50 year Anniversary Symposium of DSTMIH – University of Copenhagen

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50 year Anniversary Symposium of DSTMIH

50th anniversary symposium

Danish Society of Tropical Medicine & International Health (DSTMIS) 1967-2017

Global Health and Denmark – the past, present and future

Venue University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg Campus, Bülowsvej 17
Date 19 May 2017
Time 9:00-17:00, followed by dinner
Deadline for registration 5 May 2017 at http://doodle.com/poll/ty9nxcs5cbxqq6mr
Fees Participation in the symposium is FREE

After the symposium we have dinner and party from 19:00 at to late at Munkekælderen at Frue Plads. The price for this is 50,- kroner per person.  Please register before 5 May at: http://doodle.com/poll/nidzdwe3mgqeyd3m

Programme

Time

Topic

Speaker

08:30-09:00

Welcome and registration

 

09:00-09:15

Opening remarks

 

09:15-10:45

Session 1

 
 

Birth and growth of DSTMIH - involvement of DSTMIH in education and specialist training

Prof. Ib Bygbjerg, University of Copenhagen

 

Danish contributions to humanitarian health response

Médicins Sans Frontiers (name tba)

 

Sustainable development in large-scale health programmes: malaria

Dr. Lasse Vestergaard, Statens Serum Institut

 

Questions

 

10:45-11:15

Coffee break

 

11:15-12:30

Session 2

 
 

Sustainable development in large-scale health programmes: HIV/AIDS

Prof. Jan Gerstoft, Rigshospitalet

 

Sustainable development in large-scale health programmes: tuberculosis

Dr. Søren Thybo, Rigshospitalet

 

Sustainable development in large-scale health programmes: NTDs (esp. mass drug administration)

Dr. Pascal Magnussen, University of Copenhagen

 

Questions

 

12:30-13:30

Lunch

 

13:30-14:45

Session 3

 
 

Travel medicine and Danish isolation facilities for severe imported infectious diseases

Dr. Kim David, Hvidovre Hospital

 

Danida and Danish international health research

Klaus Winkel, formerly Danida

 

Danish contributions to vaccine programmes

Prof. Christine Stabel Benn, Statens Serum Institut

 

Questions

 

14:45-15:15

Coffee break

 

15:15-16:15

Key note speech: Global health - the unfinished business

Prof. Venkat Narayan, Emory University

16:15-16:45

Visions for the next 50 years of DSTMIH and global health