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Aug 25, 2011 - Aug 26, 2011

Chronic illnesses - a global challenge

Chronic illnesses - a global challenge

Basel, Switzerland, 25-26 August 2011. Swiss Public Health Conference. Nicolaus Lorenz, Deputy Director of the Swiss TPH and Director of its Swiss Center for International Health (SCIH), President of the Medicus Mundi International Network and Chair of the Public Health Schweiz special interest group on Global Health, will moderate the workshop “Health Themes of the Future: Non-Communicable Diseases and Beyond”. Claudia Kessler, Deputy Director of the SCIH and Head of the Sexual and Reproductive Health Unit (SRHU) will present work done by her and her team for Medicus Mundi Switzerland (MMS) and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) to review trends in international health and the relevance of non-communicable diseases. A panel consisting of Andreas Loebell of the SDC, Peter Beyer of the WHO, Ilona Kickbusch of the Graduate Institute Geneva and Claudia Kessler of the Swiss TPH will open the issue for discussion. (Source: Swiss TPH)

The Swiss TPH and the Graduate Institute Geneva are both members of Medicus Mundi Switzerland.

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