Thursday 21st Nov

Time / Location Track Organiser Activity
Thu 21st
A. Solidarity in health 1.A. - Pitch presentations: Determinants of health equity
Quantitative research on health determinants in high-income countries: Systematic literature review
Vladimira Varbanova - Belgium

Community based approach to address health disparities among Roma in North Macedonia
Borjan Pavlovski - Macedonia

Mapping perspectives of inhabitants and professionals in deprived neighborhoods in the Netherlands
Charlot Lugtigheid - Netherlands

Equality of Opportunity and Mortality in Europe
Alexi Gugushvili - United Kingdom

Exploring social inequalities in the use and experience of prenatal care in Brussels.
Claudia Schönborn - Belgium

Gender inequality in self-reported health and its evolution in Europe between 2004 and 2016
Luis Roxo - Portugal

Food insecurity and social determinants of students’ low adherence to the Mediterranean diet
Thomas Tsiampalis - Greece

Intercultural opening: participant observation in two hospitals and two outpatient care services
Lisa Peppler - Germany

Thu 21st
B. Migration and health Robert Koch Institute 1.B. - Workshop: How to include migrant and refugee populations health monitoring and surveillance in Europe
Chairperson(s): Claudia Santos-Hövener - Germany, Nicole Rosenkötter - EUPHA (PHMR)

Collecting high-quality survey data on hard-to-reach populations: lessons from Finland
Shadia Rask - Finland

The IMIRA (Improving Health Monitoring in Migrant Populations)-project in Germany –Lessons learned und implications for health monitoring
Claudia Santos-Hövener - Germany

Thu 21st
D. European and global health 1.D. - Oral presentations: Global health and migration
Dyslipidaemia among Ghanaian migrants in Europe and their compatriots in Ghana: the RODAM Study
Eva van der Linden - Netherlands

Metabolic syndrome among Ghanaian migrants and their homeland counterparts: the RODAM study
Eva van der Linden - Netherlands

Hyperuricemia And Estimated Cardiovascular Risk Among Migrant and non-migrant Africans.
Felix Chilunga - Netherlands

“Queer Migrants Welcome” in Public Health Teaching
Yudit Namer - Germany

Vaccination status of migrant populations in EU/EEA countries and implications for VPD control
Sally Hargreaves - United Kingdom

Thu 21st
E. Public health policy and politics University of Michigan 1.E. - Workshop: Comparative Public Health: Politics, science, and professionalism
Chairperson(s): Marleen Bekker - EUPHA (PHPP), Karine Chevreul - France

France: A Public health system built on competing paradigms
Sarah Rozenblum - United States

Germany: The reformation of public health
Michelle Falkenbach - Austria

The United States: A system built on fragmentation
N'dea Moore-Petinak - United States

The politics of public health in the United Kingdom between medical, social, and local
Scott Greer - United States

Thu 21st
F. Maternal, child and adolescent health 1.F. - Pitch presentations: Predictors of adolescent health and well being
Effectiveness of school-based interventions to prevent anxiety & depression in young people
Deborah Caldwell - United Kingdom

Are lifestyle behaviors correlated to mental health disorders in medical students?
Houda Ben Ayed - Tunisia

Higher Education Students’ Mental Health Problems: Results from the Norwegian SHOT study
Tormod Bøe - Norway

Chronic sleep deprivation and adolescent health: Two longitudinal studies of youth in Western Canada
Annalijn Conklin - Canada

Italian adolescents and sexual health: what has changed during the last 20 years?
Carlotta Lorenzini - Italy

Does adolescents like modern sports experiences? A trivial question for a major public health stake.
Maxime Luiggi - France

Adolescents with intellectual disability (ID) and their perceptions of activity and sports
Elisabeth Hansen - Sweden

Psychosocial difficulties, obesity and disadvantage in a cohort of Irish children.
Mckenzie Dow - Ireland

Thu 21st
G. Chronic diseases 1.G. - Oral presentations: The burden of multiple chronic conditions
Prospective study on chronic diseases and healthcare costs for the south of France region, 2016-2028
Berengere Davin - France

Patients with more comorbidities have better detection but poorer management of chronic diseases
Grace Sum - Singapore

The concurrence of chronic diseases among unemployed and employed persons: a register-based study
Merel Schuring - Netherlands

Depressive symptoms, neuroticism and participation in breast and cervical cancer screening in the UK
Claire Niedzwiedz - United Kingdom

Socioeconomic trajectories and risk of hospitalization in the Moli-sani Study cohort
Licia Iacoviello - Italy

Thu 21st
H. Health services research, systems and economics 1.H. - Pitch presentations: Prediction and control of health care costs
No UHC without medicines: out-of-pocket payments for non-communicable diseases in 18 countries
Adrianna Murphy - United Kingdom

Economic evaluation of the Austrian telephone-based triage system
Herwig Ostermann - Austria

Activity-based hospital payments: a qualitative evaluation by Israeli managers and physicians
Ruth Waitzberg - Israel

Expansion of activity-based hospital payment in Israel: evaluation of effects on inpatient activity
Ruth Waitzberg - Israel

Impact of mental illness on in-patient hospital costs for somatic disorders and associated factors
Morgane Michel - France

Country comparison study on costs associated to avoidable hospital admissions: Brazil and Portugal
Joao Victor Rocha - Portugal

outsourced management service to guarantee safety and cost-effectiveness in pediatric cardiac surgery
Jacopo Ceradini - Italy

Diagnosis and Treatment of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma (MPM) Care Pathway and its cost analysis
Martina Giusti - Italy

Thu 21st
I. Infectious diseases control 1.I. - Oral presentations: Surveillance and control of infectious diseases
Area deprivation and notifiable infectious diseases in Germany: A longitudinal small-area analysis
Sven Rohleder - Germany

Sustainable Development Goals and the challenge of Human resources for health in Congo
Gilbert Ndziessi - Congo (Brazzaville)

Untreated alcohol use disorder in people who inject drugs: a major barrier to HCV treatment uptake
Tangui Barré - France

Discrimination of people living with hiv/aids: a survey with dentists in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Guanga David Meless - Cote d'Ivoire

Predictors of overall mortality among people living with HIV/AIDS in Brazil, 2007-2015
Melina Erica Santos - France

Thu 21st
K. Mental health / LGBTI and minorities 1.K. - Oral presentations: Epidemiology and management of mental illness
Life events as predictors for depression in men and women: A Finnish twin study
Maarit Piirtola - Finland

The Economic and Mental Health Impact of IAPT: Pragmatic Trial in Three English Regions
Veronica Toffolutti - Italy

Are Patients with Subclinical Hypothyroidism at Risk of Depressive Symptoms?
Lea Wildisen - Switzerland

Effectiveness of Prompt Mental Health Care: Preliminary results from a randomized controlled trial
Marit Knapstad - Norway

Mental illness prevention in post-ACS men: A partcipatory action research
Jalila Jbilou - Canada

Thu 21st
L. Health assessments / Elderly care / Cancer 1.L. - Pitch presentations: Cancer: epidemiology, screening and care
Economic burden of cancer from 2012 to 2017 based on the French national claim database (SNDS)
Dorian Verboux - France

Speedy, predictable and secure cancer care? Introducing cancer patient pathways in Norway
Line Melby - Norway

Estimation of the epidemiological impact of the organized screening program for colorectal cancer
Stephanie Barre - France

Quantifying the impact of adherence to screening on colorectal cancer incidence and mortality
Elvira D'Andrea - Italy

Barriers and facilitators on cervical cancer screening among HIV women in Cote d’Ivoire
Keitly Mensah - France

Employment two years after breast cancer diagnosis: role of household characteristics, CANTO cohort
Elsa Caumette - France

The effect of breast cancer on work participation in different sectors. A Danish registry based study
Laura Jensen - Denmark

Socio-economic position across the lifecourse and risk of breast cancer: findings from EPIC-Italy
Eloïse Berger - France

Thu 21st
M. Healthy living, food and nutrition 1.M. - Oral presentations: Globalisation, dietary evolution and health
Ultra-processed food intake and cardiovascular disease risk in the NutriNet-Santé prospective cohort
Bernard Srour - France

Traditional Eastern European diet and its relationship with mortality: results from the HAPIEE study
Denes Stefler - United Kingdom

Mediterranean diet and risk of first hospitalization for heart failure and atrial fibrillation
Licia Iacoviello - Italy

Association between fast-food outlet exposure and Body Mass Index in 124,286 Lifelines participants.
Carel-Peter van Erpecum - Netherlands

Thu 21st
N. Health information and health literacy 1.N. - Pitch presentations: Health literacy
Evaluation of Education for Public Health: A Practical Foundation for Solidarity
Mikko Perkiö - Finland

We’re making individuals more “health literate” but what about communities?
Candan Kendir - France

Building bridges takes time: Views of healthcare professionals on health literacy and migration
Annika Baumeister - Germany

Potentials of school nursing for strengthening health literacy: a 2017/18 German longitudinal survey
Elke de Buhr - Germany

Social gradient in health literacy among primary healthcare users in Cyprus.
Christiana Nicolaou - Cyprus

Association between occupational situation and health literacy: A Danish population-based survey
Gabriele Berg-Beckhoff - Denmark

Digital health literacy of health care profession students
Julia Dratva - Switzerland

Information seeking and knowledge on in-home care services in a representative sample in Switzerland
Sarah Mantwill - Switzerland

Thu 21st
O. Global health and environmental change EUPHA (PMH), EUPHA (ENV) 1.O. - Workshop: Building bridges between environmental and Public Mental health
Chairperson(s): Jutta Lindert - EUPHA (PMH), Marija Jevtic - EUPHA (ENV)

Prevention of mental health effects by climate change and environmental drivers
Peter Van Den Hazel - EUPHA (ENV)

Environmental Challenges as Mental Health risks and oppotunities in the light of SDGs
Marija Jevtic - EUPHA (ENV)

Environment and mental health – developing a research agenda
Jutta Lindert - EUPHA (PMH)

Thu 21st
P. Data, evidence and practice 1.P. - Oral presentations: Understanding the evidence and novel approaches to health
A comparison of the effects of maternal anxiety and depression on child development
Shakked Gete - Israel

“Brave men” and “emotional women”: A literature review on gendered norms towards patients with pain
Anke Samulowitz - Sweden

The association between screen time and psychological distress in Norwegian adolescents
Annette Løvheim Kleppang - Norway

Sense of belonging and its association with health among people of foreign background in Finland
Anna Seppänen - Finland

G-CSF spending: Cost Impact of an intervention conducted in a French area: Pays-de-la-Loire
Basile Fuchs - France

Thu 21st
Q. Health workforce / Health at work 1.Q. - Oral presentations: Paid work, sickness absence and workforce management
Emotional demands at work and risk of long-term sickness absence among 1.5 million Danish employees
Elisabeth Framke - Denmark

Labor market outcomes before and after first episode of part-time sickness absence
Jenni Ervasti - Finland

Work-pressure, job-satisfaction and turnover intentions among health managers in Serbia
Milena Šantrić Milićević - Serbia

A life course analysis of income and incident AMI - a Danish register based cohort study
Rikke Lund - Denmark

Vaccination role on abseteeism during a severe flu season: following the Global Influenza Strategy
Omar Kakaa - Italy

Thu 21st
T. Digital public health DPH Conference 1.T. - DPH Plenary Session: Digital technologies in the humanitarian context

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Poster walks - Thursday 21st Nov

Time / Location Track Organiser Activity
Thu 21st
1.R. - Poster walk: Health promotion, health literacy
1.R.1 - EnCLASS: an innovative project merging 2 international surveys (HBSC/ESPAD) among French students
Emmanuelle Godeau - France

1.R.2 - What if we combine Quit and win and individual approach to help smokers quit at the community level?
Jasmina Kovačević - Croatia

1.R.5 - Effective elements of Dutch care-physical activity initiatives for low socioeconomic status adults
Annemarie Wagemakers - Netherlands

1.R.6 - Integration of the oral health module in the Stepwise method in Senegal
Aida Kanouté - Senegal

1.R.8 - Examining multi-layer constraints on activity engagement among older adults
Sunwoo Lee - Czech Republic

1.R.10 - Reliability and Validity of Disability Literacy Scale for Medical School Students
Sevil Aydoğan - Turkey

1.R.11 - Validating a model & self-assessment tool to measure organizational health literacy in hospitals
Jürgen M Pelikan - Austria

1.R.12 - The role of health literacy in long-term treatment outcomes in psychosocial care for adolescents
Lindy Beukema - Netherlands

1.R.13 - Digital health literacy among adults living in the community in Singapore
Jade Soh - Singapore

1.R.14 - Health Literacy of Hearing-Impaired High School Students, Some of the Problem, and their Expectations
Kamer Gür - Turkey

1.R.15 - Beliefs About Medicines: Differences in cholesterol treatment adherence among the Visegrad countries
Klára Boruzs - Hungary

Thu 21st
1.S. - Poster walk: Migrants and access to care
1.S.1 - Trust in health care systems Arab minority, Jewish immigrant and non-immigrant
Ronit Pinchas-Mizrachi - Israel

1.S.2 - Understanding racism in Swedish healthcare
Sarah Hamed - Sweden

1.S.3 - Information and communication technology-based interventions to support healthcare in migrants
Anna Odone - Italy

1.S.4 - Racial discrimination and biological dysregulation among Indigenous adults: The role of culture
Cheryl Currie - Canada

1.S.5 - Evaluation of the use of standardized methods to identify mental health problems among refugees
Sara Delilovic - Sweden

1.S.6 - Migrants and access to healthcare: the Italian public health residents action plan
Leuconoe Grazia Sisti - Italy

1.S.9 - A first assessment of the electronic health insurance card for asylum seekers in Berlin
Nora Gottlieb - Germany

1.S.10 - Health assessment of newly arrived refugees to the Municipality of Copenhagen, Denmark
Mathilde Horn Andersen - Denmark

1.S.12 - Subjective status comparisons and depressive symptoms among migrants and refugees to Germany
Jens Hoebel - Germany

1.S.13 - Your Health, Your Faith: HIV prevention with African faith-based communities in Germany
Tanja Gangarova - Germany

1.S.14 - Predictors of Late Presentation for HIV among HIV-positive Tajik Migrants to the Russian Federation
Daniel Bromberg - United States

1.S.15 - Does the ehealth card facilitate access to healthcare from the point of view of refugees in Germany?
Judith Wenner - Germany

Thursday 21st Nov

Time / Location Track Organiser Activity
Thu 21st
A. Solidarity in health 2.A. - Oral presentations: Poverty homelessness and health
Household Income, Life Expectancy and Cause Specific Mortality in Norway, 2005-2015
Simon Øverland - Norway

Economic hardship over twenty-two consecutive years of adult life and markers of early ageing
Else Foverskov - Denmark

Long-term effects of a housing support intervention in homeless people with severe mental illness
Sandrine Loubiere - France

Europeans’ willingness to pay for ending homelessness: a contingent valuation study
Sandrine Loubiere - France

Do financial difficulties affect health? A study among older adults in Switzerland
Magali Dumontet - France

Thu 21st
B. Migration and health MyHealth Project 2.B. - Workshop: Developing interventions to improve migrants’ healthcare access in Europe
Chairperson(s): Núria Serre-Delcor - Spain, Stella Evangelidou - Spain

Community engagement towards the development of health promotion tools: Summary findings of Metaplan sessions in Barcelona
Stella Evangelidou - Spain

In the search of solutions to improve healthcare access for migrants and refugees in Athens, Greece
Maria Ntetsika - Greece

Informing the development of a pilot intervention to improve migrants’ healthcare assess in Brno, Czech Republic
Narine Movsisyan - Czech Republic

Participatory research for developing health promotion campaigns for migrants and host community in Berlin, Germany
Nur Kirkgöze - Germany

Thu 21st
C. Digital applications in health 2.C. - Pitch presentations: Digital health
E-health for healthcare system users & social and geographic health inequalities, literature review
Viviane Ramel - France

Could machine learning aid the production of evidence reviews? A retrospective test of RobotAnalyst
Amy Hookway - United Kingdom

MS-Diet, a tailored nutrition counselling web-application based on mathematical diet optimization
Rozenn Gazan - France

National survey on telemedicine education and training among medical students and residents in France
Robin Ohannessian - France

Research Implications for future telemedicine studies and innovations
Lorenz Harst - Germany

Telepathology and second opinion for cancer diagnosis in sub-Saharan French-speaking countries
Louise Bourdel - France

Digital media : How to adapt digital media to promote health of young people?
Manon Colard - France

Children and digital devices: a survey on risk perception and use.
Loredana Covolo - Italy

Thu 21st
D. European and global health WFPHA 2.D. - Workshop: NCDs prevention through integrated approaches: reducing obesity from individuals to populations
Chairperson(s): Marta Lomazzi - Switzerland, Walter Ricciardi - WFPHA

Will the world be obese in 2050?
Bettina Borisch - Switzerland

Why integration matters
Marta Lomazzi - Switzerland

Ihe Italian case – reversing the obesity trend
Walter Ricciardi - WFPHA

Is the solution really the 'Nanny State'. Arm wrestling with industry.
Michael Moore - Australia

Thu 21st
E. Public health policy and politics University of Bordeaux 2.E. - Workshop: Quantifying burden of disease to support public health policy: exchange of views and experiences
Chairperson(s): François Alla - France, Jean-Claude Désenclos - France

The GBD project
Spencer James - United States

The « cartographie » tool (CNAM, France)
Christelle Gastaldi-Ménager - France

Global Burden of Disease Study: overview and experience from England
John Newton - United Kingdom

The joint action of health information
Anne Gallay - France

Thu 21st
F. Maternal, child and adolescent health 2.F. - Pitch presentations: Cultural and health behavioural change in adolescents
Cultural values and adolescents’ health inequalities in 21 European countries
Maxim Dierckens - Belgium

Changes in patterns of adolescent substance use from 1988 to 2011 in Sweden: a latent class analysis
Brittany Evans - Sweden

Lifestyle of young adults – changes and accumulation
Tuija Jääskeläinen - Finland

Which are the communication styles of anti-tobacco spots that most impress adolescents?
Alice Mannocci - Italy

Participation of disadvantaged school age children (7-18) in health inequality projects
Maja Jovanovic - Germany

Transition into secondary education and health-compromising behaviours: A longitudinal study
Arja Rimpela - Finland

Use of e-cigarettes by young people in Great Britain before and after Tobacco Products Directive
Linsay Gray - United Kingdom

