GHF2014 – Programme Overview

This is a tentative program. Session details continuously updated.

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

08:00
08:45
NETWORKING OVER COFFEE
08:45 10:15 PLENARY
PL01 - Room: 2

Integrated Care, Empowered People

10:15
10:45
 COFFEE BREAK Ÿ     •     MARKETPLACE      •     NCD CAFÉ
10:45 12:15 PARALLEL SESSIONS
PS01
Rm:Motta

Public Hospitals Can Innovate Too!

 

Co-hosted by
Geneva University Hospitals

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PS02
Room:Leman

Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses: Where Do We Stand?

 Co-hosted by WHO

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PS03
Room:15

Primary Health Care Reforms and Family Medicine

 

Co-hosted by


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PS04
Room:18

Integrating Traditional & Alternative Medicine into Health Systems

 Co-hosted by
WHO & UNIGE

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PS05
Room:13

The Difficult Road Towards Comprehensiv Health Systems Strengthening: Closing the Gap between Theory and Practice

Co-hosted by
Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp

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12:15 13:45 LUNCH SESSIONS   •   MARKETPLACE   •   NCD CAFÉ

Room: NCD Café

NCD Café: Spirit of Partnership

Organised by NCD Alliance Supporters:
American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, Eli Lilly, Medtronic Foundation, Sanofi, Union for International Cancer Control

LS01 • Room: 2

Integrated Solutions or What Does Health System Strenghtening Mean in Fragile Settings?

Co-hosted by
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation

LS02 • Room:3

Evidence Informed Decision Making in Achieving UHC: the Role of Macro Health Technology Assessment

Co-hosted by IFPMA

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14:00 15:30 PARALLEL SESSIONS
PS06
Room: Motta

Integrated Management of NCDs at the Primary Health Care Level:
A World View

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PS07
Room:Leman

Improving Maternal and Child Health Services

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PS08
Room: 15

Scaling up Services for Mental and Neurological Disorders at a Primary Care Level in LMICs

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PS09
Room: 18

Assessing the Impact of Health Care Institutional Partnerships

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PS10
Room: 13

Empowering Diabetic Patients: Health Care is Not Enough

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POSTER SESSION

VENUE: MARKETPLACE

15:30
16:00
 COFFEE BREAK Ÿ     •    MARKETPLACE      •     NCD CAFÉ
16:00 17:30 PARALLEL SESSIONS
PS11
Room:Motta

Emerging Experiences in Eastern Europe and Central Asia for Integrated NCD Control in Primary Health Care Settings

 

Co-hosted by
The Swiss Tropical & Public Health Institute

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PS12
Room: Leman

Integrating Neonatal Care in Low Income Countries: the Big Place of the Very Small Babies

 

Co-hosted by
Doctors Without Borders

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PS13
Room: 15

Integrated Approaches to HIV Management

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PS14
Room: 18

Integrating Sexual and Reproductive Health Care in Humanitarian Interventions

 

Co-hosted by
Center for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

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PS15
Room: 13

From Technology to Impact: Focus on Diagnostic Imaging and Neonatal Incubators

Co-hosted by
The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

17:30
17:45
BREAK
17:45
19:15

Room: 2 - Official Opening Ceremony of the Geneva Health Forum 2014

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

08:00
08:45
NETWORKING OVER COFFEE
08:45 10:15 PLENARY
PL02 • Room: 2

Integrated Health Systems in a Pluralistic and Fast Changing Environment

10:15
10:45
COFFEE BREAK   •   MARKETPLACE   •  NCD CAFÉ
10:45 12:15 PARALLEL SESSIONS
PS16
Room: 3

Unpacking Health Systems Through System Thinking

Co-hosted by
The Alliance for Health Policy and System Research

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PS17
Room: 15

Antimicrobial Resistance: A Global Health Challenge. What are the integrated solutions?

