STREAM 1

Covid19: What it means for public health now and in the future

10.50

Welcome from the Chair

Audrey Carville

Audrey Carville

Broadcaster and Host, Morning Ireland, Radio 1

10:55

PANEL DISCUSSION:

The public health response to the pandemic: What have we learned, what can we do better? Are we ready for the next pandemic?

Liam Glynn

Liam Glynn

Professor of General Practice, University of Limerick Medical School

Dr Máirín Ryan

Dr Máirín Ryan

Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Health Technology Assessment, Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA)

Gabriel Scally

Gabriel Scally

Visiting Professor of Public Health, Bristol University, member of Independent SAGE, President, Epidemiology and Public Health sector, the Royal Society of Medicine and Chair, the Soil Association, UK

Our pathway to a return to normality

11:40

PANEL DISCUSSION: 

Getting back to life after Covid-19

Is a vaccine our “silver bullet”? Do we still need a tool-box of remedies for our post-Covid19 future or are they obsolete now that we have a vaccine?

 

Dr Angela E Raffle

Dr Angela E Raffle

BSc (Hons) MB ChB FFPH, Consultant in Public Health and Honorary Senior Lecturer University of Bristol Medical School, Population Health Sciences

Colm Ryan

Colm Ryan

CEO, Assay Genie

Dr. Greg Martin

Dr. Greg Martin

Specialist in Public Health Medicine, Department of Public Health (East), HSE

12:10

Networking break

12:20

The role of the HPRA:

Authorisation of Covid vaccines and safety monitoring of vaccines in Ireland

Dr. Lorraine Nolan

Dr. Lorraine Nolan

CEO, Health Products Regulatory Authority

12:35

PANEL DISCUSSION:

Building trust in vaccinating a nation: What are the challenges of mass vaccination?

Dr Philip Crowley

Dr Philip Crowley

National Director of Quality Improvement, the HSE

Eoin Whelan

Eoin Whelan

Senior lecturer in Business Information Systems, NUI Galway

Professor Diane Levin-Zamir

Professor Diane Levin-Zamir

National Director, Department of Health Promotion, Clalit and Professor, University of Haifa School of Public Health, Israel

1:05

Lunch

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Plenary Agenda

STREAM 2: The health technologies driving the future of patient care

STREAM 3: Sláintecare: Time for a re-set?