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
Programme Book 
Zebra Walking breaks interviews and pictures!
Other pictures of the conference all collected in one album!
You can also find the presentations of the conference below!



Sunday  24 September (Pre-Conference)


Key Note:

  • Marisa Matias, Portuguese Member of the European Parliament


Day 1


Key-note speakers:


  • Nicola Bedlington, secretary general of the European Patients' Forum (EPF) "Promoting participative citizenship in primary care"

  • 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?“ 

  • Plenary Panel Session:

    • Victor Ramos, professor at  ENSP (National School of Public Health – Universidade Nova Lisbon) :Primary Health Care & General and Family Medicine Portugal

    • Marta Temido, President of the Executive Board of ACSS - Central Administration of the Health System

    • Andre Biscaia, USF-AN

Presentations Round 1 (9.45-10.30)
Presentations Round 2 (14.00 -15.30)
Presentations Round 3 (15.45-17.15)



Day 2


Key Note Speakers:


  • 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

  • Katerina Koutsogianni, president Association People with Rheumatic Diseases Crete

  • Jan De Maeseneer & Sally Kendall, chair and chair-elect of the EFPC

Presentations Round 4 (10.00-10.45)
Presentations Round 5 (11.00-12.30)
Presentations Round 6 (13.30-14.15)
Presentations Round 7 (14.15-15.45)