Pre-conference - Wednesday 20th Nov

Time / Location Track Organiser Activity
Wed 20th
9:00-17:00
ARS Paca CLIM - Public health: how to deal with climate change?
Wed 20th
9:00-12:30
EUPHA (IDC) CONT - Contagion! A table-top outbreak management simulation
Wed 20th
9:00-12:30
EUPHA DIGI - Digital health solutions: building bridges for access to health services in islands and remote communities

Chairs
Natasha Azzopardi-Muscat, EUPHA
Buttigieg, Malta

Setting the Scene: Islands, Small States and Remote Communities
Champions for the next era of digitalised /robotic health services?
Natasha Azzopardi-Muscat, President European Public Health Association and Head WHO Collaborating Centre Health Systems and Policies in Small States University of Malta 

Small Islands as Digital Health Innovation Hubs: Challenges and Opportunities
The Malta Case Study
Stefan Buttigieg, Co-Founder Digital Health Malta, Co-Chair EUPHA Section Digital health(proposed section), Higher Specialist Trainee Public Health Medicine 

Governance models in eHealth
A summary of different models and experiences
Line Helen Linstad, WHO Coordinator Norwegian Centre for eHealth Research 

Reaching out to small islands from a large country
Telemedicine in French Islands: models and lessons
Robin Ohannessian, Medical Director Telemedecine 360 

The contribution of digital technologies to Emergency Medical Services implementation in remote areas and small islands
The case of Italy
Anna Odone, Director School of Public Health, University Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy, Co-Chair – EUPHA Section Digital health (proposed section) 

The need for primary care and public health integration through digital tools in Greece
Lessons and recommendations for evidence-based practice and evidence-informed policy across the Mediterranean and beyond
Elena Petelos, Co-Chair Real World Evidence & Artificial Intelligence IG, Health Technology Assessment international(HTAi), SRF in Public Health, Lecturer in Evidence-Based Medicine and Evidence-Informed Policy, Clinic of Social and Family Medicine, Department of Social Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Crete, Greece

Sustaining an innovative health service in a small island: What do we ask of digital health?
Reflections from the policy and practice perspective: 
Susan Turnbull, Medical Officer of Health, Government of Jersey, Channel Islands, Great Britain 
Andrea Gualtieri, Director General, Istituto per la Sicurezza Sociale, Republic of San Marino 


Wed 20th
9:00-17:00
ESWI ESWI - Towards influenza vaccination programmes for health care professionals

Chairs
Marc Van Ranst, University of Leuven, Belgium, and Belgian Flu Commissioner
Marco Goeijenbier, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Current recommendations and guidelines for healthcare workers vaccination: an overview
Marc Van Ranst, University of Leuven and Belgian Flu Commissioner

The dangers of flu for at-risk groups and healthcare workers
Ab Osterhaus, Research Center for Emerging Infections and Zoonoses, Hannover, Germany, and ESWI chair

The role of healthcare professionals in influenza vaccination: an EU perspective
George Kassianos, National Immunisation Lead, Royal College of General Practitioners, United Kingdom, and ESWI member

 

Best practices for healthcare worker immunization
Lydia Crutchfield, Association of Occipational health professionalos in healthcare (AOHP), United States  

 

Measuring the impact of a mandatory province-wide vaccinate-or-mask policy on healthcare worker absenteeism in British Columbia, Canada
Michelle Murti, Public health physician, Communicable diseases, Emergency preparedness and response, Public Health Ontario, Canada 

 

Mandatory vaccination for health care workers in the United States
Litjen Tan, Immunization Action Coalition On The 'Influenza Vaccination Honor Role' and Influenza Vaccination Mandates of Leading US Medical Organizations

 

The ethics of influenza vaccination of healthcare workers: a critical appraisal
Sarah Edwards, Department of Science and Technology Studies, University College London, United Kingdom and speaker to be confirmed

 

The role of healthcare professional organizations - Part 1: short statements by ESWI coalition partners

James Chalmers, European Respiratory Society (ERS)
tbc - European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID)
Stéphane Pichon, Pharmaceutical Group to the EU (PGEU)
Caroline Brown, WHO Regional Office for Europe
Hans Jürgen Dornbusch, European Academy of Paediatrics (EAP)
tbc - European Federation of Nurses Associations (EFN)  
tbc - World Organization of Family Physicians (WONCA) 
Karen Bjøro, European Forum of National Nursing and Midwifery Associations (EFNNMA)
Maria Gańczak, European Public Health Association (EUPHA)
tbc - European Medical Association (EMA)
tbc - European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)

