M8 Alliance Expert Meetings


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


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.


Migrant and Refugee Health

June 15-16, 2018, Sapienza University of Rome

The meeting will continue the discussion of last year's Expert Meeting (see below).

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


Natural Disasters and Health Problems

June 29-30, 2018, Istanbul

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


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Expert Meeting on Migrant and Refugee Health

June 23-24, 2017, Sapienza University of Rome

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Description:

The expert meeting on Migrants’ and Refugees’ Health covered all aspects of migration related health issues.

Hosts:

  • Sapienza University of Rome

in cooperation with:

  • Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
  • University of Geneva
  • University of Montreal
  • Centre Virchow-Villermé for Public Health Paris-Berlin
  • Université Sorbonne Paris Cité

Date and Venue:   

June 23, 2pm – June 24, 2pm

“Aula Organi Collegiali”
Rectorate Building
Sapienza University of Rome
P.le Aldo Moro 5, Rome

Session format:


Initial statements of each speaker (max. 15min) followed by group discussions

Participants:


Participant list

Speakers:

  • Antoine Flahault (Chair)
    - Centre Virchow-Villermé for Public Health Paris-Berlin
    - Université Sorbonne Paris Cité, France
    - Institute of Global Health, Geneva University, Switzerland
  • Luciano Saso (Chair)
    - Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
  • Valery Ridde
    - Université de Montréal, Canada
    Topic: “The health and access to care of uninsured migrants in Montreal”
  • Anneliese Depoux
    - Centre Virchow-Villermé for Public Health Paris-Berlin
    - Université Sorbonne Paris Cité and GRIPIC, France
    - Université Paris Sorbonne-CELSA, France
    Topic: “Migration as an adaptation strategy: what is the echo in the press? A comparison of French and German newspapers“
  • Detlev Ganten
    - World Health Summit
  • Francois Gemenne
    - University of Liege and Sciences Po Paris, France
    - Université Sorbonne Paris Cité, France
    Topic: “The Anthropcene and its victims. Migration policies and climate politics in a warmer world“
  • Alexander Krämer
    - Bielefeld University, Germany
    Topic: "Global migration and the metamorphosis of the world"
  • Aline Philibert
    - Université de Québec à Montréal, Canada
    - Centre Virchow-Villermé for Public Health Paris-Berlin
    - Université Sorbonne Paris Cité, France
    Topic: “Accommodating migration to promote sustainable adaptation to climate change”
  • Axel Pries
    - Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
  • Joachim Seybold
    - Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
    Topic: “Refugee Medicine Berlin: Challenges and new concepts”
  • Walter Ricciardi
    - Instituto Superiore di Sanità, Italy
  • Christina Zarowsky
    - Université de Montréal, Canada
    Topic: “Health systems, contested migration and social inclusion: what we can learn from South Africa”
  • Maurizio Marceca
    - Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    - Italian Society of Migration Medicine (S.I.M.M.)
    Topic: "Promoting and protecting the health of migrants in the Italian experience: lights and shadows"
  • Salvatore Geraci
    - Italian Society of Migration Medicine (S.I.M.M.)
    - Caritas Health Area, Rome, Italy
  • Anna Paola Massetti
    - Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Topic: “Health profile of migrants living in Rome as asylum seekers, refugees or undocumented migrants. Most frequent diagnoses, social determinants, and access to care”
  • Santino Severoni
    - WHO Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark

Presentations that were cleared for publication can be requested at contact(at)worldhealthsummit.org