Social network characteristics and alcohol use among young Swedes with different ethnic backgrounds
Alexander Miething - Sweden

Thu 21st
G. Chronic diseases 2.G. - Pitch presentations: Multiple chronic conditions: monitoring and care delivery
Implementing integrated care for multi-morbidity: analysis of experiences in 17 European programmes
Verena Struckmann - Germany

Monitoring of non-communicable diseases in Belgium
Aline Scohy - Belgium

Multimorbidity and quality of life: longitudinal analysis of the European SHARE database
Tatjana Makovski - Luxembourg

Personalized action plans for patients with multiple chronic diseases in Andalusia
Ana M Carriazo - Spain

Distribution of Cancer cases and survival analysis results: A retrospective cohort study
Erkan Pehlivan - Turkey

Association between cancer and neurodegenerative disorders including dementias; a systematic review
Louisa Gagatsis - United Kingdom

Metabolic syndrome and renal cell cancer risk in Chinese males: a population-based prospective study
Xin Li - China

Sugary drink consumption and cancer risk: results from NutriNet-Santé prospective cohort
Eloi Chazelas - France

Thu 21st
H. Health services research, systems and economics 2.H. - Oral presentations: Health services and innovative technologies
Challenges in building image-based diagnostic support deep-learning algorithm for acute burns
Constance Boissin - Sweden

Evaluating a digital sepsis alert in a multi-site hospital: a natural experiment
Kate Honeyford - United Kingdom

An automated diagnostic device for children under 5 years of age: A proof-of-concept study in Malawi
Mohammad Shah - United States

Impact of deprivation on hospital efficiency and financial balance in paediatrics
Morgane Michel - France

The effect of an mhealth clinical decision-making support system on neonatal mortality in Ghana
Hannah Brown Amoakoh - Ghana

Thu 21st
I. Infectious diseases control RIVM 2.I. - Workshop: Sharing best practices and building effective training at European points of entry
Chairperson(s): Aura Timen - EUPHA (IDC), Christos Hadjichristodoulou - Greece

Effective training in cross-border infection prevention and response
Doret de Rooij - Netherlands

Public health events in the maritime transport sector
Carmen Varela Martinez - Greece

Best practices for core capacities at ports
Christos Hadjichristodoulou - Greece

Best practices and training for preparedness and response at airports
Jan Heidrich - Germany

Thu 21st
K. Mental health / LGBTI and minorities EUPHA (SGMH) 2.K. - Workshop: Predictors and developmental timing of mental health problems among sexual minority individuals
Chairperson(s): Corina Lelutiu-Weinberger - United States, Richard Bränström - EUPHA (SGMH)

Depression and self-harm from adolescence to young adulthood in sexual minorities compared with heterosexuals in the UK: a population-based cohort study
Gemma Lewis - United Kingdom

Sexual orientation openness and depression symptoms: A population-based study
Arjan van der Star - EUPHA (SGMH)

Minority stress, intra-minority stress and social anxiety: Examining an extended psychological mediation framework among sexual minority men
Conor Mahon - Ireland

Untethered lives: Barriers to societal integration as predictors of the sexual orientation disparity in suicidality
John Pachankis - United States

Thu 21st
L. Health assessments / Elderly care / Cancer 2.L. - Oral presentations: Determinants of frailty
Sex, age and socioeconomic inequalities in older people’s unscheduled care
Kate Levin - United Kingdom

Influence of Physical Activity, Protein Intake and Social Network on the Frailty development
Sandra Haider - Austria

Risk of fall among the hospitalized over-49 population. A retrospective cohort study in a hospital
Francesco Gilardi - Italy

The contribution of eHealth to improve fall and balance disorder care in the elderly
Luis Lapao - Portugal

Traumatic brain injury as a risk factor for dementia
Elisabetta Mezzalira - United States

Thu 21st
M. Healthy living, food and nutrition 2.M. - Oral presentations: Obesity and diabetes: preventing disease
Body mass index and mortality in relation to age and follow-up of 30 years in large Austrian cohorts
Gabriele Nagel - Germany

Association between psychosocial stress and obesity among migrant and non-migrant Ghanaians
Charles Agyemang - Netherlands

A National Digital Diabetes Prevention Programme: Feasible, acceptable and effective?
Elizabeth Murray - United Kingdom

Association between detection of non-diabetic hyperglycaemia and vascular complications
Raffaele Palladino - United Kingdom

Thu 21st
N. Health information and health literacy EUPHAnxt, Global Health Next Generation Network, EUPHA (PHPP) 2.N. - Workshop: How to Advocate Scientific Evidence to Decision-makers?
Chairperson(s): Viveka Guzman - Ireland, Keitly Mensah - France

WHO Approach
Tanja Kuchenmueller - WHO EURO

Strategies and practical examples
Tugce Schmitt - Belgium

Tackling the challenges
Marleen Bekker - EUPHA (PHPP)

Thu 21st
O. Global health and environmental change Academic Collaborative Centre Environment and Health 2.O. - Workshop: Climate change and the impact on public and occupational health
Chairperson(s): Peter Van Den Hazel - EUPHA (ENV), Moniek Zuurbier - Netherlands

Occupational health effects during periods with heat
Moniek Zuurbier - Netherlands

Preventing heat stroke and heat illness on the workplace: a study on knowledge, attitudes and practices of safety representatives from Northern Italy (2016-2017)
Matteo Riccò - Italy

The role of youth in de climate change debate
Peter Van Den Hazel - EUPHA (ENV)

The health impact of heat waves in Europe: insights from national plans and key informant interviews
Joris van Loenhout - Belgium

Thu 21st
P. Data, evidence and practice 2.P. - Oral presentations: Population health metrics and innovative data sources
Slowing improvements in life expectancy across European Economic Area countries
John Ford - United Kingdom

Disease burden in the Nordic region. Results from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 (GBD 2017)
Ann Kristin Knudsen - Norway

People with a disability status in the French claim database: which characteristics and diseases?
Antoine Rachas - France

Compared to whom? Reference groups in socio-economic comparisons and self-reported health
Alexi Gugushvili - United Kingdom

Neurodevelopmental multimorbidity and educational outcomes of 766,244 Scottish schoolchildren
Michael Fleming - United Kingdom

Thu 21st
Q. Health workforce / Health at work 2.Q. - Pitch presentations: Risk of disability pension and morbidity
Do poor health behaviors have an impact on the transition from sick leave to disability pension?
Pia Svedberg - Sweden

Job control and risk of disability pension in the nationwide Danish Work Life Course Cohort
Ida E. h. Madsen - Denmark

Socioeconomic consequences for adults with atrial septal defect: A register based follow-up study
Kirsten Fonager - Denmark

Copenhagen Burnout Inventory On A National Representative Sample Of Pre-School Teachers
Jovana Todorovic - Serbia

Earnings among people with multiple sclerosis in Sweden, by education and occupation.
Kristina Alexanderson - Sweden

Implementation of health promotion activities in mental health care in Denmark
Loni Ledderer - Denmark

RT Accidents mortality in Italy: a population-based study in Piedmont on Vulnerable Road Users
Giuseppe Costa - Italy

Thu 21st
T. Digital public health DPH Conference 2.T. - Oral presentations: DPH - Digital public health conference

Characterizing and Predicting Repeat Food Consumption Behavior for Just-in-Time Interventions
Yue Liu (Singapore Management University) et al.

The differences in data sensitivity perceptions among private and workplace health apps: A Delphi study
Maren Billmann (Technical University of Munich) et al.

Estimating Glycemic Impact of Cooking Recipes via Online Crowdsourcing and Machine Learning
Helena Lee (Singapore Management University) et al.

Poster walks - Thursday 21st Nov

Time / Location Track Organiser Activity
Thu 21st
2.R. - Poster walk: Overweight, underweight and diet
2.R.1 - Variation in uptake of Healthy Start Food Vouchers in the Six Health and Social Care Partnerships
Michael Fleming - United Kingdom

2.R.2 - Prenatal exposure to extra vitamin D from fortification and risk of developing coeliac disease
Caroline Moos - Denmark

2.R.3 - Interventions for gestational diabetes prevention: An umbrella review of meta-analyses of RCTs
Demetris Lamnisos - Cyprus

2.R.4 - Relationship between perception of emotional home atmosphere and fruit and vegetable consumption
Monica Hunsberger - Sweden

2.R.5 - Impact of an excise tax on the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages in Catalonia, Spain
Miguel Ángel Royo Bordonada - Spain

2.R.6 - How the French Nutri-Score can impact sales of processed-foods? A complex system perspective
Eric Breton - France

2.R.7 - Salt reduction in bread: Is it enough? Preliminary results of a HIA in Portugal
Joana Raquel Raposo Santos - Portugal

2.R.8 - Joint associations of fruit and vegetable consumption and physical activity with mortality risk
Elina Mauramo - Finland

2.R.10 - Medical costs associated with childhood maltreatment history among Japanese older people
Aya Isumi - Japan

2.R.11 - Body size, Mental health and Inequalities: The burden of obesity in South Africa
Ilona Koupil - Sweden

2.R.13 - Trends of sarcopenia and physical activity in elderly Koreans using KNHANES 2007-2017
Hyungsoon Ahn - Korea, South

2.R.14 - The Trends of Underweight in South Korean between 1998 and 2015
Kyungjin Lee - Korea, South

2.R.15 - Evaluation of Malnutrition and Depression in Elderly People: An Epidemiological Study in Turkey
Sevil Aydoğan - Turkey

Thu 21st
2.S. - Poster walk: Child and adolescent health
2.S.1 - The Evaluation of Stigmatization and Related Factors in Students of Health-Related Faculties
Sevil Aydoğan - Turkey

2.S.2 - Socioeconomic disparities in diabetes prevalence and quality of care among Israeli children
Ronit Calderon-Margalit - Israel

2.S.3 - Family environment risk factors for overweight in childhood
Vesselka Duleva - Bulgaria

2.S.4 - Factors associated with self- and other-directed aggression in Slovak adolescents
Anna Janovska - Slovakia

2.S.5 - Suicidal ideation among Tunisian adolescents and the association with adverse life experiences
Jihene Sahli - Tunisia

2.S.7 - Mood disorders with onset in early adulthood and socio-economic outcomes over the long run
Christian Hakulinen - Finland

2.S.8 - Intrapersonal/interpersonal factors related to alcohol use and smoking cigarettes among juveniles
Beata Gajdosova - Slovakia

2.S.9 - What should parents do to emphasise their disapproval of adolescents’ substance use?
Maria Bacikova-Sleskova - Slovakia

2.S.10 - Adolescent tooth brushing frequency evolution (2006-2014), risk factors and causality hypothesis
Gabriel Fernandez de Grado - France

2.S.11 - Adolescent suicide behaviour profiles: comparing unplanned attempts, planned attempts and ideation
Claire van Duin - Luxembourg

2.S.13 - Association between positive mental health and family background among young people in Finland
Kaija Appelqvist-Schmidlechner - Finland

2.S.14 - Social capital and students’ health: results of the splash study
Insa Backhaus - Italy

Thursday 21st Nov

Time / Location Track Organiser Activity
Thu 21st
OP - Opening Ceremony

ModeratorYves Charpak, Chair of the 12th European Public Health Conference


  • Agnès Buzyn, Minister of Solidarity and Health, France
  • Sophie Beau, Co-founder and General Director of the European Civil Rescue Association SOS Méditerranée, France
  • Representative of City of Marseille and/or Région Sud, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Thu 21st
WHO EURO, EUPHA PL1 - Plenary 1: Building bridges between different professions and communities as a means to implement the Social Development Goals (SDGs)

Organisers: WHO Regional Office for Europe, EUPHA

Moderators: Natasha Azzopardi Muscat, President EUPHA, and Anna Cichowska Myrup, Programme Manager Public Health Services, WHO Regional Office for Europe

Keynote speakers/Panellists:

  • Otto Scharmer, Senior Lecturer, MIT Management Sloan School, Cambridge, United States
  • Miklós Szócska, Director Health Services Management Training Center, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
  • Paula Vassalo, President European Dental Public Health Association (EADPH)
  • Ricardo Baptista Leite, Member of Parliament and Deputy Mayor and City Councillor of Cascais, Portugal

Thu 21st
A. Solidarity in health Erasmus MC, Rotterdam 3.A. - Round table: Re-thinking health inequalities
Chairperson(s): Johannes Siegrist - Germany

Johan Mackenbach - Netherlands

Johannes Siegrist - Germany

Alastair Leyland - United Kingdom

Olle Lundberg - Sweden

Ramune Kalediene - Lithuania

Thu 21st
B. Migration and health Bielefeld University 3.B. - Workshop: The Effects of Shared Accommodations on Refugee Health in Germany: An Interdisciplinary Approach
Chairperson(s): Alexander Krämer - Germany, Kerstin Schmidt - Germany

Housing facilities for asylum seekers in Germany: Ethical concerns regarding social exclusion, othering and negative effects on health
Sylvia Agbih - Germany

The impact of the housing situation on the health-related quality of life of refugees located in North Rhine-Westfalia, Germany
Matthias Belau - Germany

The Impact of Refugee Women’s Accommodation on Maternal Health Care Provision
Anne Kasper - Germany

Antibiotic resistances of S. aureus in refugee accommodations – an investigation from the microbiological perspective
Ines Kiemann - Germany

Spiritual participation and its relation to housing conditions for refugees in Germany
Sakin Özisik - Germany

Thu 21st
C. Digital applications in health EUPHA (DH) 3.C. - Workshop: Bridging the Gap in Digital Public Health in Europe
Chairperson(s): Luis Lapao - Portugal, Anthony Staines - Ireland

The Challenge of Digital transformation in Public Health in Europe?
Luis Lapao - Portugal

Q-Methodology Evaluation of a European Health Data Analytic End User Framework
Anthony Staines - Ireland

Artificial Intelligence-based tools to control healthcare associated infections: where do we stand
Alessandro Scardoni - Italy

Thu 21st
D. European and global health SFSP 3.D. - Skills building seminar: Develop collaborative tools among public health societies to mutually reinforce their interventions
Chairperson(s): Yves Charpak - SFSP, Emmanuel Rusch - France

Public Health, Ministry of Health and Economic Actors: the case of food and information of public
Pierre Lombrail - France

The construction of alliances in the field of health : about addictions
Loïc Josseran - France

Thu 21st
M. Healthy living, food and nutrition THL, ANPAA, EUPHA (PHPP) 3.E. - Workshop: Alcohol policy reforms in European countries – challenges and solutions
Chairperson(s): Sofia Ribeiro - Portugal, Ilmo Keskimäki - Finland

Estonia: Problems created by border-trade for applying high-tax alcohol policy
Heli Laarmann - Estonia

Finnish alcohol policy reform: battle over public health objectives
Pia Mäkelä - Finland

The Scottish case: minimum unit pricing for alcohol
Shona Hilton - United Kingdom

Thu 21st
F. Maternal, child and adolescent health EUPHA (CAPH) 3.F. - Round table: Applying multidisciplinary sciences to improve paediatric primary care for children in Europe
Chairperson(s): Danielle Jansen - EUPHA (CAPH), Jochen Ehrich - Germany

Organization and content of primary care for adolescents – comparison of actual and desired situation.
Danielle Jansen - EUPHA (CAPH)

Children deserve adequately trained doctors
Karoly Illy - Netherlands

Improving child and adolescent public health from a sociological point of view
Sakari Karvonen - Finland

Clinical philosophy in the context of pediatric care
Jochen Ehrich - Germany

Thu 21st
G. Chronic diseases EUPHA (FN), EUPHA (CHR) 3.G. - Workshop: Impact of nutrition on non-communicable chronic diseases: a global perspective
Chairperson(s): Tatjana Buzeti - EUPHA (FN), Iveta Nagyova - EUPHA (CHR)

Global trends of chronic non-communicable diseases risk factors
Mariachiara Di Cesare - United Kingdom

Impact of nutritional risk factors on chronic non-communicable diseases
Giuseppe Grosso - Italy

Socio-economic determinants of nutrition transition in Southern European countries
Licia Iacoviello - Italy

Epidemiological and nutritional transition in low- and middle-income countries
Saverio Stranges - Canada

Identifying best practices in junk food taxation and other food policies: Selected examples and their assessment
Piotr Romaniuk - Poland

Thu 21st
H. Health services research, systems and economics INSERM 3.H. - Workshop: Access to health services in health systems providing universal coverage
Chairperson(s): Olivier Grimaud - France, Helmut Brand - Netherlands

“Living long in India”– India’s progress towards Universal Health Coverage
Lakshmi Balraj - India

Variations in the use of caesarean section: a Comparison between France and Australia
Karine Chevreul - France

Socio-economic inequalities in timing of childhood immunizations in Scotland
Anna Pearce - United Kingdom

Geographical variations in access to expert centers for multiple sclerosis in France
Emmanuelle Leray - France

Care trajectories of patients initiating dialysis as planned versus emergency procedure
Maxime Raffray - France

Thu 21st
I. Infectious diseases control EUPHA (IDC), ECDC 3.I. - Round table: Using evidence for action – the story on life-course vaccination
Chairperson(s): Anna Odone - Italy, Karl Ekdahl - ECDC

Investing in communication education- the example of vaccine hesitancy
Irina Ljungqvist - ECDC

Understanding the perspectives of older adults and elderly regarding vaccination; a snapshot in four European countries
Aura Timen - EUPHA (IDC)

Reflections on life-course vaccination: the England experience
Michael Edelstein - United Kingdom

The EU Joint Action on Vaccination – capitalizing on existing knowledge
Jonas Sivela - Finland

Designing and evaluating an information campaign on HPV vaccination in Denmark
Bolette Soborg - Denmark

Thu 21st
K. Mental health / LGBTI and minorities EUPHA, EUPHA (PMH), EUPHA (ETH) 3.K. - Round table: Liberté, égalité and fraternité in public health
Chairperson(s): Jutta Lindert - EUPHA (PMH)

Mauro Giovanni Carta - Italy

Dineke Zeegers Paget - EUPHA

Els Maeckelberghe - Netherlands

Thu 21st
L. Health assessments / Elderly care / Cancer EUPHA (HTA), EUPHA (HSR) 3.L. - Workshop: It’s time for timeliness in Health Technology Assessment
Chairperson(s): Chiara de Waure - EUPHA (HTA), Carlo Favaretti - EUPHA (HTA)

Striking a balance between accuracy and timeliness in HTA: an elusive task
Elena Petelos - Greece

