EFPC 2017 Porto Conference 24-26 September


2017 EFPC conference Porto 24-26 Sept 
The Citizen Voice in Primary Care; a social commitment to 'health for all'!

Casa do Medico
Rua Delfim Maia, 405 · 4200-256 Porto

Main conference: Starting time: Monday 9.00 am, closure time: Tuesday 17.00 pm

Key-note speakers:

  • Constantino Sakellarides, Emeritus Professor of Health Policy, National School of Public Health, NOVA University of Lisbon
  • Nicola Bedlington, secretary general of the European Patients' Forum (EPF) "Promoting participative citizenship in primary care"
  • Katerina Koutsogianni, president Association People with Rheumatic Diseases Crete
  • Victor Ramos, professor at  ENSP (National School of Public Health – Universidade Nova Lisbon)
  • Marta Temido, President of the Executive Board of ACSS - Central Administration of the Health System
  • Inês Alves, Veterinary doctor by training; working full-time in patient advocacy since 2015; Patient Representative in BOND ERN – The Rare Bone Diseases group for the European Reference Networks; EUPATI fellow, National ambassador and founding member of EUPATI Portugal; 
  • Andre Biscaia, USF-AN
  • Marisa Matias, Portuguese Member of the European Parliament
  • Mitch Blair, Professor of Paediatrics and Child Public Health, Imperial College London “How can children and their families support primary care to be the natural home for child health care in Europe?“ 
  • Jan De Maeseneer & Sally Kendall, chair and chair-elect of the EFPC

Confirmed workshops:

The location for the main conference is at the premises of the Portuguese Medical Association which will give us a wonderful ambiance to organize an EFPC conference in a warm Mediterranean style.This will support the discussion on the main topic: how to make sure that care at community level will be provided in close collaboration with citizens and communities. We need your expertise as well, so keep the dates free to join us also in 2017 in Porto.
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