
Cairo, Egypt, July 2-3, 2015
Regional consultation of the Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity
Attended the meeting as Co-Chair of the Commission
Hong Kong, June 22-23, 2015
Third Meeting of the WHO Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity
Attended the meeting as Co-Chair of the Commission
Baku, Azerbaijan, May 2, 2015
Seminar Series, Annual Board Meeting of the Asian Development Bank
Plenary panel speaker
Boston, USA. March 29, 2015
Pakistan Harvard Forum
Keynote speaker
Manila, Phillpines, March 24-25, 2015
Regional consultation of the Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity
Attended the meeting as Co-Chair of the Commission
New York, USA. January 15-16, 2015
Lancet-Rockefeller Planetary Health Commission Peer review meeting
Attended the meeting as a Commissioner
Geneva-Switzerland. January 13-14, 2015
Second Meeting of the Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity
Attended the meeting as Co-Chair of the Commission

Second Meeting of the Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity, Geneva-Switzerland. January 13-14, 2015
Mexico. December 9, 2014
International Seminar on Public Policies against Childhood Obesity and Overweight
Key note speaker of the event through a video link

International Seminar on Public Policies against Childhood Obesity and Overweight, Mexico. December 9, 2014
Rome, Italy. November 19-21, 2014
Second International Conference on Nutrition, ICN2
Attended meeting as Roundtable Speaker

Second International Conference on Nutrition, ICN2, Rome, Italy. November 19-21, 2014
Dubai, UAE. November 9-10, 2014
World Economic Forum’s Summit on the Global Agenda
Attended the meeting as a member of the Global Agenda Council

World Economic Forum’s Summit on the Global Agenda, Dubai, UAE. November 9-10, 2014
Melbourne, Australia. October 22, 2014
Nossal Institutes 10th Annual Global Health
Forum Special invited guest for a video presentation

Nossal Institutes 10th Annual Global Health, Melbourne, Australia. October 22, 2014
Geneva, Switzerland. October 13- 14, 2014
Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity: Hearings with non-State actors
Attended the Hearings in capacity as Co-chair of the Commission

Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity: Hearings with non-State actors, Geneva, Switzerland. October 13- 14, 2014
New York, USA. September 22, 2014
MSH event: A toast to Universal health Coverage
Amongst a select group of global health thinkers who presented a toast to UHC

MSH event: A toast to Universal health Coverage, New York, USA. September 22, 2014
New York, USA. September 22, 2014
Global Access to Pain Control and Palliative Care
Attended the meeting as Commissioner

Global Access to Pain Control and Palliative Care, New York, USA. September 22, 2014
New York, USA. September 22, 2014
Universal Health Coverage: from the health worker lens
Attended as speaker on the panel

Universal Health Coverage: from the health worker lens, New York, USA. September 22, 2014
New York, USA. September 22, 2014
Rockefeller Foundation’s UNGA side event: Delivering on UHC: why the time is now
Attended as speaker on the panel

Rockefeller Foundation’s UNGA side event: Delivering on UHC: why the time is now, New York, USA. September 22, 2014
Bellagio, Lombardy, Italy. July 2014
The Future of Planetary Health Commission meeting convened by Rockefeller Foundation, the Economist Intelligence Unit and the Lancet
Participated as Commission member

The Future of Planetary Health Commission meeting convened by Rockefeller Foundation, the Economist Intelligence Unit and the Lancet, Bellagio, Lombardy, Italy. July 2014
Geneva, Switzerland. July 16-19, 2014
WHO commission on Ending Childhood Obesity
Attended the meeting as Co-Chair of the Commission

WHO commission on Ending Childhood Obesity, Geneva, Switzerland. July 16-19, 2014
New York, USA. July 12, 2014
NCDs review at the UN Headquarters
Roundtable speaker

NCDs review at the UN Headquarters, New York, USA. July 12, 2014
New York, USA. July 11, 2014
NCD Alliance, Government of Sweden and CARICOM panel discussion on the sidelines of the UN high level review on NCDs on “delivering solutions, accountability and results”
Moderator of the panel discussion

NCD Alliance, Government of Sweden and CARICOM panel discussion on the sidelines of the UN high level review on NCDs on “delivering solutions, accountability and results”, New York, USA. July 11, 2014
Boston, June 1-5, 2014
Ministerial Health Leaders Forum
The Harvard School of Public Health and the Harvard Kennedy School
Attended the forum as a distinguished expert resource person

Ministerial Health Leaders Forum, Boston, June 1-5, 2014
Stockholm, May 26-27, 2014
Stordalen Foundation
Attended the forum as a Panelist

Stockholm, May 26-27, 2014
Geneva, May 19, 2014
Harvard Health Leaders’ Ministerial Roundtable
Attended the Roundtable as a Panelist
Davos, January 22-25, 2014
World Economic Forum Annual Meeting
Invitee to the health sessions
Oxford, January 9-12, 2014
Emerging Market Symposium
Attended the meeting as an invited expert
Manila, Philippines. December 09, 2013
Asian Development Bank
Keynote address on World Anti-corruption Day celebrations at the Asian Development Bank Headquarters
Dubai, UAE. December 08, 2013
Regional Meeting on Accelerating Progress Towards UHC: Global Experiences & Lessons for the EMR
Attended as plenary panelist and Chair
Abu Dhabi, UAE. November 17-19, 2013
Summit on the Global Agenda, World Economic Forum
Attended as a Council Member
Washington DC, USA. November 6, 2013
Pakistan’s Galloping Urbanization, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Attended as Plenary panelist
Jakarta, Indonesia. October 23, 2013
OIC Conference
Panelist via video link
Jakarta, Indonesia. October 23, 2013
OIC Conference
Panelist via video link
New York, USA. September 25, 2013
UNICEF
Thought leaders lecture

Sania Nishtar, New York, USA. September 25, 2013
New York, USA. September 23, 2013
Healthy planet, healthy people: building synergies for sustainable development Panelist
Participated as Chair of the Plenary session

