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All events for the year 2009

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21 January1st Meeting of the NDPHS Strategy Working Group
 NDPHS SWG 1 Meeting, Stockholm, Sweden
28-30 JanuaryStrategy Conference: Building a bridge between international and national strategies on health and safety at work
 

Strategy Conference: Building a bridge between international and national strategies on health and safety at work; at the BG-Akademy, Dresden, Germany.

The conference will be hosted by the German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV) in co-operation with the:

  • World Health Organisation (WHO),
  • International Labour Organisation (ILO)
  • International Social Security Association (ISSA)
  • European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) and the
  • International Association of Labour Inspection (IALI).

read more and register at www.dguv.de/bgag/de/veranstaltungen/weitere/strategie/index.jsp

 

5-6 February2nd Stakeholder Conference on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region
 2nd EU BSR Stakeholder Conference in Rostock-Warnemünde, Germany.
9-10 February7th Meeting of the Prison Health Expert Group and International Conference on Prison Health
 7th Meeting of the Prison Health Expert Group (and International Conference on Prison Health), Vilnius, Lithuania
25 - 26 FebruaryFirst Northern Dimension Parliamentary Forum
 First Northern Dimension Parliamentary Forum, European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium
25-26 FebruarySIHLWA-seminar: "EC Law and trade agreements impact on alcohol policy"
 EC Law and trade agreements impact on alcohol policy, Riga, Latvia
26-27 FebruaryCouncil of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for social cohesion
 

Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for social cohesion "Investing in social cohesion: investing in stability and the well-being of society." Moscow, Russia. The Conference will re-launch the debate on the important role of social cohesion for European societies in the context of globalisation and the economic crisis.

2 March2nd Meeting of the NDPHS Strategy Working Group
 NDPHS SWG 2 Meeting, Brussels, Belgium
3 March8th Meeting of Expert Group Chairs and ITAs
 

8th Expert Group Chairs and ITAs Meeting, Brussels, Belgium.

5 MarchSeventh Meeting of the Northern Dimension Steering Group
 Seventh Meeting of the Northern Dimension Steering Group hosted by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Oslo, Norway.
5-6 March7th Meeting of the Expert Group on Primary Health Care
 7th Meeting of the Expert Group on Primary Health Care, Kaliningrad, Russia
17-19 March4th Barents conference on Psychiatry
 4th Barents conference on Psychiatry, in Lulea, Sweden.

Participants are welcome to send proposals on symposia and papers to
prof Lars Jacobsson, e-mail: lars.jacobsson@psychiat.umu.se

A website will soon be established. Until then information can be given by prof Lars Jacobsson by e-mail or phone +4690 7856313 or +46 703700081.
18-20 March10th Meeting of the HIV/AIDS EG
 10th Meeting of the HIV/AIDS Expert Group, Ottawa, Canada.
16-17 AprilBarents HIV/AIDS Programme meeting
 Meeting of the Steering Committee of the Barents HIV/AIDS Programme, Luleå, Sweden
22 April3rd Meeting of the NDPHS Strategy Working Group
 NDPHS SWG 3 Meeting, Gdansk, Poland
23-24 April15th Meeting of the Committee of Senior Representatives
 

NDPHS CSR 15 Meeting, Gdansk, Poland

28-30 April5th European AIDS Conference on Clinical and Social Research on AIDS and Drugs
 

5th European AIDS Conference on Clinical and Social Research on AIDS and Drugs, Vilnius, Lithuania.