 


Wed 20th
9:00-12:30
EUPHA (PHMR) FORE - An introduction to Public Health Foresight Studies
Wed 20th
9:00-17:00
EUPHA (PHPP) GAME - Policy game agendasetting of health in urban planning

Moderated by
Marleen Bekker and Annemarie Wagemakers, Wageningen University and Research, The Netherlands
Maddalena Buffoli, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

 


Wed 20th
9:00-17:00
EUPHA (ENV), (PMH), (URB) HEPL - Healthy Places: Research, Strategies and Policies, towards Healthy Places and healthy people
Wed 20th
9:00-17:00
EUPHA (HIA) HIAI - Health Impact Assessment (HIA) institutionalization and multisectoral collaboration in Europe

Opening by the organizers team
Chair: Piedad Martin Olmedo, Vice-President EUPHA (HIA)

Key note speech - tbc 

Session 1 – Institutionalization of HIA across Europe results
Chair: Odile Mekel, President EUPHA (HIA)
(15 min./presentation + 15 min. Q/A)

  • Institutionalization of HIA: what's going on in Portugal? - Luciana Costa, Portugal
  • HIA in context - Rainer Fehr, Germany
  • Challenges and perspectives for health impact assessment development in France - Francoise Jabot and Ana Rivadeneyra, France

Session 2 – Using HIA inside and outside the health sector 
Chair: Teresa Caldas de Almeida, Portugal
(15 min./presentation + 15 min. Q/A)

  • The Villeneuve renovation program Health Impact Assessment - Lucie Anzinivo, France
  • Legacy of Paris 2024 Olympics bid: a rapid HIA - Muriel Dubreuil, France
  • Towards a neighbourhood with positive health in a working class district of eastern Paris - Agnes Lefranc, France
  • Strategic assessment of neighbourhood environmental impacts on mental health in the Lisbon Region (Portugal) - Adriana Loureiro, France
  • Front-of-package nutrition labelling: HIA approach - Andreia Jorge Silva, Portugal 

Lunch break and poster walk/presentations in small groups
Chair: Luciana Costa, Portugal
(5 min./poster)

  • Knowledge and Attitude towards the Gradual Reduction of Salt in Bread – an Online Survey - Alexandra Costa, Portugal
  • Assessing systematically the impact of urban projects on health and social inequalities in health - Jeanne Blanc-Fevrier, France 
  • Perspectives of Strategic Environmental Assessment Practitioners on considering population and human health - Ciara Logue, United Kingdom
  • HIA on the Adoption of Recommendations regarding Urban Operations in the Reconversion of Industrial Areas with Contaminated Soils: Parque das Nações Case study - Ausenda Machado, Portugal
  • Assessing potential health gains of intervention measures by modelling alternative scenarios for HIA in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) - Monika Mensing, Germany
  • Improving all student’s health through Municipal policy: a health impact assessment in Chambery, France - Lucie Anzivino, France

Session 3 - The role of HIA in achieving Health in All Policies and the SDGs: practical examples and policy mobilization
Chair: Ben Cave, United Kingdom
(15 min./presentation + 15 min. Q/A)

  • The Public Health Implications of Brexit in Wales: A Health Impact Assessment (HIA) approach - Liz Green, United Kingdom
  • HIA of a Danish policy document on closing down the ghetto areas - Gabriel Gulis, Denmark
  • Exploring the utility of HIA as a participatory approach within Health in All Policies - Katie Hirono, United Kingdom
  • Salt reduction in bread: Is it enough? Preliminary results of a HIA in Portugal - Joana Santos, Portugal

Session 4 – Integrating HIA in environmental assessments: practical examples and policy mobilization
Chair: Julia Nowacki, Germany
(15 min./presentation + 15 min. Q/A)

  • HIA of the Wylfa Nuclear Power Plant - Ben Cave & Liz Green, United Kingdom
  • HIA of the development plan of Geneva International Airport, Switzerland: what effectiveness? - Nicola Cantoreggi, Switzerland
  • Integrating HIA in environmental assessments: practical examples and policy mobilization - Birgitte Fisher Bonde & Sarah Humboldt-Dachenroeden, Denmark 
  • The situation of implementation HIA in the Czech Republic – HIA and technological support via GIS - Jana Loosova & Jiri Smida, Czech Republic
  • Integrating health in EIA: a practitioner’s experience - Senuri Mahamithawa, United Kingdom