Why do we need for timeliness of research in decision-making?
Judith de Jong - EUPHA (HSR)

Sharing hospital-based health technology assessments internationally
Marco Marchetti - Italy

Thu 21st
M. Healthy living, food and nutrition THL, EuroHealthNet, EU JointAction ChrodisPlus, EUPHA (HP), EUPHA (INJ) 3.M. - Workshop: Tools and opportunities for health promotion
Chairperson(s): Caroline Costongs - EuroHealthNet, Anne Lounamaa - EUPHA (INJ)

Health promotion and primary prevention in 21 European countries
Andrew Barnfield - Belgium

How to institutionalise health promotion through legislation?
Heli Hätönen - Finland

Assessing health promotion practice in Finland with a benchmarking tool
Timo Ståhl - Finland

Public health policy implementation and evaluation in portugal and israel (Project PH.PIE): the intersectoral pledge and the case of health literacy for tobacco control in the building of the Homo Salus
Luís Saboga-Nunes - EUPHA (HP)

Multimodal health promotion – An approach to successful aging
Janus Gudlaugsson - Iceland

Thu 21st
N. Health information and health literacy InfAct, EUPHA (PHMR), WHO EURO, Sciensano 3.N. - Skills building seminar: Learning to assess Health Information Systems
Chairperson(s): Neville Calleja - Malta, David Novillo Ortiz - Denmark

The WHO support tool: how is it used and what kind of adaptations are needed?
Nicole Rosenkötter - EUPHA (PHMR)

The WHO support tool: what can you learn and how have others experienced it?
Petronille Bogaert - Belgium

Thu 21st
O. Global health and environmental change INSERM 3.O. - Workshop: Social-to-biological processes over the lifecourse and social inequalities in health
Chairperson(s): Michelle Kelly Irving - France, Marc Chadeau-Hyam - France

Early life socioeconomic position and adult systemic inflammation: the role of gene regulation
Cristian Carmeli - France

Parental socioeconomic position and chronic inflammation during adolescence
Sílvia Fraga - Portugal

Social patterning of inflammation over the lifecourse and its relationship with mortality
Raphaële Castagné - France

A socially patterned Biological Health Score and mortality in Understanding Society and UKBiobank
Marc Chadeau-Hyam - France

Thu 21st
P. Data, evidence and practice EUPHA (HP), Austrian Public Health Institute 3.P. - Workshop: A methodology for monitoring population health literacy in Europe – the HLS19 project
Chairperson(s): Jürgen M Pelikan - Austria, Dietscher Christina - Austria

A methodology for monitoring population health literacy in Europe – the HLS19 project.
Jürgen M Pelikan - Austria

Using data on population health literacy as a basis for evidence-informed health policy
Dietscher Christina - Austria

Using survey data on population health literacy for developing a National Action Plan in Germany
Eva-Maria Berens - Germany

WHO Action Network on Measuring Health Literacy: the Italian pilot for the Survey 2019 Title
Luigi Palmieri - Italy

Italian participation to the WHO action network on measuring health literacy: policy implications
Chiara Cadeddu - Italy

Thu 21st
Q. Health workforce / Health at work EUPHA, WHO Collaborating Centre Investment for Health and Wellbeing, WHO EURO, WHO RHN 3.Q. - Skills building seminar: How to make the case for advocating for investment in wellbeing and health equity
Chairperson(s): Natasha Azzopardi Muscat - EUPHA, Francesco Zambon - WHO EURO

Step-by-step process of making the case for sustainable investment in wellbeing and health equity
Mariana Dyakova - United Kingdom

Tools and approaches towards sustainable investment for health equity
Tatjana Buzeti - EUPHA (FN)

Panellists one & two
Marleen Bekker - EUPHA (PHPP)

Panellist three
Aileen Clarke - United Kingdom

Panellist four
Ana M Carriazo - Spain

Thu 21st
T. Digital public health DPH Conference 3.T. - DPH 2019 Innovation Prize Pitches

Click here for more information plus meet our judging panel and shortlisted teams.

Poster walks - Thursday 21st Nov

Time / Location Track Organiser Activity
Thu 21st
3.R. - Poster walk: Health in education: from childcare to college
3.R.1 - Developing a regional strategy to disseminate physical activity promotion in childcare centers
Holger Hassel - Germany

3.R.2 - 'The Pyramid of Success” the health promotion program for school- children with visual impairment
Magdalena Wrzesinska - Poland

3.R.3 - Food and lifestyle education at primary and secondary school: an Italian project on health promotion
Marco Tarroni - Italy

3.R.4 - Obesity prevention - is school an effective place? A systematic review
Ulla Walter - Germany

3.R.5 - Effectiveness of a drug use prevention program on alcohol use and drunkenness among schoolchildren
Marcela Štefaňáková - Slovakia

3.R.6 - Adopting healthy habits through the collaboration of health, education and culture systems
Ana Puljak - Croatia

3.R.7 - School ethos and recurring sickness absence: a multilevel study of ninth grade students in Stockholm
Sara Brolin Låftman - Sweden

3.R.8 - Effects of educational policy on unhappiness of middle and high school students in Korea, 2006-2016
Sang Jun Eun - Korea, South

3.R.9 - Satisfaction with health and oneself and the Unplugged program among Slovak Schoolchildren
Olga Orosova - Slovakia

3.R.11 - Risks and success conditions for the French sanitary service of health students
Laurent Gerbaud - France

3.R.12 - The trends in health behaviour of the first-year students from Kaunas universities, 2000 - 2017
Janina Petkeviciene - Lithuania

3.R.13 - Perception of Social Gender Roles in Medical Faculty Students
Hatice Aygar - Turkey

3.R.15 - School connectedness and adult depressiveness, longitudinal study of the Northern Swedish Cohort
Hrafnhildur Gunnarsdottir - Sweden

Thu 21st
3.S. - Poster walk: Chronic disease and burden
3.S.1 - An ordinary life with chronic condition as a goal for medicine
Marie Gaille - France

3.S.3 - Education and T2DM: the role of differential exposure and susceptibility to overweight and obesity
Jimmi Mathisen - Denmark

3.S.4 - Machine learning application to the reduction of ambulatory care sensitive admissions (ACSA)
Gregoire Mercier - France

3.S.5 - Presence of intimate family and cancer screening behavior: a cross-sectional study of 4237 workers
Naomi Miyamatsu - Japan

3.S.7 - The status of compliance with guidelines of cancer screening in Japan
Kanako Kono - Japan

3.S.8 - Patients’ participation in the colorectal cancer screening program and their health beliefs
Snieguole Kaseliene - Lithuania

3.S.9 - Standardization of the Cancer Health Literacy Test – 6 in a non-cancer populations
Levent Dumenci - United States

3.S.10 - Comparison of Cardiovascular Disease Risks of Actual and Perceptions of Men's that 40-65 Years Old
Sebahat Gözüm - Turkey

3.S.11 - Increased risk of Roma for 10-year development of CVDs based on Framingham Risk Score calculation
Peter Piko - Hungary

3.S.12 - Economic burden of diabetes in France between 2012 and 2017 based on French national claim database
Pierre Denis - France

3.S.13 - Economic burden of cardiovascular diseases from 2012 to 2017 based on French national claim database
Muriel Nicolas - France

Thursday 21st Nov

Time / Location Track Organiser Activity
Thu 21st
ECDC, EUPHA (IDC) PL2 - Plenary 2: Building bridges for migration in a planetary context

Organisers: European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), EUPHA Section Infectious diseases control (IDC)

Moderators: Karl Ekdahl, ECDC, and Michael Edelstein, EUPHA IDC

Keynote speaker

  • Khalid Koser, Executive Director Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund (GCERF)


  • Nada Ghosn, Head of Epidemiological Surveillance Unit, Ministry of Public Health, Lebanon
  • Sally Hargreaves , Honorary Research Fellow, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
  • Abal Moindazde, France
  • Isabel de la Mata, Principal Adviser for Health and Crisis Management, DG SANTE, European Commission
  • Speaker to be confirmed


Friday 22nd Nov

Time / Location Track Organiser Activity
Fri 22nd
A. Solidarity in health 4.A. - Pitch presentations: Health disparities
Visualising the complex relationships between ethnic group and health in Scotland: 2001-2013
Laurence Gruer - United Kingdom

Mobile clinic approach towards hard-to-reach populations’ health in Roman suburban settings.
Alice Corsaro - Italy

ED visits and hospital admissions of foreigners for psychiatric disorders in Rome from 2007 to 2018
Angelo Nardi - Italy

Sleep problems among immigrants
Marte Kjøllesdal - Norway

Immigration status and cervical test screening: more underscreening and inequality social health.
Jeanne Sassenou - France

Risk of macrosomia and low birthweight among immigrants in Belgium, a perfect mirror?
Judith Racape - Belgium

Promoting sexual health literacy among migrants in Sweden
Pia Svensson - Sweden

Refugee Escape Room©: a new gamification tool to deepen learning about Migration and Health.
Núria Serre-Delcor - Spain

Fri 22nd
B. Migration and health 4.B. - Pitch presentations: Cross cultural competence and access to health services for migrants
Transnationalism and Caring for Migrant Families with Young Children
Lisa Merry - Canada

Utilization, satisfaction and barriers of medical care among adults of Turkish descent in Germany
Christina Dornquast - Germany

The health situation of children and adolescents with migration background in Germany
Claudia Santos-Hövener - Germany

Health of adolescents with migration background in Germany: cross-sectional results from KiGGS wave 2
Carmen Koschollek - Germany

Transnational medication management by elderly migrants – a mixed-methods approach
Hürrem Tezcan-Güntekin - Germany

Development of a dictionary for transcultural care in Europe: a deliverable of the TNP project
Giagkos Lavranos - Cyprus

A mixed-method evaluation study of a comprehensive cross-cultural training program in Stockholm
Jordanos Tewelde - Sweden

Fri 22nd
C. Digital applications in health DPH 4.C. - Round table: AI and Big Data: Ethical Challenges and Health Opportunities
Chairperson(s): Patty Kostkova - United Kingdom

Ethical challenges associated with health-related big data research
Marcello Ienca - Switzerland

Cloud-computing and precision medicine: Big data offers big opportunities
Alain April - Canada

Two presentations will be added to this roundtable at a later date
Caroline Wood - United Kingdom

The importance of ensuring artificial intelligence and machine learning can be understood at the human level
Sudha Ram - United States

Fri 22nd
D. European and global health MigHealthCare consortium 4.D. - Workshop: MigHealthCare - strengthening Community Based Care to minimize health inequalities
Chairperson(s): Pania Karnaki - Greece, Allan Krasnik - EUPHA (MIG)

Survey on the physical and mental health among migrants and refugees in ten European countries
Pania Karnaki - Greece

Analysis of needs, expectations and capacities of health and social care professionals in order to provide culturally adapted care
Adele Lebano - Sweden

Best practices addressing healthcare care access of migrants and refugees in European countries
Eleni Riza - Greece

Modelling healthcare access for migrants and refugees in Europe: identifying the major health issues
Alejandro Gil-Salmerón - Spain

Predictions concerning the use of health care services in Europe by migrants/refugees and the Mig-HealthCare Roadmap & Toolbox
Konstantina Zota - Greece

Fri 22nd
E. Public health policy and politics 4.E. - Pitch presentations: Public health: politics and policies
The European Semester 2015-2018: themes and progress of country specific recommendations on health
Timo Clemens - Netherlands

Deindustrialisation, Foreign Investment and Social Development: Mortality in the Hungarian Rustbelt
Gabor Scheiring - Italy

Deaths of despair and Brexit votes: cross-local authority statistical analysis in England and Wales
Jonathan Koltai - Italy

Right-wing populism and self-rated health in Europe: a multilevel analysis
Insa Backhaus - Italy

The equity impact of a universal child health promotion programme
A.M. Pulkki-Brännström - Sweden

Prevalence of non-adequate health literacy in Europe: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Carolina Di Paolo - Italy

Fri 22nd
F. Maternal, child and adolescent health 4.F. - Oral presentations: Healthy start to life
Maternal immigrant status and signs of neurodevelopmental problems in early childhood
Heiko Schmengler - Netherlands

Association between legal status, prenatal care utilization, severe perinatal and maternal morbidity
Maxime Eslier - France

Could increasing income in lone-parent households reduce inequality in child mental health problems?
Sungano Chigogora - United Kingdom

Degree of consistency of parental dietary and sedentary behavior rules as indicators for overweight
Emilie Ruiter - Netherlands

Fri 22nd
G. Chronic diseases 4.G. - Pitch presentations: Chronic diseases: surveillance and management
Transitional care models for chronic patients: preliminary results from an umbrella review.
Maria Teresa Riccardi - Italy

The use of quality indicators (QIs) to evaluate the oncologic care in CCCN: a systematic review
Rosario Andrea Cocchiara - Italy

Clinicians’ decision making about Parkinson’s treatment plans using self-report vs digital data
Lada Timotijevic - United Kingdom

Perceived health and quality of life in chronic and end-stage kidney disease
Karine Legrand - France

Development of ethical governance framework for an mHealth platform for the management of Parkison’s
Lada Timotijevic - United Kingdom

A Developmentally Appropriate Patient Education during Transition
Maxime Morsa - France

FC Prostate - Football for men with prostate cancer in local football clubs
Christian Doesing Soerensen - Denmark

A cross sectional survey to estimate prevalence of asthma in Reunion Island, Indian Ocean
Jamel Daoudi - France

Fri 22nd
H. Health services research, systems and economics Observatory 4.H. - Workshop: How to enhance collaboration between primary care and public health?
Chairperson(s): Matthias Wismar - European Observatory

How to enhance collaboration between primary care and public health?
Bernd Rechel - European Observatory

Panellist 1
Ilana Ventura - Austria

Panellist 2
Birger Forsberg - Sweden

Panellist 3
Rémi Pécault-Charby - France

Fri 22nd
I. Infectious diseases control 4.I. - Oral presentations: Antimicrobial resistance and health care associated infections (HAI)
Does practice characteristics explain the impact of a financial incentive on antibiotic prescribing?
Philip Anyanwu - United Kingdom

Multimodal Surveillance of HAI in an Intensive Care Unit of a Large Teaching Hospital.
Giuseppe Migliara - Italy

Modeling Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae episodes' evolution in France over 2010-2020
Jonathan Roux - France

Risk factors for E. coli Susceptibility in Bloods Stream Infections in England Between 2013-2017
Shirin Aliabadi - United Kingdom

The PACASurvE laboratory network for real-time infection surveillance and alert at a regional scale
Philippe Colson - France

Fri 22nd
K. Mental health / LGBTI and minorities EUPHA (PMH) 4.K. - Round table: Toward a better living with schizophrenia
Chairperson(s): Jutta Lindert - EUPHA (PMH)

Community Mental Health Care in Italy: Basaglia's ashes in the wind of the crisis of the last decade
Mauro Giovanni Carta - Italy

Improving access to integrated mental health services in community-based settings in Portugal
Graça Cardoso - Portugal

Toward a Better Living with Schizophrenia
Viviane Kovess-Masfety - France

Effect of family psychoeducation and access to information on illness negative perceptions: a study on French families of persons experiencing schizophrenia
Murielle Villani - France

Fri 22nd
L. Health assessments / Elderly care / Cancer 4.L. - Pitch presentations: Innovative care for older adults
The Nordic @geing Online project: Co-creating a social application together with older adults
Johanna Nordmyr - Finland

Neighborhood walkability related to knee and low back pain for older people: A multilevel analysis
Daichi Okabe - Japan

Interrupted time series analyses on the effect on integrated care among the older population
Janne Agerholm - Sweden

Assessments, evolutions and transformations in French nursing homes
Tiba Delespierre - France

In-home monitoring evaluation by home-dwelling older adults, caregivers and healthcare providers
Valérie Santschi - Switzerland

Impact of integrated care on the use of emergency care among older people in Stockholm County
Megan Doheny - Sweden

Factors associated with uptake of abdominal aortic aneurysm screening by older men living in Scotland
Kalonde Kasengele - United Kingdom

Impact of a community respiratory service on emergency hospital admissions
Kate Levin - United Kingdom

Fri 22nd
M. Healthy living, food and nutrition 4.M. - Pitch presentations: Food, nutrition and diet
The European FOOD programme (Fighting Obesity through Offer and Demand)
Nolwenn Bertrand - Belgium

Eating habits trajectories of students using university canteens
Valentina Lorenzoni - Italy

Energy drink consumption pattern among university students in North East England
Shelina Visram - United Kingdom

Health impact of substituting red meat by fish: addressing variability in risk-benefit assessments
Sofie Theresa Thomsen - Denmark

Macro- and micro-nutrient intake among Hungarian general and Roma adults
Erand Llanaj - Hungary

Taste and food preferences of the Hungarian Roma population
Judit Diószegi - Hungary

A multicentre study of street foods purchased in urban areas of Central Asia: the FEEDCities Project
Sofia Sousa - Portugal

Could chips and nuts be vector of food-borne outbreaks during happy hour?
Francesco Gori - Italy

Fri 22nd
N. Health information and health literacy EUPHA (HWR), EUPHA (HSR) 4.N. - Workshop: Health workforce coordination and agency across sectors, organisations and professions
Chairperson(s): Ellen Kuhlmann - Germany, Viola Burau - Denmark

An international perspective on organisational strategies to foster skill-mix changes in healthcare
Marieke Kroezen - Netherlands

Intersectoral coordination and diabetes prevention: building capacity through professional agency
Viola Burau - Denmark

Intersectoral coordination and multiprofessional teams: merging primary care and social services
Timo Sinervo - Finland

Interprofessional collaboration in health promotion: changing tasks as leverage for innovation
Loni Ledderer - Denmark

Fri 22nd
O. Global health and environmental change 4.O. - Pitch presentations: Healthy places
Community infrastructure to boost social relations: a systematic review
Anne-Marie Bagnall - United Kingdom

Do perspectives on healthy environment differ between health/social professionals and urban planners?
Kristine Mourits - Netherlands

Nurse's job satisfaction and organization's innovation propensity: organizational climate in italy
Chiara Barchielli - Italy

Building bridges: Sustainable Urban Health in Hamburg, 2018
Rainer Fehr - Germany

Who, why, when and how do people use urban green spaces? A study of users from 18 parks in France
Marion Porcherie - France

School environment and obesity in primary schools. An analysis of the WHO European COSI in Austria.
Anna Lena Aufschnaiter - Austria

Deterioration of housing environment and mental health of asylum seekers – a multi-level analysis
Amir Mohsen Mohsenpour - Germany