Sania Nishtar, New York, USA. September 23, 2013
Pattaya, Thailand, August 25, 2013
World Congress on Health Promotion
Opening Keynote Speaker
Geneva, Switzerland, July 30, 2013
ECOSOC high level segment
Panelist on Universal Health Coverage (through a video link)
Helsinki Finland. June 11-12, 2013
8GCHP 2013 Conference
Participated as Chair of the Plenary session

Sania Nishtar, Helsinki Finland, June 11-12, 2013
Geneva Switzerland. May 20-28, 2013
World Health Assembly 2013
Attended as leader of the Pakistan delegation in her Capacity as Federal Minister
Qatar, Doha. April 31, 2013
Invited guest to the High Level Strategic meeting to accelerate efforts to reach out of school children
Attended as State guest in capacity as Federal Minister of Education
Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates. April 26-27, 2013
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Global Vaccine Summit 2013
Participated as the opening plenary speaker
Gaborone, Botswana. March, 2013
Global Thematic Consultation on Health in the post 2015 Development Agenda
Attended the meeting as an invited expert

Sania Nishtar, Gaborone, Botswana, March, 2013
Geneva, Switzerland. February 2013
WHO Expert group meeting on NCDs
Attended the meeting as an invited expert
Davos, Switzerland. January 2013
World Economic Forum Annual Meeting
Attended the meeting as a plenary session panelist

Sania Nishtar, Davos, Switzerland. January 2013
Oxford, UK. January 11-13, 2013
Symposium on Gender inequality in emerging markets
Attended the meeting as an invited expert
London, UK. December 14, 2012
London, UK. December 14, 2012 Launch of the Global Burden of Disease Study, hosted by the Lancet and IHME at the Royal Soceity.
Chaired one of the four sessions
Dubai, UAE. November 12-14, 2012
World Economic Forum Summit on the Global Agenda 2012
Attended as a member of the WEF Global Agenda Council on Wellbeing and Mental Health
Gurgaon, India, November 6-8, 2012
World Economic Forum on India
Attended as panelist on the session �Health Collaboration as a Bridge�

Dr. Sania Nishtar representing Pakistan at the World Economic Forum on India 2012 session on Health Collaboration as a Bridge. Other panelists included Dr. Naresh Trehan, Prof. K Srinath Reddy, and Pretha C. Reddy from the Indian side and Jahangir Khan Tareen from the Pakistan side.
Beijing, China. November 1-4, 2012
2nd Global Symposium on Health System Research and Meeting of the Board of the Alliance HPSR-Beijing.
Attended as a plenary panelist in the Session �Post � 2015 Development Goals � Framing the Issues, Prioritizing Health and Using Evidence

Dr. Sania Nishtar is a plenary speaker at the 2nd Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Beijing in a session chaired by Richard Horton and other plenary speakers included Joseph Kasonde, Anders Nordstr�m, Bob Emery and Toomas Palu.
Berlin, Germany. October 21-23, 2012
COHRED Partner Symposium-Global Health Summit Beyond Forum 2012: Research and Innovation for Health, Equity and Development
Attended the meeting as a panelist

Sania Nishtar is a panelist at the 4th World Health Summit, 2012, Berlin with �Kate Gilmore, Bjorn Oddens, and Marleen Temmermann in a session chaired by Ilona Kickbusch and Anders Nordstr�m.
Tokyo Japan, October 11, 2012
Global Health Session on �Making the Case for Investing in Health, Again!� moderated by Andrew Jack of the Financial Times
Attended the meeting as a plenary speaker

Sania Nishtar: plenary speaker at the Annual meetings of the World Bank in Tokyo Japan on October 11, 2012, in the session �Making the Case for Investing in Health, Again!� The session was moderated by Andrew Jack of the Financial Times. Other speakers included Maria Kiwanuka (Minister of Finance, Uganda), Christopher Murray (Director, Institute for Health metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington), Haruo Naito (President & CEO, Eisai Co.) and our President, Sania Nishtar.
Bellagio Italy, September 25-28, 2012
Complex Systems Analysis: Advancing Health Systems Policy and Design and Planning at the Rockefeller Foundations’ Bellagio Center
Co-hosted the meeting

Sania Nishtar co-hosted a consultation on Complex Systems Analysis: Advancing Health Systems Policy and Design and Planning at the Rockefeller Foundations� Bellagio in Italy, on September 25-28, 2012
New York, September 23-25, 2012
Clinton Global Initiative
Attended the meeting as a 2012 Member of CGI and Commitment maker
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, September 10-12, 2012
High Level Conference on Non-Communicable Diseases organized by the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health and the WHO East Mediterranean Regional Office
Attended the meeting as a plenary speaker

Sania Nishtar in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, September 10-12, 2012: plenary speaker at the High Level Conference on Non-Communicable Diseases organized by the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health and the WHO East Mediterranean Regional Office
Hiroshima, Japan. August 25, 2012
The 20th IPPNW World Congress
Attended the meeting as a plenary speaker in the session “World without Structural Violence and Human Security”.

Sania Nishtar in Hiroshima, Japan on August 25, 2012: plenary speaker on �World without Structural Violence and Human Security� at the 20th IPPNW World Congress
London, UK. August 1, 2012
Global Health Policy Summit hosted by the Imperial College London and Qatar Foundation
Attended as a panelist in the session on Innovative Delivery Models

Dr. Sania Nishtar
Washington, USA. July 22, 2012
Learning from HIV experience: An NCDs and health systems perspective. High level satellite meeting during the International AIDS conference hosted by WHO and UNAIDS
Opening Plenary speaker

Sania Nishtar, the opening plenary speaker at a level satellite meeting during the International AIDS conference hosted by WHO and UNAIDS. Washington on July 22. Other speakers included Dr. Margaret Chan, Director General of WHO and Richard Horton.
London, UK. July 11, 2012
The London Launch of the Heartfile Leaders’ Network at the House of Lords, see more details here.
Key note speaker

Sania Nishtar, keynote speaker at the opening plenary presentation at the House of Lords in London, on July 11, at the occasion of the London Launch of the Heartfile Leaders� network. Seen here are in addition are Dr. Peter Bourne, Former Assistant Secretary-General at the United Nations and former special assistant to Jimmy Carter, Prof. Sir Eldryd Parry, Prof. Rifat Atun and Richard Blewitt�   Dr. Sania Nishtar
New Yok, USA. June 25, 2012
Clinton Global Initiative: Mid Year Meeting
Attended the meeting as a plenary speaker and Commitment presenter at a Commitment Workshop on “Multi-sectoral action on NCDs”.

