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Affordable access to innovative medicines

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Panel
english language

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?

Speakers

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

Dr. Pamela RENDI-WAGNER

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

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

Jo DE COCK

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

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

Dr. Suerie MOON

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

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

Yannis NATSIS

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

2006-2010 Investigate Reporter, TV-news programme Fakeli, daily journal Kathimerini, Greece
2013-2015 Advocacy Advisor, TACD - TransAtlantic Consumer Dialogue, Brussels
since 2016 Policy Manager for Universal Access and Affordable Medicines, EPHA - European Public Health Alliance, Brussels
since 2018 Board Member, EHFG - European Health Forum Gastein

Dr. Andreas PENK

Regional President, Oncology International Developed Markets, Pfizer, Berlin

2002 Country Manager Austria, Pfizer, Berlin
2007 Country Manager Germany, Pfizer, Berlin
2008 President Oncology Western Europe , Pfizer, Berlin
since 2014 President Oncology Europe, Africa, Middle East, Pfizer, Berlin
since 2015 Head, Greater China and Asia Pacific Regions Pfizer, Berlin

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

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

Health Symposium

show timetable

20.08.2017

17:00 - 17:45OpeningPlenary
18:00 - 19:30Health threats near and farPlenary
20:00 - 22:00Evening ReceptionSocial

21.08.2017

08:00 - 09:00Breakfast Talk Reproductive RightsBreakout
09:00 - 10:30Affordable access to innovative medicinesPlenary
11:00 - 12:30Communication of knowledge in healthcare: between interests and needsPlenary
14:00 - 14:15A new culture of leadership and cooperation in the healthcare sectorBreakout
14:15 - 17:00Breakout Session 01: Children's hospiceBreakout
14:15 - 17:00Breakout Session 02: Clinical pharmacistsBreakout
14:15 - 17:00Breakout Session 03: Primary Care Center EnnsBreakout
14:15 - 17:00Breakout Session 04: TeamTherapieBreakout
14:15 - 17:00Breakout Session 05: CornerstoneBreakout
14:15 - 17:00Breakout Session 06: BuurtzorgBreakout
17:00 - 20:00Reception on the HillSocial
20:00 - 21:30The responsibility of religion(s) for sustainable developmentPlenary

22.08.2017

04:30 - 08:00Sunrise Hike to Gratlspitz with David LamaSocial
09:00 - 10:30Integrating health care structures in interdisciplinary teamsPlenary
11:00 - 12:30Migration and healthPlenary
12:30 - 14:00Lunch ReceptionSocial
14:00 - 15:30Partner Session 01: Good health information - the goal of health policy and area of conflict?Partner
14:00 - 15:30Partner Session 02: Geriatrics 2.0 - multiprofessional geriatric medicine and digitisationPartner
14:00 - 15:30Partner Session 03: The digital supplier as contributor to a healthy householdPartner
14:00 - 15:30Partner Session 04: Seamless Care: Quality of life through connected healthcarePartner
16:00 - 17:30Partner Session 05: Sports clubs as impetuses for healthPartner
16:00 - 17:30Partner Session 06: Caring CommunitiesPartner
16:00 - 17:30Partner Session 07: Leadership for health - supporting transformational change for population health managementPartner
20:00 - 21:30Corporate ethical action for the common goodPlenary