Open questions and closing comments 
Chair: Liz Green, United Kingdom


Wed 20th
9:00-17:00
EUPHA (HP) HPROF - Health Promotion principles as foundations for solidarity and public health

Opening remarks and welcome
Luis Saboga Nunes, President EUPHA HP; Didier Jourdan, holder of the UNESCO Chair GHE and WHO collaborating centre “Global Health & Education”
Orkan Okan, Bielefeld University 

Keynote 1: Creating new ecosystems for knowledge production and sharing
Didier Jourdan & Marie-Pierre Sauvant-Rochat, UNESCO Chair Global Health & Education 

Keynote 2:  Genuine intersectorality at the local level, what do we know?
Louise Potvin, School of Public health, Université de Montréal, Canada 

Keynote 3: Intersectorality, participation and citizenship at the very core of health promotion
Marco Akerman, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil. 

Keynote 4: An intersectoral approach to tackle inequalities in oral health
Hélène Pichot, L'agence sanitaire et sociale de la Nouvelle-Calédonie, Canada 

Keynote 5: Intersectorality in Danish municipalities
Ditte H. Holt, National Institute of Public Health, Denmark 

Round table: Levers and obstacles to intersectorality in health promotion, toward renewed policies and practices
Nastaran Keshavarz Mohammadi, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran - Co-chair of the Scientific & Ethical Committee of the UNESCO chair Global Health & EducationFadi El Hage, University St Joseph, Beirut, Lebanon; Luis Saboga Nunes, President EUPHA Section Health Promotion; Paolo Contu, IUHPE vice-president for Europe; Nicola Gray Celino, Vice-President for Europe of IAAH

Programme Session 2 - Interdisciplinary approaches to health promotion: examples from Germany (afternoon) 
Organized by the German Prevention RESEarch NeTwork (PRESENT) 
Moderator: Hajo Zeeb, Leibniz-Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology – BIPS, Bremen, Germany

Keynote 1: Introducing German research networks for primary prevention and health promotion
Hajo Zeeb, PRESENT & AEQUIPA, Leibniz-Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology – BIPS, Bremen, Germany
Peter Gelius, Capital4Health, University of Erlangen-Nuremburg, Germany
Klaus Pfeifer, Capital4Health, University of Erlangen-Nuremburg, Germany
Orkan Okan, HLCA, Bielefeld University, Germany
Michael Wright, PartKommPlus, Catholic University of Applied Sciences Berlin, Germany
Britta Renner, SMARTACT, University of Konstanz, Germany
Alexander Woll, SMARTACT, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany 

Keynote 2: Health equity in primary prevention and health promotion
Michael Wright, PartKommPlus, Catholic University of Applied Sciences Berlin, Germany
Ullrich Bauer/Orkan Okan, HLCA, Bielefeld University, Germany 

Keynote 3: Participation in primary prevention and health promotion
Peter Gelius, Capital4Health, University of Erlangen-Nuremburg, Germany
Susanne Kümpers, PartKommPlus, Fulda University of Applied Sciences, Germany 


Keynote 4: New interventions for behaviour change using mobile technology
Jochen Meyer, AEQUIPA, OFFIS – Institute for Information Technology, Oldenburg, Germany
Britta Renner, SMARTACT, University of Konstanz, Germany
Alexander Woll, SMARTACT, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany 

Keynote 5: Primary prevention and health promotion: young researcher’s topics
Saskia Muellmann: Evaluation and implementation of interventions promoting physical activity in older adults, AEQUIPA, Leibniz-Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology – BIPS, Bremen, Germany
NN: Tbd, Captial4Health
Orkan Okan: Tbd, HLCA, Bielefeld University, Germany
NN: Tbd, PartKommPlus
Deborah Wahl & Karoline Villinger: Tbd, SMARTACT, University of Konstanz, Germany 


Round table: levers and obstacles to national health promotion practices.

