to Content
Header Image

Migration and health

-
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?

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

Array 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

Assistant Secretary for Food and Consumer Services, USDA, Washington, D.C. Executive Director, UN World Food Program, Washington, D.C. United Nations Under-Secretary General for Management, United Nations Organisation, New York City Vice Chair, Public Administration and International Affairs, Syracuse University, NY
1989-1992
1992-2002
2003-2005
since 2005

Dr. Suad MOHAMED

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

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

Array Tiina SAARIKOSKI

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

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

Dr. Alice WIMMER

International Public Health Expert, Caritas Vienna

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

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