Sania Nishtar speaking at the Clinton Global Initiative Mid Year Meeting in New York, on June 25, 2012 as a Plenary speaker and Commitment presenter at a Commitment Workshop on �Multi-sectoral action on NCDs�.
Washington, June 14-15, 2012
High level meeting on Child Survival: a Call to Action
Attended the meeting as a panelist in the session on “How to Reach Every Child with Essential Services:  Coverage with quality and equity.” 

Sania Nishtar at the High level meeting on Child Survival: a Call to Action in Washington on Washington, June 14, 2012 where she was a panelist in the session on �How to Reach Every Child with Essential Services:� Coverage with quality and equity.��
Washington, June 13, 2012
Global Alliance for Vaccine Initiative, Board Meeting
Attended as Chair of the Evaluation Advisory Committee and presented the committee update
Boston, USA. June 12, 2012
2nd Meeting of the Advisory Group of the WHO Global Strategy for Health Systems Research
Attended the meeting as a member of the Advisory Group
Washington, USA. June 11, 2012
Heartfile Leader’s Network launch hosted by Partners for a New Beginning, Aspen Institute
Attended the meeting as keynote speaker

Dr. Sania Nishtar, at the Heartfile Leader�s Network launch hosted by Partners for a New Beginning, Aspen Institute in Washington DC as a keynote speaker on June 11, 2012
Cape Town, South Africa. April 2012
COHRED Forum 2012
Attended two sessions as panelist and chaired one session
Oslo, Norway, April 2012
GAVI Board Retreat
Attended the meeting in her capacity as Chair of GAVI’s Evaluation Advisory Committee
New York, USA. April 2012
2nd High Level Meeting on Wellbeing and Happiness
Hosted by Prime Minister Jigmi Y Thinley of Bhutan at the UN General Assembly .
Attended the meeting as an invited expert
New York, USA. April 2012
Columbia University consultation on Wellbeing and Happiness hosted by Jeffery Sachs
Attended the meeting as an invited expert

Dr. Sania Nishtar speaking as an invited expert at the Columbia University consultation on Wellbeing and Happiness hosted by Jeffery Sach in New York, USA on April 1-2, 2012.
Cairo, Egypt. March 2012
WHO High-Level Meeting on Health Priorities, EMRO
Attended the meeting as an invited expert

Dr. Sania Nishtar at the WHO High-Level Meeting on Health Priorities, EMRO in Cairo, Egypt held on March 1-2, 2012 as an invited expert.
Washington, USA. February 2012
NCD Working Group Addressing Gaps in Policy and Research for Non-Communicable Diseases
Attended the meeting as a panelist
Davos, Switzerland. January 2012
World Economic Forum Annual Meeting
Attended as a Panelist on the session �Innovative Development Models�

Dr. Sania Nishtar at WEF�s Annual Meeting in Davos themed �The great transformations: shaping new models�. She attended as a Panelist on the �Innovative Development Models� session. Other Speakers included: Andrew Mitchell, Seth F. Berkley, Kenneth C. Frazier, Michel Kazatchkine, Supachai Panitchpakdi. The panel was moderated by John McArthur of the United Nations Foundation, USA.   Dr. Sania Nishtar at WEF�s Annual Meeting in Davos themed �The great transformations: shaping new models�. She attended as a Panelist on the �Innovative Development Models� session. Other Speakers included: Andrew Mitchell, Seth F. Berkley, Kenneth C. Frazier, Michel Kazatchkine, Supachai Panitchpakdi. The panel was moderated by John McArthur of the United Nations Foundation, USA.
Geneva, Switzerland. January 2012
GAVI Evaluation Advisory Meeting
Attended as the chair of the Evaluation Advisory Committee
Abu Dhabi, UAE. December 2011
Second World Health Care Congress Middle East
Plenary speaker on Innovative Financing Models for Global Health Care Challenges

Dr. Sania Nishtar attended the Second World Health Care Congress Middle East in Abu Dhabi, UAE in December 2011 as a Plenary speaker on Innovative Financing Models for Global Health Care Challenges session
Dubai, UAE. December 2011
WHO Joint RPC/NCD Consultative Meeting on Building Regional NCD Research Agenda and Enhancing Implementation on NCD Action Plan
Attended the meeting as an invited expert and WHO advisor

Dr. Sania Nishtar attended the WHO Joint RPC/NCD Consultative Meeting on Building Regional NCD Research Agenda and Enhancing Implementation on NCD Action Plan in Dubai, UAE in December 2011 as an invited expert and WHO advisor
Istanbul, Turkey. December 2011
PNB Global Chapter Meeting
Attended the meeting as a plenary speaker and Member of the Partners for a New Beginning initiative

Dr. Sania Nishtar attended the PNB Global Chapter Meeting in Istanbul, Turkey as a plenary speaker and Member of the Partners for a New Beginning initiative in December, 2011
Dhaka, Bangladesh. November 2011
GAVI Alliance Board Meeting
Attended as the chair of the Evaluation Advisory Committee
Geneva, Switzerland. October 2011
World Health Organization, Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research Meeting
Attended the meeting as a Board Member� of the Alliance
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. October 2011
World Health Organization Conference on Social Determinants of Health
Participated at the Ministerial Panel

Sania Nishtar participated as a panelist at the Ministerial Panel of the World Health Organization Conference on Social Determinants of Health in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, October 2011. Other speakers included Simon Burns, Minister of State for Health, United Kingdom; Alexandre Padilha, Minister of Health Brazil; Dr Jeanette Vega, Ex Minister of Health, Chile and Margaret Chan, Director General, WHO.
Abu Dhabi. United Arab Emirates. October 2011
World Economic Forum Summit on the Global Agenda 2011
Attended the meeting as a member of the Global Agenda Council on Health and Wellness

