Conference & Forum

Global Health and Development Forum 2022 Global Health: Digital Transformation and Development Divides

22 Dec 2022 Online

2022 is the theme year of “Digital Humanities” at Peking University (PKU). In 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) released the “Global Strategy Report on Digital Health (2020-2025)”, setting the global priority of the digital health strategy to promote global health and human development. Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the digital transformation of healthcare has fast developed unprecedentedly, not only bringing new healthcare experiences, but also showing a future trend of continuous growth, which is bound to bring more potentials for digital technology to improve human health. At the same time, the pace of health digitization is not consistent among different groups, leaving disadvantaged populations unfavorable development divides. In light of the state development goal for common prosperity, this forum aims to bring together domestic and foreign experts to explore possible solutions in our joint efforts to meet the opportunities and challenges of digital health transformation.

The event is co-organized by Asian Development Bank, Beijing Forum 2022, and PKU Institute for Global Health and Development.

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8:30 – 10:00Session I: Opening
Moderator: Gordon G. Liu, PKU BOYA Distinguished Professor, National School of Development; Dean, PKU Institute for Global Health and Development

Opening Speakers:

QIAO Jie, Executive Vice President, Peking University; Director, Peking University Health Science Center; President, Peking University Third Hospital

HAN Qi-de, Vice Chairman of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference; Honorary President of the PRC Association for Science and Technology; Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences; Co-Chair of the Advisory Council of PKU Institute for Global Health and Development

ZENG Yi-xin, Vice-minister, National Health Commission, PRC

Victor Dzau, President of the U.S. National Academy of Medicine; International member, Chinese Academy of Engineering

WANG Chen, President, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College; Vice President and Academician, Chinese Academy of Engineering; International member, U.S. National Academy of Medicine

Mark McClellan, Robert J. Margolis Professor of Business,Medicine and Policy, Duke University; Former U.S. FDA Commissioner

M. Teresa Kho, Director General, East Asia Department, Asian Development Bank

BI Jing-quan, Deputy Director, Committee for Economic Affairs of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference; Executive Vice Chairman, the PRC Center for International Economic Exchanges
10:00 – 12:00Session II: Digital Transformation in Healthcare
Moderator: XU Ming, Research Professor & Chair, Department of Global Health, PKU School of Public Health; Associate Dean of PKU Institute for Global Health and Development

Keynote Speakers:

Erik Brynjolfsson, the Jerry Yang and Akiko Yamazaki Professor at Stanford University; Director of Stanford Digital Economy Lab

John Glaser, Program Director, “Leading Digital Transformation in Health Care”, Harvard Medical School; the former Chair of the Global Agenda Council on Digital Health, World Economic Forum

Sandro Galea, Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor at Boston University School of Public Health, 3-D Commission Chair

XIAO Rui-ping, Peking University Chair Professor, Dean of the College of Future Technolo- gy, Associate editor of New England Journal of Medicine

Guodong (Gordon) Gao, Professor at the Carey Business School of Johns Hopkins University and Co-Director of the Center for Digital Health and AI

ZHANG Lu-xia, Associate Dean, National Institute of Health Data Science at Peking University

WANG Ya-sha, Deputy Director and Professor of National Engineering Research Center of Software Engineering, Peking University, the Chang Jiang Scholar

Roundtable Discussion

CHEN Xi, Associate Professor of Health Policy and Economics, Yale University; Associate Professor, PKU Institute for Global Health and Development

WANG Teng-jiao, Professor of School of Computer Science and Director of Research Center for Computational Social Science, Peking University

Kelvin Tsoi, Associate Professor, Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong; President, International Society for Digital Health (ISDH)
35:00 – 15:20Session III: Health Digitalization and Development Divides
Moderator: QIN Xue-zheng, Associate Dean of PKU School of Economics, Associate Dean of PKU Institute for Global Health and Development

Keynote Speakers:

Derrick Muneene, Unit Head, Capacity Building and Collaboration, Digital Health and Innovation Department, World Health Organization

David C. Rhew, Global Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Healthcare for Microsoft

LI Shi, Senior Professor, School of Public Affairs, Zhejiang University; Dean of Institute for Common Prosperity and Development, Zhejiang University

Eric Pan, Chief Executive Officer of Intuitive Fosun

Roundtable Discussion

Gordon G. Liu, PKU BOYA Distinguished Professor, National School of Development; Dean of PKU Institute for Global Health and Development

WANG Tao, MOE Yangtze River Scholar Professor; Chairman, Chronic Disease Management Committee, the PRC Aging Well Association; Professor, Department of Nephrology, Peking University Third Hospital

JIAO Bing-li, Professor of School of Electronics, Peking University; Director of Ministry of Education Engineering Rearch Center for Mobile Digital Hospital System

Adam Chee, Chief, Smart Health Leadership Centre at the Institute of Systems Science (ISS), National University of Singapore (NUS)

XIE Dan-xia, Associate Professor of Economics, School of Social Sciences, Tsinghua University

ZHANG Shao-ting, Vice President of SenseTime, Associate Dean of Research Institute, Head of SenseTime Smart Health
15:20 – 18:00 Session IV: Global Health and Diplomacy
Moderator: ZHANG Hao, Advisor, East Aisa Department, Asian Development Bank

Keynote Speakers:

George F Gao, Director, CAS Key Laboratory of Pathogen Microbiology and Immunology, Institute of Microbiology; Dean, Savaid Medical School, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences; Former Director-General, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Stephen Orlins, President, National Committee on U.S.-PRC Relations

Siddharth Chatterjee, Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in the PRC

Najibullah Habib, Senior Health Specialist, East Asia Department, Asian Development Bank

Roundtable Discussion

Bernhard Schwartländer, Global Health Envoy, German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Embassy Beijing

ZHENG Zhi-jie, Chief Representative, Beijing Representative Office, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

PENG Xiang, Director of Fund and Project Management Division, Department of Internation- al Financial Cooperation, Ministry of Finance, PRC

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