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Opening Plenary

Opening Plenary

TUESDAY | 25 MARCH 2014 | 14:00 – 17:15

Keynote address
Ilona Kickbusch,
Director of the Global Health Programmme at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Switzerland

Panel Discussion
Sustainable Healthcare Systems - Did we think about the citizen?

There will be debate around economic constraints, health equities, importance of health literacy, patient involvement in decision making, responsible consumer demands.

Moderator
Ilona Kickbusch,
Director of the Global Health Programmme at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Switzerland

Panel
Anna Bucsics,
Department Head, Department of Pharmaceuticals Affairs, Main Association of Austrian Social Security Institutions, Austria
Nicola Bedlington, Executive Director, European Patients Forum, Belgium
Hans-Georg Eichler, Senior Medical Officer, European Medicines Agency, EU
Andrew Jack, Pharmaceutical Correspondent, Financial Times, UK
Mike Rosenblatt, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Merck & Co., USA
Andrzej Rys, Director of Health Systems and Products, European Commission, EU

The DIA Award Ceremony will take place during the Opening Plenary.