Prevalence of home smoking bans in six European cities: a repeated cross-sectional study (2013-2016)
Daniela Anastasi - Italy

Fri 22nd
P. Data, evidence and practice 4.P. - Oral presentations: Innovative approaches to professionalism, communication and care
Differences in attitudes of medical and dental students about e-professionalism on social media
Tea Vukusic Rukavina - Croatia

A MOOC to disseminate key concepts related to the future challenges of the French health system
Cécile You - France

Evaluation of communication skills among physicians: A systematic review of existing assessment tools
Vincent Gosselin Boucher - Canada

Use of voice messaging via mobile phone to communicate female adolescents in Bangladeshi urban slum
Mohammad Shah - United States

MANTRA: a serious game improving knowledge of maternal and neonatal health and geohazards in Nepal
Patty Kostkova - United Kingdom

Fri 22nd
Q. Health workforce / Health at work 4.Q. - Pitch presentations: Work participation and sickness absence
Creating national guidelines for assessing functional and work capacity of recently settled persons
Misha Henriksson - Finland

The relation between hearing loss and sustainable employability of teachers
Arnold Schriemer - Netherlands

Goal-focused group intervention; sustainable health improvement but no effect on work participation.
Nils Fleten - Norway

Work stress, migration background and risk of long-term sickness absence in Denmark
Reiner Rugulies - Denmark

Socioeconomic differences in paid sickness allowances in Finland
Jenni Blomgren - Finland

Work participation trajectories in 1098748 Finns: determinants and the incidence of sickness absence
Tea Lallukka - Finland

Sickness absences among young employees in private and public sectors
Jurgita Narusyte - Sweden

Organizational climate and work commitment as predictor of 10-year registered sickness absence.
Marit Knapstad - Norway

Poster walks - Friday 22nd Nov

Time / Location Track Organiser Activity
Fri 22nd
4.R. - Poster walk: Infectious diseases control between policy and epidemiology
4.R.2 - Tuberculosis screening for foreign students change : good saving and bad idea ?
Laurent Gerbaud - France

4.R.3 - Healthcare workers and measles outbreaks in Italy: is it time to act? A systematic review
Corrado De Vito - Italy

4.R.4 - Monitoring measles outbreaks using emergency department data in France.
Guilhem Noel - France

4.R.5 - Assessement of the influenza burden in nursing homes during two influenza seasons
Delphine Hequet - Switzerland

4.R.6 - Characteristics of hospitalizations with influenza diagnosis, France, 2012-2017
Mathilde Pivette - France

4.R.7 - Epidemiology of pertussis in Tunisia; results of five years 2013-2017
Hind Bouguerra - Tunisia

4.R.8 - Prevalence and risk factors of hepatitis B in Tunisia
Aicha Lahchaichi - Tunisia

4.R.9 - Human papillomavirus infections and cervical cancer screening in Tunisian women
Hind Bouguerra - Tunisia

4.R.10 - Outbreak of Hepatitis A related to Men who have Sex with Men in Piedmont Region, Italy
Maria chiara Ottino - Italy

4.R.11 - Invasive pneumococcal disease in Latvia seven years after PCV10 introduction
Larisa Savrasova - Latvia

4.R.13 - Overview of three-year trends of antimicrobial consumption and resistance in Sicilian hospitals
Martina Barchitta - Italy

4.R.15 - Community use of antibiotics and development of bacterial resistance: a case-control study in Italy
Gianluigi Ferrante - Italy

Fri 22nd
4.S. - Poster walk: Health outcomes and social determinants
4.S.1 - Changes in disease burden in Poland, 1990-2017: a systematic analysis for the GBD Study 2017
Maria Ganczak - Poland

4.S.2 - Daylight saving time and acute myocardial infarction: a meta-analysis
Maria Elena Flacco - Italy

4.S.4 - Association of nationality and education with oral health: a screening programme in Northern Italy.
Massimo Del Pin - Italy

4.S.5 - Monitoring inequalities in self-rated health over 36 years among Finnish women and men
Eero Lahelma - Finland

4.S.6 - Welfare state impact on mental wellbeing of the oldest old in Europe: A multilevel survey data study
Jorid Kalseth - Norway

4.S.7 - Changes in mortality inequalities by marital status in Lithuania during 2001-2014
Skirmante Sauliune - Lithuania

4.S.9 - Public health monitoring in Sweden focusing on inequality – a developmental work
Karin Engström - Sweden

4.S.10 - Development of a barometer to display and monitor health and wellbeing on the neighborhood level
Kristina Hoffmann - Germany

4.S.11 - The applicability of methods for assessing comorbidities: The Cumulative Illness Rating Scale (CIRS)
Margherita Napolitani - Italy

4.S.12 - Population health indicators availability at regional level across the European Union
Claudia Costa - Portugal

4.S.13 - How to build and share an experiential knowledge in public health ?
Anne Laurent - France

Friday 22nd Nov

Time / Location Track Organiser Activity
Fri 22nd
EC, EUPHA PL3 - Plenary 3: Bridging towards the future of public health in Europe

Organisers: European Commission, EUPHA

Moderators:  Isabel de la Mata, Principal Adviser for Health and Crisis Management, DG SANTE, European Commission, and Natasha Azzopardi Muscat, President EUPHA


Fri 22nd
A. Solidarity in health 5.A. - Pitch presentations: Place and other social determinants of health disparities
Rural primary care: a scoping review
Mark Bosmans - Netherlands

Assessment of the spatial accessibility to health professionals at French census block level
Fei Gao - France

Levelling the Playing Fields: A Pilot Intervention
Stephanie Alexander - France

Health care in Amazon communities for education and awareness about health in low resource settings
José Anibale Rodrigues Jr - Brazil

Multi-morbidity in Ghanaian migrants in Europe and residents in Ghana: the RODAM study
Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch - Netherlands

Income inequality in disability-free life expectancy in Denmark
Henrik Brønnum-Hansen - Denmark

Social networks as a public health tool - “Non-smoking bars and restaurants”
Anđelka Grujičić - Serbia

Fri 22nd
B. Migration and health SFSP, EUPHA, WFPHA 5.B. - Bridging the health divide across the Mediterranean Sea An agenda for Public Health Research & Policy
Chairperson(s): Yves Charpak - SFSP

Setting the Scene: The Health Divide across the Mediterranean Sea: Epidemiology, Health Systems & International Governance
Natasha Azzopardi Muscat - EUPHA

On going transition in Maghreb Health Systems. Sustainability of tentative support from the EU ? How to work better together?
Miloud Kaddar - France

Maghreb health systems and European health systems: so different?
Guillaume Dedet - France

Brain drain in human resources in Maghreb countries and the need for ethical code of conduct on this matter. Migrations issues’ challenges in Maghreb Health systems
Belgacem Sabri - Tunisia

Needs for public health collaborations going far beyond health care systems to address majors health threat, increasing pressure from global life style and environment risks factors, collaboration in health promotion and education, advocacy
Djamel Zoughailech - Algeria

Concluding Observations and Remarks
Josep Figueras - European Observatory

Fri 22nd
D. European and global health Chafea, EUPHA, DG Sante 5.D. - Paving the path to the health systems of the future

Moderator: Anne-Marie Yazbeck, Chafea


  • EU tools to support health system reforms  - Loukianos Gatzoulis, DG SANTE


  • Technical support / twinning - Sonia Mueller, VIGOUR


  • Financing support - Dita Protopopová, Mental Healthcare reform project, Ministry of Health, Czech Republic

Fri 22nd
E. Public health policy and politics EUPHA, EUPHAnxt 5.E. - Skills building seminar: Making the elevator pitch work: how to convince a policymaker in less than 2 minutes
Chairperson(s): Dineke Zeegers Paget - EUPHA, Maaike Droogers - EUPHA

Anne-Marie Yazbeck - CHAFEA

Ivan Erzen - Slovenia

Fri 22nd
F. Maternal, child and adolescent health 5.F. - Pitch presentations: Sexual life, sexual health and gender: connecting the dots
Does Sense make sense? Mixed methods study of a Dutch sexual health program
Rosa Joosten - Netherlands

Sexuality education in Europe – An assessment of the current state, challenges and good practice
Laura Brockschmidt - Germany

PrEP users among Lisbon MSM Cohort participants – A first look after PrEP implementation in Portugal
Francisco Fernandes - Portugal

Prevalence of gonorrhea and chlamydia in a community clinic for Men who Have Sex with Men in Portugal
Sofia Ribeiro - Portugal

How to reach migrant transgender women in Paris? An example of collaborative sexual health action
Antoine Deslandes - France

Gender-specific health literacy of individuals with a migrant background: A mixed-method approach
Angela Aldin - Germany

Fri 22nd
G. Chronic diseases 5.G. - Pitch presentations: Cardiovascular risk factors
Identifying patients at risk of readmission for heart failure in the French national claim database
Panayotis Constantinou - France

Role of nurses to improve self-care in heart failure patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Azzurra Massimi - Italy

Cardiovascular disease risk factors of military: A comparative assessment with civilians
Bienvenu Bongue - France

Cardiovascular hospitalisation before and during the financial crisis among occupations in Taiwan
Yu-Hung Chang - Taiwan

Socioeconomic Inequalities in Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Turkey, 2008-2016
Erdem Erkoyun - Turkey

Risk of cardiovascular diseases after breast cancer: an analysis on a cohort of 1.3 million women
Fulvio Ricceri - Italy

Long working hours and mortality in Central and Eastern Europe: the HAPIEE study
Hynek Pikhart - Czech Republic

The Role of Niacin in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Elvira D'Andrea - Italy

Fri 22nd
H. Health services research, systems and economics TO REACH Consortium, EUPHA 5.H. - Workshop: Transferring innovation in health systems: The role of national mirror groups
Chairperson(s): Natasha Azzopardi Muscat - EUPHA, Karine Chevreul - France

The need for a transformation health systems research programme in Europe
Walter Ricciardi - WFPHA

Learning between European health systems: the nature of the challenge
Nick Fahy - United Kingdom

The achievements of the ToREACH project and next steps
Sabrina Montante - Belgium

Coriine Alberti - France

Matthias Wismar - European Observatory

Fri 22nd
I. Infectious diseases control Observatory 5.I. - Workshop: How to improve vaccination coverage in the European Union?
Chairperson(s): Josep Figueras - European Observatory, Isabel de La Mata - European Commission - DG Sante

Recent European Union (EU) initiatives to support national vaccination efforts
Isabel de La Mata - European Commission - DG Sante

Vaccination programmes and health systems in the European Union. Report of the Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in Health
Martin McKee - United Kingdom

State of vaccine confidence in the European Union in 2018
Emilie Karafillakis - United Kingdom

The organization and delivery of vaccination services in the European Union
Bernd Rechel - European Observatory

Vaccination coverage in the European Union
Lucia Pastore Celentano - Sweden

Fri 22nd
K. Mental health / LGBTI and minorities EUPHA (PMH) 5.K. - Skills building seminar: Measuring children mental health
Chairperson(s): Viviane Kovess-Masfety - France, Kerry Keyes - United States

Comparing children mental health across countries : challenges and results
Viviane Kovess-Masfety - France

Academic performance in mathematics and reading and self-reported mental health problems in children across Europe
Mathilde Husky - France

Psychiatric comorbidity and intellectual disability
Kerry Keyes - United States

Fri 22nd
L. Health assessments / Elderly care / Cancer 5.L. - Oral presentations: Risk factors for cancer
Smokeless tobacco and waterpie use and risk of lunbg cancer
Priyamvada Paudyal - United Kingdom

Mapping variation in breast cancer screening: Where to intervene?
Cindy Padilla - France

Clinical and policy contexts for cancer care: Evidence from Denmark, Ireland and Ontario (Canada).
Maureen Seguin - United Kingdom

The positive effect of workplace accommodations on employment five years after a cancer diagnosis
Caroline Alleaume - France

Fri 22nd
M. Healthy living, food and nutrition 5.M. - Pitch presentations: Nutrition and food safety
Children’s food intake in relation to preschool-level facilitators and barriers of healthy nutrition
Reetta Lehto - Finland

How does education affect diet in women? A comparison between Central and Southern Europe cohorts
Antonella Agodi - Italy

Impact of Danish ban of industrial produced trans fatty acids on serum cholesterol levels 1993 – 2006
Kirsten Schroll Bjørnsbo - Denmark

Ultra-processed food intake and risk of type 2 diabetes in a French cohort of middle-aged adults
Bernard Srour - France

Effects of salt reduction on cardiovascular risk factors. The STRIVE-study.
Ulla Toft - Denmark

Dietary pesticide exposure profiles in the NutriNet-Santé cohort
Pauline Rebouillat - France

Fri 22nd
N. Health information and health literacy EUPHA (HP) 5.N. - Round table: Health literacy and life skills: children and adolescents’ tools for health promotion
Chairperson(s): Luís Saboga-Nunes - EUPHA (HP), Carine Simar - France

French validation of a measurement scale of life skills for children.
Carine Simar - France

Portuguese cultural adaptation and validation of the European Health Literacy Survey (HLS-EU) for children aged 9 to 10 (HLS-EU-PTc)
Luís Saboga-Nunes - EUPHA (HP)

Health Literacy questionnaire development for 9 and 10 years old: a discussion of assessment tools!
Alcinda Reis - Portugal

Fri 22nd
O. Global health and environmental change EUPHA (ENV) 5.O. - Workshop: Climate change and energy issues in our life-course and our environment
Chairperson(s): Peter Van Den Hazel - EUPHA (ENV), Marija Jevtic - EUPHA (ENV)

Climate and energy issues as preconditions for health and well being
Marija Jevtic - EUPHA (ENV)

Impacts of transboundary coal air pollution from Balkan region to European public health
Vlatka Matkovic Puljic - Belgium

Healthy schools, healthy children – achieving climate-friendly and health promoting buildings for future generations
Anne Stauffer - Belgium

How to frame our behaviour in order to limit climate change?
Peter Van Den Hazel - EUPHA (ENV)

Fri 22nd
P. Data, evidence and practice 5.P. - Pitch presentations: Prepare, prevent and protect
Development of a European Public Health Emergency Preparedness Training Toolkit
Stefano Guicciardi - Italy

Heat Waves and occupational injuries: the importance of a consistent working definition
Matteo Riccò - Italy

Google Trends and forecasting of influenza epidemics in Lithuania
Donatas Austys - Lithuania

Socioeconomic Status, Health Inequalities, and Solidarity Trends in a Mass Vaccination Campaign
Aviad Tur-Sinai - Israel

A practical composite risk score for the development of HUS from STEC infection
Christopher Carroll - Ireland

Impact of safety-engineered devices (SEDs) on the prevention of percutaneous injuries
Jacopo Garlasco - Italy

Rabies vaccination strategies in a western country: a cost evaluation
Anita Suijkerbuijk - Netherlands

Fri 22nd
Q. Health workforce / Health at work EUPHA (HSR), EUPHA (HWR) 5.Q. - Workshop: Health workforce meets HSR: Tackling regional inequalities in health service provision
Chairperson(s): Judith de Jong - EUPHA (HSR), Ellen Kuhlmann - Germany

Rural and urban general practice: a comparison in 34 countries
Peter Groenewegen - Netherlands

Regional shortages in a small country: how to provide the right care in the right place?
Johan Hansen - Netherlands

eHealth solutions to regional shortages in the health workforce
Luis Lapao - Portugal

Fri 22nd
T. Digital public health DPH Conference 5.T. - DPH Plenary Session: The Challenges of Implementing Healthcare Technology and Innovation across Europe and Beyond

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Poster walks - Friday 22nd Nov

Time / Location Track Organiser Activity
Fri 22nd
5.R. - Poster walk: Digital health and social media
5.R.1 - Educational Tools for the development of psychosocial skills in patient education
Pierre Sonnier - France

5.R.2 - Commuter e-bike use is associated with increased total physical activity over time
Bruno Chabanas - France

5.R.3 - Using e-health to shorten treatment delay in patients with severe aortic stenosis
Morgane Michel - France

5.R.4 - The use of digital devices in the field of healthcare in Bulgaria
Kristina Kilova - Bulgaria

5.R.5 - Assessment of the e-health system in the Kaunas City Outpatient Clinic
Snieguole Kaseliene - Lithuania

5.R.6 - E-health and governance models - a scoping review
Line Linstad - Norway

5.R.7 - How effective is AAL? Results from an RCT among older persons in Austria
Kerstin Loeffler - Austria

5.R.8 - Visualising Q - from the bootstrap to interactive graphics.
Anthony Staines - Ireland

5.R.9 - Training on health communication and social media: European public health residents’ perceptions.
Francesca de Nard - Italy

5.R.10 - A digitalized methodology to strengthen health equity: control, influence and participation
Moa Hallmyr - Sweden

5.R.11 - Social network and grief: a text mining analysis
Elisabetta Corvo - United Kingdom

5.R.12 - Media Freedom is the Primary Culprit for Depressive Disorders: A Cross-National Analysis
Yuchun Lin - Taiwan

5.R.13 - Parents and health professionals’ opinions on information tools on mandatory childhood vaccines
Pierre Verger - France

5.R.15 - The professional experience of a public health intern: How to promote health through a comic strip
Laetitia Leuci - France

Fri 22nd
5.S. - Poster walk: Health at work, sickness absence and disability pension
5.S.1 - Empowerment: a key to promote the health of people with disabilities
Séverine Lafitte - France

5.S.2 - How often do partial disability pensioners end up on a full disability pension?
Anu Polvinen - Finland

5.S.3 - Sickness absence and disability pension sequences before and after a bicycle crash; a Swedish study
Linnea Kjeldgård - Sweden

5.S.4 - Sickness absence trajectories following labour market participation patterns in Catalonia, 2012-2014
Julio Cesar Hernando Rodriguez - Spain

5.S.5 - Sick leave and disability pension before and after breast cancer diagnosis: a Swedish cohort study
Lingjing Chen - Sweden

5.S.8 - Effects of a work-stress intervention in Swedish primary care versus treatment as usual: RCT-study
Christine Sandheimer - Sweden

5.S.9 - Work disability before and after incident myocardial infarction and subsequent common mental disorder
Syed Rahman - Sweden

5.S.10 - Childhood adversities and chronic pain among midlife employees
Aino Salonsalmi - Finland

5.S.11 - Job demands & control among employees in Sweden aged 55-64 and labour market status 11 years later
Kristin Farrants - Sweden