Co-hosted by
WHO & UNIGE

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PS18
Room:Leman

Improving Health Information Systems for Better Decision Making

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PS19
Room: Motta

Achieving Affordability and Availability of Essential Medicines for NCDs

Co-hosted by
The World Health Organization

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PS20
Room:18

Harnessing ICTs to Improve Tuberculosis Control

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10:45
12:15
WS01 • Room: 13

Workshop on Online Project Management by Wrike.com

Presenter: Andrew Filev – CEO of Wrike

For this workshop preregistration is required

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12:15 13:45 LUNCH SESSIONS   •   MARKETPLACE   •   NCD CAFÉ

Room: NCD Café

NCD Café: Spirit of Partnership

Organised by NCD Alliance Supporters:
American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, Eli Lilly, Medtronic Foundation, Sanofi, Union for International Cancer Control

LS03 • Room: 3

The Role of Cooperatives and Mutuals in Organizing Health Care Around the World

Co-hosted by
2014 International Summit of Cooperatives

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LS04 • Room: 2

Health in Armed Conflicts, Challenges, Dilemmas and Prospects

Co-hosted by
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

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14:00 15:30 PLENARY
PL03 • Room: 2

Global Health Governance: Integrating Competing World Views

15:30 16:00  COFFEE BREAK Ÿ     •    MARKETPLACE      •     NCD CAFÉ
16:00 17:30 PARALLEL SESSIONS
PS21
Room: 2

Political Analysis of Global Health Policy Making: A Recipe

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PS22
Room:Motta

Monitoring Progress Towards Universal Health Coverage at Country and Global Levels: A Framework

Co-hosted by
The World Health Organization

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PS23
Room:Leman

Inclusive Decision Making and Local Health Policy Development

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PS24
Room: 18

Supporting Rural Health Care Services & Health Workers Retention

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PS25
Room: 13

Raising Awareness and Promoting Healthy Lifestyles: the Proof is in the Pudding

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POSTER SESSION

VENUE: MARKETPLACE

17:30
17:45
BREAK
17:45 19:15 PLENARY
PL04 • Room: 2

Big Data and the Knowledge Economy: What is there for Global Health?

 

Thursday, 17 April 2014

08:00
08:45
NETWORKING OVER COFFEE
08:45 10:15 PLENARY
PL05 • Room: 2

Integrating Health, Wellbeing and Sustainability

10:15
10:45
 COFFEE BREAK Ÿ     •     MARKETPLACE      •     NCD CAFÉ
10:45 12:15 PARALLEL SESSIONS
PS26
Room: Motta

The Potential of One Health and EcoHealth Approaches to Health and Wellbeing

Co-hosted by
The Swiss Tropical & Public Health Institute

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PS27
Room: 13

Health as an Indicator of Sustainable Development: How Health Can Contribute to and Benefit from Sustainable Policies

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PS28
Room: 15

Patient-Centric Technology: Innovation for Health

Co-hosted by
ITU

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PS29
Room:Leman

Information and Communication to Promote and Facilitate Health

Co-hosted by
The Institute for Public Communication, Faculty of Communication Sciences, University of Lugano

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PS30
Room:3

Reverse Innovation: So What? & Who Cares?

Debate

Co-hosted by
The Globalization & Health Journal

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12:30 14:00 LUNCH SESSIONS    •   MARKETPLACE   •   NCD CAFÉ

POSTER SESSION

VENUE: MARKETPLACE

LS05 • Room: 3

MOOCs as Tools Providing Wide Access to High Quality Education

Co-hosted by
University of Geneva and The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne

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Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Room: NCD Café

NCD Café: Spirit of Partnership

Organised by NCD Alliance Supporters:
American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, Eli Lilly, Medtronic Foundation, Sanofi, Union for International Cancer Control

14:00 15:30 PARALLEL SESSIONS
PS31
Room:
Marketplace

POSTER
SESSION

PS32
Room: Leman

Local Food for All or How to Create Sustainability through Local Mobilization

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PS33
Room: 13

Global Health Education: What are the Priorities for the Global Health Curriculum?

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PS34
Room: Motta

Malaria Integration in the Post-MDG Agenda

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Co-hosted by
Roll Back Malaria and SDC/Swiss Malaria Group

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PS35
Room: 3

Social Media and Global Health: The “How to” and “What for”

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15:30 17:00 PLENARY
PL06 • Room: 2

Closing Session

Last updated: Tuesday 25.03.2014

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