Sania Nishtar: at the World Economic Forum Summit on the Global Agenda in Abu Dhabi. United Arab Emirates in October 2011 as a member of the Global Agenda Council on Health and Wellness
New York, USA. September, 2011
Clinton Global Initiative.
Attended the meeting as an invited member and commitment featuring

Sania Nishtar at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York, USA accepting recognition for Heartfile�s Commitment as an exemplary approach to addressing challenges in global health in September, 2011
St Gallen, Switzerland. August 30, 2011
The World Ageing and Generations conference, 2011.
Plenary speaker in the first session titled �Demography meets health�

Sania Nishtar participated as a plenary speaker in the first session titled �Demography meets health� at the World Ageing and Generations conference in St. Gallen, Switzerland on August 30, 2011.
Delhi, India. July 30, 2011
Aman ki Asha Health committee meeting
Attended the meeting as meeting chair

Sania Nishtar chaired the� Aman ki Asha Health committee meeting held in Delhi, India on July 30, 2011    Sania Nishtar chaired the� Aman ki Asha Health committee meeting held in Delhi, India on July 30, 2011
New York, USA. July 27, 2011
Rockefeller Foundation�s Innovation Forum
Attended the forum as a recipient of the Rockefeller Foundation�s Innovation Award

As part of its first annual Innovation Awards ceremony in New York held on July 7, 2011, the Rockefeller Foundation honored four Global Innovators, amongst them Dr. Sania Nishtar, who received the innovation award for her unique contributions to the field of global health. Other award recipients include President Bill Clinton, Jane Weru, and Kiva in the Classroom.    As part of its first annual Innovation Awards ceremony in New York held on July 7, 2011, the Rockefeller Foundation honored four Global Innovators, amongst them Dr. Sania Nishtar, who received the innovation award for her unique contributions to the field of global health. Other award recipients include President Bill Clinton, Jane Weru, and Kiva in the Classroom.
Rome, Italy. July 15, 2011
IAS pre meeting on NCDs and HIV and AIDs
Chaired and moderated a panel discussion on �the rising prevalence of NCDs�implications for health policy and financing�
New York, USA. June 16, 2011
UN General Assembly Civil Society hearing on NCDs in preparation for the high level meeting in September.
Participated as the eminent panelist on one of the three roundtables

Sania Nishtar participated at the UN General Assembly Civil Society hearing on NCDs in preparation for the high level meeting as the eminent panelist on one of the three roundtables in New York, USA on June 16, 2011    Sania Nishtar participated at the UN General Assembly Civil Society hearing on NCDs in preparation for the high level meeting as the eminent panelist on one of the three roundtables in New York, USA on June 16, 2011
Washington, USA. June 14-15, 2011
Global Health Council meeting
Chaired the preview of WHO TDR�s IDEAS Report and participated in the World Heart Federation panel on �collaborating to battle the number one cause of death: research alliance and case studies from the global cardiology community�.

Sania Nishtar chaired the preview of WHO TDR�s IDEAS Report and participated in the World Heart Federation panel at the Global Health Council meeting in Washington, USA held on June 14-15, 2011.
Washington, USA. June 14, 2011
US Institute of Peace seminar on Building Pakistan�s human capital: a focus on health and education
Participated in the meeting as a panelist

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Moscow, Russia. April 27-29, 2011
First Global Ministerial Conference on Healthy lifestyles and Non-communicable disease prevention and control
Participated in the meeting as member of the international Steering Committee and as a conference rappourteur for the closing plenary.

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Toledo, Ohio. April 8, 2011
University of Toledo, Medical Mission Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Attended the meeting as a new inductee in the Hall of Fame

Dr. Sania Nishtar
Dhaka, Bangladesh. March 15, 2011
13th Annual Scientific Conference icddr,b
Gave a presentation in the opening plenary on �Managing the public-private mix: remedies for the Mixed Health Systems Syndrome�

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New York, USA. February 25, 2011
Parallel Event: 55th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York
Non-communicable diseases: a Priority for women�s health and development
Talk on women�s� health and health systems

Dr. Sania Nishtar
Lahore, Pakistan. Febraury 17-19, 2011
US-Pakistan Muslim Engagement Initiative
Attended the meeting as a invited expert
Geneva, Switzerland. January 26-27, 2011
First Global Ministerial Conference on health Lifestyles and NCD control Moscow. Planning meeting
Attended the meeting as member of the Steering Committee

Dr. Sania Nishtar
Oxford, UK. January 14-16, 2011
The Emerging Markets Symposium on Urbanization, health and human security: challenges for the emerging market countries
Attended the meeting as a invited expert and panelist

Dr. Sania Nishtar
Bangkok, Thailand. December 14-15, 2010
Rockefeller Foundation�s Partners convening meeting: overcoming inequities in Asia.
Attended the meeting as an invited expert
Dubai, UAE. November 29-December 1, 2010
Summit of the Global Agenda Council, World Economic Forum
Attended the meeting as a member of the Global Agenda Council
Singapore. November 25, 2010
4th NTS-Asia annual convention
Talk on Global Architecture and Health in the opening plenary (participation through video)

Dr. Sania Nishtar
Montreux, Switzerland. November 16-19, 2010
First Global Symposium on health systems research

  • Attended the meeting as member of the Council of Deans and Steering committee;
  • gave a plenary talk on Mixed Health Systems for Universal Coverage in the state of the art research plenary session; and
  • chaired the satellite session on Heartfile Health Financing

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New York, USA. October 22-27, 2010
The Changing landscape of global public health: hosted by Columbia University School of Public Health
Plenary discussant response on the paper: �trends transforming the landscape�
London, UK. September 15, 2010
The Lancet Pakistan Series�Authors� meeting. The Lancet
Co-chaired the meeting as series co-editor
Bellagio, Lake Como, Italy; August 17-20, 2010
HIV and Health Systems: A Bellagio Center Conference. Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
Attended the meeting as an invited expert

