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

Programme November 27, 2008

Theme: A look into the near future

Moderator Martine Vandermeulen, chair of Be-cause health and HERA, Belgium

9:30 The WHO-Report and the role of WHO in Primary Health Care
Denis Porignon, World Health Organisation (WHO), Geneva, Switzerland
9:50 The second Global Health Watch report
Hani Serag, PHM, Cairo, Egypt
10:10 The WHO-Report on Social Determinants of Health
Lucy Gilson, UCT, Cape Town, South-Africa and LSHTM, London, UK
10:30 Discussion
10:50 Coffee break
11:20 Primary Health Care and Disease control: the case of AIDS programmes in Africa
Marianne Pirard, ITM, Antwerp, Belgium
11:50 The Paris/Accra process and Global Health Initiatives: what is the health system’s impact?
Nejimudine Kedir, Ministry of Health, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
12:10 Health services in Mexico-city, lessons for the future of Primary Health Care
Asa Cristina Laurell, Centre for Social Security Studies and Analysis, Mexico-City, Mexico
12:35 Discussion
13:00 Lunch

Theme: Closing session

Moderator Dirk Barrez, journalist

14:10 Feedback from the ITM workshop ‘PHC in the 21st century: new challenges and opportunities for the first line (24/25 November)
14:25 Summary and conclusions from parallel sessions
15:00 Debate: “How to ensure the right to health and health care in times of globalisation?”
Juan Garay, Development DG, Brussels, European Commission (to be confirmed); Hypolite Kalambay, Ministry of Health, Kinshasa, DR Congo; Representative of the Minister of Development Cooperation, Brussels, Belgium (to be confirmed); Thelma Narayan, PHM, Bangalore, India; Francisco Songane, PMNCH, Geneva, Switzerland; Marleen Temmerman, UGent and Belgian Parliament, Belgium
16:15 Coffee break
16:40 Conclusions, recommendations and discussion
Colloquium Reporters (Karel Gyselinck, BTC, Brussels, Belgium and Guy Kegels, ITM, Antwerp, Belgium)
17:15 Closure
Martine Vandermeulen, chair of Be-cause health and HERA, Belgium;
Bruno Gryseels, Director, ITM, Antwerp, Belgium

17:30 Reception