Pre-conference - Wednesday 28th Nov

Time / Location Track Organiser Activity
Wed 28th
9:00-17:00
E1
EUPHA (PMH), Politecnico Milan, DG RTD ARCH - Healing Buildings, Building Healing / Mental health across the life course

Chairs: Jutta Lindert, Stefano Capolongo

 

Urban Structures and Mental Health
Chair Stefano Capolongo
Cluster in Design of Healthcare facilities POLIMI

 

Climate changes in the “Planetary Health” Vision and key implications in Health and Well-being.
Aldo Di Benedetto, Ministry of Health, Rome (Italy)

 

Building Urban structures and Public Mental Health across the life course.
Jutta Lindert, Emden (Germany) and Brandeis University, Waltham/Boston, MA (USA)

 

Building health in environments: lessons learnt.
Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen, Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), Director Urban planning, Environment and Health Initiative


The social invisibility of mental health facilities. Raising awareness on social exclusion in urban environments through artwork.
Evangelia Chrysikou, University College London (UCL), Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment (UK)


Strategies to improve health promotion and disease prevention in urban areas: the Erice charter.
Daniela D’Alessandro, Università di Roma La Sapienza (Italy)


Building healthy environments for mobile populations NN from Herzog & de Meuron
to be confirmed
Researchers and practitioners, both of technical and medical education, identified the need of an interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary approach, in order to address the main health problems of the city and of contemporary society; there is a need of joint action in order to involve communities starting from the professionals themselves. This bottom-up approach is one of the emerging health challenges for all contemporary cities and the related health systems of the Nations involved.

 

Built Environment and Health
Chair: Jutta Lindert, EUPHA Public Mental Health Section
Mental Health Policy Actions. State of play and emerging needs.
José Miguel Caldas de Almeida - EU Joint Action on Mental Health, Nova Medical School
Ionela Petrea - EU Compass for Action on Mental Health and Wellbeing, Trimbos Institute
Emily Hewlett - OECD
WHO (tbc)

 

First Round of Discussions. How to link research closer to policy and implementation: identify priority areas and strengthen cooperation between stakeholders.
Chair: Sasa Jenko - European Commission, DG RTD,
Public Health Sector (tbc)


Research on mental health throughout the life course: EU efforts and future needs.
Sasa Jenko, European Commission, DG RTD, Public Health Sector

 

Second Round of Discussions. Discussion on future needs for mental health research at the EU level.
Chair: Josep Maria Haro, Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu (PSSJD)
Coordinators of EU-funded mental health projects will be invited to actively participate.


Wed 28th
9:00-13:30
E3
EUPHA (HP), Bielefeld Univ., EAHPR HPRO - Winds of change in health promotion: from research to implementation

Opening
Luis Saboga Nunes and Orkan Okan, EUPHA Health Promotion Section President and Vice-President

 

Session 1: The European Health Promotion Alliance for Research - Bringing Health Promotion Research Forward
Moderator: Luis Saboga-Nunes - (ProLiSa; Institute of Sociology, University of Education Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany; CISP, National School of Public Health, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa; Isamb-FMUL, Lisboa, Portugal)

 

Introduction to the European Forum for Health Promotion Research (HP Forum): Challenges in HP Research
Geir Arild Espnes (NTNU Center for Health Promotion Research, Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

 

The Alliance: How to use this new tool
Bjarne Bruun Jensen (European Vice President of IUHPE Europe, Head of Research, Health Promotion, Steno Diabetes Center - Copenhagen, Denmark)

 

Perspectives from the UNESCO Chair
Didier Jourdan (UNESCO Chair for Global Health and Education)

 

Perspectives from the EuroHealthNet
Monica Aberg-Yngve (Research Senior Co-ordinator, EuroHealthNet)

 

Perspectives from the EUPHA
Luis Saboga-Nunes (EUPHA Health Promotion Section President)

 

Session 2: Key Notes on Health Promotion
Moderator: Orkan Okan (Bielefeld University)

 

Key Note 1: International School Health Network
Douglas McCall (International School Health Network, Vancouver, Canada) 

 

Key Note 2: From homo sapiens to homo salus: where is the vision? 
Luis-Saboga Nunes (ProLiSa; Institute of Sociology, University of Education Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany; CISP, National School of Public Health, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa; Isamb-FMUL, Lisboa, Portugal)

 

Key Note 3: Health Promotion interventions in the “real world”
Peter Bentsen (Steno Diabetes Center - Copenhagen & University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

 

