The main objective is to create a forum for discussion about the various and multi-faceted aspects of migration health including but not limited to diagnosis and prevention of infectious diseases.
Topic overview:
• Migrants, refugees, asylum seekers: the international and European context
• Migration-related infections
• Migration and non-communicable diseases
• Determinants of migration
• Impact on origin and destination countries
• Transcultural approach
• Economics of migration
• Ethics of migration health
20 – 50 clinicians, infectious disease or tropical medicine specialists, microbiologists, paediatricians, obstetricians, public health specialists, psychiatrists and also physicians coming from other specialty fields.
Francesco Castelli, Brescia, Italy
ESCMID Study Group for Infections in Travellers and Migrants - ESGITM
Italian Society of Tropical Medicine and Global Health (SIMET)
UNESCO Chair “training and empowering human resources for health development in resource-limited countries”, University of Brescia, Italy
International Organization for Migration (IOM) – the UN Migration Agency
International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM)
Italian Society of Migration Medicine (SIMM)
University of Palermo
Italian Society of Infectious and Tropical Diseases (SIMIT)
The organizers of the course will apply for both European CME accreditation through EACCME and Italian ECM accreditation.

Speakers


Mario Affronti, Palermo, Italy
Manuel Carballo, Geneva, Switzerland
Antonio Cascio, Palermo, Italy
Francesco Castelli, Brescia, Italy
Eric Caumes, Paris, France
Claudia Colomba, Palermo, Italy
Ornella Dino, Palermo, Italy
Issa El Hamad, Brescia, Italy
Emanuela Forcella, Rome, Italy
Tommaso Frattini, Milan, Italy
Massimo Galli, Milan, Italy
Philippe Gautret, Marseille, France
Christina Greenaway, Montreal, Canada
Simona La Placa, Palermo, Italy
Rogelio López-Vélez, Madrid, Spain
Maurizio Marceca, Rome, Italy
Alberto Matteelli, Brescia, Italy
Marco Mazzetti, Milan, Italy
Davide Mosca, Geneva, Switzerland
Lorenza Mujesan, Brescia, Italy
Teymur Noori, Stockholm, Sweden
Pia Oberoi, Geneva, Switzerland
Eskild Petersen, Aarhus N, Denmark
Chiara Pezzoli, Brescia, Italy
Tullio Prestileo, Palermo, Italy
Giovanni Rezza, Roma, Italy
Santino Severoni, Copenhagen, Denmark
Irene Veldhuijzen, Bilthoven, Netherlands
Stefano Vella, Rome, Italy

Contact Person (Scientific Programme)

Virginia Quaresima
University of Brescia
Infectious and Tropical Diseases
Piazza Spedali Civili, 1
25123 Brescia
Italy
+39 030 399 6628
quaresima.virginia@gmail.com

Administrative Secretariat

Irene Carrabba
Icm International srl
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Viale del Vignola, 44
00196 Rome
Italy
+39 06 3211 0773
irene.carrabba@icminternational.eu

Accommodation Details

Camplus Guest Palermo
Via dei Benedettini, 5
90134 Palermo
Italy

Venue Info

Event Map
Venue Details
Camplus Guest Palermo
Via dei Benedettini, 5, 90134 Palermo
Italy

Course Programme



  1. 18:00 - 18:30
    Presentation
    Welcome session - Local administration authorities, academic authorities, scientific societies, General Directorate for Health Prevention (MoH), National Institute for Health, Migration and Poverty (NIHMP)


  2. 18:30 - 19:00
    Presentation
    Migration in humankind's history
    Speaker(s): Massimo Galli



  3. 19:00 - 19:30
    Presentation
    Migration in the XXI century: a challenge and an opportunity
    Speaker(s): Manuel Carballo



  4. 19:30 - 20:00
    Social Activity
    Welcome dinner


  1. 09:00 - 11:40
    Session
    Session I: why and how do migrants move?
    Chairperson(s): Mario Affronti



  2. 09:00 - 09:30
    Presentation
    Determinants of migrations
    Speaker(s): Francesco Castelli



  3. 09:30 - 10:00
    Presentation
    Health and migration from a public health perspective
    Speaker(s): Maurizio Marceca



  4. 10:00 - 10:40
    Presentation
    Refugees, asylum seekers and migrants
    Speaker(s): Davide Mosca



  5. 10:40 - 11:10
    Presentation
    Coffee break


  6. 11:10 - 11:40
    Presentation
    Screening migrants at the entry in the ECDC
    Speaker(s): Teymur Noori



  7. 11:40 - 13:10
    Session
    Session II: the European Union and migration – a fragmented universe
    Chairperson(s): Maurizio Marceca, Davide Mosca



  8. 11:40 - 12:05
    Presentation
    Migration and human rights
    Speaker(s): Pia Oberoi