May 2009Indigenous Global Summit on Climate Change
 "Indigenous Global Summit on Climate Change", Alaska, USA
4-5 May7th Meeting of the Expert Group on Social Inclusion, Healthy Lifestyles and Work Ability (SIHLWA)
 7th Meeting of the Expert Group on Social Inclusion, Healthy Lifestyles and Work Ability (SIHLWA), Östersund, Sweden
7-10 JuneThematic Symposium on community based prevention of alcohol and drug-related harms
 Thematic Symposium on community based prevention of alcohol and drug-related harms, 7–10 June, 2009, Ystad, Sweden.
Further information: Kettil Bruun Society: www.kettilbruun.org/skaane.htm
Swedish National Institute of Public Health: www.fhi.se/templates/CalendarSearch____3950.aspx?eventId=14846.
8-9 JuneNordic Baltic Joint Workshop on the Prevention of Family Violence: Riga, Latvia
 Nordic Baltic Joint Workshop on the Prevention of Family Violence:
The Role of Health Sector in Multisectoral Response
8-9 June 2009, Riga, Latvia. Organized by WHO/Europe, the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Latvia, the Public Health Agency of Latvia and the Nordic Council of Ministers, with support from the Norwegian Government.
More information at:
http://www.euro.who.int/violenceinjury/violence/20090320_1
15-17 June3rd European Conference on Health Promoting Schools, Vilnius, Lithuania
 

3rd European Conference on Health Promoting Schools "Better Schools through Health". More information at http://www.conference2009.lt/

16-17 June8th Meeting of Expert Group on Prison Health
 8th Meeting of Expert Group on Prison Health. Helsinki, Finland.
18 JuneEighth Meeting of the Northern Dimension Steering Group
 Eighth Meeting of the Northern Dimension Steering Group hosted by the Icelandic Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Reykjavik, Iceland.
1-2 September4th Meeting of the NDPHS Strategy Working Group
 NDPHS SWG 4 Meeting, Vilnius, Lithuania
2-3 September9th EG Chairs and ITAs Meeting
 9th EG Chairs and ITAs Meeting, Vilnius, Lithuania. To be held back-to-back with the 4th SWG Meeting.
10-11 September8th Meeting of the Expert Group on Primary Health Care
 8th Meeting of the Expert Group on Primary Health Care, Minsk, Belarus
21-22 SeptemberExpert Meeting on Alcohol and Health; Stockholm, Sweden
 

The Swedish Ministry of Health and Social Affairs, in cooperation with the European Commission's Directorate General for Health and Consumers, is organising an Expert Meeting on Alcohol and Health. The purpose of the meeting is to support a sustainable, long-term and comprehensive strategy to reduce alcohol-related harm in the European Union. The Expert Meeting on Alcohol and Health targets an audience of EU policymakers and executive officers from the public and private sectors, politics and civil society.
The meeting highlights the strategic importance of keeping the alcohol and health issue high on the EU agenda. With contributions from participating professionals, researchers, politicians and members of civil society, the meeting will include presentations and workshops on policy development at EU and Member State levels as well as the latest research. During the plenary sessions, a report will be presented on the situation in the European Union Member States three years after the adoption of the EU strategy to support Member States in reducing alcohol-related harm.

For more information please click here.

21 - 24 September 12th SAC Seminar: "Combating Global Infections"
 

12th Science Advisory Committee seminar on ”Combating Global Infections”, Irkutsk, Russian Federation, 21 – 24 September 2009

22 SeptemberBarents HIV/AIDS Programme meeting
 Meeting of the Steering Committee of the Barents HIV/AIDS Programme, St. Petersburg, Russia.
23 SeptemberGlobal Expert Meeting on Alcohol, Health and Social Development; Stockholm, Sweden
 

The Swedish Ministry of Health and Social Affairs, in cooperation with the World Health Organization, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency and the Norwegian Ministry of Health and Care Services, is organizing a Global Expert Meeting on Alcohol, Health and Social Development.
The objective of the meeting is to increase awareness of the impact of the harmful use of alcohol, its social consequences and role in social development, including its impact on the spreading of infectious diseases; such as HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis from a global perspective. The meeting will provide a forum for dialogue and exchange of latest available research, knowledge and evidence. An overarching goal of the meeting is to contribute to keeping harmful use of alcohol high on the international health agenda in line with the work done by the World Health Organization.

For more information please click here.

