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Health Care Pioneers against Inequality – Introduction to the Themes and Players in the Breakout Sessions

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Introduction
German and English language

30 selected projects and initiatives tackling inequality in the health care system from all over Europe will be presented. The initiatives are divided up in four clusters:

I: Equality of Opportunity and Access to Preventive Care

II: Technology and Innovation

III: Migration

IV: Dealing with Illness and Death

Which initiatives can be taken as examples for Austria? Together with a team of professional facilitators, the pioneers and participants will improve suggestions on how to evolve the Austrian health care and social system.

Member, Art of Hosting Team; Founder, SOAR, New Zealand
Member, Art of Hosting Team; Co-founder, Process Consultant and Facilitator, InterChange, Silkeborg

Mary-Alice ARTHUR

Member, Art of Hosting Team; Founder, SOAR, New Zealand

 Mary Alice Arthur is a Story Activist. See more about her work on www.getsoaring.com. She specialises in using story in service of positive systemic shift and to access and create collective intelligence on critical issues. She has been in, and around, groups for as long as she can remember, keen to discover and empower the stories, visions, dreams and purpose that live behind the stated reason of people coming together. She sees her art as creating and hosting spaces for wise action, where people can step in, step up and step out powerfully together, clear about their common foundation, committed to their highest aspirations and taking back the power of their stories. She is a masterful practitioner of participatory practice, and a steward of Art of Hosting, using the practice in groups, organisations and communities around the world.
 
 She brings a love of powerful questions and the craft of creating compelling conversations to her gift of working with stories. She has major projects to her credit demonstrating the power of narrative and facilitation to set the scene, establish the foundation and continue the integration of positive change. Her powerful results from a telecommunications merger project were written up in the book Wake Me Up When the Data is Over: How Organizations Use Stories to Drive Results (ed: Lori Silverman).
 
 She has developed and facilitated conferences and events for a wide variety of groups around the world and has attended hundreds more. She is an inspiring and sought after presenter. For more than 20 years she has been working with groups of all types and has been an intentional nomad, working, contributing and living all over the world. She is now resident in Denmark working in tandem with the Samsø Energy Academy and alongside organisations and groups seeking to build their story and offering to the world and their capacity for collective wise action.

Health Symposium

show timetable

23.08.2015

15:00 - 15:45 Opening Plenary
15:45 - 17:00 Health Policy between the Nanny State and Neoliberalism Plenary
18:00 - 21:00 Reception Social
18:30 - 19:30 Young Talents – Crazy Lady Culture

24.08.2015

07:00 - 08:30 Two-tier Medicine – An Insidious Inequality? Plenary
09:00 - 09:45 The Social Determinants of our Health Plenary
09:45 - 10:30 Health Care Pioneers against Inequality – Introduction to the Themes and Players in the Breakout Sessions Plenary
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session I.01: HomelessStreetwork – Unbureaucratic Medical Provision for the Homeless Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session I.02: HPSS – Health Promoting Secondary Schools in Iceland Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session II.03: MyMind – Accessible, Preventative Mental Health Care for All Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session I.03: AmberMed – Medical Help for the Uninsured Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session I.04: Doctors for a Healthy Environment: Environmental Justice and Prevention Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session I.05: Health-E-Net – Remote Medical Second Opinions as a Tool for Equity in Access to Healthcare Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session I.06: Healthacross in Practice – Cross-border Access to the Healthcare Systems in Lower Austria and South Bohemia Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session I.07: Niko-Teen Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session I.08: SALTO – SALzburg Together against Obesity Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session I.09: LIGA – The Voice for Child and Youth Health in Austria Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session I.10: Community Clinic Volunteers Fighting Austerity Measures Causing Deaths of Patients in Greece Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session II.01: What Do I Have? Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session II.02: IT-based Medical Care for Chronic Illnesses for Large Population Segments Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session II.04: Refugee Open Ware – Rapid and Low-Cost Prosthetics for War-Wounded Refugees Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session II.05: Video Interpreting in the Health Care System Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session II.06: Esperity – Connecting Cancer Patients and Improving Their Quality of Life Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session II.07: Open Innovation in Science – Crowd Sourcing in Health Research Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session II.08: Pathways for Change: An Engagement Journey with Intention Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session III.01: Transcultural Outpatient Clinic for Children and Young People at the University Clinic Hamburg Eppendorf Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session III.02: We Accompany Health – For Female Migrants with Low Socio-Economic Status Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session III.03: Hemayat – Care of Torture and War Survivors Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session III.04: projektXchange – Exchange Turns Strangers into Friends Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session III.05: MiMi – With Migrants for Migrants Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session IV.03: Early State of the Art Autism Therapy for Better Chances of Development and Inclusion Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session IV.04: Ethics at the Sick Bed – We Reach Difficult Decisions Together Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session IV.06: Holistic Care for the Dying in Rural Areas Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session IV.02: Child Hospice Network – Support for Terminally Ill Children and their Families Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session IV.01: “I Wasn’t Prepared for That” – The Voice for Family Carers Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session IV.07: Down Syndrome Albania Foundation Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session IV.05: The Globalisation of Care – Ageing in the Philippines Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Brekout Session II.09: How a Community Participates in Deciding the Health Care it Wants Breakout
15:30 - 18:00 Reception on the Hill Social

25.08.2015

02:30 - 06:00 Sunrise Hike with Peter Habeler to Gratlspitz Social
07:00 - 08:45 Ideas against Inequality – Presentation of the Findings of the Breakout Sessions Plenary
09:15 - 10:50 Tackling Health Inequality in the European Union Plenary
10:50 - 11:00 Summarising Remarks Plenary
11:15 - 12:45 Health Talk: Throw-away Society – Who is Responsible? Social
13:30 - 15:00 Partner Session 02: Equality of Opportunity in Healthcare – Tyrol vs. Vienna. Partner
13:30 - 15:00 Partner Session 01: Primary Health Care – Daring to Change or Just More of the Same? Partner
13:30 - 15:00 Partner Session 03: Healthcare Hotline – 24 Hours of Effective Help Partner
13:30 - 15:00 Partner Session 04: The Limits of the Welfare State – Charity as a Solution Partner
15:30 - 17:00 Generation Couch Potato – Alternatives to Finger-Wagging Social
15:30 - 17:00 Partner Session 05: Health Care in Danger – Violence Against Health Care Workers Must End Partner
15:30 - 17:00 Partner Session 06: The Helping Hand – Changing Roles of Health Professionals in a Modern Healthcare System Partner