Plenary programme 15th EPH Conference 2022


Opening Ceremony: Strengthening health systems in Europe

Thursday 10 November, 11:40 – 12:40 CET

This session is the official opening session of the conference and provides an introduction to the main theme.

Moderators:

  • Reinhard Busse, Chair of the 15th EPH Conference 2022
  • Verena Vogt, Chair of the EPH Conference International Scientific Committee

Speakers:

  • Hans Kluge, WHO Regional Director for Europe
  • Stella Kyriakides, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety [tbc]
  • Karl Lauterbach, Federal Minister of Health, Germany [tbc]


Plenary 1: Can people afford to pay for health care? Evidence on inequity in financial protection in Europe

Thursday 10 November, 13:50 – 14:50 CET

Organised by WHO Regional Office for Europe

Moderator:

  • Natasha Azzopardi Muscat, Director of the Division of Country Health Policies and Systems, WHO Reginal Office for Europe

Keynote speaker:

  • Charles Normand, Professor of Health Policy and Management, Trinity College, University of Dublin, Ireland

Panellists:

  • Sarah Thomson, Senior Health Financing Specialist, WHO Barcelona Office for Health Systems Strengthening
  • Kaisa Immonen, Director of Policy, European Patients' Forum (EPF)
  • Reinhard Busse, Head of the Department Health Care Management, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany; Co-Director European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies
  • Tamás Evetovits, Head of Office, WHO Barcelona Office for Health Systems Strengthening

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Plenary 2: Benefits and challenges of the European Health Data Space

Thursday 10 November, 17:40 – 18:40 CET

Organised by EUPHA, European Commission


Moderators:

  • Iveta Nagyova, President European Public Health Association (EUPHA)
  • Isabel de la Mata, Principal Adviser for Health and Crisis Management, DG SANTE, European Commission

Speakers:

  • Andrzej Rys, Director Health Systems, Medical products and Innovation, DG SANTE, European Commission
  • Petronille Bogaert, President EUPHA Public health monitoring and reporting section; Head EU health information systems, Sciensano, Belgium
  • Irene Schlünder, Expert EU data protection and database governance, TMF e.V., Germany
  • Emmanuel Bacry, Health Data Hub, France (tbc)
  • Kaisa Immonen, Director of Policy at the European Patients' Forum (EPF)

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Plenary 3: Health systems performance assessment for policy: uses and abuses

Friday 11 November, 10:30 – 11:30 CET

Organised by European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, European Commission


Moderators:

  • Isabel de la Mata, Principal Adviser for Health and Crisis Management, DG SANTE, European Commission
  • Dimitra Panteli, Programme Manager, European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies

Introductory keynote speaker:

  • Reinhard Busse, Head of the Department Health Care Management, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany; Co-Director European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies

Panellists:

  • Kenneth Grech, Co-chair EU Expert Group Health Systems Performance Assessment; Ministry of Health, Malta
  • Irene Papanicolas, Professor of Health Services Policy and Practice, Brown School of Public Health, USA
  • Marina Karanikolos, Research Fellow, European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies; London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom

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Plenary 4: Reorienting health services: the transformational potential of health promotion

Friday 11 November, 14:00 – 15:00 CET

Organised by EuroHealthNet


Moderators:

Speakers:

  • Rüdiger Krech, Director for Health Promotion, World Health Organization
  • Susan Michie, Director of the Centre for Behaviour Change, University College London, United Kingdom
  • Jan De Maeseneer, Chair European Commission Expert Panel on Effective Ways of Investing in Health; Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Ghent University, Belgium
  • Jet Bussemaker, Chair Council of Public Health & Society, Netherlands; Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands
  • Christiano Figueiredo, Central Lisbon Health Centre Cluster, National School of Public Health, NOVA University Lisbon, Portugal

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Plenary 5: Sustaining high quality care: interprofessional training for our clinical and public health workforce

Saturday 12 November, 10:30 – 11:30 CET

Organised by Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER), European Health Management Association (EHMA)

Moderators:

Keynote speakers:

Speakers/Panellists:

  • Fatai Ogunlayi, Public Health Specialty Registrar UK, Health Security Agency, United Kingdom
  • Laurent Chambaud, Andrija Stampar Medallist 2022, France 
  • Anett Ruszanov, Director of Policy and Programmes, EHMA

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Closing Ceremony of the 15th European Public Health Conference

Saturday 12 November, 15:00 – 15:45 CET

Moderators:

  • Reinhard Busse, Chair of the 15th EPH Conference 2022
  • Verena Vogt, Chair of the EPH Conference International Scientific Committee

Speakers:

  • Christian Drosten, Director, Institute of Virology, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
  • Dineke Zeegers Paget, Strategic adviser European Public Health Association (EUPHA)
  • Anthony Staines, Chair of the 16th EPH Conference 2023

Awards ceremony: Best Poster Prize, Best Abstract Prize, Ferenc Bojan Award

Welcome to next year's 16th European Public Health Conference, Dublin, Ireland