Health Literacy Promoting D...

I. Title of Forum
Health Literacy Promoting Disease Control and Prevention

II.  Brief Introduction
Human health is the foundation of the progress of social civilization. Overall well-off society can’t be realized without overall health. In recent years, Chinese government attaches great importance to improving the health of people, in the progress of building a well-off society and building a socialist harmonious society, adheres to the fundamental tenet of putting people first and serving the people's health, carries out health education and health promotion. Meanwhile, the government makes great efforts in raise of  people’s health care awareness and ability.This policy is an important tactic in healthy china construction as a key index in “The outline of the healthy China 2030 plan” and is benefit for health potential development. Additionally, Health literacy improvement empowers the ability of people to identify and solve common health problems. Disease prevention and overall health construction can be  assured though health education and Health literacy improvement.
The theme of the forum is “Health literacy promote disease prevention”. Experts from China and abroad including three academicians, three head of International and National organization etc. will spread health education information, instruct health skills and share the experience to promote Health literacy. Health literacy monitoring results 2017 will be released during the forum.
This forum will cover all professionals of provincial CDCs nationwide and professionals in health education academic field. The purpose of this forum is to deliver the new concept and ways about health promotion, health communication and disease prevention to officials work in health promotion organizations.To promote people’s health care awareness and ability though education of more and more people by several health education campaigns and 20 medias’ public education programs.

III. Agenda




Opening Ceremony


Opening Remark by the director of National Health Commission of the People’ Republic of China


Opening Remark by lead of WHO China Representative Office


Announcement of monitoring results of residents' health literacy in 2017


Keynote Lecture

Peter Daszak,President of EcoHealth Alliance


Keynote Lecture

Longde Wang, Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, President of the Chinese Preventive Medicine Association


Exercise Break


Keynote Lecture

James Goh,Chairman elect of the International Federation of Medical Physics and Medical Engineering


Keynote Lecture

Qimin Zhan, Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Executive vice president of Peking University, and director general of Medical Department


Keynote Lecture

Anwar-ul-Hassan Gilani,Former chairman of the Pakistan Science and Technology Council, Distinguished Professor of Aga Khan medical school in Pakistan


Keynote Lecture

George F. Gao,Academician of Chinese Academy of Science, director general of China CDC


Closing Ceremony

IV. Short bio for experts
(1) Longde Wang, MD

Prof. Wang Longde is an Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, the president of the Chinese Preventive Medicine Association. He is also the chief committee member of National Expert Advisory Committee on disease control and prevention, the chief committee member of National Expert Guidance Committee on health promotion and health education, the deputy director of the Stroke Control Project Committee and Strategy consultant of science and technology innovation of the National Health Commission of the P.R.C. Prof. Wang has served as Vice-Minister of Ministry of Health of China, and a member of the Standing Committee of the 11th and 12th National People’s Congress of P.R.C.
Prof Wang plays significant role in public health in China. More than 100 papers and more than 30 books have been published related to public health, preventive medicine, and epidemiology and disease control, especially some papers published on important journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, the Lancet. Prof. Wang has several important awards, including China National Science and Technology Award, the Stop TB Partnership's 2007 Kochon Prize, and the 2007 UNAIDS Award of Excellent Leadership and Continuous Contribution for Response to AIDS.

(2) George F. Gao, Ph.D

Professor George F. Gao is a member (academician) of Chinese Academy of Sciences, a fellow of The Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS, also known as The World Academy of Sciences), a fellow of American Academy of Microbiology, an associate (foreign) member of European Molecular Biology Organization, a fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science, a fellow of Royal Society of Edinburgh, and a fellow of African Academy of Sciences. He is the director-general of Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, deputy director of National Natural Science Foundation of China, director and professor of CAS Key Laboratory of Pathogenic Microbiology and Immunology, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences and visiting professor of Oxford University.
Professor Gao’s research interests include enveloped viruses,  molecular immunology, and virus ecology. His research has recently expanded on public health policy and global health strategy. He has published more than 490 refereed papers (Including papers in Cell, Nature, Science, The Lancet, New England Journal of Medicine, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA etc.), 10 books or book chapters and holds more than 25 UK, US and Chinese patents. Professor Gao is a recipient of several international and national awards, including one Special award, one First Class and two Second Class Prizes of The State Scientific and Technological Progress Awards, Six First Class Prizes of The Provincial Scientific and Technological Progress Awards, National Innovation Prize,  Thompson Reuters Research Front Award, TWAS Medical Prize, Nikkei Asian Prize, Tan Jiazhen (C. C. Tan) Grand Scientific Achievement Prize and Life Science Innovation Award, HLHL S&T Advancement Award, JP Wu-Paul Janssen (Medical and Pharmaceutical) Award, Japanese Foreign Minister's Commencement and Shulan Medical Sciences Award.

(3) Peter Daszak, Ph.D

Dr. Peter Daszak is President of EcoHealth Alliance, a US-based organization that conducts research and outreach programs on global health, conservation and international development.  Dr. Daszak’s research has been instrumental in identifying and predicting the impact of emerging diseases across the globe.  His achievements include identifying the bat origin of SARS, identifying the underlying drivers of Nipah and Hendra virus emergence, producing the first ever global emerging disease ‘hotspots’ map, identifying the first case of a species extinction due to disease, and discovering the disease chytridiomycosis as the cause global amphibian declines.  Dr Daszak is a member of the IOM’s Forum on Microbial Threats, the NRC Advisory Committee to the US Global Change Research Program, the Supervisory Board of the One Health Platform, the One Health Commission Council of Advisors, the CEEZAD External Advisory Board; has advised the Director for Medical Preparedness Policy on the White House National Security Staff on global health issues. Dr Daszak won the 2000 CSIRO medal for collaborative research on the discovery of amphibian chytridiomycosis, is the EHA institutional lead for USAID-EPT-PREDICT, is on the Editorial Board of Conservation Biology, One Health, and Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, and is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Ecohealth.  He has authored over 300 scientific papers, and his work has been the focus of extensive media coverage, ranging from popular press articles to television appearances.  

V.  Organizer
Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Chinese Health Education Center