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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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Dr. Doris Schopper

Dr. Doris Schopper Professor at the medical faculty of the University of Geneva and director of CERAH, Switzerland She obtained a medical degree at the University of Geneva (1978), trained as a specialist in Internal Medicine (1986) and completed a Doctor in Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health (1992). Between 1982 and […]

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GHF 2014 – PS01

10:45 12:15 PS01 TUESDAY, 15 APRIL 2014 ROOM: MOTTA Public Hospitals Can Innovate Too! MODERATORS: Prof. Louis Loutan Former head of the division of International and Humanitarian Medicine at the Geneva University Hospitals Prof. Didier Pittet Head of the infection control unit and president of the commission on innovation at the Geneva university Hospitals SPEAKERS: […]

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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 – PS30 – Debate Motion: “This house believes reverse innovation in health is a distinct category of innovation that holds the key to creating effective future health solutions.”

10:45 12:15 PS30 WEDNESDAY, 16 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 3 Debate Motion: “This house believes reverse innovation in health is a distinct category of innovation that holds the key to creating effective future health solutions.” MODERATOR: Dr. Greg Martin Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Globalization and Health, Ireland FOR THE MOTION: Dr. Shams B. Syed Program Manager, African […]

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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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Dr. Greg Martin

Dr. Greg Martin is a South African doctor with a masters in public health and an MBA degree. Dr Martin’s involvement in global health has spanned a wide rang of subject matter including maternal and child health, cancer prevention, access to medicine and the treatment and care of people living with HIV, amongst others. He […]

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Cataloguing New York City Legislation Relevant to Chronic Disease Prevention, 2002-2013.

The overall aim of this project is to systematically detail the timing and substance of health-relevant New York City (NYC) policies and initiatives from 2002-2013. This is the initial phase of research proposing to evaluate the effectiveness of these efforts in reducing chronic disease morbidity and mortality rates. Local governments around the United States have […]

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