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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. Manuj Weerasinghe

Dr. Manuj Weerasinghe Senior Lecturer, Department of Community Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka Dr. Manuj Weerasinghe obtained MBBS degree at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo (1998) and completed internship in internal medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology at Colombo South Teaching Hospital. Then he shifted to the field of public health and obtained […]

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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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Dr. Nicholas Banatvala

Dr. Nick Banatvala Senior Adviser to the Assistant Director General, Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health, World Health Organization, Switzerland. Dr. Nick Banatvala is currently Senior Adviser to the Assistant Director General (Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health) at WHO in Geneva. Current responsibilities include leading development of a global coordination mechanism for the prevention and control […]

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GHF2014 – PS05 – Health Services Integration and Disease Control Programmes

10:45 12:15 PS05 TUESDAY, 15 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 13 Health Services Integration and Disease Control Programmes MODERATOR: Marianne Pirard, MD Educational Coordinator of the Public Health department, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium SPEAKERS: Amina Essolbi, MD, MPH, Senior lecturer Ecole Nationale de Santé Publique, Rabat, Morocco Basile Keugoung, MD, MPH, PhD student, Ministry of […]

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GHF2014 – PL05 – Integrating Health, Wellbeing and Sustainability

08:45 10:15 PL05 THURSDAY, 17 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 2 INTEGRATING HEALTH, WELLBEING AND SUSTAINABILITY MODERATOR: Dr. Carlos Dora Department of Public Health and Environment, World Health Organization, Switzerland PANEL: H.E. Ambassador Michael Gerber  Ambassador and Special Representative for Global Sustainable Development Post-2015, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Switzerland Mrs. Pam Warhurst  Founder and […]

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GHF2014 – PL02 – Integrated Health Systems in a Pluralistic and Fast Changing Environment

08:45 10:15 PL02 WEDNESDAY, 16 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 2 INTEGRATED HEALTH SYSTEMS IN A PLURALISTIC AND FAST CHANGING ENVIRONMENT MODERATOR: Prof. Don de Savigny Head, Health Systems Interventions Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Switzerland PANEL: Prof. Recep Akdağ Former Minister of Health of Turkey between 2002 and 2013, Turkey […]

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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 – PS27 – Health as an Indicator of Sustainable Development: How Health Can Contribute to and Benefit from Sustainable Policies

10:45 12:15 PS27 THURSDAY, 17 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 13 Health as an Indicator of Sustainable Development: How Health Can Contribute to and Benefit from Sustainable Policies MODERATORS: Dr. Carlos Dora Department of Public Health and Environment, World Health Organization, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Prof. Ilona Kickbush Director, Global Health Programme, The Graduate Institute of International and Development […]

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GHF2014 – PS26 – The Potential of One Health and EcoHealth Approaches to Health and Wellbeing

10:45 12:15 PS26 THURSDAY, 17 APRIL 2014 ROOM: MOTTA The Potential of One Health and EcoHealth Approaches to Health and Wellbeing MODERATOR: Dr. Jacob Zinsstag Professor, PhD, DVM, Group Leader, Head of Unit , Swiss Tropical & Public Health Institute, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Prof. Bassirou Bonfoh Director of the Swiss Centre for Scientific Research (CSRS) Abidjan, […]

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