5.S.12 - Health inequality and self-employment in South Korea
HyeJin Kim - Korea, South

5.S.13 - Age-group differences in associations of working hour characteristics and short sickness absences
Annina Ropponen - Finland

5.S.14 - Gender and psychological distress: contribution of work-family balance
Satu Viertiö - Finland

Friday 22nd Nov

Time / Location Track Organiser Activity
Fri 22nd
Observatory, ASPHER PL4 - Plenary 4: Assessment and analysis of country reports

Organisers: European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, ASPHER

Moderators: Josep Figueras, Director European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies; and /or ASPHER representative (tbc)

Keynote speaker/Panellists:

  • Anne Bucher, Director-General, Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE), European Commission
  • Scott L Greer, Professor Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan, United States
  • John Middleton, President Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER)
  • Panellist to be confirmed

Fri 22nd
A. Solidarity in health 6.A. - Oral presentations: Ferenc Bojan: young investigator award session
Health coach online - health benefits on the citizens terms
Moa Kuitunen - Sweden

Egg consumption and risk of total and cause-specific mortality in a Mediterranean population
Licia Iacoviello - Italy

Nutritional quality of food consumed (graded by the FSAm-NPS / Nutri-Score) and mortality in Europe
Mélanie Deschasaux - France

Consumption of ultra-processed foods and the risk of overweight, obesity, and weight trajectories
Bernard Srour - France

Relationship between sleep patterns and multimorbidity in the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging
Saverio Stranges - Canada

Fri 22nd
B. Migration and health 6.B. - Pitch presentations: Health of refugees in Europe
Chairperson(s): Santino Severoni - WHO EURO

Difference in access to health care for newly arrived refugees in Germany: a natural quasi-experiment
Judith Wenner - Germany

Explaining healthcare among unaccompanied minor refugees: a realist review
Hanna-Sophie Ulrich - Germany

Contraceptive use among undocumented migrant women seen by Médecins du Monde in the Humanitarian Hub
Felipe Rojas Lopez - Belgium

Injuries of adult asylum seekers in Finland: results of the 2018 TERTTU-health and well-being survey
Ferdinand Garoff - Finland

Health of asylum seeker children in Finland: a total population health examination survey (TERTTU).
Natalia Skogberg - Finland

Chronic pain and migration-related factors among Syrian refugees: a cross-sectional study
Elisabeth Strømme - Norway

Antonovsky meets Honneth or: The sense of coherence and intersubjective forms of recognition
Ulrike Garstenauer - Austria

Contexts between mental health of fledged people and compassion competence in the care
Sabine Steiner - Austria

Fri 22nd
C. Digital applications in health 6.C. - Oral presentations: The impact of digital technologies on health management
The impact of Internet use on mental wellbeing and health behaviours among persons with disability
Mariusz Duplaga - Poland

An automatic platform to monitor Web 2.0 presence of Healthcare Providers in Italy
Angelo D'ambrosio - Italy

Identifying and describing a model region to evaluate the impact of telemedicine
Lorenz Harst - Germany

Health and web for women: preliminary results of “SEI Donna” survey
Loredana Covolo - Italy

Short-term and long-term effectiveness of an e-coaching application; the INHERIT project
Pania Karnaki - Greece

Fri 22nd
D. European and global health WHO EURO 6.D. - Round table: Measuring values: enhancing how WHO monitors and reports on health and well-being
Chairperson(s): Nick Fahy - United Kingdom

Jane South - United Kingdom

Glenn Laverack - Switzerland

Mark Hanson - United Kingdom

Scott Greer - United States

Fri 22nd
E. Public health policy and politics IARC, INCa 6.E. - Population attributable fraction: methodologies, utilization and translations into public health messages
Chairperson(s): Julie Gaillot - France

Population Perception and Estimated Contribution of Lifestyle and Environmental Factors on the National Burden of Cancer in France
Isabelle Soerjomataram - Netherlands

Fri 22nd
F. Maternal, child and adolescent health 6.F. - Pitch presentations: Maternal and perinatal health
Physical violence during pregnancy: national data from France
Marie-Josephe Saurel-Cubizolles - France

Effects of maternity waiting homes on perinatal deaths in an Ethiopian hospital.A case-control study
Sofia Zanovello - Italy

Breatsfeeding supression in a Spanish referral hospital (2011-17): a retrospective cohort study
Anna Llupià i García - Spain

Dietary patterns and gestational weight gain: evidence from the “Mamma & Bambino” cohort
Andrea Maugeri - Italy

Tobacco smoking in pregnant women: fifty years of evolution in France
Nolwenn Regnault - France

Monitoring Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder during the neonatal period in France
Nolwenn Regnault - France

Adverse pregnancy outcomes and long-term risk of maternal renal disease: a systematic review
Peter Barrett - Ireland

Fri 22nd
G. Chronic diseases 6.G. - Pitch presentations: Trends in diabetes and hypertension management
The Entred 3 study: a national representative sample of people with diabetes, 3rd edition-France-2019
Valerie Henry - France

Trends of diabetes-delated preventable hospitalizations in an italian region from 2006 to 2015
Fabrizio Cedrone - Italy

Motivation for change, cornerstone of diabetes self-management in patients with type 2 diabetes
Marija Jevtic - EUPHA (ENV)

Peer support for socially vulnerable citizens with diabetes: Bridging the gap to the health system
Stine Dandanell Garn - Denmark

Trends by gender and predictors of diabetes-related amputations: an Italian regional analysis
Piera Scampoli - Italy

Trends in diabetes prevalence, awareness, treatment, control in Yangon, Myanmar between 2004-2014
Wai Phyo Aung - Norway

Prevalence of hypertension and diabetes in Finland by different data sources
Päivikki Koponen - Finland

Education and hypertension in the CONSTANCES cohort: which factors mediate this association?
Lola Neufcourt - France

Fri 22nd
H. Health services research, systems and economics Observatory 6.H. - Workshop: Quality strategies in European health systems: assessing their nature, use and effectiveness
Chairperson(s): Ewout Van Ginneken - Germany, Niek Klazinga - Netherlands

Understanding quality of care and analyzing different strategies to assure and improve it
Reinhard Busse - Germany

Key components of international and European governance for quality of care
Willy Palm - Belgium

Regulation of health care professionals as a quality strategy
Dimitra Panteli - Germany

External institutional strategies for health care organizations as a quality strategy
Elke Berger - Germany

“Pay for Quality” (P4Q) as a quality strategy
Wilm Quentin - Germany

Fri 22nd
I. Infectious diseases control 6.I. - Pitch presentations: Vaccination policy and infectious diseases
Increasing HPV vaccination uptake among adolescents: A Systematic Review
Chiara de Waure - EUPHA (HTA)

Knowledge and attitudes about Human Papillomavirus and its prevention in Italian students, 2018.
Federico Romanese - Italy

Awareness of HPV and drivers of HPV vaccine uptake among university students in Italy
Marco Fonzo - Italy

Determinants of the intention to vaccinate with MMR among pregnant women from the City of Rome.
Annalisa Rosso - Italy

Measles outbreak at the Val Thorens ski station, France, 2019
Elise Brottet - France

Measles outbreak in a public hospital, Szczecin, Poland, January 2019
Cyrus Alain Koenig - France

Screening for tuberculosis among newly arrived migrants in France. Results from a practice study.
Nicolas Vignier - France

HCV test&treat in Milan prisons-an effective strategy for microelimination and health gaps reduction
Lara Tavoschi - Italy

Fri 22nd
K. Mental health / LGBTI and minorities EUPHA (SGMH) 6.K. - Workshop: Addressing the mental health needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender populations
Chairperson(s): John Pachankis - United States, Arjan van der Star - EUPHA (SGMH)

Web-based training and supervision for LGBT-affirmative mental health practice: A randomized controlled trial
Corina Lelutiu-Weinberger - United States

Reduction in mental health treatment utilization among transgender individuals after gender-affirming surgeries: A total population study
Richard Bränström - EUPHA (SGMH)

Well Being of Older Gay and Bisexual Men and Women in England: Results of a Cross-Sectional Population Based Study
Igor Grabovac - Austria

The role of country-level structural stigma on sexual orientation disclosure and discrimination in health care settings among lesbian, gay, and bisexuals across Europe
John Pachankis - United States

Fri 22nd
L. Health assessments / Elderly care / Cancer EUPHA (PMH) 6.L. - Round table: Substance use disorders (SUD)
Chairperson(s): Jutta Lindert - EUPHA (PMH), Martin McKee - United Kingdom

Fri 22nd
M. Healthy living, food and nutrition 6.M. - Pitch presentations: Health behaviours
Healthy behaviours and risk of all-cause mortality
Jouni Lahti - Finland

Smoking among immigrants in Norway, results from the Living Condition Survey among immigrants 2016
Marte Kjøllesdal - Norway

Is problematic Internet use associated with substance use among youth? A systematic review
Stéphanie Lanthier-Labonté - Canada

Whole systems approaches to obesity and other complex public health challenges: a systematic review
Anne-Marie Bagnall - United Kingdom

Electronic cigarette use and smoking reduction – longitudinal data from CONSTANCES cohort study.
Ramchandar Gomajee - France

Combined healthy lifestyle factors and risk of all-cause and cardiovascular first hospitalization
Licia Iacoviello - Italy

Fri 22nd
N. Health information and health literacy EUPHA (FN) 6.N. - Skills building seminar: Innovative future meal services targeting old people in Europe
Chairperson(s): Enni Mertanen - Finland, Lise Justesen - Denmark

An innovative rehabilitating meals-on-wheels service for frail old people
Anette Due - Denmark

The Breakfast Club – co-creational meal practices as rehabilitation strategies in nursing homes
Lise Justesen - Denmark

More variable food and nutrition services for young old
Enni Mertanen - Finland

Fri 22nd
O. Global health and environmental change EUPHA, EUPHA (HIA), EUPHA (ENV) 6.O. - Workshop: Greening the European Public Health conferences, and beyond
Chairperson(s): Rainer Fehr - Germany, Peter Van Den Hazel - EUPHA (ENV)

Greening the European Public Health conferences – The Green Club
Julian Mamo - Malta

Using the WHO EURO checklist for healthy and sustainable meetings
Dineke Zeegers Paget - EUPHA

Towards quantifying CO2 emissions from EPH conference travel
Rainer Fehr - Germany

Fri 22nd
P. Data, evidence and practice University of Copenhagen 6.P. - Workshop: The Danish MAMAACT trial as an example for discussing evaluation methods in complex interventions
Chairperson(s): Sarah Fredsted Villadsen - Denmark, Helle Johnsen - Denmark

Differences in stillbirth and infant mortality by maternal country of birth and descent in Denmark
Trine Damsted Rasmussen - Denmark

What can we learn from the national implementation of The MAMAACT intervention?
Helle Johnsen - Denmark

Ethnic disparity in health literacy related to interaction with the health care provider
Sarah Fredsted Villadsen - Denmark

Fri 22nd
Q. Health workforce / Health at work EUPHA (HP) 6.Q. - Workshop: Health Literacy in the workplace: from health literate organizations to resilient individuals
Chairperson(s): Luís Saboga-Nunes - EUPHA (HP), Carine Simar - France

Health literacy and ehealth tools to improve quality of life
Luís Saboga-Nunes - EUPHA (HP)

From health care hospitals to health literate organizations: the case of health literacy of health workers in Brazil
Luís Saboga-Nunes - EUPHA (HP)

Migration and integration: the case of health literacy (HLS-EU-PT) as a foundation to promote cultural sensitiveness
Alcinda Reis - Portugal

Communicating with migrants: children's health literacy, digital technology, health promotion tools
Alcinda Reis - Portugal

Health literacy and physical activity as buffers to counter act work related stress
Luís Saboga-Nunes - EUPHA (HP)

Fri 22nd
T. Digital public health DPH Conference 6.T. - Oral presentations: DPH - Digital public health conference

Meet Industrial Design and Geoscience: a Survey on Data-Driven Research to Promote Public Health and Vitality
Xipei Ren (Eindhoven University of Technology) et al.

Assessing the relationship between various climatic risk factors and mosquito abundance in Recife, Brazil
Anwar Musah (University College London) et al.

Prediction of ZIKA Virus Suitability in Recife (Brazil) using Online Extreme Learning and Neural Networks
Adrian Rubio-Solis (Center for Engineering and Industrial Development – CIDESI Mexico) et al.

Spatio-temporal analysis of flu-related drugs uptake in an online cohort in England
Daniela Perrotta (ISI Foundation) et al.

Poster walks - Friday 22nd Nov

Time / Location Track Organiser Activity
Fri 22nd
6.R. - Poster walk: Mother and child health
6.R.1 - Preterm delivery is associated with long-term risk of maternal renal disease
Peter Barrett - Ireland

6.R.2 - Global trends in incidence and mortality of neonatal encephalopathy due to birth asphyxia and trauma
Kathryn Lau - United States

6.R.4 - Breastfeeding and Birth mode: comparative analysis between elective and in-labor caesarean section
Margherita Napolitani - Italy

6.R.5 - Maternal obesity and severe preeclampsia among immigrant women: a mediation analysis
Elie Azria - France

6.R.6 - Combined effect of adverse childhood experiences and young age on self-harm ideation after birth
Satomi Doi - Japan

6.R.7 - The impact of psychosocial factors on breastfeeding duration in the BaBi cohort study, Germany
Celine Miani - Germany

6.R.8 - Postpartum women’s experience of abuse in childhood, postnatal depression, and thoughts of self-harm
Sung-Hyun Cho - Korea, South

6.R.9 - Prenatal care: missed opportunity for HBV prevention in women of childbearing age in rural Senegal
Tchadine Djaogol - France

6.R.10 - Perception of health risk linked to environmental factors by pregnant women.
MP Sauvant-Rochat - France

6.R.11 - Effect of smoking behaviour before and during pregnancy on Low head circumference at birth
Olga Kharkova - Russia

6.R.12 - Does the over-medicalisation of pregnancy help to improve neonatal outcomes?
Claudia Cuccaro - Italy

6.R.13 - Maternal dietary patterns during early pregnancy and birth weight in Japan
Takahiro Yamashita - Japan

6.R.14 - Capacity Building in Nurturing Care in Serbia
Anđelka Grujičić - Serbia

6.R.15 - Breastfeeding-related social media: an online survey of UK mothers’ perceptions
Shelina Visram - United Kingdom

Fri 22nd
6.S. - Poster walk: Environmental health
6.S.1 - Household disaster preparedness: a survey research results after the wildfires in Portugal, 2017
Mariana Neto - Portugal

6.S.2 - Monitoring air pollution effects on children for supporting public health policies (MAPEC_LIFE study)
Elisabetta Ceretti - Italy

6.S.3 - Neighborhood disparities in stroke and socioeconomic, urban-rural factors using stroke registry.
Cindy Padilla - France

6.S.5 - Individual and process factors influencing user’s satisfaction with Housing First services
Sandrine Loubiere - France

6.S.8 - Comprehensive unhealthy lifestyle is associated with alcohol consumption as J-shaped curve
Ippei Shimoshikiryo - Japan

6.S.10 - Prenatal exposure of extra vitamin D from fortification and later risk of inflammatory bowel disease
Katrine Sidenius Duus - Denmark

6.S.11 - Individual-level high definition spatial distribution of mammography uptake in Geneva (Switzerland)
José Luis Sandoval - Switzerland

6.S.12 - Prognostic and Predictive biomarkers in a Mediterranean cohort (Review from Atena Project)
Fabiana Rubba - Italy

6.S.13 - 'Household cooking fuel and anaemia in sub-Saharan women and children: a cross-sectional study'
Eunice Phillip - Ireland

6.S.14 - Against lead poisoning: effectiveness of housing first and counselling in the home
Remi Laporte - France

Friday 22nd Nov

Time / Location Track Organiser Activity
Fri 22nd
A. Solidarity in health Babes-Bolyai University 7.A. - Workshop: Capacity building in public health in Northern Africa.A common effort to develop training programmes
Chairperson(s): Razvan M Chereches - Romania, Arja Aro - Denmark

Strengthening public health research capacity to inform evidence-based policies in Tunisia / CONFIDE
Elena Maria Bozdog - Romania

Centres for Evidence-base Public Health in Tunisia- development, tasks and opportunities
Cheikhrouhou Fatma - Tunisia

Dissemination of the capacity building results - tools adapted to the local context
Kalthoum Kallel - Tunisia

How does capacity building in public health work? Insights from the midterm evaluation of the CONFIDE project
Maria Palianopoulou - Denmark

Capacity building process – medical curricula implications on the long term
Mohamed Ben Rejeb - Tunisia

Fri 22nd
B. Migration and health INSERM 7.B. - Workshop: Screening infectious diseases amongst migrants in Europe: The diversity of policies
Chairperson(s): Martin Duracinsky - France, Manish Pareek - United Kingdom

Community-based testing of migrants for infectious diseases in the UK (COMBAT-ID)
Manish Pareek - United Kingdom

A new strategy for screening infectious diseases amongst migrants: the STRADA study
Martin Duracinsky - France

Screening TB in asylum seekers in Switzerland: comparing chest X-ray and interview-based system
Jean-Pierre Zellweger - Switzerland

Integrating HBV, HCV and HIV screening in tuberculosis entry screening for migrants in the Netherlands
Janneke Bil - Netherlands

Fri 22nd
C. Digital applications in health BZgA, RIVM, EuroHealthNet 7.C. - Workshop: Best practice portals for public health policies and interventions
Chairperson(s): Yvette Shajanian Zarneh - Germany, Anne-Catherine Viso - France

The good practice portal in Germany and considerations towards integrating best evidence
Yvette Shajanian Zarneh - Germany

Innovative strategies for the implementation of best practices
Djoeke Dale Van - Netherlands

Challenges to create an evidence-based programme register in France
Pierre Arwidson - France

Development and use of best practice portals: a European perspective
Alison Maassen - Belgium

Fri 22nd
D. European and global health EUPHA 7.D. - Round table: The new EUPHA strategy 2020-2025: what are the new skills public health professionals need
Chairperson(s): Dineke Zeegers Paget - EUPHA, Marieke Verschuuren - Netherlands

The changing context of public health in Europe
Martin McKee - United Kingdom

EUPHA strategy 2020-2025: Achieving a triple A rating for health in Europe
Natasha Azzopardi Muscat - EUPHA

