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The congress' contributors

The congress' Contributors

Hans Henri Kluge

Dr Hans Kluge’s background is in health systems, public health and infectious diseases. He is a medical doctor, and he was previously based in the WHO Country Office in Myanmar and in the WHO Office of the Special Representative of the Director-General in the Russian Federation. He has also served as the Special United Nations Representative for Tuberculosis (TB) and TB/HIV Controlin the Russian Federal Penitentiary System. He moved to the WHO Regional Office for Europe totake up the position of Unit Head of Country Policies and Systems in 2009, and in 2010 was appointed Director of the Division of Health Systems and Public Health and Special Representative of the Regional Director on MXDR/TB. Dr Kluge is an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Integrated Care and has published in the fields of TB and multidrug-resistant TB, health systems,and public health.

Speaking in:
Plenary session: Patient involvement - presenting the evidence

Speakers

Learn more about Thomas Allvin

Thomas Allvin

Executive Director for Strategy and Healthcare Systems at the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA)

Thomas Allvin
Learn more about Mark Pearson

Mark Pearson

Deputy Director of Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Mark Pearson
Learn more about Carina Pittens

Carina Pittens

Assistant Professor of Patient involvement in health research, policy-making and care practice at the Athena Institute of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Carina Pittens

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Ambassadors

Learn more about Miklós Szócska

Miklós Szócska

Former Secretary of State for Health in Hungary, Director of the Health Services Management Training Centre of the Semmelweis University

Miklós Szócska

Master of Ceremonies

Patients included

We are proud to announce that EPF Congress 2019 is Patients Included™. This means that EPF is committed to incorporating the experience of patients as experts in living with their condition while ensuring they were neither excluded nor exploited.

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