Dr. Sania Nishtar
Oxford, UK. July 21, 2010
Follow up to the Emerging Market�s Symposium on health management. Green Templeton College, Oxford University, UK.
Attended the meeting as an invited expert
Singapore. June 28-29, 2010
Global Health Study Group Workshop. Center on Asia and Globalization, Lee Kwan Yew School of Public Policy
Attended the meeting as an invited expert
Amman, Jordan; June 6-7, 2010
Regional Conference on Achieving Better Health Equity and Efficiency in the Middle East and North Africa.
Talk on “Reforming mixed health system”
Dr. Sania Nishtar
New Delhi, India; May 31, 2010
PepsiCo’s Global Human Sustainability Commitments.
Talk on “Focus on saturated Fat/Healthier Oils/Sodium and Sugar”
Talk on “H&W the Consumer Point of View”
Dr. Sania Nishtar
Milan, Italy; May 14, 2010
Bocconi University and Rockefeller foundation initiative on attaining universal coverage.
Talk on “Achieving universal health coverage: experiences of Pakistan”
Dr. Sania Nishtar
Geneva, Switzerland; May 13, 2010
WHO Consultation on the Report of the Expert Working Group on R&D and Financing
Made the presentation on the report to the WHO Executive Board
Dr. Sania Nishtar  
Geneva, Switzerland; April 8-10, 2010
WHO Consultation – Review of International Experience in NCD Prevention and Control
Attended the consultation as an expert and speaker
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Singapore, March 18, 2010
Strengthening health systems in Asia conference
Panelist in the final plenary: way forward and recommendations
recorded comments communicated
Dr. Sania Nishtar
Geneva, Switzerland, March 3, 2010
Introductory seminar on Choked Pipes at the World Health Organization headquarter
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Bangkok, Thailand, January 29, 2010
Prince Mahidhol Award Conference
Plenary session panelist in the session entitled “Who does what to health information systems”
Concurrent session panelist in the session entitled “Assessing health systems performance”
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Dubai, UAE, January 26, 2010
Meeting of Friends of Democratic Pakistan
Concurrent and Plenary session presentation on Public-Private partnerships in the health sector
Oxford, UK, December 4, 2009
The Emerging Markets Symposium. Oxford University, Green Templeton College
Attended the Symposium as an invited expert
Dr. Sania Nishtar
Geneva, Switzerland, November 30–December 02, 2009
3rd Meeting of WHO Director General’s Expert Working Group on R&D Financing
Attended the meeting as a member of the Expert Working Group
Dubai, UAE, November 20–22, 2009
Summit of the Global Agenda Council, World Economic Forum
Attended the meeting as a member of the Global Agenda Council 
Dr. Sania Nishtar
Havana, Cuba, November 16–20, 2009
13th Annual Meeting of the Global Forum for Health Research
Chaired the launch of the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research’s report entitled: Systems Thinking
Dr. Sania Nishtar
Panelist at the Pre-Launch Preview of the self authored Book: Choked Pipes  
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Panelist in the closing plenary: recorded comments communicated
Dr. Sania Nishtar
Nairobi, Kenya, October 26-30, 2009
7th Global Conference on Health Promotion
Panellist at the plenary session entitled: Convergent strategies, divergent histories, emergent opportunities:
health promotion, the social determinants of health and primary health care. Recorded comments accessible in two parts
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Puyuhuapy, Chile, October 19–21, 2009
Planning meeting of the First Global Symposium on Health Systems Research
Attended the meeting as a member of Scientific Advisory Committee 
Dr. Sania Nishtar
Geneva, Switzerland, October 13-14, 2009
Board meeting. Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research
Attended as a Member of the Board
New York, USA, August 27–28, 2009
PepsiCo Global Health Policy meeting
Attended the meeting as a member of PepsiCo’s Global Health Advisory Committee 
Klong Luang, Thailand, July 19 -25, 2009
Asian Institute of Technology Professional Development course on “Enabling Effective District Leadership for Reproductive Health in Pakistan”
Talk in the plenary session entitled: Health Policy Challenge in Pakistan
Geneva, Switzerland, July 7-8, 2009
United Nations Economic and Social Council Ministerial roundtable breakfast on Addressing Non-Communicable Diseases and Injuries
Attended the meeting as an invited expert 
Geneva, Switzerland; June 29-30, 2009
Second Meeting of WHO Director General’s Expert Working Group on R&D Financing
Attended the meeting as a member of the Expert Working Group
Venice, Italy; June 22-23, 2009
World Health Organization’s High-level dialogue on Maximizing Positive Synergies between Global Health Initiatives and Health Systems
Attended the meeting as the Chair of the Drafting Committee of the Venice Statement on Health Systems and Global Health Initiatives
Dr. Sania Nishtar  Dr. Sania Nishtar
Geneva, Switzerland; May 16, 2009
Consultation on Global Initiatives, Health System Strengthening and Universal Health Coverage
Attended the meeting as a member of the Results for Development and Rockefeller Foundation’s Working Group on Private Sector in Health Systems.
Istanbul, Turkey; April 27-28, 2009.
12th World Congress on Public Health
Talk in the plenary session entitled: Redesigning Health Systems in a Changing World
Title of the talk: Strengthening the Evidence Base of Health Reform in Pakistan: Implications for the Global Community
Dr. Sania Nishtar  Dr. Sania Nishtar
Chiangmai, Thailand; April 23-24, 2009
Meeting of the World Health Organization’s Implementers Consortium on Maximizing Positive Synergies between Health Systems and Global Health Initiatives
Attended the meeting as a member of WHO’s Maximizing Positive Synergies Group
Washington DC, USA; April 12-14, 2009.
Institute of Medicine Committee on Preventing the Global Epidemic of Cardiovascular Disease: Meeting the Challenges in Developing Countries.
Talk in the plenary: Prevention, Implementation and Health Systems Strengthening
Talk entitled: Chronic Disease Management in Health Care Systems in Middle- and Low-Income Countries
Geneva, Switzerland; March 26-27, 2009
4th Expert Consultation on World Health Organization’s Maximizing Positive Synergies between Health Systems and Global Health Initiatives
Attended the meeting as a member of WHO’s Maximizing Positive Synergies Group
Colombo, Sri Lanka; March 16-18, 2009.
United Nations Economic and Social Council. South Asian Regional Ministerial Meeting in support of the 2009 Economic and Social Council’s Annual Ministerial Review.
Talk in the plenary session entitled: New Initiatives to Finance Health Care—Heartfile’s Health Equity Project
Rome, Italy; February 16-18, 2009
World Health Organization’s meeting on the Lancet Series on Maximizing Positive Synergies between Global Health Initiatives and Health Systems
Attended the meeting as a member of WHO’s Maximizing Positive Synergies Group
Bangkok, Thailand; January 29-30, 2009
Consultation of the Rockefeller Foundation’s Working Group on Private Sector in Health Systems at the Price Mahidhol Conference
Attended the Symposium as a member of the Working Group
Geneva, Switzerland; January 12-14, 2009
1st Meeting of WHO Director General’s Expert Working Group on R&D Financing
Attended the meeting as a member of the Expert Working Group
Boston, USA; December 3-5, 2008
Research Agendas in Global Health Systems. Harvard University
Talk in the plenary session entitled: Health systems issues in implementation
Hong Kong; December 2-3, 2008
Clinton Global Initiative
Attended the meeting to make a joint commitment with the Clinton Global Initiative
Dr. Sania Nishtar
Bamako, Mali; November 16-19, 2008
Global Ministerial Forum on Research for Health
Panelist in the session entitled: The Private Sector in Mixed Health Systems
Panelist in the ministerial discussion entitled: From Global Health Initiatives to Primary Health Care: Scaling up Research and learning for Health Systems

