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13th European Health Forum Gastein
06-09 October 2010, Bad Hofgastein, Austria




Forum 3: Session 1
Wednesday 6th October 2010, 15:30 - 18:30

Chair: P Testori-Coggi, Director General, DG SANCO, European Commission

Rapporteur: A Verma, Senior Lecturer, University of Manchester, UK

Assistant Rapporteur: P Radlberger, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for HTA, Austria (Young Gasteiner)

Health policy initiatives and stakeholder engagement

J Bremner, Director, European Health Management Association
Local government tackling health inequalities
Partnerships and action-some lessons from Europe

P Insall, Director, Active Travel, Sustrans, UK
Intervention, evidence and policy Challenges in promoting healthy living through active travel

P Bishop, Director, Design Development and Environment, London Development Agency, UK
Healthier Cities-the London experience

L Bertinato ( 3.18MB), Director, International Health and Social Affairs Office, Veneto Region, Italy
EU health policy: the contribution of the Regions to the debate

A Nanda, Strategic Advisor, WHO Europe
Partnerships for health in Europe - WHO developments

Panel discussion

Have policy initiatives improved urban health?

Moderator: M Kosinska, Secretary General, European Public Health Alliance

Panel members:

A Parvanova, MEP, Bulgaria

L Bertinato, Director, International Health and Social Affairs Office, Veneto Region, Italy

A Nanda, Strategic Advisor, WHO Europe

P Mierzewski, Head of Health Division, Council of Europe

A.I. Gil Lacruz, Assistant Professor, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain (Young Gasteiner)

Chair: P Testori-Coggi, Director General, DG SANCO, European Commission

Rapporteur: A Verma, Senior Lecturer, University of Manchester, UK

Assistant Rapporteur: P Radlberger, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for HTA, Austria (Young Gasteiner)


Forum 3: Session 2
Thursday 7th October 2010, 09:00-12:00

Chair: P Testori-Coggi, Director General, DG SANCO, European Commission

Rapporteur: A Verma, Senior Lecturer, University of Manchester, UK

Assistant Rapporteur: N Bergman, Stockholm County Council, Sweden (Young Gasteiner)

Research translating into policy for urban health

K McCarthy ( 1.19MB), Head of Sector, European Commission, DG Research
EU-level opportunities to translate research into health gain at the urban level

A Verma, Senior Lecturer, University of Manchester, UK
Urban health monitoring and analysis to inform policy (EURO-URHIS II project)

I Krampac, National Network Coordinator, Regional Institute of Public Health, Maribor, Slovenia
Policy aspects of research and monitoring-Healthy Cities project

M Kosinska, Secretary General, European Public Health Alliance
Transforming research into policy at the urban level

G Morris, Consultant in Ecological Public Health, NHS Scotland
Ecological public health and health and well being

J Martin-Moreno, Senior Strategic Advisor to the Regional Director WHO-Regional Office for Europe
Research for public health gain-viewpoint from the WHO/Europe representative

AR Nunes, Researcher, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Portugal (Young Gasteiner)

Discussion with the audience

Have research initiatives improved urban health?

Moderator: J Bremner, Director, European Health

Summary of Forum 3 Sessions I &II:

Next steps for urban health policy and research

P Testori-Coggi
A Verma
Young Gasteiners