Session 3: Research Examples from Health Promotion Projects
Moderator: Geir Arild Espnes (NTNU Center for Health Promotion Research, Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

 

Key Note 1: Health Promotion Intervention and Policy Research: The Case of Health Literacy in Children and Adolescents
Orkan Okan, Bielefeld University, Faculty of Educational Science, Centre for Prevention and Intervention in Childhood and Adolescence (CPI), Bielefeld, Germany

 

Key Note 2: Social Network Analysis and Health Literacy Practices
Tetine Sentell, University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Office of Public Health Studies, Honolulu, United States

 

Closing Remarks
Bjarne Bruun Jensen (European Vice President of IUHPE Europe, Head of Research, Health Promotion, Steno Diabetes Center - Copenhagen, Denmark)
Orkan Okan, EUPHA Health Promotion Section Vice-President


Wed 28th
9:00-17:00
E4
EUPHA (HWR) HWR - Working together for a people-centred health workforce

Chairs: Ellen Kuhlmann, President EUPHA (HWR), Johan Hansen, NIVEL, TO-REACH Project

 

Session 1 Aligning stakeholders, building capacity for a people-centred health workforce
Keynote statements
  • Building a sustainable health workforce in the WHO European Region, Gabrielle Jacob, WHO Regional Office for Europe, Division of Health Systems and Public Health, Human Resources for Health Programme
  • Strengthening the public health workforce, Robert Otok, ASPHER
  • What do countries need? Priorities in health workforce research for the next Horizon Europe (Ninth) Framework Programme, Johan Hansen, TO-REACH Project

Plenary discussion

 

Session 2 Break-out session

 

Session 3 Exchanging research evidence, enhancing innovation and cross-country learning
Key note statements

  • How to transfer health workforce innovation from one place to another and how to innovate methodology to support health workforce development? Matthias Wismar, European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies
  • How to manage the health workforce effectively? Usman Khan, EHMA
  • How to promote health workforce innovation through research? Ellen Kuhlmann, EUPHA (HWR)

Plenary discussion

 

Session 4 Break-out session and summing up

 

Closing comments


Wed 28th
9:00-17:00
M3+4
EUPHA (PHMR), InfAct, Observatory, OECD, WHO Euro, JRC INFO - Navigating the international health information databases: unravelling the processes behind the numbers

Chairs:
Herman Van Oyen - Sciensano, Belgium and InfAct – Joint Action on Health Information
Nicole Rosenkötter - EUPHA (PHMR) and NRW Centre for Health (LZG, NRW), Germany
Petronille Bogaert - EUPHA (PHMR), Sciensano, Belgium and InfAct – Joint Action on Health Information

 

Welcome, overview of and connection between international databases
Nicole Rosenkötter and Petronille Bogaert - EUPHA (PHMR)

 

INTERNATIONAL DATABASES - PART 1

EU health statistics in Eurostat database
Tim Allen - European Commission, Eurostat

 

Measuring the cancer burden: the European Cancer Information System
Manola Bettio - European Commission, Joint Research Centre

 

INTERNATIONAL DATABASES - PART 2

The ECHI data tool and the state of health in the EU
Philippe Roux - European Commission, DG SANTE

 

Measuring the performance of health systems across European and non-European OECD countries: Special content and features of the OECD health database
Gaetan Lafortune - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

 

European health information – WHO Europe’s tools and practice
David Novillo Ortiz and Christian Gapp - World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe

 

EXAMPLES OF USE

Using international datasets for health system reviews and health system performance comparisons
Marina Karanikolos - European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies

 

Use of international databases – national perspective
Mikka Gissler- National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Finland

 

Let’s put it into practice - Interactive practical exercise using international databases

 

LINK JOINT ACTOIN ON HEALTH INFORMATION - InfAct

Project based databases – providing sustainability through the ESFRI roadmap
Petronille Bogaert - Joint Action on Health Information (InfAct)

 

FEEDBACK AND COMPILING LESSONS LEARNT


Wed 28th
9:00-17:00
TR3-1
IOM, GIZ, LSHTM, ASPHER MIGH - Migrant Health Training and Dissemination Workshop

Chair: Iva Perhavec, Head of Mission, International Organization for Migration (IOM)

 

Isabel de la Mata, Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety, European Commission (DG SANTE) / Paola d’Acapito,  Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency (CHAFEA)

Dominik Zenner,  International Organization for Migration (IOM):

Eleni Andrikopoulou, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Robert Otok, Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER)

 

