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The congress' contributors

The congress' Contributors

Ana M. Carriazo

Dr. Carriazo (Seville 1962) is currently Senior Advisor at the Regional Ministry of Health and Families of Andalusia. She is in charge of International relationships particularly with European Union and its institutions, since June 2008, and participates in different European and International networks, being the contact point and responsible of coordinating Andalusia Reference Site of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing and is member of the Executive Board of the Reference Sites Collaborative Network. Besides, she has a wide experience in EU projects, (ADVANTAGE Joint Action, CHRODIS Plus JA, scientific coordinator of PALANTE project GA – 297260).

Before, she worked at the Andalusian Health Service for more than 19 years, with different responsibilities (health information systems, e-health, healthcare basket of services among others).

She got her Degree in Medicine (1986) and her PhD in Public Health (1997) at the University of Seville. She also holds a Degree in Statistics of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (2001). She is specialist in Preventive Medicine and Public Health (2003). She has collaborated at the Department of Preventive Medicine /Social and Health Sciences, of the University of Seville, and has published both at the national and international level.

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How to ensure digital health brings real-life benefits for patients?


Learn more about Thomas Allvin

Thomas Allvin

Executive Director for Strategy and Healthcare Systems at the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA)

Thomas Allvin
Learn more about Mark Pearson

Mark Pearson

Deputy Director of Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Mark Pearson
Learn more about Carina Pittens

Carina Pittens

Assistant Professor of Patient involvement in health research, policy-making and care practice at the Athena Institute of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Carina Pittens

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Learn more about Miklós Szócska

Miklós Szócska

Former Secretary of State for Health in Hungary, Director of the Health Services Management Training Centre of the Semmelweis University

Miklós Szócska

Master of Ceremonies

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We are proud to announce that EPF Congress 2019 is Patients Included™. This means that EPF is committed to incorporating the experience of patients as experts in living with their condition while ensuring they were neither excluded nor exploited.

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