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02 Apr 19 10 May 19

MSF Scientific Days 2019: Innovation agenda

Friday 10 May - Royal Society of Medicine, London

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9.00-9.10 - Welcome and introduction from the MC

Find out more about ICRC >

9.10-9.40 - Keynote speech

Find out more about Eddie Obeng >

Chair introduction

Find out more about the Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation >

  • When your story becomes our story: learning from a co-created noma health promotion pilot in Nigeria, Annette de Jong, MSF
  • Using social media for patient and community engagement: MSF's experience in Lebanon, Jinane Saad, MSF
  • Experts-by-experience: building survivor advocacy at the Victims of Torture rehabilitation clinic, Athens, Ben du Preez, MSF and Touria, Survivors2

Discussion and Q&A session

10.45-11.15- Break (Demos in atrium)

Chair introduction

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  • Indoor household use of attractive toxic sugar baits on malaria vectors, Tchonka, Democratic Republic of Congo, Maite Guardiola, MSF
  • Using the sun to power air conditioning, Marpe Tanaka, MSF
  • Development of an all-in-one transportable clinical bacteriology laboratory: feedback from testing a Mini-Lab prototype, Jean-Baptiste Ronat, MSF
  • Developing a gravity-fed water treatment facility for MSF projects in Balochistan, Pakistan, Farooq Khan, MSF

Discussion and Q&A session

12.40-13.00 - Demo elevator pitches

One minute and one slide for all demo project presenters

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13.00-14.30 - Lunch (Demos in atrium)

Chair introduction

Find out more about Ramani Huria >

Panel session, discussion and Q&A with:

15.40-16.10 - Break (Demos in atrium)

Chair introduction

Find out more the Humanitarian Health Research Initiative >

  • Implementing neonatal palliative care in Afghanistan, Nikola Morton, MSF
  • Overcoming barriers to provision of safe abortion care in MSF projects: Task Force approach, Manisha Kumar, MSF
  • Obstetric innovations in Kabala Hospital, Sierra Leone: the Bubble Operating Theatre and Non-Pneumatic Anti-Shock Garment, Sonia Guinovart, MSF

Discussion and Q&A session

17.20-17.30 - MC closing remarks (Nan Buzard, ICRC)

17.30-17.45 - MSF closing remarks

17.40 - Drinks in the atrium