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Migration and health

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Panel
english language

What conflicts arise when people migrate from one country to another – both when en route and in their destination countries? What models exist to support refugees? How can we ensure that integration in Europe best meets their needs and the needs of the welcoming society?

Speakers

Former Executive Director, World Food Programme; Distinguished Fellow, Chicago Council of Global Affairs; Vice Chair, Public Administration and International Affairs, Syracuse University, NY
Pharmacist; Interpreter, Austrian Red Cross and Diakonie Refugee Service, Vienna
Senior Officer, Public Health in Emergencies, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Geneva
International Public Health Expert, Caritas Vienna
Associate Editor, British Medical Journal, London Chair

Catherine BERTINI

Former Executive Director, World Food Programme; Distinguished Fellow, Chicago Council of Global Affairs; Vice Chair, Public Administration and International Affairs, Syracuse University, NY

1989-1992 Assistant Secretary for Food and Consumer Services, USDA, Washington, D.C.
1992-2002 Executive Director, UN World Food Program, Washington, D.C.
2003-2005 United Nations Under-Secretary General for Management, United Nations Organisation, New York City
since 2005 Vice Chair, Public Administration and International Affairs, Syracuse University, NY
2007-2009 Senior Fellow in Agricultural Development, Bill&Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle

Dr. Suad MOHAMED

Pharmacist; Interpreter, Austrian Red Cross and Diakonie Refugee Service, Vienna

2009 Internship, Patel Hospital, Karachi
2010 Internship, Indus Pharmaceutical Industry, Karachi
2012-2014 Retail and Clinical Pharmacist, Dow Medical Hospital, Karachi
2013-2014 Diploma of Clinical Pharmacology, Islamabad/ Pakistan
2014 Diploma of Public Health. Islamabad/ Pakistan
2014-2015 Pharmacist, Abbassi Shahin Hospital, Karachi
2015-2016 Representative, Somali Pharmacist Association (SPA) group, Mogadishu
2016-2017 Assistant Teacher English, PROSA Organization
since 2016 Pharmacist; Interpreter, Austrian Red Cross and Diakonie Refugee Service, Vienna
since 2016 Interpreter, Austrian Red Cross - Family Reunification
since 2016 Interpreter, Diakonie Flüchtlingsdienst Austria

Tiina SAARIKOSKI

Senior Officer, Public Health in Emergencies, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Geneva

1999-2002 MSc Disaster Relief Nursing, University of Ulster
since 2003 Emergency and Development Missions, Asia/Africa
2006-2008 Delegate IFRC Asia Pacific Disaster Management Unit, Public Health in Emergencies, Kuala Lumpur
since 2009 Emergency Health, Health Advisor Finnish Red Cross, Helsinki
2016-2017 Operation Manager IFRC, Greece Pop Movement Operation, Athens
since 2006 Part- time lecturer HÄME University of Applied Science, Hämeenlinna

Dr. Alice WIMMER

International Public Health Expert, Caritas Vienna

2002 M.D.,Psychosomatic Medicine, Medical Faculty Vienna, University of Vienna
2002-2003 Research Assistant, Gender Medicine Project, Department of Social Medicine, University of Vienna
2004 MPH, Family and Community Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
2004 Research Assistant, Koeck, Ebner und Partner - Health Consulting Company, Vienna
2005 Researcher, European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research, Vienna
2005-2007 Programme Officer, UNAIDS Pakistan Country Office, Islamabad, Pakistan
2008 Senior Medical Adviser, Gesundheit Österreich GmbH (Austrian Federal Health Institute),Vienna
2008 Consultant, HIV and AIDS Care and Support, and MARA - Most-At-Risk Adolescents, UNICEF Pakistan Country Office Islamabad, Pakistan
2009-2010 Reproductive Health and Technical Officer HIV and AIDS, Chad Country Office UNHCR , N Djamena, Chad
2010 Operational Research Supervisor, MDM-F - Médecins du Monde France, West Bank and Gaza Office, Gaza Strip, oPt
2011 Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) Coordinator, Non-Communicable Diseases Center, Ministry of Health, Palestinian Authority, Ramallah, oPt
2012 Malaria Consultant, UNHCR
2013-2016 Public Health Officer, UNHCR Lebanon Country Office, Beirut, Lebanon
since 2016 Public Health Technical Expert, Caritas Vienna

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