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Affordable access to innovative medicines

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Panel
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The rising number of expensive medicines is a big challenge for public health systems. How can we explain this increase? Where, how, and why do markets and regulators fail? Does patent protection prevent access to innovation? What collaborative solutions can be found within the system?

Austrian Federal Minister of Health and Women's Affairs, Vienna
Head, INAMI - National Institute for Health and Disability Insurance, Brussels
Director of Research, Global Health Centre, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva
Policy Manager, Universal Access and Affordable Medicines, EPHA - European Public Health Alliance, Brussels
Regional President, Oncology International Developed Markets, Pfizer, Berlin
Former Romanian Minister of Health, Bucharest
Associate Editor, British Medical Journal, London

Dr. Pamela RENDI-WAGNER

Austrian Federal Minister of Health and Women's Affairs, Vienna

Study of Medicine, Medical University of Vienna Specialisation in Specific Prophylaxis und Tropical Medicine, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Medical University of Vienna D.M. Thesis (Habilitation) for Specific Prophylaxis and Tropical Hygiene, Medical University of Vienna Visiting Professor, School of Public Health, Tel Aviv University Director-General of Public Health and Chief Medical Officer, Austrian Ministry of Health, Vienna Head, Multisectoral Process of National Health Targets Visiting Professor, Center for Public Health, Medical University of Vienna Member of the Standing Committee of the Euro Regional Committee, WHO - World Health Organisation
1989-1996
1997-2005
2008
2008-2012
2011-2017
since 2011
since 2012
since 2012

Array Jo DE COCK

Head, INAMI - National Institute for Health and Disability Insurance, Brussels

Chief Executive Officer, National Institute of Health and Disability Insurance, Brussels Master of Law & Master of Criminology, Catholic University of Louvain Research Assistant, Institute of Social Security, Faculty of Law, Louvain Deputy Director; Counselor of Social Affairs, Belgian Prime Ministry, Brussels
since 1995
1977-1983
1977-1983
1985-1993

Dr. Suerie MOON

Director of Research, Global Health Centre, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva

BA in History, Yale College Youth Program Founder & Coordinator, Korean Community Center of the East Bay, Oakland, CA Doctors Without Borders/MSF - Medecins Sans Frontieres, various positions in New York, Geneva, Paris, Goma, Beijing Master of Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton Doctors Without Borders/MSF - Medecins Sans Frontieres, various positions in New York, Geneva, Paris, Goma, Beijing PhD, Harvard Kennedy School of Government Special Advisor to the Dean, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Lecturer on Global Health & Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Co-Chair & Research Director, Forum on Global Governance for Health, Harvard Global Health Institute Study Director, Harvard-LSHTM Independent Panel on the Global Response to Ebola Adjunct Lecturer, Global Health & Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Visiting Lecturer, Interdisciplinary Programmes, Graduate Institute of International & Development Studies, Geneva
1992-1996
1996-1999
1999-2001
2001-2003
2003-2006
2006-2010
2010-2012
2012-2016
2012-2016
2014-2016
since 2016
since 2016

Array Yannis NATSIS

Policy Manager, Universal Access and Affordable Medicines, EPHA - European Public Health Alliance, Brussels

Investigate Reporter, TV-news programme Fakeli, daily journal Kathimerini, Greece Advocacy Advisor, TACD - TransAtlantic Consumer Dialogue, Brussels Policy Manager for Universal Access and Affordable Medicines, EPHA - European Public Health Alliance, Brussels
2006-2010
2013-2015
since 2016

Dr. Andreas PENK

Regional President, Oncology International Developed Markets, Pfizer, Berlin

Country Manager Austria, Pfizer, Berlin Country Manager Germany, Pfizer, Berlin President Oncology Western Europe , Pfizer, Berlin President Oncology Europe, Africa, Middle East, Pfizer, Berlin
2002
2007
2008
since 2014

Mag. Vlad VOICULESCU

Former Romanian Minister of Health, Bucharest

 Romanian Minister of Health, Bucharest
 Head, Finance Ministry Cabinet, Bucharest
 Vice President, Treasurer of European Cancer Patient Coalition
 Founder, MagiCAMP - the special camp for children with severe conditions from South-Eastern Europe

Dr. Deborah COHEN

Associate Editor, British Medical Journal, London

Medicine & French, Manchester University, Manchester Analysis Editor, The British Medical Journal, London Features and Debates Editor, The British Medical Journal, London Investgations Editor, The British Medical Journal, London
1997-2003
2005-2006
2006-2010
2010-2015

Health Symposium

show timetable

20.08.2017

15:00 - 15:45 Opening Plenary
16:00 - 17:30 Health threats near and far Plenary
18:00 - 20:00 Evening Reception Social

21.08.2017

06:00 - 07:00 Breakfast Talk Reproductive Rights Breakout
07:00 - 08:30 Affordable access to innovative medicines Plenary
09:00 - 10:30 Communication of knowledge in healthcare: between interests and needs Plenary
12:00 - 12:15 A new culture of leadership and cooperation in the healthcare sector Breakout
12:15 - 15:00 Breakout Session 03: Primary Care Center Enns Breakout
12:15 - 15:00 Breakout Session 02: Clinical pharmacists Breakout
12:15 - 15:00 Breakout Session 01: Children’s hospice Breakout
12:15 - 15:00 Breakout Session 04: TeamTherapie Breakout
12:15 - 15:00 Breakout Session 05: Cornerstone Breakout
12:15 - 15:00 Breakout Session 06: Buurtzorg Breakout
15:00 - 18:00 Reception on the Hill Social
18:00 - 19:30 The responsibility of religion(s) for sustainable development Plenary

22.08.2017

02:30 - 06:00 Sunrise Hike to Gratlspitz with David Lama Social
07:00 - 08:30 Integrating health care structures in interdisciplinary teams Plenary
09:00 - 10:30 Migration and health Plenary
10:30 - 12:00 Lunch Reception Social
12:00 - 13:30 Partner Session 01: Good health information – the goal of health policy and area of conflict? Partner
12:00 - 13:30 Partner Session 02: Geriatrics 2.0 – multiprofessional geriatric medicine and digitisation Partner
12:00 - 13:30 Partner Session 03: The digital supplier as contributor to a healthy household Partner
12:00 - 13:30 Partner Session 04: Seamless Care: Quality of life through connected healthcare Partner
14:00 - 15:30 Partner Session 06: Caring Communities Partner
14:00 - 15:30 Partner Session 05: Sports clubs as impetuses for health Partner
14:00 - 15:30 Partner Session 07: Leadership for health – supporting transformational change for population health management Partner
18:00 - 19:30 Corporate ethical action for the common good Plenary