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The congress' contributors

The congress' Contributors

Usman Khan

Usman joined EPF as Executive Director in late April 2019.

Usman completed his PhD in Public Policy at Sheffield University in 1990 and subsequently spent over a decade working in academia before moving into health and social care consulting in 2000.

Usman has also held a number of high profile non-executive positions in health and social care. He set up Modus Europe in 2012 and through it has worked on a range of international projects. He also holds an academic position at New York University (London).

Speaking in:
Plenary session: Culture change and leadership
Day
Wednesday
Time
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Closing Plenary: Why health systems must start delivering for and with patients
Day
Thursday
Time
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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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