Dr. Sania Nishtar
Tokyo, Japan; November 1-4, 2008
International Conference on Global Action for Health System Strengthening. G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit Follow up.
Attended the conference as an invited expert

Dr. Sania Nishtar  Dr. Sania Nishtar
Bellagio, Italy; October 28-31, 2008
Strengthening Health Systems Capacity and Leadership, Rockefeller Foundation and Columbia University
Attended the meeting as an invited expert
Dr. Sania Nishtar
Bellagio, Italy; October 6-8, 2008
Expert Consultation of the Working Group on the Role of the Private Sector in Health Systems;
Results for Development Institute and Rockefeller Foundation
Dr. Sania Nishtar
Geneva, Switzerland; October 2-3, 2008
Third Expert Consultation on Positive Synergies between
Health Systems and Global Health Initiatives; World Health Organization
Attended the meeting as a member of WHO’s Maximizing Positive Synergies Group
Mexico City, Mexico; August 5, 2008
Second Expert Consultation on Positive Synergies between
Health Systems and Global Health Initiatives; World Health Organization
Attended the meeting as a member of WHO’s Maximizing Positive Synergies Group
Divone, France; June 2, 2008
World Health Organization’s Director General’s high-level Consultation on Scaling up Research and Learning for Better Health
Attended the consultation as an invited expert
Geneva, Switzerland; May 25, 2008
Geneva Health Forum
Panelist in the session entitled: Can Mixed Health Systems be Equitable?
Panelist in the session entitled: Management of Chronic Diseases
Panelist on the Closing Plenary
Dr. Sania Nishtar  Dr. Sania Nishtar
Nyon, Switzerland; May 25-27, 2008
From Mexico to Mali: Taking Stock of Achievements in Health Policy and Systems Research; Alliance for Policy and Systems Research
Attended the meeting as an invited expert
Dr. Sania Nishtar
Geneva, Switzerland; May 24, 2008
Strengthening health systems; Brookings Institute and Rockefeller consultation
Attended the meeting as a member of the Working Group
San Francisco, California; USA; April 9-11, 2008.
Global Philanthropy Forum
Panelist in the session entitled: Maternal and Child Health
Bangkok, Thailand; January 30-February 2, 2008
Prince Mahidol Award Conference 2008
Meeting of the Working Group on Private Sector in Health Systems.
Attended the meeting as a member of the working group
London, UK; December 4, 2007.
Launch of the Lancet Series on Chronic Diseases
Panelist in the session entitled: Health Reform and Chronic Diseases
Dr. Sania Nishtar  Dr. Sania Nishtar  Dr. Sania Nishtar
Beijing, China; October 29-November 2, 2007
Global Forum for Health Research Panelist in the closing plenary entitled: The Future of Research for Health
Talk on: Research Priorities for Chronic Diseases
Dr. Sania Nishtar  Dr. Sania Nishtar  Dr. Sania Nishtar
New York, USA; September 26-28, 2007
Clinton Global Initiative
Panelist in the session entitled: Over- and Under-Nutrition
Dr. Sania Nishtar  Dr. Sania Nishtar
Dalian, China; September 1-5, 2007
World Economic Forum Meeting of the New Champions
Attended the meeting as an invited expert
Dr. Sania Nishtar  Dr. Sania Nishtar  Dr. Sania Nishtar
Atlanta, USA; August 12-16, 2007
Centers for Disease Control; National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention; Regional and Global Collaboration Implementation Group
Attended the meeting as a member of the implementation group
London, UK; July 2-5, 2007
World Health Organization and Department of Health UK
Global Health Promotion
Attended the meeting as an invited expert  
Dr. Sania Nishtar
Vancouver, Canada; June 13-15, 2007
World Congress on Health Promotion
Panelist in the plenary session entitled: Inequities in Health
Dr. Sania Nishtar    Dr. Sania Nishtar    Dr. Sania Nishtar
Chicago, USA; May 29-31, 2007
Annual Convention of the Human Development Foundation
Talk in the plenary session entitled: Challenges in Health Policy in Pakistan
Washington, USA; April 25-28, 2007
Annual Forum of the Centers for Disease Control
Talk in the plenary session entitled: The National Action Plan on Non-Communicable Diseases in Pakistan
Cairo, Egypt; March 27-28, 2007
Regional Consultation to develop Guidelines on CVD Management; World Health Organization Office of the Eastern Mediterranean Region
Geneva, Switzerland; Feb 4-8, 2007
Expert Consultation to Prevent Chronic Disease; World Health Organization
Chaired the meeting
Bangkok, Thailand; February 1-3, 2007
Prince Mahidol Award Conference
Talk in concurrent session entitled: From Development of a Program to the Delivery of Preventive and Control Services in Non-Communicable Diseases – a Perspective from Pakistan
Dr. Sania Nishtar  Dr. Sania Nishtar
Cairo, Egypt; October 29-November 2, 2006
Global Forum for Health Research
Panelist in the closing plenary
Dr. Sania Nishtar
Paris, France; October 5-8, 2006
Global Strategy on Diet and Physical Activity; World Health Organization
Chaired the meeting
Barcelona, Spain; August 31-September 6, 2006
World Congress of Cardiology
Talk in concurrent session entitled: National Planning for Cardiovascular Diseases
Talk in concurrent session entitled: Women as a Resource for Cardiovascular Diseases Prevention
Dr. Sania Nishtar
Kuwait; June 19-21, 2006
World Health Organization’s Expert Consultation on NCDs
Talk entitled: Integration of Non-Communicable Diseases into Primary Health Care
Cairo, Egypt; June 12-15, 2006