Closing remarks
Luis Saboga-Nunes, EUPHA Section Health Promotion; Institute of Sociology, CISP-National School of Public Health, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Portugal


Wed 20th
9:00-17:00
EUPHA Research Pillar, EUPHA (EPI) MEDI - Demystifying causal inference and mediation methods for public health researchers

Morning chair
Alastair Leyland, EUPHA Research Pillar, United Kingdom 

Introduction to the workshop
Alastair Leyland, United Kingdom 

Introduction to mediation analysis and DAGs
Anna Pearce, United Kingdom 

Small group exercise: drawing a DAG
Anna Pearce, United Kingdom 

Feedback on small group exercise
Anna Pearce, United Kingdom 

Limitations of traditional mediation analysis: a potential outcomes view
John Lynch, Australia           

Potential outcomes approaches to mediation analysis
John Lynch, Australia 

Afternoon chair
Linsay Gray, EUPHA Section on Public Health Epidemiology, United Kingdom 

Recap of morning session, including questions
Anna Pearce, Uinted Kingdom 

Applications of mediation analysis (3 x 20 min time slots)

  • Are certain racial groups really at greater risk of type 2 diabetes? A mediation analysis of income inequality and diabetes incidence in the United States
    Katherine Ford, Luxembourg
  • An application of mediation analysis to examine the impacts of Indigenous culture on reduced drug use problems in Canada
    Cheryl Currie, Canada
  • Mediation Analyses of Educational Differences in Walking Speed Decline in Older Adults over an 11-year Follow-up
    Saila Kyrönlahti, Finland


Applications of mediation analysis (2 x 20 min time slots)
 

  • Mechanisms of life-course socioeconomic inequalities in adult systemic inflammation: findings from two cohort studies
    Cristian Carmeli, Switzerland
  • Using structural nested mean models to estimate if social inequalities in smoking initiation could be reduced by intervening on mental health problems among children
    Joost Oude Groeniger, The Netherlands
  • Education and type 2 diabetes: quantifying the impact of differential exposure and susceptibility to overweight and obesity
    Jimmi Mathisen, Denmark

Closing Q&A and wrapping up
John Lynch, Australia


Wed 20th
9:00-17:00
RESPIRE France, EUPHA (HSR) PHPC - How to build bridges between public health and primary care? A skills co-building pre-conference
Wed 20th
9:00-17:00
SFSP SFSP - Quatre images de la santé publique en France [Four images of public health in France]

Opening and welcoming
Yves Charpak (MD, PhD), Vice-president of Société Française de Santé Publique, Chair of the Conference Marseille 2019
Emmanuel Rusch (MD, PhD), President of Société Française de Santé Publique

Session 1 – Access to care for migrants and rights for sick foreigners: how do health systems organize themselves?
Thanh Le Luong (MD), Heath division director, French Office for Immigration and Integration (OFII)
Claire Georges (MD), National Association of Permanences of Access to Health Care (PASS)
Nicolas Vignier (MD, PhD), Head of Public Health Unit, Groupe hospitalier Sud Ile-deFrance, associated researcher, Research team in social epidemiology, IPLESP, Inserm UMR 1136
Belgacem Sabri (MD, MHA), Tunisian Association for the defense of right to health

Session 2 - Tobacco, alcohol, nutrition and physical activity in France
Viet Nguyen-Thanh (MSc), Head of Addictions Unit, Public Health France  Anne Vuillemin (PhD), Professor in Physical activity and health (Côte d’Azur University) and Secretary General of the French Society for Public Health (SFSP)
Chantal Julia (MD, PhD), Associate professor in medicine, Paris XII University
Marie-José Augé-Caumon (PharmD), Co-author of the report « Alcohol and tobacco addictions » by the Economic, Social and Environmental council (CESE)

Session 3 - Big data in Health in France: tools and issues
Marie Zins (MD, PhD), Paris-Descartes University, Scientific Director of CONSTANCES cohort
Marc Cuggia (MD, PhD), Professor, Université de Rennes and Hospital Center of Rennes
Jean-François Delfraissy (MD, PhD), Chair of the National Ethics Advisory Committee
Lydia Morlet-Haïdara (PhD), Associate Professor, Université Paris-Descartes, Institute Law and Health (Institut Droit et Santé)

Session 4 – The challenges of Public Health actions at the city level
Patrick Padovani (MD), Deputy Mayor of Marseille in charge of Health  Didier Febvrel (MD), Chair of the Health Territory Factory 
Didier Febvrel (MD), Chair of the Health Territory Factory
Anne Tallec (MD), Director of Regional Health Observatory Pays-de-la-Loire (RHO)
Aurélie Tinland (MD), Hôpitaux de Marseille, Université Aix-Marseille


