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The Fondation Brocher is an essential player in this vital thinking process: one which will help make us aware of the real challenges in using our resources for maximum impact on the health of the people of the world.



Professor Daniel Wikler, Harvard University


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March 7, 2017

Visiting researchers presentation

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9h30 : Engelmann Lukas - Post-doc Research Associate - CRASSH, University of Cambridge / Lynteris Christos - Dr, Senior Research Associate, ERC Principal Investigator - University of Cambridge
Fumigation: Global Health, Pandemic Planning and the Question of Vector Eradication

9h50 : Owens Christabel - Senior Research Fellow - University of Exeter
A Micro-sociology of Suicide: Family and Social Network Perspectives on Suicide and its Prevention

10h10 : Kinfu Yohannes - Senior Fellow - University of Canberra / Sawhney Monika - Associate Professor and Director Bachelors of Public Health - Marshall University
Health Systems efficiency and productivity change in low and middle income countries

10h30 : Heidari Raheleh - Dr. postdoc - Institute of biomedical ethics, University of Basel
Emerging Ethical Issues in the Use of Deep Brain Stimulation for the Treatment of Obesity

10h50 : Coffee break

11h10 : Bartos Michael - Country Director - UNAIDS
Taming Frankenstein's new monster: a framework for posthuman ethics

11h30 : Darling Katherine - Doctoral Candidate - University of California
Chronic Crisis: Managing HIV as a Chronic Illness in US Biomedical Bureaucracies

11h50 : Wildevuur Sabine - Researcher (VU), Head Creative Care Lab (WAAG) - VU University Amsterdam, Waag Society
Improving the social impact of new eHealth and telemedicine-applications: towards a resilient healthcare system

12h10 : Lunch

13h00 : Taithe Bertrand - Director of Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute, Professor - University of Manchester
Humanitarian medical science in refugee camps: the Thai camps 1976-2006

13h20 : West-Oram Peter - Dr., Senior Research Fellow - Christian-Albrechts Universität
Just Ideological Freedom? Evaluating the Impact of Conscience Exemptions to Public Policy on Public and Individual Health

13h40 : Henschke Adam - Dr, Associate Professor - Western Michigan University
Disarming Super Soldiers: Institutional Duty Of Care And Human Disenhancement

Each presentation lasts 15 minutes + 5 minutes for questions

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2017-03-07 - 2017-03-07

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