Country Cooperation Strategy; World Health Organization Office of the Eastern Mediterranean Region
Chaired the meeting
Dr. Sania Nishtar Dr. Sania Nishtar
Nairobi, Kenya; May 1-6, 2006
Workshop on Community Health Promotion
International Union for Health Promotion
Attended the meeting as a member of the Consortium on Community Health Promotion
New York, USA; February 8-13, 2006
World Heart Federation
Chaired the Foundations Advisory Board meeting
Delhi, India; February 18-20, 2006
International Symposium on Cardiovascular Diseases, Diabetes and Stroke. All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Keynote address
Bellagio, Italy; December, 2005
How to Improve Cardiovascular Health Outcomes in Less Well-Resourced Settings; World Heart Federation
Attended the meeting as an invited expert
Dr. Sania Nishtar
Bogota, Columbia; November, 2005
Planning Global Physical Activity Interventions; International Union of Health Promotion
Attended the meeting as an invited expert
Dr. Sania Nishtar
Accra, Ghana; October 16-19, 2005
Training Seminar on Chronic Disease Capacity Building in Sub-Saharan Africa. Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, USA, and the International Union for Health Promotion
Attended as the Seminar Faculty
Geneva, Switzerland; October, 26-28, 2005
World Health Organization Annual Global Forum
Panelist at the Plenary Session entitled: Preventing the Chronic Disease Pandemic
Mumbai, India; September 16-18, 2005
Global Forum for Health Research
Talk entitled: Mainstreaming Chronic Disease on the Agendas of the Developing Countries
Stockholm, Sweden; September 3-7, 2005
(ESC Population Science Lecture)
European Congress of Cardiology
Population Science Lecture entitled: Women and Heart Disease: Impact, Imperatives and Implications
Dr. Sania Nishtar  Dr. Sania Nishtar
Iguaçu, Brazil; May 19-25, 2005
6th International Conference on Preventive Cardiology
Talk in concurrent session entitled: Community Contributions to CVD Prevention and
National Action Plan for NCD Prevention in Pakistan
Dr. Sania Nishtar
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; May 4-9, 2005
International Consortium for Community Health Promotion
Chaired the meeting
Cairo, Egypt; April 10-12, 2005
Regional Consultation for WHO Global Program of Work 2005; World Health Organization Office of the Eastern Mediterranean Region
Attended as an invited expert  
Orlando, USA; February 18, 2005
Second Women Conference on Heart Disease and Stroke
Talk in plenary session entitled: Community Control of Hypertension in the Developing Countries
Dr. Sania Nishtar  Dr. Sania Nishtar  Dr. Sania Nishtar  Dr. Sania Nishtar  Dr. Sania Nishtar
Miami, Florida; December, 2004
Implementing the WHO Global Strategy on Physical Activity
Attended as an invited expert  
Dr. Sania Nishtar
Atlanta USA; November 17-22, 2004
Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, USA; Community Health Promotion Workshop
Attended as an invited expert  
Ottawa, Canada; November 3-6, 2004
World Health Organization’s Global Forum on Non-Communicable Integrated Chronic Disease Prevention and Control. Global Forum IV.
Talk in plenary session entitled: Pakistan’s National Plan of Action on Chronic Diseases
Dr. Sania Nishtar  Dr. Sania Nishtar  Dr. Sania Nishtar  Dr. Sania Nishtar  Dr. Sania Nishtar
Hong Kong; October 1-3, 2004
Global Conference on Cardiovascular Clinical Trials
Talk in concurrent session entitled: Prevention of Diabetes and CVD in South Asia
Ekaterinburg, Russia; September 2004
World Heart Federation, Ekaterinburg Project Press Conference
Dr. Sania Nishtar  Dr. Sania Nishtar  Dr. Sania Nishtar Dr. Sania Nishtar  Dr. Sania Nishtar
Oxford, UK; August 31-September 4, 2004
Oxford Vision 2020 Initiative meeting; University of Oxford
Attended as a member of the Oxvision initiative  
Milan, Italy; June 12-15, 2004
5th International Heart Health Conference.
Talk in concurrent session entitled: Implementing WHO CVD Risk Management Package in Primary Health
Talk in concurrent session entitled: National Action Plan on Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases and Health Promotion in Pakistan
Talk in concurrent session entitled: Guideline Development in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Melbourne, Australia; March 23-26, 2004
WHO Mega Country Health Promotion Network Meeting
Talk in concurrent session entitled: National Action Plan on Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases and Health Promotion in Pakistan
Dr. Sania Nishtar
Singapore, January 14-17, 2004
Asia Pacific Congress of Cardiology
Talk in concurrent session entitled: Impact of Global Trends in Cardiovascular Diseases on the Health Economics of Developing Countries
Dr. Sania Nishtar
Accra, Ghana; December 5-11, 2003
Capacity-Building for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa
Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, USA, and the International Union for Health Promotion
Attended the meeting as the Seminar Faculty
Dr. Sania Nishtar
Beijing, China; November 6-10, 2003
5th International Symposium on Hypertension and Related Diseases
Talk in concurrent session entitled: Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Control in the Developing Countries: Issues and Challenges
Dr. Sania Nishtar  Dr. Sania Nishtar  Dr. Sania Nishtar
Prague, Czech Republic; September 4-6, 2003
Annual Meeting of Heart Friends Around the World.
Talk in plenary session entitled: The Role of Foundations in Heart Disease Prevention at a Global Level
