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THE 3RD NEXT GENERATION GLOBAL HEALTH FORUM
BUILDING BRIDGES IN GLOBAL HEALTH
Welcome to Barcelona, Spain for the 3rd Next Generation Global Health
Forum that will take place from September 30th to October 1st. This year’s
event focus will be on the role of the next generation of professionals in
improving Innovation, Communication and Training in Global Health.
“We believe in building bridges for a better understanding and
realization of the myriad of approaches to address global health
issues. We look forward to seeing you at the Forum and hope you
will have an inspiring and memorable experience!”
KEY DATES & VENUE OF THE CONFERENCE
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 & SATURDAY OCTOBER 1, 2016 9.30
AM - 4.30 PM (REGISTRATION STARTS AT 8.00 AM)
AVENUE FRANCESC FERRER I
GUÀRDIA 6 808038
@ LA CAIXA FORUM BARCELONA
HOW TO GET THERE? (LINK TO GOOGLE MAP)
LINES 13, 50 STOP AT AV. M. DE COMILLAS, IN FRONT
OF LA CAIXA FORUM
LINES 9, 27, 30, 56, 57, 65, 79, 91, 105, 106, 109, 153, 157,
165, STOP AT PL. ESPANYA.
LINES L72, L80, L81, L86, L87, L95 STOP AT PL. ESPAÑA.
L1 (RED LINE ) , L3 (GREEN LINE). STOP NAME: ESPANYA
To get around on bus or metro buy TICKET T10 valid for 10
rides available at any metro station.
STILL IN SEARCH FOR A PLACE TO STAY?
Hostel Casa Kessler Enric Granados, 30, Entresuelo (Metro
Passeig de Gracia L3)
casakesslerbarcelona.com MybedBCN Carrer de Sant Germà 15
ENZO B&B Monjuic Carrer de agarit 51 Enzobb.com
Praktik Garden Diputació 325 (Metro Girona L4)
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
EMERGENCY SERVICES: 112
AMBULANCE SERVICE: 061
FIRE SERVICE: 080
MUNICIPAL POLICE: 092
CONTACT NUMBERS DURING THE CONFERENCE (YOU CAN
WHATSAPP OR CALL US)
CAMILA GONZÁLEZ: +34 609 248 887
GUILLERMO MARTÍNEZ: +34 650 912 443
PROGRAMME DAY 1 FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 30TH
09:30 – 10.00
Introduction to the GHNGN and to the Forum with Keynote
Speaker Antoni Plasència Taradach (ISGlobal)
10:00 – 11:30
Connecting the Dots: how can we promote a better
understanding amongst the multiple professional sectors in
Global Health? (Click here to download the full list of speakers)
Open discussion to expose the benefits of tackling health issues
from different perspectives in order to find sustainable solutions
worldwide. For instance, certain cultural differences and
professional approaches can pose restrictions in using health
services and/or dealing with global/public health issues.
a) Education in Global Health: The Ethics of Students Projects
in Global Health Education Speaker: Nadine Blankvoort .
b) Training in Global Health: Becoming Proactively Engaged
and Applying Knowledge via Innovative Learning Platforms By
Paris WHO simulation.
c) Communication in Global Health: Raising Awareness and
Creating Change for Better Health Globally. Speaker: Jack
d) Leadership in Global Health: Developing Competences to
Achieve Success in Global Health Projects. By Women in Global
(Workshops vacancies are limited, they will be filled
according to arrival)
Special session by Professor Dr. Benedetto Saraceno: “Is Global
Health Really Global?”
15.45 – 16.30
Recap and discussion of the workshops’ outcomes
* 20:00 Informal evening social meetup in Barcelona.
PROGRAM DAY 2: SATURDAY OCT 1ST
PANEL DISCUSSION I: THE AFTERMATH OF VIOLENT
CONFLICTS AND THE ISSUE OF REFUGE
09:30 – 10.30
The number of refugees flocking to other countries has been
increasing annually, especially in the past years due to
continuous violent conflicts. Immigrants and refugees require
health insurance coverage and pose new challenges to
healthcare systems. This session will focus on addressing social
and cultural concerns imposed by migration on care provision
and universal health coverage .
PANEL DISCUSSION II: E-HEALTH, HEALTH
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION
10:30 – 11:30
Ehealth and innovative medical devices have the potential to
improve wellbeing and health among many people. This session
highlights the importance of new and inventive tools in the
health care sector. Points for discussion will be the availability
in low resource settings or the sustainability of ehealth
We have organised a series of networking activities to get to
know each other. Professional networking is key for your future
career in Global Health!
NEXT GENERATION RESEARCH IN GLOBAL HEALTH
14:30 – 15.15
The next generation of researchers in global health presents
their current projects and areas of research. Three projects
have been selected for live presentation. Presenter: special
guest Quique Bassat.
WHO ARE WE?
Getting to know the Global Health Next Generation Network: a
short overview of our vision and projects.
Wrapping up and Goodbye