The European Strategy for Migration Health
Isabel de la Mata, Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety, European Commission (DG SANTE) 

 

Presentation of MIG-H Training
Angela Zeilhofer, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)  
Karl Blanchet, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)  

 

Presentation of modules on mental health 
Guglielmo Schinina, International Organization for Migration (IOM)  

  • Presentation of Mental Health training package
  • Lessons learnt from the pilot and recommendations  

Presentation of modules on communicable diseases
Karl Blanchet, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

  • Presentation of Communicable Diseases training package
  • Lessons learnt from the pilot and recommendations 

Evaluation and Panel discussion with Pilot country representatives
Mark Johnson, De Montfort University, Leicester, United Kingdom 

  • Presentation of evaluation results

Panel discussion

Moderation: Gemma Williams, European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies 

Panelists: 

Serena Battilomo, Ministry of Health, Italy 
Marika Podda Connor, Ministry of Health, Malta 
Laurent Chambaud, School of Public Health EHESP, France 
Isabel de la Mata, Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE) 
Dominik Zenner, International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Henrique Barros, Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER) 

  • Review of strategies and actions, reflection on proposed recommendations

Conclusions by countries

Wrap-up


Wed 28th
9:00-17:00
E2
EUPHA (SSWH) SSWH - Fair social security assessments and sustainable social security systems

For the full programme, please click here.

Welcome and information
Gunnel Hensing, President of the EUPHA Section on Social security, work and health

Welcome and introduction
Ute Bültmann, Professor, University of Groningen, the Netherlands and vice-president of the EUPHA Section on Social security, work and health

The rise and fall of disability benefit receipt in the United Kingdom: What are the consequences of reforms? 
Ben Barr, Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom

Rejections of disability pension applications in Finland. Have changes in applicants or assessments contributed to increasing rejection rates?
Mikko Laaksonen, Senior Researcher, Finnish Centre for Pensions, Finland

Fair assessment in social security: a pie in the sky or a piece of cake?
Sandra Brouwer, Professor, University of Groningen, the Netherlands

Social Insurance Literacy – development of a questionnaire
Christian Stahl, Associate Professor, Linköping University, Sweden

Summing up of the day: What did we learn and how can we improve our assessments?
Ute Bültmann

 


Wed 28th
10:00-13:30
M1
Chafea, DG SANTE EURO1 - Health in the future EU Budget and Programmes (2021-2027)

This session will explore how Health will be covered in the future EU Budget (2021-27) across the various Programmes. Presentations on the following areas related to health will be presented:

  • EU Social Fund plus (ESF+), including the Health Strand
  • Health in Horizon Europe
  • Digital Europe Programme

 

Introduction
Stefan Schreck - Directorate General for Health and Food (DG SANTE)

 

Directorate General for Health and Food (DG SANTE) and the new Multiannual Financial Framework
Anne-Marie Yazbeck - Chafea

 

EU Social Fund plus (ESF+) - the Health Strand
Loris Di Pietrantonio and Marie-Anne Paraskevas - Directorate General for  Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (TBC)

 

EU Country-specific Recommendations for Health – policy guidance
Boriana Goranova - Directorate General for  Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN) (TBC)

 

Health in Horizon Europe
Sasa Jenko - Directorate General for  Research and Innovation (DG RTD)

 

Health in Digital Europe Programme
Monika Lanzenberger - Directorate General for  Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CONNECT) (TBC)


Wed 28th
12:30-17:00
TR3-2
EUPHA COLL1 - European public health: three cases of collaboration, initiatives and new policies

EU School Scheme and Health in All Policies: health promotion potentials at national and EU level

Presented by: National Institute of Public Health and Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food, Slovenia

Download the abstract

 

Bridging research to policy to integrate care for older people in Europe 

Presented by: AGE Platform, European Health Management Association (EHMA), International Foundation on Integrated Care (IFIC) and Vilans - on behalf of the SUSTAIN project 

Welcome, Maggie Langins – IFIC

 

Intro about SUSTAIN, Michele Calabro’ - EHMA

 

How did our project work with Integrated Care sites, Nick Zonneveld - Vilans, The Netherlands

 

Research to Practice: the SUSTAIN Roadmap, Maggie Langins - IFIC and Usman Khan - EHMA

 

Quality care for older people in Europe and the role of SUSTAIN, Borja Arrue - AGE Platform Europe

 

Interactive Discussion  - moderatedby Usman Khan and Maggie Langins

 

The EU regulation on Health Technology Assessment [this session is cancelled]