Dr. Sania Nishtar
Helsinki, Finland; August 3-8, 2003
12th World Conference on Tobacco or Health
Talk in concurrent session entitled: Tobacco Control as part of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: the Heartfile Experience
Geneva, Switzerland; March 31-April 1, 2003
Mega Country Network Meeting
World Health Organization Department of Health Promotion of Non-Communicable Diseases
Attended as member of the Steering Committee of WHO’s Mega Country Initiative
Colombo, Sri Lanka; March 26-28, 2003
PREMISE II Workshop; World Health Organization
Attended as member of the PREMISE Study Group and Principal Investigator for Pakistan
Geneva, Switzerland; December 11-13, 2002
Mega Country Network Meeting
WHO Department of Health Promotion of Non-Communicable Diseases
Attended as member of the Steering Committee of WHO’s Mega Country Initiative
Doha, Qatar; December 9-12, 2002
Qatar Sports International; World Sports Forum
Talk in plenary session entitled: Cardiovascular Health through Sports
Geneva, Switzerland; October 7-11, 2002
WHO Meeting of Interested Parties (MIP)
Talk in plenary session entitled: Communicating Risks to Health
Beirut, Lebanon; July 5-7, 2002
WHO Workshop on Non-Communicable Disease Surveillance in the EMRO Region
Attended as an invited expert
Geneva, Switzerland; July, 2002
WHO, CVD Risk Reduction through Integrated Management of Hypertension, Diabetes and Smoking
Attended as an invited expert
Sydney, Australia; May 7-10, 2002
XIV World Congress of Cardiology
State-of-the-art invited talk entitled: An Evidence-based Approach to CVD Prevention in the Developing Countries
Talk in concurrent session entitled: Justifying Cost of Treatment in the Developing World
Cairo, Egypt; April 10-12, 2002
3rd East Mediterranean Heart Health Network International Congress
Talk in plenary session entitled: CVD Prevention in Women
Talk in plenary session entitled: Hypertension Control in EMRO
event held in conjunction with WHO’s Interregional Workshop on Initiative for Scaling Up Secondary Prevention of Stroke and Myocardial Infarction in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Dr. Sania Nishtar
Kandy, Sri Lanka; February, 2002
WHO Interregional Workshop on Initiative for Scaling Up Secondary Prevention of Stroke and Myocardial Infarction in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Attended as member of the study group
Manila, Philippines; October 3-6, 2001
13th Asia Pacific Congress of Cardiology
Talk in concurrent session entitled: Print and Electronic Media for Cardiovascular Disease Public Awareness: the Potential for Replication
Dr. Sania Nishtar Dr. Sania Nishtar
Stockholm, Sweden; September 1, 2001
Global Forum Meeting for Cardiovascular Diseases
Talk in plenary session entitled: Risk Factor of Cardiovascular Disease Management in the Developing Countries
Osaka, Japan; May 27-31, 2001
5th International Conference on Preventive Cardiology and 4th International Heart Health Conference
Talk in concurrent session entitled: Pakistan’s Heartfile
Isfahan, Iran; May 1-3, 2001
1st National Seminar on Women and Hormone Replacement Therapy
Talk in plenary session entitled: Coronary Heart Disease Risk Factors
Talk in plenary session entitled: Guidelines for Hormone Replacement Therapy as part of Primary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease
Chennai, India; December 7-10, 2000
54th Annual Meeting of the Cardiological Society of India
Talk in plenary session entitled: Women in South Asia: a Long Way from Basic CVD Care
Colombo, Sri Lanka; September 25-29, 2000
1st Annual Symposium of the Sri Lanka Heart Association
Talk in plenary session entitled: Preventing CVD in South Asia in the Face of the Impending Pandemic
Katmandu, Nepal; July 2000
1st Congress of the Nepal Society of Cardiology
Talk in plenary session entitled: Algorithms for the Management of Hypertension in the SAARC Region Current Management of Heart Failure
Dr. Sania Nishtar
Isfahan Iran; May 2000
Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Institute
Talk in plenary session entitled: Development of National Guidelines on Hormone Replacement Therapy
Victoria, Canada; May 7-10, 2000
First Women Conference on Heart Disease and Stroke
Talk in concurrent session entitled: Preventive Cardiovascular Care amongst Females in Pakistan: an Unfinished Agenda
Talk in concurrent session entitled: Barriers: Access to Care for Women in the Developing Countries
Dhaka, Bangladesh; February 2000
First SAARC Congress of Cardiology
Talk in plenary session entitled: Optimization of Therapeutic and Lifestyle Advice to Patients with Coronary Heart Disease in Pakistan
Dr. Sania Nishtar
Lahore, Pakistan; October 1999
12th Asia Pacific Congress of Cardiology
Talk in plenary session entitled: CAD Prevention in the Developing World: Priority or Bail Out Stenosis Quantification on Diagnostic Coronary Angiograms
Presentation entitled: Missed Therapeutic Windows of Opportunity in the Optimal Management of CAD in Pakistan
Presentation entitled: Analysis of Dietary Pattern in the context of Establishing Coronary Risk Profiles in Patients with Documented CAD in Pakistan
Baltimore, USA; October 1999
Grand Clinical Rounds of the John Hopkins Medical University
Talk entitled: Pakistan’s Heartfile
Athens, Greece; April 1999
4th International Congress of Nuclear Cardiology
Poster Presentation: Inferior Wall Artifacts in Pakistanis: the Central Obesity Effect