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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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GHF2014 – PS28 – Patient-Centric Technology: Innovation for Health

10:45 12:15 PS28 THURSDAY, 17 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 15 Patient-Centric Technology: Innovation for Health MODERATOR: Mr. Hani Eskandar ICT Applications Coordinator, ICT Applications and Cybersecurity Division,  Telecommunication Development Bureau of ITU, Switzerland SPEAKERS (tentative): Dr. Oliver Harrison Senior Vice President, Healthways International; Consultant to WHO on mHealth for tackling Non-Communicable Diseases, Switzerland Mr. Andrés Martin […]

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Dr. David Beran

Dr. David Beran Researcher and Lecturer, Division of Tropical and Humanitarian Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland David is a Swiss national who grew up in Geneva. He holds a BSc in Management with an Emphasis in Marketing. Following his first degree, he worked for a leading Swiss Biotech Company in both Health Policy and Government […]

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Mrs. Maria Kathia Cardenas

Mrs. Maria Kathia Cardenas Investigator, CRONICAS Center of Excellence in Chronic Diseases, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Peru Mrs. Cardenas is a Peruvian investigator at CRONICAS Center of Excellence in Chronic Diseases at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) based in Lima. She graduated from Economics and studied a Master in Epidemiological Research at UPCH through a […]

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Dr. Steven van de Vijver

Dr. Steven van de Vijver Senior Research Officer, African Population and Health Research Center, Kenya During his studies he worked in Ethiopia, India, Australia and the United States and published articles on this in various magazines. After specializing as a tropical doctor he worked for Doctors without Borders in the Democratic Republic of Congo. There […]

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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 – PS16 – Unpacking Health Systems Through System Thinking

10:45 12:15 PS16 WEDNESDAY, 16 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 3 Unpacking Health Systems Through System Thinking MODERATOR: Dr. Taghreed Adam, MD, Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research (HSR), Health Systems and Innovation (HIS), World Health Organization, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Evaluating Systems-Thinking for District Managers : Ghana Ms. Aku Kwamie, Researcher, Health Policy, Planning and Management, University […]

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GHF2014 – PS10 – Empowering Diabetic Patients: Healthcare is not enough

14:00 15:30 PS10 TUESDAY, 15 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 13 Empowering Diabetic Patients: Healthcare is not enough MODERATOR: Dr. Gregoire Lagger Division of therapeutic patient education for chronic diseases, Geneva University Hospitals, University of Geneva, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Utilizing Nurses as Diabetic Educators: Sri Lankan Experience Dr. Manuj Weerasinghe, Senior Lecturer, Department of Community Medicine, University of […]

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GHF2014 – PS08 – Scaling up Services for Mental and Neurological Disorders at a Primary Care Level in LMICs

14:00 15:30 PS08 TUESDAY, 15 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 15 Scaling up Services for Mental and Neurological Disorders at a Primary Care Level in LMICs MODERATOR: Dr. Ariel Eytan Division of Mental Health and Psychiatry, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Integrating Neuro-Psychatric Disorders at the Level of Primary Health Care Centres: Guinea Dr. Abdoulaye Sow, Director, […]

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GHF2014 – PS06 – Integrated Management of NCDs at the Primary Health Care Level : a World View

14:00 15:30 PS06 TUESDAY, 15 APRIL 2014 ROOM: MOTTA Integrated Management of NCDs at the Primary Health Care Level: a World View MODERATOR: Dr. Nicholas Banatvala Senior Adviser to the Assistant Director General, Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health, World Health Organization, Switzerland SPEAKERS: An Integrated Approach to Management of Diabetes and Hypertension in Western Kenya […]

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