Wed 28th
12:30-17:00
M1
Chafea, DG SANTE EURO2 - EU Actions on Antimicrobial Resistance and healthcare associated infection

Welcome/Introductory remarks
European Commission, DG SANTE

 

EU  Action on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) – policy

European One Health Action Plan against antimicrobial resistance (AMR)
Charles Price - European Commission, DG SANTE

 

Results from some recent EU supported studies

2nd Point prevalence survey of healthcare- associated infection in European acute hospitals.
Dominique Monnet - ECDC

 

Health burden from  AMR
Dominique Monnet - ECDC

 

A model  to assess the economic impact of AMR
Michele Cecchini - OECD

 

AMR and causes of non-prudent use of antibiotics: ARNA projects results
François Schellevis – Nivel, Netherlands

 

A model of governance for  AMR
Michael Anderson - European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies

 

New discriminators of bacterial and viral infections: initial findings from PERFORM project
Jethro Herberg - Imperial College, London

 

EU Supported  Actions with Member States

Initial results of EU Joint action on antimicrobial resistance and health-care associated infections (JAMRAI):


Brief overview on JAMRAI
Marie-Cecile Ploy - Inserm, France

 

Implementation of One Health national strategies AND national Action Plans for AMR
Marie-Cecile Ploy - Inserm, France 

 

Appropriate use of antimicrobials in human and in animals
German Penalva - Andalusian Health Service, Spain 

 

Planned Romanian Presidency Conference "Reducing gaps in the fight against antimicrobial resistance"
Mihail Calin, Ministry of Health, Romania 

 

Closing remarks
European Commission, DG SANTE

 


Wed 28th
12:30-17:00
Club CD1
EUPHA (FN) FOOD - Food culture and biodiversity

Chairs:
Tatjana Buzeti - President EUPHA section on Food and nutrition
Chris Birt - Vice-president EUPHA section on Food and nutrition

 

The impact of food culture and biodiversity on healthy diets
Tim Lang - Centre for Food Policy, City University of London, United Kingdom

 

The MaxVeg Project
Ulla Kidmose - Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

 

Locally produced food – understanding the impact on health and sustainable development
Peter Beznec - Centre for Health and Development Murska Sobota, Slovenia
Silva Nemeš -  Innovation Technology Cluster, Murska Sobota, Slovenia


Wed 28th
12:30-17:00
E3
Joint Action on Health Equity Europe INEQ - Health inequalities: JAHEE joint action bringing knowledge into practice

Introduction
Raffaella Bucciardini, Istituto Superiore di Sanità (ISS) and Giuseppe Costa, Piedmont Region-ASLTO3

 

Context of the work of JAHEE
Walter Ricciardi, ISS, Key Note Speaker
Chris Brookes, UKHF Health Inequalities lead - Learning from the European Commission Health Equity Pilot Project
Christine Brown, WHO Regional Office for Europe - Findings from the WHO Health Equity Status Report Initiative HESRi “healthier prosperous lives for all in Europe”

 

Monitoring and evaluation
Göran Henriksson, Region Västra Götaland - WP5 Overview

 

Healthy living environments
Christina Plantz, Federal Centre for Health Education Referat - WP6 Overview
Miriam Weber, Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport - Presenting the Utrecht example

         

Migration and health
Bernadette N. Kumar, Norwegian Centre for Migration and Health - WP7 Overview

 

Improving access to health and social services for those left behind
Daniel López Acuña, Andalusian School of Public Health - WP8 Overview

 

Health and equità in all policies - Governance
Giuseppe Costa, Piedmont Region-ASLTO3 - WP9 Overview
Seppo Koskinen, National Institute for Health and Welfare 

 

Final discussion and conclusions
Raffaella Bucciardini, and Giuseppe Costa


Wed 28th
12:30-17:00
Stih Hall
Ministry of Health, Slovenia MOH - Public health and primary health care - success stories from Slovenia

Creating the ideal circumstances for health innovation in Slovenia
Mojca Gobec, Director General of Public Health Directorate, Ministry of Health

 

New legislation on tobacco control in Slovenia
Vesna Kerstin Petrič, Head of the Department, Ministry of Health

 

National Programme on Nutrition and Health enhancing Physical Activity
Marjeta Recek, Head of the Department, Ministry of Health

 

Prevention programmes for different population groups in primary health settings
Rade Pribakovič, Head of the Department, National Institute of Public Health

 

Cancer care: organising population-based colorectal screening programme 
Dominika Novak Mlakar, Head of the Department, National Institute of Public Health

