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Asia Harm Reduction Forum 2023 Agenda

October 19, 2023

Centennial Hall, Manila Hotel

One Rizal Park, Ermita, Manila

​8:00 AM - 9:00 AM


​9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

​National Anthem

Welcome Remarks

By: Professor Jay Jazul Introduction of Speakers

​9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

The importance of consumer engagement and why the WHO must listen to the most affected stakeholders

By: Martin Cullip

​9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

LATAM: Current situation of Harm Reduction for People Unable or Unwilling to Quit Smoking By: Jeffery Zamora

​10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Breaching the Gap in Harm Reduction Knowledge, Advocacy and Policy By: Suely Castro

​10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

​Morning Break

​11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

India as the Largest Battleground between THR Advocates and Prohibitionists in the World By: Jagannath Sarangapani

​10:50 AM - 11:30 AM

Regulate Not Ban: A Healthcare Perspective By: Rohan Sequiera, MD

​11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

​Lunch Break

​1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Saving Smokers' Lives: Embracing Tobacco Harm Reduction Through Policy and Regulation By: Lorenzo Mata, MD

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Pediatric Anticipatory Guidance By: Dr. Chaira Marie Dimla

​2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Perception of Local Pharmacists in Metro Manila on the Regulation of HTP

By: Jay Jazul

​2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Ethical Considerations in Harm Reduction

By: Dr. Pacifico Calderon

​3:00 PM - 3:25 PM:

​Afternoon Break

​3:25 PM - 3:40 PM

sCOPe Documentary Premiere

3:40 PM - 4:15 PM

Consumer Panel discussion and Q&A

Moderated by Martin Cullip

Joey Dulay; Rohan Sequiera, MD; Clarisse Virgino; Jan Walsh, Nancy Loucas

​4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Signing of the Western Pacific Declaration

4:30 PM - 4:45 PM


By: Dr. Ronald Cabral, MD

Closing Remarks

By: Dr. Arleen Reyes, DMD

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