Wed 20th
9:00-17:00
EUPHA (HWR), Observatory SKIL - Skill-mix challenges in the current and future health workforce

Introduction
Matthias Wismar, European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies and Ellen Kuhlmann, EUPHA (HWR) 


Session I: Skill-mix reforms in France – in the context of international evidence

  • Introduction and facilitation (tbn)
  • Keynote, CNAM (tbn)


Session II: Skill-mix innovations in various segments of primary and chronic care

  • Introduction - Claudia B Maier, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany


Session III: Skill-mix innovations for specific roles and tasks

  • Introduction and facilitation - Anita Charlesworth, The Health Foundation and Jim Buchan, The Health Foundation and Editor-in-Chief Human Resources for Health


Session IV: Health workforce challenges now and in the future

  • Introduction and facilitation - Marieke Kroezen, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands and Ronald Batenburg, NIVEL, The Netherlands
  • Keynote


Closing comments

Gabrielle Jacob


Wed 20th
9:00-17:00
EUPHA (SSWH) SSWH - Forced migration in Europe – aspects of work, social security and health

Welcome and introduction
Gunnel Hensing, President, EUPHA SSWH, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Ellenor Mittendorfer-Rutz, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

Forced migration, modeling the post-resettlement context of refugees’ mental health: from work and healthcare to social anchoring
Fredrik Saboonchi, Swedish Red Cross University College, Sweden

Social benefits and employment among refugees in Finland – the role of laws and policies
Maili Malin,Migration Institute of Finland, Finland

Migrants access to health services, Mipex Health strand
David Ingleby, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Selection of migrants into fields of low paid and/or precarious jobs
Elena Ronda, University of Alicante, Spain

Sickness absence and disability pension in migrants
Ellenor Mittendorfer-Rutz, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

Summing up of the day: What did we learn and how can we develop assessments to improve research and knowledge for public health? 
Ellenor Mittendorfer-Rutz, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden


Wed 20th
9:00-17:00
DPH, ASPHER, EUPHA YRF - Young Researchers' Forum
Wed 20th
12:30-17:00
EUPHA (FN) FOOD - Road to Framework Convention on Food Systems: tackling global syndemic with food policy

Best food policy practices
Piotr Romaniuk

Case study: France
Chantal Julia


Tools to monitor the implementation of recommended policies: Healthy Food Environment Policy Index
Stefanie Vandevijvere


Global Syndemic Report and Framework Convention
Tim Lobstein


Wed 20th
13:30-17:00
IRD, Coalition Plus ACTI - Community-based Action Research: What can we learn from the HIV field experiences from the North and the South?
Wed 20th
13:30-17:00
EUPHA (PHMR) HREP - Showcasing innovative cases in health reporting

Welcome and opening: Innovative cases in health reporting
Petronille Bogaert


Health Evidence Network (HEN) synthesis report on mechanisms and tools for the use of health information for decision-making
Tanja Kuchenmüller


Overview and good practices on national health reporting formats in the EU
Martin Thißen


Key figures for policy on a single digital platform: The State of Public Health and Health Care
Carolien van den Brink


Combining design skills and statistics: a collaboration between Statistics Lithuania and Design School
Laima Grižaitė


UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Translating a regional public health report into Easy-to-Read language- challenges and solutions
Nicole Rosenkötter


Wrap up and key messages
Petronille Bogaert


Wed 20th
13:30-17:00
CHAFEA HTHR - EU cooperation to strengthen preparedness and management of cross-border health threats
Wed 20th
13:30-17:00
CNRS, EUPHA (MIG) MIGR - Health behaviours among migrants in Europe – what do we know?

Tobacco use among North Africans and Sub-Saharan African immigrants in France
Damien Bricard, Researcher at the Institute for Research and Information in Health Economics (IRDES), Paris, France.

 

Dietary patterns and type 2 diabetes among Ghanaian migrants in Europe and their compatriots in Ghana: The RODAM study
Mary Nicolaou, Post-doctoral researcher, University of Amsterdam, Department of Public Health, Amsterdam, Netherlands

 

Therapeutic education by nurses among immigrants living with Diabetes
Amaury Derville, General Director of Asalee (to be confirmed), France

 

Adoption of contraception among Sub-Saharan immigrants in France
Barbara Maraux, gynaecologist, Researcher in Epidemiology, France

 

Sexual education and practices among Sub-Saharan immigrant women
Rose Nguekeng, Member of the CBO Ikambéré, France