Danijela Stimac Grbic - HDJZ

Yves Charpak - SFSP

Jorid Grimeland - NOPHA

Pasquale Cacciatore - EUPHAnxt

Walter Ricciardi - WFPHA

Kasia Czabanowska - ASPHER

Fri 22nd
E. Public health policy and politics Observatory 7.E. - Workshop: Everything you always wanted to know about EU health policy but were afraid to ask
Chairperson(s): Matthias Wismar - European Observatory

Scott Greer - United States

Holly Jarman - United States

Nick Fahy - United Kingdom

Willy Palm - Belgium

Fri 22nd
F. Maternal, child and adolescent health EHESP 7.F. - Workshop: How can data on adolescents’ health behavior contribute to public health policies? Lessons from HBSC
Chairperson(s): Emmanuelle Godeau - France

Using HBSC data as part of Ireland’s key policy documents: the example of wellbeing
Michal Molcho - Ireland

Using data from the HBSC study for evidence-based suicide prevention in Luxembourg
Claire van Duin - Luxembourg

School Health Research Network Wales: Development, implementation & contributing to public health policy
Gillian Hewitt - United Kingdom

Learning from success: implementation & evaluation of a national program
Yossi Harel-Fisch - Israel

Biosocial perspectives on adolescent wellbeing: time trends and cross-national patterns
Candace Currie - United Kingdom

Fri 22nd
G. Chronic diseases MILDECA, WHO EURO 7.G. - Implementing cost-effective policies to reduce the burden of alcohol in the European region: national and local experiences?
Fri 22nd
H. Health services research, systems and economics EUPHA (PHMR), EUPHA (URB) 7.H. - Skills building seminar: Population health monitoring goes upstream to improve the uptake of the wider health determinants
Chairperson(s): Nicole Rosenkötter - EUPHA (PHMR), Claudia Costa - Portugal

Geospatial data sources to produce new evidence for routine population health monitoring
Claudia Costa - Portugal

TEAviisari – benchmarking health promotion capacity-building in Finnish municipalities
Vesa Saaristo - Finland

Measuring health and well-being with the help of the community
Greg Williams - United Kingdom

Monitoring upstream determinants of dietary health to increase action on nutrition: The INFORMAS initiative
Stefanie Vandevijvere - Belgium

Fri 22nd
I. Infectious diseases control RIVM 7.I. - Workshop: Reaching out to engaging the risk groups: online respondent-driven methods for public health
Chairperson(s): Aura Timen - EUPHA (IDC), Anna Thorson - Sweden

Example A: Using online respondent-driven sampling among men who have sex with men in Vietnam
Luis Rocha - United Kingdom

Example B: Using online respondent-driven sampling among Moroccan immigrants in the Netherlands
Nora Hamdiui - Netherlands

Example C: Using online respondent-driven detection for communicable disease control
Yannick Helms - Netherlands

Fri 22nd
K. Mental health / LGBTI and minorities PICUM 7.K. - Workshop: Leaving no one outside: strategies for improving delivery of care undocumented migrants in Europe
Chairperson(s): Alyna Smith - Belgium

Santino Severoni - WHO EURO

Jeffrey Lazarus - Spain

Adjunct Professor
Daniel Lopez-Acuña - Spain

Advocacy Officer
Alyna Smith - Belgium

Fri 22nd
L. Health assessments / Elderly care / Cancer EUPHA (HIA), EUPHA (ENV) 7.L. - Workshop: Health in Environmental Impact Assessment: getting serious about primary prevention
Chairperson(s): Piedad Martin-Olmedo - Spain, Peter Van Den Hazel - EUPHA (ENV)

The amended EIA directive creates opportunities for public health
Ben Cave - United Kingdom

Political support for the institutionalization of health assessment within Environmental Impact Assessment
Francisco Javier Rodríguez Rasero - Spain

Role of the health sector in EIA
Marco Martuzzi - Germany

Skills and knowledge to facilitate competence for health and wellbeing in Environmental Impact Assessment
Liz Green - United Kingdom

Health in Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA): Gaining strength from the ‘Family of health assessments’ approach
Rainer Fehr - Germany

Fri 22nd
E. Public health policy and politics INSERM 7.M. - Workshop: Cohorts: coordinated tools for decision support
Chairperson(s): Charles Persoz - France

Development of a French ecosystem to support cohorts
Sylvain Durrleman - France

The Constances cohort
Marie Zins - France

The Sweden cohort consortium (
Johan Sundstrom - France

The German National Cohort: aims, study design and current status
Wolfgang Ahrens - France

Fri 22nd
N. Health information and health literacy EUPHA (HP), Bielefeld University, NIVEL, CAPHRI at Maastricht University, Newcastle University, Global Health Literacy Academy, M-POHL Network WHO 7.N. - Workshop: Health literacy: an asset to public health policy
Chairperson(s): Orkan Okan - EUPHA (HP), Jany Rademakers - Netherlands

Health literacy policy to promote public health in Europe
Gill Rowlands - United Kingdom

Health literacy policies and activities: developments in the past five years
Jany Rademakers - Netherlands

Health literacy policy-making regarding children and adolescents
Orkan Okan - EUPHA (HP)

Cancer literacy applied in national cancer control plans – from policy to strategic guidelines in the EU
Kristine Sørensen - Denmark

The action network for measuring population and organizational health literacy (M-POHL) and its Health Literacy Survey 2019 (HLS19)
Dietscher Christina - Austria

Fri 22nd
O. Global health and environmental change WHO RHN, Østfold University College, Norwegian University for Life Sciences 7.O. - Round table: Academic institutions and regional governments: two worlds apart?
Chairperson(s): Francesco Zambon - WHO EURO

Joining two worlds - When academia meets real life and vice versa
Jo Ese - Norway

Partnerships for public health between regional governments and academic institutions – status quo in European regions
Camilla Ihlebaek - Norway

Panel discussion
Klara Dokova - Bulgaria

Panel discussion
Liesbeth van Holten - Netherlands

Panel discussion
Cordell Neudorf - Canada

Anni Skipstein - Norway

Fri 22nd
P. Data, evidence and practice Region Västra Götaland 7.P. - Workshop: Digital quality assurance of equitable public health interventions: why, how and examples
Chairperson(s): Per-Olof Östergren - Sweden, Maria Magnusson - Sweden

Ground pillars of a method for quality assurance of public health work
Maria Magnusson - Sweden

Health Equilibrium Methodology (HEM), a digital tool in public health work for health equity
Moa Hallmyr - Sweden

Implementing HEM in the assessment of oral health promotion to families in underserved areas
Katharina Wretlind - Sweden

Fri 22nd
Q. Health workforce / Health at work EUPHA (HWR), EUPHA (HSR), EUPHA (PHPP) 7.Q. - Workshop: Care4Care: the migrant care workforce in Europe
Chairperson(s): Ellen Kuhlmann - Germany, Judith de Jong - EUPHA (HSR)

The migrant health workforce in European countries: does anybody care?
Ellen Kuhlmann - Germany

Italy: nationalist anti-migrant policies and emigration of Italian health professions
Emmanuele Pavolini - Italy

Austria: target country for care workers despite increased anti-migration policies
Michelle Falkenbach - Austria

Panel: Care4Care: what is it about the migrant care workforce and how to improve inclusion?
Gabrielle Jacob - Denmark

Fri 22nd
T. Digital public health DPH Conference 7.T. - Oral presentations: DPH - Digital public health conference

Comparison of Text Mining Feature Extraction Methods Using Moderated vs Non-Moderated Blogs: An Autism Perspective
Abu Saleh Md Tayeen (New Mexico State University) et al.

Multi-instance Learning for Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis using Weakly Labelled Speech Data
Zhao Ren (University of Augsburg) et al.

Unsupervised Classification of Health Content on Reddit
Joana Barros (Insight Centre for Data Analytics, Data Science Institute, National University of Ireland) et al.

Poster walks - Friday 22nd Nov

Time / Location Track Organiser Activity
Fri 22nd
7.R. - Poster walk: Health systems and economics
7.R.1 - The Public Health Implications of Brexit: A Health Impact Assessment Approach
Liz Green - United Kingdom

7.R.2 - Unpaid carer inequalities : a public health concern
Susan Carr - United Kingdom

7.R.3 - Shifting the Gravity of Spending: Assessing the impact of PHE’s Prioritisation Framework
Gregory Maniatopoulos - United Kingdom

7.R.4 - Determinants of frequent use of primary care in the German healthcare system
Alexander Rommel - Germany

7.R.5 - Does the take up of public insurance programs improves health care consumption of poor individuals ?
Benoît Carré - France

7.R.6 - Evaluation of polypharmacy in Japan using the national health insurance claims database in 2015-2017
Jinsang Park - Japan

7.R.8 - Unmet dental health care needs among adults in Serbia, Survey on Income and Living Conditions 2017
Jovana Todorovic - Serbia

7.R.9 - Atlases of variation for elective surgery to tackle wasteful care
Brigitte Piso - Austria

7.R.10 - Pay for performance scheme for general practitioners in France : results in 2018
Alice Atramont - France

7.R.11 - Cost-effectiveness analysis of the Un Chez Soi d’Abord randomized controlled trial: a Markov model
Sandrine Loubiere - France

7.R.14 - Mathematical modeling of medical equipment needs for public health purposes
Marija Jevtic - EUPHA (ENV)

7.R.15 - Economic burden of HIV disease from 2012 to 2017 based on the French national claim database (SNDS)
Laurence Pestel - France

Fri 22nd
7.S. - Poster walk: Infectious diseases control
7.S.1 - The recent Italian vaccination law and the role of Local Health Authorities: the case of LHA Roma 1
Emanuela Maria Frisicale - Italy

7.S.2 - Azienda Sanitaria Locale Roma 4: the external evaluation as strategy to improve vaccination services
Clara Fusillo - Italy

7.S.3 - A systematic review of factors influencing pregnant women’s future vaccination choices
Annalisa Rosso - Italy

7.S.4 - Are midwives ready to fight vaccine hesitancy? First results from an Italian cross-sectional study.
Azzurra Massimi - Italy

7.S.5 - Healthcare Workers’ attitudes towards mandatory influenza vaccination: a systematic review
Michele Corezzi - Italy

7.S.6 - Impact of hepatitis B vaccine in Tunisia 20 years after its introduction
Aicha Lahchaichi - Tunisia

7.S.8 - Vaccine Prevention of Paediatric Chronic Lung Disease: Targeting Haemophilus
Magdalene Parkes - Australia

7.S.9 - Serologic antibody response to quadrivalent influenza vaccination in Polish elderly patients
Paulina Dubiel - Poland

7.S.10 - Being Born during a Flu Pandemic as Risk Factors for Development of Schizophrenia
Francisco Guillen Grima - Spain

7.S.11 - Severe outcomes following invasive pneumococcal disease in adults in France
Kostas Danis - France

7.S.14 - Improving access to post-exposure prophylaxis for Lyme disease: a role for community pharmacists
Geneviève Baron - Canada

7.S.15 - Advancement of hepatic fibrosis among general women with/without NAFLD
Rie Ibusuki - Japan

Saturday 23rd Nov

Time / Location Track Organiser Activity
Sat 23rd
A. Solidarity in health 8.A. - Pitch presentations: Women's health
“People expect you to work like you don’t have a child but be a mum like you don’t have a job'
Lynne Rush - United Kingdom

Risk factors associated with repeated voluntary termination of pregnancy in Tuscany, Italy
Margherita Napolitani - Italy

Nation-wide profile of women using hormonal contraception in Finland in 2017
Elena Toffol - Finland

Reproductive and contraceptive healthcare for vulnerable people in the Netherlands: Pregnant not now!
Connie Rijlaarsdam - Netherlands

Prevalence of female genital mutilation and associated obstetric outcomes in rural Northern Ghana
Engelbert Nonterah - Ghana

Health situation and health care of women aged 50 years and older in rural regions in Germany
Franziska Prütz - Germany

Health service provision for women 50+: the “Frauen 5.0” project in the north-east region in Germany
Lorena Dini - Germany

Mothers’ Oral Health Literacy and children’s oral health: study in the department of Pikine, Senegal.
Serigne Name Dieng - France

Sat 23rd
B. Migration and health 8.B. - Oral presentations: Welcoming refugees: from monitoring to practice
Surveillance of health and primary care of asylum seekers in reception centers: concept and results
Rosa Jahn - Germany

The health of asylum seekers in Finland: a total population health examination survey (TERTTU).
Natalia Skogberg - Finland

Health monitoring among refugees: a state-wide, cross-sectional, population-based study in Germany
Louise Biddle - Germany

Treatment gap and mental health service use among Syrian refugees in Turkey
Daniela Fuhr - United Kingdom

Participatory practice with queer refugees in Germany
Tanja Gangarova - Germany

Sat 23rd
C. Digital applications in health 8.C. - Pitch presentations: Digital technologies: future in care
Establishment of Centrе of competence “Leonardo Da Vinci” in Medical University of Pleven, Bulgaria
Silviya Yankulovska - Bulgaria

Final Products: a regional integrated output assessment in Public Health services, 2017-19 Italy.
Cecilia Smaniotto - Italy

European network staff eXchange for integrAting precision health in the health Care sysTems” project
Marco Mariani - Italy

International, inter-university transferability of a student health surveillance system (SuSy) tool
Ralf Reintjes - Germany

Medical records completeness: can Link Professionals improve quality in a Rehabilitation Hospital?
Enrico Scarpis - Italy

Educational requirements for Health Information Systems: A scope review of the literature
André Beja - Portugal

Using technology and cross-cultural teams to deliver trauma-informed medication management
Thomas Buckley - United States

Sat 23rd
D. European and global health 8.D. - Pitch presentations: Infectious disease surveillance and control in the African region
Community hygiene against lassa fever disease and its predictors in a Nigerian rural settlement.
Abdulrazaq Gobir - Nigeria

Asymptomatic malaria : building bridges with communities through patients in Côte d'Ivoire
Annita Hounsa épouse Alla - Ghana

Surveillance of dengue: evolution of surveillance strategies during a large outbreak, Réunion, France
Jamel Daoudi - France

Influenza-associated morbidity and mortality in Tunisia
Hind Bouguerra - Tunisia

Hepatitis B vaccination status and vaccine immune response among children in rural Senegal.
Lauren Perieres - Senegal

Multiple interventions to strengthen immunization services in an Angolan district
Mattia Fattorini - Italy

sentinel physicians network in Reunion: an essential and key actor for epidemiological surveillance
Jamel Daoudi - France

Sat 23rd
E. Public health policy and politics 8.E. - Pitch presentations: Informing the health policy process
Health and healthcare in the year 2040 – Facts for planning a complex and uncertain future
Birger Forsberg - Sweden

The Public Health Implications of Brexit in Wales: A Health Impact Assessment (HIA) approach
Liz Green - United Kingdom

Danish policymakers and research evidence in public health policy process
Natasa Loncarevic - Denmark

Situation analysis on evidence-informed health policy-making in Poland
Katarzyna Dubas-Jakóbczyk - Poland

Towards a deliberative approach in public health policy making
Wannes Van Hoof - Belgium

Health is not for sale, is it?
Thomas Plochg - Netherlands

Southeastern Regional Health Information System: a mapping tool for public health actors
Marie Jardin - France

The EU Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Knowledge Gateway
Ioanna Bakogianni - Italy

Sat 23rd
F. Maternal, child and adolescent health 8.F. - Pitch presentations: Promoting child centred health systems
Validation of a Screening Tool for Social Vulnerability in Pediatrics
Remi Laporte - France

Can nurses improve self-management among pediatric patients? A systematic review and meta-analysis
Corrado De Vito - Italy

Importance and feasibility of implementing child and parent centeredness in routine care
Michael Eichinger - Germany

Exposure to car smoking among youth in seven countries of the European Union
Martin Mlinarić - Germany

Sleep habits and sleep characteristics at 1 year-old in the ELFE birth cohort study
Sabine Messayke - France

Impact of sleep and screen times on incidence of overweight in European children and adolescents
Viveka Guzman - Ireland

Estimation of direct cost related to asthma among school-age children with asthma
Maha Dardouri - Tunisia

Sat 23rd
G. Chronic diseases 8.G. - Pitch presentations: The breadth of public health
Models and evidence of intersectoral cooperation in prevention and health promotion
Ulla Walter - Germany

The development of a monitoring instrument to measure the strength of health promoting systems
Gerdine Fransen - Netherlands

The necessity of applying Rasch measurement theory in questionnaire-based public health research
Hanne Søberg Finbråten - Norway

Tuberculosis contact investigations in congregate settings in Rome, Italy: contribution of migration.
Monica Sane Schepisi - Italy

Mesothelioma: a rare cancer in the Valencian Region’s Cancer Registry (Spain)
Clara Cavero Carbonell - Spain

Impact of the Govan SHIP case management project on emergency hospital admission and GP interactions
Kate Levin - United Kingdom

Bringing greater transparency to health workforce planning in Tajikistan: using the WISN approach
Helen Prytherch - Switzerland

Sat 23rd
H. Health services research, systems and economics 8.H. - Pitch presentations: Hospitals, public health and safety
Measuring organizational performance. A review of the dimensions of hospital performance indicators
Elettra Carini - Italy

Healthcare costs and outcomes: a value-based assessment tool for Clinical Governance
Maria Lucia Specchia - Italy

Development of the Austrian version of the Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture
Šehad Draganović - Austria

Patient safety incidents in ambulatory care in Germany
Max Geraedts - Germany

The Bundle approach to reduce SSI rate of colon surgery, Piedmont(Italy) : experience of 2012-2017
Alessandro Scacchi - Italy

Acute respiratory infection hospitalized in intensive care unit: long-term outcome in Elderly
Leslie Grammatico-Guillon - France

Obstetric interventions among native and migrant women: a survey of episiotomy in Portugal
Elsa Lorthe - Portugal

Caesarean section and neonatal outcomes among women of migrant origin in Finland
Kalpana Bastola - Finland

Sat 23rd
I. Infectious diseases control 8.I. - Pitch presentations: Improving vaccine confidence: actions and outcomes
Misconceptions and lack of vaccine confidence: even First Responders are not spared
Matteo Riccò - Italy

Compulsory vaccination policies: a systematic review about knowledge, attitudes and believes.
Gianluca Voglino - Italy

Opinions and beliefs in vaccine hesitant parents in Italy: what makes the difference.
Sofia Zanovello - Italy

Knowledge, false myths and beliefs on vaccines among pregnant women: results from NAVIDAD study.
Maria Rosaria Gualano - Italy

The use of ICT to increase vaccination uptake: state of the evidence from experimental studies
Aurea Oradini Alacreu - Italy