23-26 September8th Nordic-Baltic Congress on Infectious Diseases
 8th Nordic-Baltic Congress on Infectious Diseases, Saint Petersburg, Russia. The main topics of the congress will be: new vaccination issues (Pc, HPV, Hib, Rotavirus and more); tuberculosis (improvement in diagnosis, treatment and prevention); tick borne infections (TBE, Borreliosis and more); chronic viral infections (new options for treatment of HIV); chronic viral infections (new options for treatment of hepatitis); nosokomial pathogens (prudent use of antimicrobials and prophylaxis); intestinal infections (focus on viral agents).
Further information: www.onlinereg.ru/site.php?go=97&lang=ENG.
28 September9th Meeting of the Northern Dimension Steering Group
 9th Meeting of the Northern Dimension Steering Group, Moscow, Russia.
29-30 SeptmeberMeeting of the Presidencies of the regional councils in the North of Europe
 Meeting of the Presidencies of the regional councils in the North of Europe, St. Petersburg, Russia
1-2 October11th Meeting of the HIV/AIDS EG
 11th meeting of the HIV/AIDS Expert Group, Sopot, Poland
5-6 October11th Baltic Development Forum Summit
 11th BDF Summit 5-6 October 2009, Stockholm, Sweden
7-9 October8th Meeting of the SIHLWA EG
 8th Meeting of the SIHLWA Expert Group, Riga, Latvia
8 OctoberBSN Annual Meeting
 Annual Meeting of the Baltic Sea Network will be held in Riga, Latvia.
15-16 October16th Meeting of the Committee of Senior Representatives
 NDPHS CSR 16 Meeting, Riga, Latvia
15-18 October1st Annual World Health Summit
 

The World Health Summit will be the forum to bring together an international array of eminent researchers, physicians, and representatives of government, industry, and health care systems. What is today common in other sectors such as the economy and in the field of technology is lacking for medical practice, research, and health care systems. As a global forum, the World Health Summit will address those health related issues which challenge us as physicians, scientists, political leaders and those employed in the health care industry. 1st Annual World Health Summit, Berlin, Germany.

Find more information at http://www.worldhealthsummit.org/

28 OctoberHIPP Network Meeting
 WHO-HIPP Network Meeting, 28 October 2009, Madrid, Spain.
28-30 OctoberEastern Europe and Central Asia AIDS Conference (EECAAC)
 

Eastern Europe and Central Asia AIDS Conference, 28-30 October 2009, Moscow. Further information www.eecaac.org

29-31 October "Prisons and health protection - What Works in the Prevention and Control of Major Communicable Diseases in Prison"
 International Conference on Prisons and Health Protection, 29-31 October 2009, Madrid, Spain. Further information: www.euro.who.int/prisons
12 NovemberNorthern Dimension Senior Officials Meeting
 Northern Dimension Senior Officials Meeting, Stockholm, Sweden.
12 NovemberBarents Joint Working Group on Health and Related Social Issues (JWGHS) Meeting
 Meeting of the Barents Joint Working Group on Health and Related Social Issues (JWGHS), Arkhangelsk, Russian Federation.
18 NovemberEuropean Antibiotics Awareness Day
 This initiative aims at raising awareness regarding risks associated with inappropriate use of antibiotics and at promoting responsible antibiotics use. For more information please visit the following web stie: http://antibiotic.ecdc.europa.eu/default.asp
19 NovemberThe Challenges of the Health Education in the Baltic Sea Region
 

The central theme of this international conference is HIV prevention, examined from three different perspectives:

  • development of a study programme and the health education challenges in different countries;
  • the role of the teacher in HIV prevention and contemporary teaching methods; and 
  • cooperation with non-profit organisations in the field of HIV prevention.

For further information please visit: http://www.norden.ee/en/event-calendar.html

23 November1st Meeting of the ad hoc Working Group on NDPHS Expert Groups' ToR
 

NDPHS EGTOR 1 Meeting, 23 November 2009, Oslo, Norway.

24 November6th Partnership Annual Conference side event on prison health
 "Good Prison Health – Better Public Health – Safer Society," a 6th Partnership Annual Conference side event, 24 November 2009, Oslo, Norway.
25 November6th Partnership Annual Conference
 6th Partnership Annual Conference. Oslo, Norway.
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