How financial difficulties shape social determinants on communicable diseasesArchived
A pre-EUPHA conference workshop aimed at presenting results of ECDC works on socio-economic determinants and its impacts on infectious diseases control and prevention.
The workshop, open to all EUPHA participants, is aimed at presenting results of ECDC works on socio-economic determinants and its impacts on infectious diseases control and prevention. Likewise, the impacts of economic crisis on infectious diseases will be discussed. It will benefit from two well known guests, David Stuckler, University of Cambridge and Martin McKee from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
09:45 – 10:00 Registration and welcome coffee
10:00 – 10:05 Welcome and brief introduction from ECDC Karl Ekdahl, ECDC
10:05 – 10:15 Socio-economic determinants and infectious diseases – what ECDC is working onÜlla-Karin Nurm, ECDC
10:15 – 10:35 Financial crisis and infectious diseases: what are the linksDavid Stuckler, University of Cambridge, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
10:35 – 10:45 Socio-economic determinants and measles outbreak in BulgariaSvetla Tsolova, ECDC
10:45 – 10:55 The puzzling impacts of urbanisation on TBTek-Ang Lim, ECDC
10:55 – 11:25 Panel discussion: Challenges in tackling socio-economic factors that affect health
Panel members: David Stuckler, Ülla-Karin Nurm, Svetla Tsolova, Tek-Ang LimModerator: Martin McKee – London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
11:25 – 11:30 Closing remarksKarl Ekdahl, ECDC
11:30 – 12:00 Light lunch & refreshments
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