Programme

For speakers and workshops, please see specific pages

Wednesday 18th April 2018

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09.00-11.00 Global Health 101 – an introduction for beginners
Alice Claeson, Swedish Society of Medicine´s Student and Junior Doctor Section
Mikaela Engwall, United Nations Association Sweden/FN-förbundet
Vera Wellander Lindén, Effective Altruism Stockholm School of Economics
(Separate registration is necessary!)
10.00-13.00 Registration and Lunch
13.00-13.25 Opening
Ole Petter Ottersen, Vice-chancellor of Karolinska Institutet
Representatives from the Swedish Society of Medicines committee for Global Health
13.25-13.40 Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World - and Why Things Are Better Than You Think
Ola Rosling, Gapminder Foundation
13.40-14.20

Setting the Stage - Perspectives on Global Health Research
Agnes Binagwaho, Former Minister of Health Rwanda, University of Global Health Equity
Ulrika ModéerState Secretary to the Minister for International Development Cooperation Isabella Lövin
David Nabarro
, Adviser on Sustainability and Director 4SD (Skills, Systems & Synergies for Sustainable Development)
Ernest Aryeetey, Secretary-General of the African Research Universities Alliance
Moderators
: Anneli Ivarsson, Professor Umeå University, and Benedict Oppong Asamoah, associate professor Lund University.

14.25-15.20 Gaps and opportunities in Global Health Research
Helene Hellmark Knutsson, Swedish minister for higher education and research
Yolanda M Sánches Castro,
master student in global health, Gothenburg University
Kristina Gemzell, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Karolinska Institutet
Hampus Holmer, PhD candidate in Surgery and Global Health, Lund University
Kerstin Sahlin, 
Secretary General of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Swedish Research Council
Anders Nordström, Swedish ambassador for global health
Moderators: Dorcus Kiwanuka Henriksson, Research Officer Karolinska Institutet, and Göran Tomson, Co-founder and senior advisor Swedish Institute for Global Health Transformation
15.20-15.30 Introduction to parallel workshops: Global Health - Global Agenda - Global Goals - Global Actions
Moderators: Helena Nordenstedt, Karolinska Institutet and Gapminder, and Raman Preet, Umeå University
15.30-16.10 Health break and inspiration (poster session and fika break)
Moderators: Karin M Franzén, Örebro University and Jaran Eriksen, Karolinska Institutet
16.10-17.10 Parallel workshops: Global Health - Global Agenda - Global Goals - Global Actions
How can your research and commitment contribute to the 2030 Agenda and how can it be implemented? What are the challenges with aligning with the 2030 Agenda?
17.10-17.50 Short reports from workshops
Moderators: Helena Nordenstedt, Karolinska Institutet and Gapminder, and Raman Preet, Umeå University
17.50-18.00 Wrap-up
Stefan Lindgren, Swedish Society of Medicine
19.00 Dinner and entertainment.
Venue: Svenska Läkaresällskapets hus

Pre-reservation is necessary!

 

Thursday 19th April 2018

09.00-09.15 Welcome back
Moderators: Cecilia Ståhlsby Lundborg, professor Karolinska Institutet, Separtment of Public Health Sciences and Mats Målqvist, associate professor, International Maternal and Child Health, Department of Women's and Children's Health, Uppsala University
09.15-10.15 From research to implementation - success stories
Sharon Fonn, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
Kidanto Hussein, 
Aga Khan University, Dar es Saalam
Nana Poku, 
University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban
Nobhojit Roy, 
National Health systems Resource centre, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India and Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
Maria-Teresa Bejarano, 
Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency
Moderators: Asli Kulane, Karolinska Institutet, and Helena Frielingsdorf, Linköping University
10.15-10.25 Introduction to parallel workshops: Joint challenges
Moderators: Anna Mia Ekström, Karolinska Institutet and Karin Båge, Karolinska Institutet
10.25-11.10 Health break and inspiration (poster session and fika break)
Moderators: Karin M Franzén, Örebro University and Jaran Eriksen, Karolinska Institutet
11.10-12.10

Parallel workshops: Joint challenges
Moderators: Anna Mia Ekström, Karolinska Institutet and Karin Båge, Karolinska Institutet

Topics:
- Financing Research
- Research in Fragile States
- How to use Gapminder
- Global Health Education – how do we secure that all students are reached?
- Research in global health – where to start?
- Do no harm – research abroad and ethical considerations
- Policy Implementation
- The role for research and researchers in the collective Swedish Plan for Global Health
- How to reach out with a message
- Interdisciplinary research
- Student workshop what to prioritize in global health
- How an optimized and efficient administration can support researchers, research groups and departments
- Screening as public health strategy for early detection of non-communicable and communicable diseases: challenges and implications
- UN MGCY Youth consultation on migration - what are your thoughts?

12.10-13.00 Short reports from workshops 
Moderators: Anna-Mia Ekström, Professor Karolinska Institutet and Karin Båge, Course and Project Coordinator, Karolinska Institutet

13.00-14.15


 Lunch

14.15-16.45

Parallel workshops: Deeper understanding and closer collaboration within Global Health Research
Topics:
- Child health in the era of the Sustainable Development Goals
- Global mental health workshop: Feeding research evidence into policy
- Open data workshop
- The role of social medicine in a global context
- Improving quality of emergency obstetric care for women and newborns in low-resource contexts
- Urbanization and environmental health challenges in a global context
- How could digital health platforms improve health in low resource settings?
- Health system resilience to disasters
- Addressing Cross-cultural Issues in Global Health Research
- Global Health Humanities Workshop
- Medical abortion – a neglected global health issue
- Youth as global health advocates
- Antibiotic resistance and Sustainable Development Goal’s – relevance and implications
- Health financing and the move towards Universal Health Coverage in low – and lower-middle income countries

16.45-17.00 Closing
Anders Gustafsson, Dean of Research, Karolinska Institutet, Marie Hasselberg, Head of Department, Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet and Representative from the Swedish Society of Medicine

18.00

Global Health Night

Stand-alone event organised by students from Karolinska Institutet
More information: www.globalhealthnight.se

 

 

 

 

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