2018

20182018

"Global Health & Antimicrobial Resistance: A Global Challenge"

World Federation of Public Health Associations: Improving Health Globally

Confirmed speakers

  • Marc Sprenger, Director, Antimicrobial Resistance Secretariat, WHO
  • Manica Balasegaram, Director, Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership
  • Herman Goossens, Opinion leader & former member of Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance
  • Anna Zorzet, Head of ReAct Europe

Objectives

  • Knowledge sharing and collaboration
  • Engage professionals from different fields in antimicrobial resistance
  • Provide new and innovative ideas that can be applied to local settings and systems
  • Provide guidance and insight to face antimicrobial resistance
  • Relationship building
  • Create and improve health systems for local communities and globally
  • Establish Antibiotic Efficacy as a GLOBAL PUBLIC GOOD

Theme and Structure

A one-day intensive training course, consisting of interactive presentations, discussions and practical problem exercises engaging in lively and productive discussions and contributions from all professionals engaged in antimicrobial resistance.

The workshop program will include topics on:

  • The complexity of resistance
  • AMR as a risk for health, security and development
  • AMR surveillance and research
  • Optimization of the use of antimicrobial agents
  • Common problems and possible solutions for programmatic management of AMR
  • International aspects of antimicrobial resistance
  • Actors and partnership to fight AMR
  • Sustainable investments for AMR
  • AMR action plan & health system strengthening

Venue

The International Global Health and Antimicrobial Resistance Workshop will be run at the Institute of Global Health, Campus Biotech, Geneva, Switzerland.
Located close by to the Geneva international organizations like WHO and UN, and easy to reach through public transportation, the Campus represents the ideal place to run the workshop.

Who will attend

  • Stakeholders and politicians influencing the change at systems and practice level in AMR
  • Epidemiologists, Researchers, Clinicians, Academics, Public Health Servants, etc.
  • Presidents and CEOs from over 120 WFPHA member organizations globally 

Key contacts

  • Marta Lomazzi, PhD
    Executive Manager
    World Federation of Public Health Associations
    Tel: +41 22 3790455

  • Eleonora De Cata, PhD
    Office Manager
    World Federation of Public Health Associations
    Tel: +41 22 3790484
     

For Sponsorship and Exhibition Packages, please contact:

Partecipation is free but registration is mandatory. More information on registration available soon

Submit to FacebookSubmit to Google PlusSubmit to TwitterSubmit to LinkedInShere with friendsDisplay print-friendly version