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The congress' contributors

The congress' Contributors

Quentin Schoonvaere

Quentin holds a bachelor's degree in Political Science and a master's degree in Population Sciences. From 2008 to late 2015 he worked at the Centre for Demographic Research at the Université Catholique de Louvain where he specialized in the measurement and study of demographic phenomena. Since 2016 Quentin Schoonvaere is Data & Improvement Officer for PAQS and manages projects that need data collection and construction of indicators to improve quality and safety of care. This includes methodological support for actors who want to measure their improvement projects, the promotion of measures reported by patients (PROM, PREM, PRIM) and the identification and definition of common quality indicators for Brussels and Walloon hospitals.

Speaking in:
Patient safety – how can patients and families help improve it?


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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