PROGRAMME

The Gobal Summit

I
STRENGTHENING HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS

Healthcare systems are the pillar of the individual and global health. Therefore, they are of major importance in all countries and continents. Their organization, provision of human and technical resources, and financing become even more decisive during the pandemic. Preparedness for future health emergencies, as well as daily public health promotion requires strengthening the healthcare systems.

II
ACCESS TO INNOVATION: THE WAY FORWARD

Biomedical sciences and technologies progresses are constantly and overwhelmingly improving prevention, diagnosis and treatments from an even wider diversity of diseases. The benefits of biomedical advances, however, are not accessible neither to all the world population nor to everyone within each country. Strategies to promote scientific and technological developments together with broadening access to biomedical innovation are deeply needed, fighting inequalities.

III
HEALTH EDUCATION, PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Healthcare education can benefit each and every person, also contributing to a better and wider response from the healthcare systems to people’s needs. The pandemic underlined the importance of public engagement and social responsibility to promote public health. These policies need to be strengthened for the benefit of all.

IV
HUMAN VULNERABILITIES: CONTINUING THREATS

Human vulnerability manifests itself through several domaines and there are continuing threats in our contemporary world such as human mobility – migrants and refugees; Climate change effects on human health; and Demographic growth and global imbalances that require to be readdressed.

PROGRAMME

15-17 SEPTEMBER 2022

09:00 - 09:30
Welcome
CNECV / GS Steering Committee
09:30 - 11:30
I – STRENGTHENING HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS
Introduction: Katherine Littler (WHO)
Moderation: Paula Martinho da Silva, Portugal
Revisiting Public Health: a universal common good
Ilona Kickbusch, Germany
Equity on resource allocation
Ceasar Atuire, Ghana
Preparedness for new emergencies
Ross Upshur, Canada
Panel & Plenary Discussion
NECs 1, 2, 3
11:30 - 12:00
Coffee-break
12:00 - 13:00
Parallel Session I
a) Research in Public Health emergencies
Moderation: Katherine Littler

Ethics of research in pandemics
Mohammed Alkawi, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 

Conep’s experience in the ethical analysis of research protocols in Brazil, during the Covid19 pandemic
Laís Bonilha, Brazil

Preparing for the next health emergencies: contribution of research ethics committees
Anta Tal Dia, Aissatou Touré, Samba Cor Sarr, Senegal

Facilitating and Guiding Adaptation in Ethics Review processes during the Pandemic in India – Role of National Ethics Committee
Roli Mathur, India

b) Global NECs Village – Novel technologies in healthcare systems
Moderation: WHO/UNESCO

Ethics of New Health Technology Implementation
Michel Daher, Lebanon

Ethics of AI. The necessary approach
Eleonora Lamm, Argentina

Gene editing – what’s the next step
Sven-Eric Söder, Sweeden

13:00 - 15:00
Lunch
15:00 - 16:00
Opening Ceremony
Chair National Council of Ethics for the Life Sciences, Portugal
Deputy Director-General of the World Health Organization
Assistant Director-General for the Social and Human Sciences of UNESCO
Secretary-General of the United Nations
President of the Portuguese Republic
16:00 - 18:00
II – ACCESS TO INNOVATION: THE WAY FORWARD
Introduction: Barbara Prainsack (EGE)
Moderation: Jorge Soares, Portugal
Rethinking access to novel technologies
Hervé Chneiweiss, France
The dialogue between science, technology and public policies
Christiane Woopen, Germany
New models of innovation in healthcare systems
Soumya Swaminathan, WHO
Panel & Plenary Discussion
NECs 1, 2, 3
19:00
Reception Lisbon City Hall

09:00 - 11:00
III – HEALTH EDUCATION, PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Introduction: Ames Dhai (IBC UNESCO)
Moderation: Miguel Oliveira da Silva, Portugal
Global Education in Bioethics
Henk ten Have, The Netherlands
Innovative strategies for healthcare literacy education
Farhat Moazam, Pakistan
Rethinking lifestyles: individual and social responsibilities
Derrick Aarons (UNESCO-REDBIOETICA)
Panel & Plenary Discussion
NECs 1, 2, 3
11:00 - 11:30
Coffee-break
11:30 - 12:30
Parallel Session II
a) Bioethics and Society - the value of public debate
Moderation: SC Member

Lessons of method to be drawn from the experience of the French National Bioethics Council (CCNE) after the
2018 general public consultation on bioethics, towards the organisation of a public debate on the end of life
Karine Lefeuvre, France

How can crises be managed well – and how can ethics help
Barbara Prainsack, European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies

The value of public debate
Leonardo de Castro, Philippines

Role of Indexing Platforms of Research Ethics Approvals and Civil Society Activists During Public Health Emergencies: The Experience of Iran
Ehsan Shamsi Gooshki, Iran

b) Global NECs Village - New strategies and tools to address literacy in Bioethics
Moderation: SC Member

Health Education, Public engagement, and social responsibility
Shamina Lasker, Bangladesh

CDBIO work on “Strengthening children’s participation in the decision-making process on matters regarding their health” and on “Prepare the guide to health literacy for equitable access to healthcare”
Ritva Halila, Siobhan O’Sullivan, Council of Europe

Improving bioethics literacy in Singapore
Anantham Devanand, Singapore

The advocacy role of patients’ associations
Jozef Glasa, Slovakia

12:30 - 14:00
Lunch
14:00 - 16:00
IV – HUMAN VULNERABILITIES: CONTINUING THREATS
Introduction: Ritva Halila (CDBIO CoE), tbc
Moderation: André Dias Pereira, Portugal
Human mobility: migrants and refugees
Kolitha Wickramage, Philippines
Climate change effects on human health
Jerome Singh, South Africa
Demographic imbalances and population stresses
Maria João Valente Rosa, Portugal
Panel & Plenary Discussion
NECs 1, 2, 3
16:00 - 16:30
Coffee-break
16:30 - 17:30
Parallel Session III
a) Health and Research with vulnerable and other Populations
Moderation: Ehsan Shamsi Gooshki

Tbc
Mamello Sekhoacha, South Africa

Health and research with vulnerable populations: Perspectives from New Zealand
Nic Aagaard, New Zealand

Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice of Research Ethics among Researchers of Nepal
Namita Ghimire, Nepal

b) Global NECs Village - Regional Ethics Summits: Key Issues
Moderation: SC Member

Perspective on the work of the EM-RERC; supporting NEC/NBC in the EMR; capacity building activities
Ahmed Mandil, EMRO

Catalyzing ethical research in emergencies: Lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean and pending regional agenda
Carla Saens, Cristiane Fulgencio, Argentina Ying, Brazil, Panama

Research Ethics and Integrity as a pillar of excellence and global cooperation in research and innovation
Isidoros Karatzas, European Commission

17:30 - 18:30
Reporting Back - From Dakar to Lisbon: further developments
Moderator: SC Member
12th Global Summit – Senegal
WHO
20:00
Global Summit Dinner

Palácio da Rocha do Conde d’Óbidos – Cruz Vermelha Portuguesa
Photos 
Location 

09:00 - 10:00
REPORTS FROM REGIONAL MEETINGS (On site & Live Stream)
Chair: tbd
Rapporteur: AFRO, AMRO+EURO, EMRO, SEARO+WPRO
10:00 - 10:40
Conclusions of the Regional Meetings
10:40 - 11:00
Coffee-break
11:00 - 12:45
Reporting back: from Dakar to Lisbon
Lisbon Summit Conclusions
Global Summit 2024 – Announcement of Next Venue
12:45 - 13:00
Closing Ceremony
President of the Portuguese Parliament