Health Diplomacy Forum

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When: 24 October 2023 (pre-congress), 14:00-17:00

Where: Lisbon Congress Centre, Portugal

The Health Diplomacy Forum aims to promote cooperation and dialogue between countries, through joint policies and actions to improve global health.

Bringing together leaders, diplomats, experts and health professionals from around the world, the Forum will focus on equitable access and global distribution of vaccines and health policy. Issues related to health financing, service delivery models, governance, technological innovation and human resource management will be highlighted.

This event will be presented in Portuguese.

O Fórum de Diplomacia em Saúde visa promover a cooperação e o diálogo entre os países, através de políticas e ações conjuntas para melhorar a saúde global.

Reunindo líderes, diplomatas, especialistas e profissionais da área da saúde de todo o mundo, o Fórum irá centrar-se na abordagem ao acesso equitativo e distribuição global de vacinas e às políticas de saúde. Questões relacionadas com o financiamento da saúde, modelos de prestação de serviços, governação, inovação tecnológica e gestão de recursos humanos estarão em destaque.

  • Programme
    Time Session
    14:15-14:45 Welcome Coffee
    14:45-15:00 Welcome

    • Xavier Barreto, APAH
    15:00-15:15 From Politics to Policies: Framing health as a strategic priority in foreign policy

    • Marija Jevtić, University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Medicine, Servia
    15:15- 16:00 Debate 

    • Ana Gomes, Ambassador
    • Delfim Rodrigues, Author of the Health Diplomacy Book
    • Francisco Pavão, Author of the Health Diplomacy Book
    • Jorge Seguro Sanches, Member of the Assembleia De Republica
    16:00-16:30 Vaccine Diplomacy

    • José Manuel Durão Barroso, Chair of the Board – Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
    16:30-
    17:00
    Closing

    • Xavier Barreto, APAH
    • Margarida Tavares, Secretária de Estado da Promoção da Saúde*

    *to be confirmed

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