  9. 12:05 - 12:30
    Presentation
    First arrival, refugees’ camps and resettlement: a European approach?
    Speaker(s): Santino Severoni



  10. 12:30 - 12:55
    Presentation
    Economic impact of migration on origin and destination countries
    Speaker(s): Tommaso Frattini



  11. 12:55 - 13:10
    Presentation
    General discussion


  12. 13:10 - 14:00
    Lunch
    Light lunch


  13. 14:00 - 15:30
    Session
    Session III: infectious diseases I – air-borne infections
    Chairperson(s): Simona La Placa, Alberto Matteelli



  14. 14:00 - 14:40
    Presentation
    Tuberculosis
    Speaker(s): Christina Greenaway



  15. 14:40 - 15:20
    Presentation
    Other air-borne infections possibly related to migration
    Speaker(s): Philippe Gautret



  16. 15:20 - 15:30
    Presentation
    General discussion


  17. 15:30 - 15:45
    Coffee Break
    Coffee break


  18. 15:45 - 17:15
    Session
    Session IV: infectious diseases II – STIs and dermatological infections
    Chairperson(s): Issa El Hamad, Christina Greenaway



  19. 15:45 - 16:25
    Presentation
    HIV infection and other STIs
    Speaker(s): Issa El Hamad, Chiara Pezzoli



  20. 16:25 - 17:05
    Presentation
    Dermatological issues in migrants
    Speaker(s): Eric Caumes



  21. 17:05 - 17:15
    Presentation
    General discussion


  1. 09:00 - 10:30
    Session
    Session V: infectious diseases III – bloodborne infections
    Chairperson(s): Claudia Colomba



  2. 09:00 - 09:40
    Presentation
    Viral hepatitis
    Speaker(s): Irene Veldhuijzen



  3. 09:40 - 10:20
    Presentation
    Other blood-borne infections and Chagas
    Speaker(s): Rogelio López-Vélez



  4. 10:20 - 10:30
    Presentation
    General discussion


  5. 10:30 - 11:00
    Coffee Break
    Coffee break


  6. 11:00 - 12:30
    Session
    Session VI: infectious diseases IV – vector-borne infections
    Chairperson(s): Ornella Dino, Teymur Noori



  7. 11:00 - 11:40
    Presentation
    Malaria, dengue, chikungunya
    Speaker(s): Eskild Petersen



  8. 11:40 - 12:20
    Presentation
    Is the risk of introduction/reintroduction of vector-borne infections real in Europe?
    Speaker(s): Giovanni Rezza



  9. 12:20 - 12:30
    Presentation
    General discussion


  10. 12:30 - 13:30
    Lunch
    Light lunch


  11. 13:30 - 16:00
    Session
    Session VII: transcultural approach
    Chairperson(s): Stefano Vella



  12. 13:30 - 14:00
    Presentation
    The European physician and the migrant patient
    Speaker(s): Mario Affronti, Simona La Placa



  13. 14:00 - 14:30
    Presentation
    The point of view of the anthropologist
    Speaker(s): Emanuela Forcella



  14. 14:30 - 15:00
    Presentation
    The point of view of the migrant


  15. 15:00 - 15:10
    Presentation
    General discussion


  16. 15:10 - 15:30
    Presentation
    Coffee break


  17. 15:30 - 16:00
    Presentation
    Research approach to migration and health


  18. 16:00 - 17:00
    Presentation
    Visit to the Astalli migrants’ reception centre


  1. 09:00 - 10:00
    Session
    Poster viewing


  2. 10:00 - 13:00
    Session
    Session VIII: migration and non-communicable diseases
    Chairperson(s): Antonio Cascio, Tullio Prestileo



  3. 10:00 - 10:30
    Presentation
    Migration and mental health
    Speaker(s): Marco Mazzetti



  4. 10:30 - 11:00
    Presentation
    Migration and chronic non-communicable diseases
    Speaker(s): Lorenza Mujesan



  5. 11:00 - 11:15
    Presentation
    Coffee break


  6. 11:15 - 11:45
    Presentation
    Migration, obstetrical issues and genital mutilations


  7. 11:45 - 12:00
    Presentation
    General discussion


  8. 12:00 - 12:30
    Presentation
    Migration and global health
    Speaker(s): Stefano Vella



  9. 12:30 - 13:00
    Presentation
    Closing session
    Speaker(s): Mario Affronti, Antonio Cascio, Francesco Castelli


11-Aug-2017
800
1000
The registration fee includes the course, 3 nights of accommodation at the Camplus (check-in: 1 October, check-out: 4 October), welcome dinner on day 1, coffee breaks, light lunch and evening dinner on day 2, coffee breaks, light lunch and evening dinner on day 3, coffee break and light lunch on day 4. Travel is not included.
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