M8 Alliance Expert Meetings


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3rd M8 Alliance Expert meeting on Migrant and Refugee Health

Sapienza University of Rome | June 7, 2019


Recent events

Migrant and Refugee Health

June 15-16, 2018, Sapienza University of Rome

The meeting continued the discussion of a previous Expert Meeting 2017.

Speakers and Chairs

  • Luciano Saso, Vice-Rector for European University Networks, Sapienza University (Overall chair)
  • Santino Severoni, WHO Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Alexander Krämer, Bielefeld University, Germany
  • Joachim Seybold, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
  • Anneliese Depoux, Institute of Global Health, University of Geneva, Switzerland
  • Duarte Nuno Vieira, European Council of Legal Medicine and University of Coimbra, Portugal
  • Gillian Bentley, Durham University, UK.
  • Emanuele Mugnani, Compugroup Medical SE, Germany
  • Carlo Della Rocca, Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy and Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome
  • Paolo Villari, Director of the Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
  • Maurizio Marceca, Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases Sapienza, University of Rome, Italy
  • Giuseppe La Torre, Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
  • Corrado De Vito, Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

Natural Disasters and Health Problems

June 29-30, 2018, Istanbul

Speakers included:

  • Professor Dr. Chang-Chuan Chan, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
  • Professor Dr. Ali Jafarian, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
  • Professor Dr. Mustafa Oral Öncül, Istanbul University, Turkey
  • PD Dr. Joachim Seybold, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
  • Professor Dr. Malcolm Sim, Monash University, Australia

Cybersecurity in Healthcare

April 10-12, 2018, Centre International de Conférences de Genève

The workshop will be held during the Geneva Health Forum with M8 experts from Tehran University of Medical Sciences (Iran), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (USA), Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin (Germany), the University of Geneva, and the International Committee of the Red Cross. 

Further information on program, speakers and registration will follow soon.


Challenges to Innovation in an Academic Health Center

March 8, 2018, University of São Paulo Medical School

The symposium follows a recently adopted model in which representatives of leading institutions from Germany, Portugal and the United States were brought in to discuss the theme "Academic health centers: challenges to integrate education, research and assistance".

The symposium will bring regional, national and international of health innovation in touch to foster strategic planning and direct investments.

Participants will be briefed on the academic systems of the University of São Paulo Medical School and its Health Care complex, Hospital das Clínicas, as well as on the topics that will be elaborated.

Further information and registration