European Public Health Week 2024

Opening the Discussion on Health as a Political Choice
  • Monday, 13 May 14:00 (GMT+3)
  • Prof. Dr. Mustafa Taşdemir
  • Online

Opening the Discussion on Health as a Political Choice

Global Health Challenges: Populations, Peace, Political Decisions
  • Rescheduled: Wednesday, 22 May 13:00 (GMT+3)
  • Dr. Mehmet Güllüoğlu
  • Online

Global Health Challenges: Populations, Peace, Political Decisions

Countries around the globe, be it in Europe or Sub-Saharan Africa, face ongoing challenges with their healthcare systems due to shifting populations. The burden of health expenditures on budgets, evolving health technologies, rising non-communicable diseases (NCDs), potential emerging health risks, and the crucial role of peace as an important determinant of health make healthcare a critical political decision. Let's initiate a dialogue on these issues.

Mental Health for All: Immigrant Access to Mental Health Care
  • Tuesday, 14 May 17:30 (GMT+3)
  • Dr. Yasemin Denizli & Dr. Yusuf Özdemir
  • Online

Mental Health for All: Immigrant Access to Mental Health Care

Mental Health for All: Immigrant Access to Mental Health Care Immigrants face multiple stressors that may cause or exacerbate mental health problems, but they access less to mental health services compared to general population. By addressing these disparities, we can work towards ensuring that all individuals, regardless of their immigration status, have access to the mental health support they need.

Building Livable Communities: Insights into Age-Friendly Cities
  • Wednesday, May 15th, 14:00 (GMT+3)
  • Dr. Ayşe Seval Palteki
  • Online

Building Livable Communities: Insights into Age-Friendly Cities

Cities play a crucial role in fostering the well-being and inclusivity of their residents, particularly as populations age. A locally conducted qualitative study illuminates the experiences of older residents in shaping inclusive and livable urban environments.

UHC Progress & Challenges in an Aging World
  • Thursday, May 16th, 14:00 (GMT+3)
  • Dr. Sabanur Çavdar
  • Online

UHC Progress & Challenges in an Aging World

Delve into the concept of Universal Health Coverage (UHC), examining indicators, country-specific situations, and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) target 3.8. Gain insights into the current landscape, challenges, successes, and pathways for improvement in UHC across different countries amidst demographic shifts towards an aging world.

Synergy for Health: Bridging the Public-Private Sector
  • Friday, May 17th, 17:30 (GMT+3)
  • Dr. Ömer Ataç
  • Online

Synergy for Health: Bridging the Public-Private Sector

The collaboration between public and private sectors is crucial for building a healthier tomorrow. Through the integration of resources, expertise, and innovation, health challenges can be effectively addressed, leading to improved well-being for communities worldwide.