 

Organising population- based cervical screening programme
Urška Ivanuš, Head of the Programme, Institute of Oncology of Slovenia

 

Organising population- based breast screening programme
Maksimiljan Kadivec, Head of the programme, Institute of Oncology of Slovenia


Wed 28th
12:30-17:00
NIJZ, 3rd floor
NIJZ PUBL - Publishing a scientific paper on public health: practical solutions

Chair: Igor Švab, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Slovenia 

 

Presentation of the journal and its editorial process
Igor Švab, Slovenia

 

Technical aspects of manuscript submission
Saša Zupanič, Slovenia

 

Most common errors in writing a scientific paper
Lijana Zaletel Kragelj, Slovenia

 

Open science
Judy Mielke, Sweden

 

Panellists:

  • Saša Zupanič, National Institute of Public Health, Slovenia
  • Alenka Kraigher, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Health Sciences, Slovenia
  • Lijana Zaletel Kragelj, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health, Slovenia
  • Judy Mielke, Taylor & Francis Group, Sweden
  • Mitja Kos, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Pharmacy, Slovenia
  • Darja Barlič Maganja, University of Primorska, Faculty of Health Sciences, Izola, Slovenia
  • Eva Stergar, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Clinical Institute of Occupational, Traffic and Sports Medicine, Slovenia 

 


Wed 28th
12:30-17:00
Kosovel Hall
ASPHER, EUPHA YRF - Young Researchers’ Forum

Opening
John Middleton, ASPHER President-Elect / UK FPH President

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

Differences in the use of dental health services among adults in Serbia
Zeljka STAMENKOVIC, University of Belgrade, SERBIA

 

Host-country language skills and the uptake of prenatal care among migrant women – the Portuguese baMBINO study
Sousan AL HAMWI, University of Porto, PORTUGAL

  

The epidemiologic transition of HIV in Valencia, Spain and the case for the health refugee phenomenon
Julio MUNOZ, University Hospital of Valencia, SPAIN

 

Social inequalities and quality of life among older people: the mediating role of social support
Ana HENRIQUES, University of Porto, PORTUGAL

 

Prevalence and clinical-related correlates of suicidal behaviour in Rwandan young adults: Data from a population based, cross-sectional study
Joseph MUWONGE JUNIOR, University of Gothenburg, SWEDEN

 

Mobile phone usage as predictor of depressive symptoms among medical students in Belgrade, Serbia: a cross-sectional study
Milica VUKOVIC, University of Belgrade, SERBIA

 

Follow-up of cohorts of very preterm infants: a systematic review on participation and determinants of attrition
Raquel TEIXEIRA, University of Porto, PORTUGAL

 

Ukrainian Health Sector Reform: Identified challenges and the need to strengthen the governance of the health system – A systematic review.
by Naomi Limaro NATHAN, University of Sheffield, UNITED KINGDOM

 

Closing speech
Anne Johnson, 2018 Andrija Stampar Medallist

 

POSTER PRESENTATIONS 

 

Strategies led by non-governmental organizations for TB prevention and control: a scoping review
Ana AGUIAR, University of Porto, PORTUGAL

 

Obstetric interventions among native and migrant women: the example of episiotomy in Portugal (Bambino study)
Elsa LORTHE, University of Porto, PORTUGAL

 

Neoliberal Policy Impact on Health Care Provision for Parents of Very Preterm Born Infants in Portugal: A Mixed-Method Approach
Julia Nadine DOETSCH, University of Porto, PORTUGAL

 

Socio-demographic associates of children’s perception of food insecurity in a Portuguese population-based birth cohort
Isabel MAIA, University of Porto, PORTUGAL

 

Antimicrobial resistance of non-typhoidal Salmonella enterica recovered from retail chicken carcasses for sale in different regions of China
Yujie HU, University College Dublin, IRELAND (tbc)

 

Health selection and social mobility in Finland
Henrik DOBEWALL, University of Tampere, FINLAND (tbc)

 

Human exposure to disinfection by-products in indoor swimming pools – looking at the genotoxic effects
Filipa ESTEVES, University of Porto, PORTUGAL (tbc)

 

Unintentional fatal drowning among children and adolescents aged 5-17 years: increased incidence during school holidays
Ana Catarina QUEIROGA, University of Porto, PORTUGAL (tbc)

 

An Evaluation on Occupational Health and Safety Awareness among Professional Rugby Players
Yanbing CHEN, University College Dublin, IRELAND (tbc)