GENEVA FORUM – TOWARDS GLOBAL ACCESS TO HEALTH – 30 AUGUST TO 1 SEPTEMBER 2006
In our globalized world demand for access to health and care is increasing. While the means to improve health are growing, access nonetheless remains very limited in many parts of the world. Insuring universal access to healthcare services and preventive measures are challenges that the international community must address. How can health systems respond to the growing need for action?
The GENEVA UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS and the FACULTY of MEDICINE of the UNIVERSITY of GENEVA are jointly organizing an international Forum “TOWARDS GLOBAL ACCESS TO HEALTH” in partnership with major national and international organizations.
This Geneva Forum, under the premises of equity, training and partnership, will provide a unique opportunity for all participants to present and explore innovative partnerships and programmes facilitating access to health. Attendees will not only hear state of the art reviews and debates but will also have direct access to international experts and organizations based in Geneva .
Bring your expertise and field experience to contribute to and challenge current knowledge!
WHEN: August 30- September 1st, 2006
WHERE: International Conference Centre of Geneva, Switzerland
THEMES: Access to health systems, Access to drugs, vaccines & diagnosis, Research & training, Communication and new technologies, International mobility and Health, Humanitarian crisis and development, Civil society and community based initiatives.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?: Anyone interested in medicine, public health, global health, training and capacity building, public private partnerships, research, projects that improve access to health and care, role of civil society, NGOs, public services, hospitals and medical education networks.
HOW TO REGISTER: http://www.hcuge.ch/genevahealthforum/GeneralInformation.html