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GHF2014 – PS35 – Social Media and Global Health: The “How to” and “What for”

14:00 15:30 PS35 THURSDAY, 17 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 3 Social Media and Global Health: The “How to” and “What for” SPEAKERS: Dr. Greg Martin Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Globalization and Health, Ireland Mr. Sebastian Majewski Senior Communications Officer, Gates Foundation, United States OUTLINE: This session will comprise two presentations followed by questions and discussion about the […]

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GHF2014 – PS33 – Global Health Education: What are the Priorities for the Global Health Curriculum?

14:00 15:30 PS33 THURSDAY, 17 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 13 Global Health Education: What are the Priorities for the Global Health Curriculum? MODERATOR: Prof. André-Jacques Neusy Chief executive officer, Training for Health Equity Network , Belgium SPEAKERS: Ms. Kristina Graff Director of Global Health Programs, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, United […]

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Dr. Anne Golaz

Dr. Anne Golaz Lecturer and Researcher at CERAH, Switzerland She obtained her Medical Doctor degree and Doctorate in Medicine at the University of Geneva, and a MPH at the University of Washington. She’s Board Certified in Public Health and General Preventive Medicine. She has over 20 years of field experience in humanitarian work and graduate […]

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GHF2014 – PS14 – Integrating Sexual and Reproductive Health Care in Humanitarian Interventions

16:00 17:30 PS14 TUESDAY, 15 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 18 Integrating Sexual and Reproductive Health Care in Humanitarian Interventions MODERATOR: Dr. Doris Schopper Professor at the medical faculty of the University of Geneva and director of CERAH, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Dr. Anne Golaz Lecturer and researcher at CERAH, Switzerland Ms. Wilma Doedens Technical Adviser on Reproductive Health […]

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GHF2014 – LS02 – Evidence Informed Decision Making in Achieving UHC: the Role of Macro HTA

12:15 13:45 LS02 TUESDAY, 15 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 3 LUNCH SESSION Evidence Informed Decision Making in Achieving UHC: the Role of Macro HTA SPEAKERS: Dr. Nick Drager Honorary Professor, Senior Fellow, Global Health Programme, The Graduate Institute, Geneva Mr. Adrian Griffin Vice President, HTA Policy, Johnson & Johnson Dr. Franz Pichler Director, Global Public Policy, […]

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GHF2014 – PS25 – Raising Awareness and Promoting Healthy Lifestyles: the Proof is in the Pudding

16:00 17:30 PS25 WEDNESDAY, 16 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 13 Raising Awareness and Promoting Healthy Lifestyles: the Proof is in the Pudding MODERATOR: Dr. Sunoor Verma Executive Director, Geneva Health Forum, Switzerland SPEAKERS: FitNation/SémioFormation: Signs of Bikes for Public Health Mr. Rick Bell Executive Director, American Institute of Architects New York Chapter, Center for Architecture, United […]

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GHF2014 – PS23 – Inclusive Decision Making and Local Health Policy Development

16:00 17:30 PS23 WEDNESDAY, 16 APRIL 2014 ROOM: LEMAN Inclusive Decision Making and Local Health Policy Development MODERATOR: Ms. Monika Christofori-Khadka, Health Advisor, Swiss Red Cross, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Equity and Local Government: Sao Paulo, Brazil Dr. Vera Coelho, Coordinator, Citizenship, Health and Development Group, Brazilian Centre of Analysis and Planning, Brazil Inclusive Decision-Making and Community […]

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GHF2014 – PS19 – Improving Access to Essential Medicines

10:45 12:15 PS19 WEDNESDAY, 16 APRIL 2014 ROOM: MOTTA Improving Access to Essential Medicines MODERATOR: Dr. Gilles Forte Department for Essential Medicines and Health Products, World Health Organization, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Strengthening Health Systems to Achieve Access to Essential Medicines Ms. Alessandra Ferrario Research Officer, Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science, […]

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GHF2014 – PS18 – Improving Health Information Systems for Better Decision Making

10:45 12:15 PS18 WEDNESDAY, 16 APRIL 2014 ROOM: LEMAN Improving Health Information Systems for Better Decision Making MODERATOR: Mr. Hazim Timimi Data Manager, Tuberculosis Monitoring and Evaluation, World Health OrganizationSwitzerland SPEAKERS: Best Practices for Building an Integrated National Health Information System: Rwanda Dr. Caricia Catalani Senior Researcher, Innovative Support to Emergency, Disease, & Disaster (InSTEDD) […]

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Immunization status of young people attending a youth clinic in Geneva, Switzerland

This study aims to describe immunization status at first visit in a collective of young people coming to an academic youth clinic. Results confirm our hypothesis that many young immigrants have had adequate childhood vaccination especially for tetanus but missing Hepatitis B and HPV. Collaboration of nurses between nurses in youth clinic and school health […]

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