GHF2010 – Programme Overview

Monday, 19 April 2010

09:00 10:30 Plenary
PL01 Globalization and Health Systems: Regional Perspectives
10:30
11:00
Coffee Break/Marketplace
11:00 12:30 Parallel Sessions
PS35 Pandemic Preparedness and Response: Lessons Learned from H1N1 PS24 Health Systems Strengthening: What Are We Talking About? PS 36 Health Biotechnology: The World as a Playing Field PS 40 Health Workforce Distribution and Retention Strategies
12:30 14:00 Lunch Sessions
LS01 The Global Health Challenge of Malnutrition: Can it be Defeated?
14:00 15:30 Parallel Sessions
PS15 Global Mental Health: Challenges and Opportunities in a Changing World PS06 Media21 session: Counterfeit Medicine: Cheap on The Web or in The Street, Very Costly at The End PS17 Are GHIs Moving Towards Effective Health Systems Strengthening?
15:30
16:00
Coffee Break/Marketplace
16:00 17:30 Parallel Sessions
PS29 Partnering Globally for Safer Care PS32 Strengthening Family Medicine Networks in Eastern Europe PS34 HIV/AIDS Programmes: Access, Care & Funding PS30 Foreign Policy, Trade and Health: Finding The Right Balance PS26 Accountability and Access to Essential Medicines: Global Perspectives
17:30
17:45
Break
17:45
19:15
Official Opening Ceremony of the Geneva Health Forum 2010

Tuesday, 20 April 2010

09:00 10:30 Plenary
PL03 Crisis as Catalyst for Health Reform: Quick Fixes or Sustainable Solutions?
10:30
11:00
Coffee Break/Marketplace
11:00 12:30 Parallel Sessions
PS18 Emergency and Essential Surgery: Where Do We Stand? PS19 Shared Responsibility and Concerted Responses to Antibiotic Resistance PS12 Participatory Tools Influencing Health Systems PS01 Migrant Access to Health in Switzerland: From Policy to Practice
12:30 14:00 Lunch Sessions
LS03 The Wake of the Haiti Crisis: Lessons To Be Learned
14:00 15:30 Parallel Sessions
PS27 Access to Health for Refugees and Displaced Populations in Urban Settings PS13 Neglecting Neglected Diseases: More of the Same? PS23 Improving Patient-Provider Communication in the Context of Chronic Disease PS03 Developing Youth Friendly Health Services: Do It Yourself!
15:30
16:00
Coffee Break/Marketplace
16:00 17:30 Parallel Sessions
PS25 Rebuilding Post-Conflict Health Systems: Challenges and Opportunities PS10 WHO and Global Health Governance PS31 Participatory Approaches to Health: Case Studies from around the World PS21 Improving Migrant Health in Europe
17:30
17:45
Break
17:45 19:15 Plenary
PL04 Global Health Governance: Lost in Translation?

Wednesday, 21 April 2010

09:00 10:30 Plenary
PL05 Global Access to Health: The High's and Low's of Technology
10:30
11:00
Coffee Break/Marketplace
11:00 12:30 Parallel Sessions
PS04 The Challenges of Working with Corruption PS02 ICT: Improving Access for Health Professionals in Remote Settings PS16  Ethics in Biomedical Research: Who is in Charge? PS39 Training for Humanitarian Assistance PS37 Globalization Reshaping Medical Education: Case Studies
12:30 14:00 Lunch Sessions
LS04 Geneva Innovation Network: Improving Access to Medicines LS02 World Alliance for Wound and Lymphoedema Care
13:30-14:00
14:00 15:30 Parallel Sessions
PS33 Innovative Strategies for Chronic Disease Management PS05 Human Rights in Health: Good Wishes and Practical Tools PS14 Web-Based Health Communities: What's Behind the Hype? PS38 International Hospital Partnerships: Key To Capacity Development PS08 Mobilizing Students for Change: The Medsin Campaign
15:30
15:45
Break
15:45 17:15 Plenary
PL06 Resilience, Ownership, and Political Space: Getting Access to Health in the Mainstream
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