POVERTY AND CHILD HEALTH – local and global aspects

Vi er stolte over at kunne præsentere et program med både nationale og internationale oplægsholdere; Der vil være erfaringer fra Uganda og Grønland, og fra nationalt hold vil der være spændende oplæg fra bl.a. Rigshospitalet, Sundhedsstyrelsen, Mødrehjælpen og MESU.

Eventet afholdes på engelsk. Programbeskrivelsen ses her:


PART 1: POVERTY AND CHILD HEALTH - OVERVIEW
11:00 – 11:10: Welcome
11:10 – 11:40: Poverty and its impact on child health in Denmark Anne Marie Nybo Andersen (Professor of Social Epidemiology, University of Copenhagen)
11:40 – 12:30: Poverty and Paediatrics - a global perspective James Tumwine (Professor of Pediatrics and Child Health, Makerere University Kampala, Uganda)
12:30 – 13:00: Break

PART 2: WHAT IS CHILDHOOD POVERTY?
13:00 - 13:40: Does child poverty exist in Denmark today?
Mads Lundby Hansen (Chief economist and vice president CEPOS) Birthe Larsen (Ass. Professor, Ulighedsplatformen, Copenhagen Business School)
13:40 - 14:00: The extent and the consequences of child poverty in Denmark Ninna Thomsen (CEO, Mothers Aid)
14:00 – 14:15: Questions and discussion

PART 3: SNAPSHOTS: INEQUALITIES IN CHILD HEALTH
14.30-15.30: 10 min presentations + 5 min questions
a. Inequalities and its impact on morbidity in paediatric oncology Line Hjøllund Pedersen (Ph.D. student, Dptm. of Pediatrics and Adolescence, Rigshospitalet)
b. Child health in Greenland
Lene Hesse Rasmussen (Senior consultant, Dronning Louise Hospital, Nuuk, Greenland)
c. Migration, poverty and child health
Marie Louise Nørredam (Professor, MESU Cph Uni)/Alexandra Kruse (Ass. Professor, Immigrant Health Clinic Hvidovre Hospital)
e. Visiting nurses and their experiences with child poverty Dorte Fischer (vice president, Danish society for visiting nurses)/ Jeanne Vetterstein (visiting nurse)
15.30 - 15.45: Break

PART 4: MAKING A DIFFERENCE
15.45-16.00: How can we address poverty when we meet it in the clinic? A practical perspective.
Tanja Wejergang, medical social worker (Dptm of Pediatrics and Adolescence, Rigshospitalet)
16.00 – 16.20: Focus on inequalities in child health at the Danish Health Advisory Agnethe Vale Nielsen (consultant, Danish Health Advisory)
16.20-16.35: The role of pediatricians in child poverty and health James Tumwine (Professor of Pediatrics and Child Health, Makerere University Kampala, Uganda)
16:35 – 17:00: CLOSING PANEL DISCUSSION: The role of health professionals in addressing health problems related to childhood poverty

James Tumwine, Agnethe Vale Nielsen, Dorthe Fischer, Tanja Wejergang and Maren Rytter

January 29, 11.00 – 17.00.
Venue: Center for Sundhed og Samfund (Kommunehospitalet), room 1.1.18, Øster Farimagsgade 5, Copenhagen
Seminar fee: DPS members free, others 150 kr.
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Contact: DPS Global Child Health: marenrytter@hotmail.com