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Plenary 2: Opportunities and challenges of digitalization for health care and public health

Venue: Grand Ballroom


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CEO of the International HPH Secretariat, Copenhagen, DNK

Hanne Tønnesen’s work centres on evidence-based clinical health promotion. She started her early career working with addiction and later, in 1996, she became a specialist of surgery. In 1999, she became Head of the Clinical Unit of Health Promotion at Bispebjerg Hospital in Copenhagen, and in 2003 she finished her dissertation on the increased risk of surgical complications among alcohol abusers. Since  2004 she has been Director of the WHO-CC in Copenhagen, and from 2005 also CEO of the International HPH Secretariat. She is a professor at Lund University in Sweden and the University of Southern Denmark. Her research focuses on effective interventions and programs in the area of clinical health promotion regarding tobacco, alcohol, nutrition, physical inactivity and co-morbidity.

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Head of Department of Social Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Warsaw

Aneta Nitsch-Osuch, MD, PhD, Assoc. Prof. - a specialist in pediatrics, epidemiology and public health, head of the Department of Social Medicine and Public Health, Medical University of Warsaw, visiting professor of the Academy of Humanities and Economics in Lodz (Poland). A member of the Polish Sanitary Inspection Advisory Committee, member of the Polish Society of Vaccinology and Polish Society of Pediatrics, expert of the National Influenza Prevention Programme. An author/co-author of more than 250 scientific publications in the field of epidemiology (influenza, pertussis, nosocomial infections, hospital antibiotic polices), vaccinology (vaccination coverage rates, attitudes and behaviors related to vaccinations among patients and health care professionals), pediatrics and family medicine, and poster communications during national and international medical congresses. A winner of several awards granted by the Polish Health Ministry and the President of the Medical University of Warsaw.

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