Flu vaccination coverage in a large Italian teaching hospital: the example of the leaders
Marcello Di Pumpo - Italy

Vaccination apps: a missing opportunity from various perspectives?
Dario Catozzi - Italy

An innovative continuing medical education approach of general practitioners on vaccination: ForMéVac
Marie-christine Banide - France

Sat 23rd
K. Mental health / LGBTI and minorities 8.K. - Pitch presentations: Determinants of mental health
Income-related inequalities in mental health in Sweden and the role of social determinants
Sara Fritzell - Sweden

Child living arrangements following separation and mental health of parents in Sweden
Sara Fritzell - Sweden

Young people’s depression trajectories: comparing social inequality in the United States and Canada
Anita Minh - Netherlands

The assessment of students anxiety and depression symptoms, sense of coherence and suicidal risk
Giedrė Žulpaitė - Lithuania

Development of the guideline ‘Challenging behaviour in adults with intellectual disability’
Marieke Kroezen - Netherlands

The impact of a national public awareness campaign on dementia knowledge and help-seeking in Ireland
Desmond Hickey - Ireland

Sat 23rd
L. Health assessments / Elderly care / Cancer 8.L. - Pitch presentations: Population health patterns
The decomposition of life expectancy for age and cause of death in Tuscany, Italy
Francesco Gori - Italy

Domain-specific physical activity patterns and cardiorespiratory fitness among adults in Germany
Johannes Zeiher - Germany

Cognitive function and type of physical activity: results from the FRéLE longitudinal study
Caroline Dupré - France

Monitoring of obesity in the Italian adult population: preliminary results of 1998-2018 trend
Chiara Donfrancesco - Italy

Trends in the co-occurrence of cardiovascular risk factors by education in Finland, 1997–2017
Laura Paalanen - Finland

Variants in Neuromedin U pathway genes and risk of cardiovascular disease in an Italian population
Francesco Gianfagna - Italy

Sat 23rd
M. Healthy living, food and nutrition 8.M. - Oral presentations: Interventions to change behaviours
Effects of a behavioural approach on lifestyle habits : a before-after interventional study
Emilia Guberti - Italy

One year update following removal of high sugar sweetened beverages from a university campus
Patricia Fitzpatrick - Ireland

Recruitment of women from disadvantaged areas to a smoking cessation intervention: preliminary findings from the We Can Quit2 (WCQ2) cluster randomised controlled trial.
Catherine Hayes - Ireland

Sat 23rd
N. Health information and health literacy 8.N. - Pitch presentations: Citizen and patient access to information and participation
Public participation in health data governance: a scoping review
Cláudia De Freitas - Portugal

Solidarity and reciprocity in data governance: information sharing among gamete donors and recipients
Cláudia De Freitas - Portugal

Solidarity in genomic healthcare ? Results of the Belgian citizen forum (2018)
Chloé Mayeur - Belgium

Online health information seeking by parents for their children. A systematic review
Christian Kubb - Austria

“Patient participation”: Towards a conceptual model and dimensions’ descriptions.
Beatrice Scholtes - Belgium

The determinants of patients' opinions about physicians' services in the Internet-based ranking site
Mariusz Duplaga - Poland

Umbrella review of strategies to improve uptake of screening programmes
Lirije Hyseni - United Kingdom

Sat 23rd
O. Global health and environmental change Sciensano 8.O. - Skills building seminar: Environmental Burden of Disease: methods and applications
Chairperson(s): Brecht Devleesschauwer - Belgium

Introduction to the Environmental Burden of Disease concept – history, methods and selected results
Dietrich Plass - Germany

Environmental Burden of Disease in the Netherlands
Henk Hilderink - Netherlands

Burden of disease due to nitrogen dioxide exposure in Germany
Dietrich Plass - Germany

Burden of disease of heavy metals in population clusters: towards targeted public health strategies
Sofie Theresa Thomsen - Denmark

Sat 23rd
P. Data, evidence and practice 8.P. - Pitch presentations: Trends in primary, ambulatory and integrated care
How primary care and public health interact in local health contracts in France?
Candan Kendir - France

Organizational Culture and Readiness for Change in German pediatric outpatient centres
Sabine Georg - Germany

Time to use of primary health care after being informed about increased health risk in HUNT
Marlen Toch-Marquardt - Norway

Characteristics and outcomes of clusters of multimorbid patients in UK general practice
Yajing Zhu - United Kingdom

Individual and area-level factors associated with ambulatory care sensitive conditions in Finland
Markku Satokangas - Finland

Benefits of performing same day discharge lead and varicose interventions in active patients
Asma Hamid - France

Sat 23rd
Q. Health workforce / Health at work 8.Q. - Pitch presentations: Current issues in the health workforce
Migration intentions among Polish physicians - the profile of a potential migrant
Alicja Domagała - Poland

Career satisfaction of Polish physicians – evidence from a survey study
Alicja Domagała - Poland

What doctors and nurses think about the residents' role within the Academic Hospital of Udine?
Edoardo Ruscio - Italy

Status of Excessive Work and Direction of Work Style Reform for OB/GYNs in Japan
Masatoshi Ishikawa - United States

National survey of UK general practice pharmacy services
Vilius Savickas - United Kingdom

Essential knowledge for junior doctors regarding infectious disease control: a modified Delphi study
Nienke van den Berg - Netherlands

Sat 23rd
T. Digital public health DPH Conference 8.T. - Digital Health Innovation: From Proof of Concept to Public Value

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Poster walks - Saturday 23rd Nov

Time / Location Track Organiser Activity
Sat 23rd
8.R. - Poster walk: Addiction and other matters
8.R.4 - Treatment of the opioid use disorder in the primary health care in The City of Zagreb
Danijela Stimac Grbic - HDJZ

8.R.5 - Risk factors for hazardous drinking in university students from South Africa and Belgium
Guido Van Hal - Belgium

8.R.9 - The role of unjust treatment for experienced unmet need for health care among Finnish Roma
Hannamaria Kuusio - Finland

8.R.10 - Frailty as predictor for all-cause and cause-specific mortality: 11-year follow-up cohort study
Thomas Dorner - Austria

8.R.11 - Potential predictors of unmet health needs among the elderly: a population-based study in Serbia
Milena Šantrić Milićević - Serbia

8.R.12 - Changes in work stress among doctors in Norway from 2010 to 2019: a study based on repeated surveys
Judith Rosta - Norway

8.R.13 - Midwifery matters: resilience and subjective wellbeing of midwives
Niccolò Vonci - Italy

8.R.14 - Serum modified HDL was associated with cardiovascular disease in a Japanese community-based cohort
Tomonori Okamura - Japan

Sat 23rd
8.S. - Poster walk: Health workforce
8.S.3 - Pharmacist to improve hypertension management: concordance between Europe and North America
Valérie Santschi - Switzerland

8.S.4 - Teaching medical students multi-disciplinary team work through integrated course
Rabiga Khozhamkul - Kazakhstan

8.S.5 - Final clinical practicum of nursing education and transition experience of new nurses
Anu-Marja Kaihlanen - Finland

8.S.6 - Health Communication needs of health professionals in Europe – the H-COM cross sectional study
Konstantina Zota - Greece

8.S.7 - Engaging a wider public health workforce: bringing public health into architecture education
Rachael Marsh - United Kingdom

8.S.8 - Delegation of medical services to specially trained medical practice assistants
Susanne Schnitzer - Germany

8.S.9 - Human Resources for Health challenges during health emergencies—low number of workers in El Salvador
Mirna Amaya Amaya - United States

8.S.11 - Informal carer in Portugal: moving towards political recognition in Portugal
Ines Fronteira - Portugal

8.S.14 - Older Patients in Emergency Departments. Challenges from the health care providers' perspective
Johannes Deutschbein - Germany

8.S.15 - Attitudes of social welfare professionals of the concept of positive health in the Netherlands
Cindy De Bot - Netherlands

Saturday 23rd Nov

Time / Location Track Organiser Activity
Sat 23rd
EuroHealthNet PL5 - Plenary 5: Migrant inequalities in urban settings and changing public health practice

Organiser: EuroHealthNet

Moderator: Caroline Costongs, EuroHealthNet


  • Santino Severoni, Coordinator Health and Migration, Division of Policy and Governance for Health and Well-being, WHO Regional Office for Europe
  • Jean-Paul Moatti, Director Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement (IRD), France
  • Lucinda Hiam, Honorary Research Fellow, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
  • Bernadette Kumar, Director Norwegian Centre for Minority Health Research (NAKMI), Research member of the UCL- Lancet Commission on Migration and Health 2016-2018 


Sat 23rd
A. Solidarity in health EUPHA (IDC), EUPHA (MIG), EUPHA (PHPP) 9.A. - Workshop: Better prison health for better public health
Chairperson(s): Ana Carina Ferreira Borges - Denmark, Sofia Ribeiro - Portugal

The health of people in prison in Europe
Eamonn O'Moore - United Kingdom

Prison health: governance and monitoring do matter
Daniel Lopez-Acuña - Spain

Evidence-based decision making for prison health
Lara Tavoschi - Italy

Case study: Drug related problems in prison settings
Linda Montanari - Portugal

Case study: HCV micro-elimination in prison
Fadi Meroueh - France

Sat 23rd
B. Migration and health Work group 'Economic arguments in migrant health policy making' 9.B. - Workshop: Bringing economics, health and migration together: a mutual learning experiment
Chairperson(s): Kayvan Bozorgmehr - Germany

The potential of economic evaluation studies to improve health screening and assessment policies for asylum seekers in Germany
Louise Biddle - Germany

Effects of non-health-targeted policies on migrant health
Sol Juarez - Sweden

Ethics, economics and migration: intersections, synergies and tensions
Ursula Trummer - Austria

Sat 23rd
C. Digital applications in health EUPHA (HP), DPH, EUPHA (IDC) 9.C. - Round table: Online anti-vaccination movements: the role of social media in public health communications
Chairperson(s): Luís Saboga-Nunes - EUPHA (HP), Patty Kostkova - United Kingdom

Role of Social Media in vaccination debate about HPV: the VAC Medi+Board study
Dan Artus - United Kingdom

Exploring online anti-vaccination movements: the role of social media in public health communications and reporting
Bolette Soborg - Denmark

Countering anti-vaccination trends and changing online opinion
Anna Odone - Italy

The role of health literacy as a public health strategy to counter act the anti-vaccination movement in the web
Luís Saboga-Nunes - EUPHA (HP)

Sat 23rd
D. European and global health EHFG, EUPHA (PHPP) 9.D. - Skills building seminar: Young policy voices for our future
Chairperson(s): Sara Mc Quinn - EUPHAnxt Co-ordinator, Damir Ivankovic - Netherlands

A fresh look at national health policy issues
Damiet Onderstal - Netherlands

Youth Alliance - a new model for health policy development
Sherria Ayuandini - Netherlands

Young health leaders shape their future policies
Katarína Gatialová - Belgium

Sat 23rd
E. Public health policy and politics Observatory 9.E. - Workshop: The changing politics of ageing and welfare state: Connecting politics with realities
Chairperson(s): Scott Greer - United States, Jonathan Cylus - United Kingdom

Busting the myth of the 'greedy elderly'
Julia Lynch - United States

Taking the high road: The politics of win-win approaches
Jane Gingrich - United Kingdom

The real inequalities
Clare Bambra - United Kingdom

The politics of bad policy: Why don't governments pick win-wins?
Michelle Falkenbach - Austria

Sat 23rd
F. Maternal, child and adolescent health Karolinska Institutet 9.F. - Workshop: Twins: a powerful study design to examine the role of genetics and environment for work incapacity
Chairperson(s): Pia Svedberg - Sweden

Studies from the Norwegian Twin Registry on risk factors for health related work incapacity
Ragnhild Elise Orstavik - Norway

Risk factors of disability pensions – what will twin studies from Finland and Sweden add?
Annina Ropponen - Finland

Mental health in childhood and adolescence in association to sickness absence and disability pension
Jurgita Narusyte - Sweden

Education, lifestyle and life course differences in level of work incapacity – genes and environment
Karoline Brobakke Seglem - Norway

Adverse outcomes of sick leave due to mental disorders: prospective studies of discordant twin pairs
Lisa Mather - Sweden

Sat 23rd
G. Chronic diseases Scottish Government, EUPHA (CHR) 9.G. - Skills building seminar: Capacity-building for implementing integrated care
Chairperson(s): Iveta Nagyova - EUPHA (CHR), Andrea Pavlickova - United Kingdom

EU level actions and instruments to support the implementation of integrated care
Lokianos Gatzoulis - Belgium

SCIROCCO Exchange - Capacity-building support for integrated care
Andrea Pavlickova - United Kingdom

Maturity of integrated care in Scotland - What can we learn?
Stuart Anderson - United Kingdom

Maturity of integrated care in the Basque Country - What can we learn?
Jon Txarramendieta - Spain

Maturity of integrated care in Poland - What can we learn?
Katarzyna Wiktorzak - Poland

Sat 23rd
H. Health services research, systems and economics BZgA, Robert Koch Institut, Future Forum Public Health, ZfPH 9.H. - Workshop: National approaches to Public health; policy, strategies, legislation and implementation in Europe
Chairperson(s): Yvette Shajanian Zarneh - Germany, Svenja Matusall - Germany

The preventive health care act and the future forum public health in Germany
Freia De Bock - Germany

The future generation’s act: Wales
Catherine Weatherup - United Kingdom

The Swedish national public health policy and its achievements after ten years
Nina Lindqvist - Sweden

Slovenian PH system: reshaping and new approaches to interventions and linkages with primary care
Tit Albreht - Slovenia

The public health system in France and the structural developments during the last ten years
Pierre Arwidson - France

Sat 23rd
I. Infectious diseases control EUPHAnxt, EuroNet MRPH, YFG 9.I. - Skills building seminar: Skillscamp : from soft skills to health for all
Chairperson(s): Alexei Croitoru - Austria, Gisela Leiras - Portugal

Introduction to soft skills
Kasia Czabanowska - ASPHER

Soft skills for esearch on gender and sexual minorities
Arjan van der Star - EUPHA (SGMH)

Challenges and opportunities for health professional providing care for refugees and migrants
Antonio Chiarenza - Italy

Soft skills to improve the health of homeless people
Freek Spinnewijn - Belgium

Interactive activity and discussion
Keitly Mensah - France

Sat 23rd
K. Mental health / LGBTI and minorities EUPHA 9.K. - Workshop: To regulate or not to regulate: that is still the question
Chairperson(s): Natasha Azzopardi Muscat - EUPHA, Dineke Zeegers Paget - EUPHA

Building bridges between public health and law
Farhang Tahzib - United Kingdom

An emerging trend to tax sugar sweetened beverages and other junk foods: overregulation or an effective way to modify dietary behaviours?
Piotr Romaniuk - Poland

Example 1: Danish regulations to phase out smoking
Charlotta Pisinger - Denmark

Example 2: The Italian law on compulsory vaccinations
Carlo Signorelli - Italy

Example 3: The Dutch ‘polder model'
Thomas Plochg - Netherlands

Sat 23rd
L. Health assessments / Elderly care / Cancer WHO RHN, WHO ECEH, Regional Government of Andalusia, EUPHA (HIA) 9.L. - Round table: Making progress in Health Impact Assessment: from theory to practice
Chairperson(s): Francesco Zambon - WHO EURO, Piedad Martin-Olmedo - Spain

Health impact assessment: what it takes, what it can and cannot deliver
Julia Nowacki - Germany

Systematically introducing the 'health factor' in decision-making is possible: The success case of Andalusia
Francisco Javier Rodríguez Rasero - Spain

Panellist, Flanders (Belgium)
Bart Bautmans - Belgium

Panellist, Andalusia (Spain)
Ana M Carriazo - Spain

Panellist, North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany)
Odile Mekel - EUPHA (HIA)

Sat 23rd
M. Healthy living, food and nutrition BZgA 9.M. - Workshop: Creating healthy living environments in municipalities – European concepts, needs and actions
Chairperson(s): Christina Plantz - Germany, Eike Quilling - Germany

A common European framework on how to create healthy living environments on the local level
Eike Quilling - Germany

Current capacities and challenges for equity-oriented municipal health promotion in Europe
Christina Plantz - Germany

Country Report: How do Greek municipalities currently promote health and health equity?
Joanna Velissari - Greece

Country Report: How do Serbian municipalities currently promote health and health equity?
Milena Vasic - Serbia

How the City of Utrecht develops a Health and Equity in all Policies approach
Miriam Weber - Netherlands

Sat 23rd
N. Health information and health literacy InfAct, Sciensano, EUPHA (PHMR) 9.N. - Round table: Strengthening capacities in health information for better public health practice in Member States
Chairperson(s): Claudia Habl - Austria, Herman Van Oyen - Belgium

Developing a health information (HI) training programme: strengthening the public health workforce
Luis Lapao - Portugal

Strengthening health information systems in Europe through peer review assessments
Petronille Bogaert - Belgium

Development of composite indicators to monitor burden of disease across Member States
Romana Haneef - France

Global cardiovascular risk assessment: a national training course for General Practitioners
Luigi Palmieri - Italy

Building a sustainable network of health examination surveys through training and mutual learning
Hanna Tolonen - Finland

Sat 23rd
O. Global health and environmental change University of Liverpool 9.O. - Workshop: At the intersections: directing attention to multiple interacting axes of inequality in health
Chairperson(s): Lois Orton - United Kingdom

Utilizing new theories to understand the complex and intersectional pathways to poor health among Roma populations in Europe
Kristefer Stojanovski - United States

Intersectional inequalities in biomarkers of chronic disease in England
Daniel Holman - United Kingdom

The “problem” of Roma health and wellbeing: A critical intersectional analysis of European policy perspectives
Lois Orton - United Kingdom

Sat 23rd
P. Data, evidence and practice Bielefeld University 9.P. - Workshop: How to do (and not to do) gender in health research: methods developments and lessons from the field
Chairperson(s): Celine Miani - Germany, Melanie Boeckmann - Germany

Conceptual framework for intersectionality-based gender sensitivity in multivariable analysis
Emily Mena - Germany

Operationalisation of gender and migration in epidemiological research – a systematic review
Lisa Wandschneider - Germany

Violation of maternal integrity during childbirth: a micro-, meso- and macrostructural perspective
Stephanie Batram-Zantvoort - Germany

A critical discussion of theoretical foundations and measurement methods of gender roles
Philipp Jaehn - Germany

Lessons from the field: Gender roles and researcher reflexivity in smoking cessation in South Asia
Melanie Boeckmann - Germany

Sat 23rd
Q. Health workforce / Health at work EUPHA (HWR) 9.Q. - Skills building seminar: Building skills and capacity for a future health workforce
Chairperson(s): Ronald Batenburg - Netherlands, Ellen Kuhlmann - Germany

Building institutional capacity for a future health workforce. The WHO Global HRH Strategy
Gabrielle Jacob - Denmark

Professionalisation of the public health workforce: why, what and how
Kasia Czabanowska - ASPHER

Internationalisation of health workforce education: the case of medicine in Romania
Marius-Ionut Ungureanu - Romania

Researching the health workforce: a framework for action
Ellen Kuhlmann - Germany

Sat 23rd
T. Digital public health DPH Conference 9.T. - Oral presentations: DPH - Digital public health conference

Exploiting Population Activity Dynamics to Predict Urban Epidemiological Trends
Gergana Todorova (Lancaster University) et al.

