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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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Dr. Yousef Shahin

Dr. Yousef Shahin Chief Disease Prevention and Control, Health Department, United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Jordan. After graduating in Medicine and General Surgery at Zaprozyha Medical University in the Former USSR in 1985, he joined Jordan University of Science and Technology where he completed Master degree […]

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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 – PS20 – Harnessing ICTs to Improve Tuberculosis Control

10:45 12:15 PS20 WEDNESDAY, 16 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 16 Harnessing ICTs to Improve Tuberculosis Control MODERATOR: Dr. Lucicia Ditiu Executive Secretary, Stop TB Partnership, World Health Organization, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Communications Platform for Tuberculosos to Supplement Mainstream Media: India Ms. Barathi Ghanashyam Founder Editor, Journalists against TB, India mTB by Front Line Workers in a Tribal […]

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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 – PS11 – Emerging Experiences in Eastern Europe and Central Asia for Integrated NCD Control in Primary Health Care Settings

16:00 17:30 PS11 TUESDAY, 15 APRIL 2014 ROOM: MOTTA Emerging Experiences in Eastern Europe and Central Asia for Integrated NCD Control in Primary Health Care Settings MODERATOR: Mr. Kaspar Wyss Head of Unit, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute SPEAKERS: Strengthening Rural Health Services: Prevalence of diabetes and associated risk factors among ≥45 year olds […]

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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 – 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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