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50th Annual Colloquium at the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, November 26 - 27, 2008

Programme November 26, 2008

8:30 Registration
9:00 Welcome address
Peter Moors, Director General, Directorate General for Development Cooperation (DGDC), Brussels, Belgium
9:10Objectives of the colloquium
Organisers, Bruno Gryseels, Director, Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM), Antwerp, Belgium

Theme: 30 years of Alma Ata

Moderator Paul Verlé, Belgian Technical Cooperation (BTC), Brussels, Belgium

9:20Primary Health Care: setting the scene
Monique Van Dormael, ITM, Antwerp, Belgium
9:50 One year of reflection on the future of Primary Health Care: an overview
Gerry Bloom, Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Brighton, UK
10:10The ever changing international health landscape, a view from the South
Francisco Songane, Partnership for Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health (PMNCH), Geneva, Switzerland
10:30 Discussion
10:50Coffee break

Theme: Evidence from the field in 4 continents

Moderator Paul Verlé, Belgian Technical Cooperation (BTC), Brussels, Belgium

11:10People’s Health Movement India
Thelma Narayan, People’s Health Movement (PHM), Bangalore, India
11:30The reconstruction of a health system in a post-conflict situation, the case of the DR Congo
Hypolite Kalambay, Ministry of Health, Kinshasa, DR Congo
11:50 Rural public health care in Latin-America around the millennium switch
Edgar Rojas, Pontifica Universidad Católica del Ecuador (PUCE), Quito, Ecuador
12:10 Neighbourhood Health Centres in Belgium
Jan De Maeseneer, Ghent University (UGent), Ghent, Belgium
12:30 Discussion
13:00 Lunch


14:00 - 17:30Parallel sessions - Coffee break at 15:30

Theme 1 New ways to promote community participation
Pol De Vos, ITM, Antwerp, Belgium
Mariano Bonet, Instituto Nacional de Higiene, Epidemiología y Microbiología (INHEM), La Habana, Cuba
Wim De Ceukeleire, International Action for Liberation (INTAL), Brussels, Belgium
Leen Deroo, Neighbourhood Health Centre, UGent, Ghent, Belgium
Thelma Narayan, PHM, Bangalore, India
Pedro Villasana, Public Health Network Latin America, Venezuela
Jonathan Wangisi, Taso, Kampala, Uganda


Theme 2 New models for human resources for health at the first line
Monique Van Dormael, ITM, Antwerp, Belgium
Narayanan Devadasan, Institute of Public Health (IPH), Bangalore, India
Lucy Gilson, University of Cape Town (UCT), Cape Town, South-Africa and London School for Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), London, UK
Hlengiwe Hlophe, University of Bloemfonteyn, Bloemfonteyn, South-Africa
Abderrahmane Maaroufi, Institut National d’Administration Sanitaire, Rabat, Morocco
Mit Philips, Médecins Sans Frontières, Brussels, Belgium
Salif Samaké, Ministry of Health, Bamako, Mali


Theme 3 Changing aid modalities to strengthen primary health care
Bruno Dujardin, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium
Paul Bossyns, BTC, Brussels, Belgium
Luc De Backer, DGDC, Brussels, Belgium
Leo Devillé, Health Research for Action (HERA), Reet, Belgium
Elisabeth Paul, University of Liège, Liège, Belgium
Francisco Songane, PMNCH, Geneva, Switzerland

19:00 Evening Dinner