A large-scale and extensible platform precision medicine research
Fodil Belghait (ecole de technologie superieure) et al.

How Data Anonymisation Techniques influence Disease Triage in Digital Health: A study on Base Rate Neglect
Nikolai Jannik Podlesny (Hasso-Plattner-Institute) et al.

Poster walks - Saturday 23rd Nov

Time / Location Track Organiser Activity
Sat 23rd
9.R. - Poster walk: Child health
9.R.1 - Parental health literacy and health behaviors in children: a 2017 cross-sectional survey in Germany
Elke de Buhr - Germany

9.R.2 - Parents' socioeconomic position, psychological problems, and emotional neglect in childhood
Hrafnhildur Gunnarsdottir - Sweden

9.R.3 - Parental mental vulnerability and use of healthcare services in infants
Signe Heuckendorff - Denmark

9.R.5 - The effectiveness of a web-based Dutch parenting program to prevent overweight in children age 9-13
Emilie Ruiter - Netherlands

9.R.7 - Early socioeconomic circumstances and cardiometabolic health in 10-year-old children
Sílvia Fraga - Portugal

9.R.8 - Early socioeconomic circumstances and adverse childhood experiences in 10-year-old children
Sílvia Fraga - Portugal

9.R.9 - Spatial analysis and mapping of child malnutrition in Burkina Faso
Ying-Chih Chuang - Taiwan

9.R.10 - Social-emotional problems among Swedish three-year-olds: an Item Response Theory Analysis
Marie Lindkvist - Sweden

9.R.12 - Are neighbourhood characteristics associated with physical activity levels in schoolchildren?
Gulin Kaya - Turkey

9.R.13 - Sexual maturation in girls: association with physical activity and sedentary behaviour
Veronique Desnouck - Belgium

9.R.14 - Placing healthy kids meals on the restaurant menu by co-creation between chef-cooks and children
Kris Bevelander - Netherlands

9.R.15 - Study on Children's Health Program and Maternity Health Program, Bulgaria
Stefan Stefanov - Bulgaria

Sat 23rd
9.S. - Poster walk: Mental health inequalities and care
9.S.2 - Depression in the Portuguese population, its relation with satisfaction with life and social support
Mariana Neto - Portugal

9.S.3 - Identifying People with Dementia in Electronic Primary Care Records in the UK
Sujin Kang - United Kingdom

9.S.6 - Associations between mental illnesses and acute cardiovascular events and cancers in France in 2016
Philippe Tuppin - France

9.S.7 - Comorbidity associated with Severe Mental illness (The APNA study)
Ines Aguinaga-Ontoso - Spain

9.S.8 - Piloting Sexual Assault Care Centers in Belgium: Who do they reach and what care is offered?
Ines Keygnaert - Belgium

9.S.10 - Adolescent’s substance use and suicidal thoughts in Tunisia
Jihene Sahli - Tunisia

9.S.12 - Suicide mortality and its income-based inequalities in Korea, 2005-2017
Hee-Yeon Kang - Korea, South

9.S.13 - Social capital and mental health status among the residents of a neighborhood in Istanbul, Turkey
Ilker Kayi - Turkey

9.S.14 - A systematic scoping review to approach the construct of gender discrimination
Laura de la Torre - Spain

9.S.15 - Gender differences in self-reported health - the significance of inequality in domestic work
Carin Staland Nyman - Sweden

Saturday 23rd Nov

Time / Location Track Organiser Activity
Sat 23rd
A. Solidarity in health UWE Bristol 10.A. - Workshop: Transforming four walls into bridges: embracing solidarity via prison health
Chairperson(s): Nasrul Ismail - United Kingdom

A public health approach to imprisonment.
Nick de Viggiani - United Kingdom

The European Court of Human Rights and the protection of prisoners’ health.
Angus E. M. Wallace - Switzerland

Nature-based health promotion: a valuable tool in prison partnerships.
Michelle Baybutt - United Kingdom

The longitudinal course of prisoners’ mental health problems during and after imprisonment.
Anja J. E. Dirkzwager - Netherlands

Impact of austerity on prison health in England: a qualitative study involving national policymakers
Nasrul Ismail - United Kingdom

Sat 23rd
B. Migration and health University of Bern 10.B. - Workshop: Active participation of migrants, refugees, and ethnic minorities in public health research
Chairperson(s): Thomas Abel - Switzerland, Annika Frahsa - Germany

Introduction of key definitions and concepts in participatory research community-based participatory health research: principles and practice
Hella von Unger - Germany

The co-design approach in the MIWOCA project
Annika Frahsa - Germany

Structural and ethical challenges in participatory research with migrant and minority groups
Nora Gottlieb - Germany

Health mediator model as a way to access to care and health information for Syrian refugees in Turkey
Ilker Kayi - Turkey

Applying Community Based Participatory Research on sexual health & sexual violence with refugees, asylum seekers and undocumented migrants in Europe and the European Neighbourhood
Ines Keygnaert - Belgium

Sat 23rd
C. Digital applications in health EUPHA (DH) 10.C. - Workshop: EUPHA and Europe-wide action on digital public health
Chairperson(s): Dineke Zeegers Paget - EUPHA, Anna Odone - Italy

Presentation of the European Journal of Public Health 2019 supplement on Digital Health
Natasha Azzopardi Muscat - EUPHA

Assessing the impact of digital transformation of health services: Opinion by the Expert Panel on Effective Ways of Investing in Health (EXPH)
Walter Ricciardi - WFPHA

Objectives, mission, scope and preliminary output of the proposed EUPHA Section on Digital Health
Anna Odone - Italy

Selected examples of succesfull projects on digital public health
Stefan Buttigieg - Malta

Sat 23rd
D. European and global health University of Southern Denmark, Babes Bolyai University 10.D. - Round table: International capacity building to boost public health: Can we join forces and share know-how?
Chairperson(s): Arja Aro - Denmark, Razvan M Chereches - Romania

Capacity building in the field of public health in Tunisia: processes and challenges
Razvan M Chereches - Romania

Increase Capacity in Injury Research in Eastern Europe – the iCREATE Project
Nino Chikhladze - Georgia

Capacity building in public health with two Saudi universities: Challenges of knowledge transfer
Arja Aro - Denmark

Experiences and pedagogical considerations of training the trainers in Saudi Arabia
Anne Leena Ikonen - Denmark

Sat 23rd
E. Public health policy and politics EUPHA (PHPP) 10.E. - Workshop: Political parties, health and influence in the EU
Chairperson(s): Marleen Bekker - EUPHA (PHPP), Sofia Ribeiro - Portugal

A health screening of European political party manifestos to inform priorities and strategies for influence
Nina Bos - Netherlands

An analysis of Croatian political parties’ pre-election manifestos and healthcare policies
Damir Ivankovic - Netherlands

Health in the 2018 Italian general election
Stefano Guicciardi - Italy

Do political parties matter to health?
Michelle Falkenbach - Austria

Populist radical right parties, welfare policy and population health in Europe
Chiara Rinaldi - Netherlands

Sat 23rd
F. Maternal, child and adolescent health AFM Telethon 10.F. - New born screening in neuromuscular diseases
Sat 23rd
G. Chronic diseases SCIROCCO Exchange Project 10.G. - Workshop: SCIROCCO: a tool for accelerating the adoption of integrated care
Chairperson(s): Diane Whitehouse - Belgium, Cristina Adriana Alexandru - United Kingdom

Introduction to the SCIROCCO online participatory tool and its evaluation
Cristina Adriana Alexandru - United Kingdom

Practical experience with SCIROCCO twinning and coaching- the perspective of a transferring region
Andrea Pavlickova - United Kingdom

Practical experience with SCIROCCO twinning and coaching- the perspective of a receiving region
Jon Txarramendieta - Spain

Steps forward for the SCIROCCO tool and its evaluation as part of SCIROCCO Exchange
Stuart Anderson - United Kingdom

Discussion and dialogue on steps forward for the SCIROCCO tool
Diane Whitehouse - Belgium

Sat 23rd
H. Health services research, systems and economics RIVM 10.H. - Workshop: Social Cost-Benefit Analyses in Public Health
Chairperson(s): Ardine De Wit - Netherlands, Paul Van Gils - Netherlands

the SCBA methodology and to provide a brief introduction to methodological aspects
Ardine De Wit - Netherlands

Social cost-benefit analysis of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for alcohol and cannabis addiction
Eelco Over - Netherlands

Social cost-benefit analysis of tobacco control policies in the Netherlands
Paul Van Gils - Netherlands

Social cost-benefit analysis of regulatory policies to reduce alcohol use in The Netherlands
Ardine De Wit - Netherlands

A social cost-benefit analysis of two One Health interventions to prevent toxoplasmosis
Anita Suijkerbuijk - Netherlands

Sat 23rd
I. Infectious diseases control University of Bielefeld 10.I. - Workshop: Bridging disciplines, sectors and systems for interdisciplinary research on antimicrobial resistance
Chairperson(s): Kayvan Bozorgmehr - Germany

Using a cultural contexts of health approach to address the challenge of antibiotic resistance
Katie Ledingham - United Kingdom

Applying a One Health approach to inter- and trans-disciplinary research on antimicrobial resistance
Timo Falkenberg - Germany

Exploring equity, social determinants of health and gender considerations for antimicrobial resistance
Victoria Saint - Germany

Sat 23rd
K. Mental health / LGBTI and minorities EUPHA (PMH) 10.K. - Workshop: Terrorist attacks and aftercare
Chairperson(s): Jutta Lindert - EUPHA (PMH), Johan Bilsen - Belgium

Psychological follow-up and its perception in civilians involved in the January 2015 terrorist attack in Paris, France
Cécile Vuillermoz - France

Psychological support in short term after the January 2015 terrorist attack in Paris, France
Stéphanie Vandentorren - France

Psychosocial aid provided to and sought by rescue workers after the March 2016 terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium. A qualitative analysis.
Roel Van Overmeire - Belgium

Research under Attack: A Framework for Prospective Cross-European Research in the Wake of Terrorism
Lise Eilin Stene - Norway

Sat 23rd
L. Health assessments / Elderly care / Cancer EUPHA (HTA), EUPHA (EPI) 10.L. - Workshop: Real-world data: are we ready to take up the challenge?
Chairperson(s): Chiara de Waure - EUPHA (HTA), Stefania Boccia - Italy

Call for a European collaboration in the use of Real World Data in Health Technology Assessment
Marco Marchetti - Italy

Can we rely on non-randomised studies? Findings from a meta-epidemiological review
Maximilian Salcher-Konrad - United Kingdom

Governance of collection, use and storage of RWD in the view of data protection concerns
Mahsa Shabani - Belgium

Sat 23rd
M. Healthy living, food and nutrition EUPHA (CHR), WHO EURO, IBTN 10.M. - Workshop: Behaviour change and knowledge translation: The unlocked potential to improve people’s health
Chairperson(s): Iveta Nagyova - EUPHA (CHR), Simon Bacon - Canada

EVIPNet Europe – bridging the research-to-policy gap
Tanja Kuchenmueller - WHO EURO

Using behaviour change principles in the development and adoption of health policies
Simon Bacon - Canada

Applying behavioural science to improve physicians’ ability to help people improve their own health behaviours
Kim Lavoie - Canada

Mobilizing knowledge in behaviour change to promote health; the case of the Behaviour Change Wheel
Ariane Belanger-Gravel - Canada

Motrial - An Academic and Collaborative Search Engine Dedicated to Behavioural and/or Public Health Intervention Publications
Gregory Ninot - France

Sat 23rd
N. Health information and health literacy InfAct, Sciensano, Belgian Federal Public Health Institute 10.N. - Workshop: Leveraging evidence for policy making: lessons from the European Joint Action on Health Information
Chairperson(s): Claudia Habl - Austria, Herman Van Oyen - Belgium

Generating knowledge on data collection methods and the availability of health information in Europe
Brigid Unim - Italy

The innovative use of health information in public health policy across EU-Member States
Romana Haneef - France

Prioritizing Health Information in Europe – What do we want and need to know?
Katherine J. Ombrellaro - Germany

Real world evidence for European health policy-making: making the case for interoperability
Enrique Bernal-Delgado - Spain

The Health-Information Impact Index: a tool to monitor the uptake of evidence in policy and practice
Marie Delnord - Belgium

Sat 23rd
O. Global health and environmental change ISPED 10.O. - Workshop: Knowledge transfer strategies for more evidence-based practices: West Africa and France examples
Chairperson(s): Linda Cambon - France, Valéry Ridde - France

Evaluation of a KT scheme to improve policy making and practices in health promotion, TC-REG project
Aurelie Affret - France

Impact of the TC-REG project on decision-makers and field professionals’ practices
Karyne Pierre-Louis - France

A reflexive analysis of 10 years of knowledge transfer activities in French-speaking West Africa
Valéry Ridde - France

Knowledge translation : how can NGOs contribute to bridging the gap between researchers and health practioners?
Sophie Calmettes - France

Sat 23rd
P. Data, evidence and practice EUPHA (HP), EUPHA (PHMR), Robert Koch Intistute, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin 10.P. - Workshop: Better ask those who are concerned: co-creation in participatory epidemiology and health promotion
Chairperson(s): Nicole Rosenkötter - EUPHA (PHMR), Mario Bach - Germany

Co-Creation in participatory epidemiology
Mario Bach - Germany

Co-designing a virtual reality game for alcohol prevention
Christiane Stock - Germany

Sat 23rd
Q. Health workforce / Health at work EHESP 10.Q. - Skills building seminar: Designing accessible environments for disabled people for training, expression of views & co-working
Chairperson(s): William Sherlaw - France, Marie Cuenot - France

ParticipaTIC: Lessons from developing accessible on-line training for disabled people’s leaders
Marie Cuenot - France

Facilitating the collective expression of parents of disabled children at a scientific conference
Alain Chatelin - France

Sat 23rd
T. Digital public health DPH Conference 10.T. - DPH Closing Ceremony

Poster walks - Saturday 23rd Nov

Time / Location Track Organiser Activity
Sat 23rd
10.R. - Poster walk: Citizens engagement and patient-centered care
10.R.1 - Addressing & understanding citizens’ perceptions of homelessness: a cross-European study
Owen Taylor - France

10.R.2 - Promoting health literacy in seniors through self-reliant groups. Results of the GeWinn intervention
Holger Hassel - Germany

10.R.3 - Changing criteria of access to gamete donation: the views of donors and recipients
Inês Baía - Portugal

10.R.4 - 'I had no idea what could come'- health care support for AMD in Germany- The patients' view
Anne Thier - Germany

10.R.6 - Integrating priorities of disadvantaged parents and professionals for community family health
Gerda Wink - Netherlands

10.R.8 - Health promotion with older informal caregivers: a demand-oriented organization of support.
Holger Hassel - Germany

10.R.9 - The association between frailty and satisfaction with social contacts in the general older population
Diem Nguyen - Belgium

10.R.10 - Organising preventive care and support networks: a need for citizen-centred service delivery
Marleen Fluit - Netherlands

10.R.11 - Social inequalities of postpartum depression: the mediating role of social support during pregnancy
Aurélie Nakamura - France

10.R.12 - Multidimensional assessment for patients with multimorbidity in primary care – first practice test
Gerald Gredinger - Austria

10.R.13 - Inequalities in the participation and outcomes of breast cancer screening programs in Valencia,Spain
Julio Muñoz - Spain

10.R.15 - Evaluation of “Sophia Diabetes”, a diabetic patient support programme, 8 years after its initiation
Claire Leboucher - France

Sat 23rd
10.S. - Poster walk: Patients, risks and healthcare
10.S.1 - Evaluation of the 'sophia' asthma patient management program at two years
Anne-Sophie Aguadé - France

10.S.2 - Use of medical care in the 7 years before dementia in the French health insurance database in 2016
Antoine Rachas - France

10.S.3 - Effect of drug compliance on health care costs in newly-diagnosed dementia: a nation-wide analysis
Seung-Taek Oh - Korea, South

10.S.4 - Outpatient health care 30 days after hospitalization for heart failure in France
Thomas Lesuffleur - France

10.S.6 - Patient safety culture in Austrian hospitals – A qualitative study
Šehad Draganović - Austria

10.S.7 - Significant improvement in cancer management in Europe
Marjetka Jelenc - Slovenia

10.S.8 - Anaemia under-reporting in a hospital setting in Italy
Francesca Lucaroni - Italy

10.S.9 - Preoperative evaluation of patients receiving bariatric surgery: a comprehensive Breton study
Alexandre Rigault - France

10.S.10 - Evaluation of observation of the patients with coronary heart disease after surgical treatment
Vitaliy Koikov - Kazakhstan

10.S.11 - Health-related quality of life and risk of hospitalization in a healthy general population
Licia Iacoviello - Italy

10.S.12 - Predictors of in-hospital mortality post hip fracture in Ireland 2013-2017
Helena Ferris - Ireland

10.S.13 - Avoidable hospitalization in Milan’s metropolitan area: inequalities and comparison with OECD cities
Benedetta Pongiglione - Italy

10.S.15 - Attitudes and behaviours of theology faculty students on organ donation An Eastern City Of Turkey
Ali Ozer - Turkey

Saturday 23rd Nov

Time / Location Track Organiser Activity
Sat 23rd
CC - Closing Ceremony

Moderator: Yves Charpak, Chair of the 12th European Public Health Conference

Keynote speakers:

  • Laurence Auer, Director of Culture, Education and Research, Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, France
  • Charlotte Marchandise, Elected member of the City Council of Rennes, France