Preliminary Program

Thursday, 28 September, 2017

09:00-10:00

Registration

10:00-10:30

Opening ceremony

György Velkey, Hungarian Paediatric Society president
Nick Spencer, ISSOP president 

10:30-13:00

Plenary 1: Displaced children: health needs and challenges for an equitable paediatric health care
Moderator: ISSOP/Hungarian Paediatric Society

Prof. István Szilárd (Hungary, University of Pécs): Migrant health – new challenges in Europe
Anders Hjern (Sweden, ISSOP): Health care for migrant children in Europe
Prof. Thomas Junghanss (Germany, University Heidelberg Section of Clinical Tropical Medicine): Health care of migrant children in the Patrick Henry migrant camp  
IPA representative
Angel Carrasco (ECPCP Vice president): Challenges ahead for paediatric primary paediatric care services 

13:00-14:00 

Lunch

14:00-15:00

Plenary 2

Shanti Raman: Role of paediatricians in tackling racism and xenophobia
Speaker TBA: Cultural and linguistic competence in health care

15:00-16:30

Parallel workshops

15:00-16:30

Workshop 2A: Cultural and linguistic competence; health communication and promotion – speakers needed MILSA

15:00-16:30

Workshop 2B: Care for refugees, governmental and nongovernmental involvement, the role of NGO-s 
Moderator: Stella Tsitoura (Greece, ISSOP)

Main presentation & country experience session: Greece, Germany, Hungary, Sweden, Spain (Javier Cuenca Save the children Spain), Romania, Albania awaiting others
(Brief presentations 10-15 min./country) 

15:00-16:30

Workshop 2C: Free papers

16:30-17:00

Coffee break and Poster section

17:00-18:00

Plenary 3: Infectious diseases challenges for migrant children (Symposium)

Zsófia Mészner (Hungary, National Institute of Health Development): Risks of infections among migrant children
Krisztina Kardics, Kinga Kalocsai (Hungary, St László Hospital): Tropical medicine / imported diseases



Friday, 29 September, 2017

09:00-10:30

Plenary 4: Advocacy for displaced children – child rights approach (Round table)

Jeffrey Goldhagen: Implementation of protection, promotion and participation rights of children
Adem Arkadas (Turkey): Refuge children’s rights in Turkey
Balázs Lehel (Hungary, IOM): Child participation in the child protection project of the IOM
Ute Thyen (Germany, University of Lübeck): TBA
Veronique Lerch (Portugal): Rights-based approach to the health of migrant children 

10:30-11:00 

Coffee break and Poster section

11:00-12:30

Plenary 5: Children on the move and stranded in Greece: Needs assessment, interventions, limitations and good practices
Moderator: Apostolos Veizis (Director of Operational Support Unit, Athens. Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

Nicolaos Gkionakis, MSc, psychologist: Mental health interventions for refugee minors and families in Greece. The experience of Day Center Babel
Agis Terzidis, vice President Hellenic Center for Diseases Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) Ministry of Health: Health care of migrant children in Greece
Andreas Dimou, PRAKSIS Accommodation Centers Coordinator: Unaccompanied minors
Gelly Aroni, Coordinator of Working Group on Refugee Education, Ministry of Education
Stella Tsitoura, Network for children’s rights: Holistic care of children in refugee camp of Schisto

12:30-13:30 

Lunch

Lunchtime trainee workshop
Moderator: Rosina Kyeremateng

13:30-14:30

Plenary 6: Mental, behavioural and developmental health issues of displaced children

Bea Pászthy (Hungary, Semmelweis University): Psychosocial and mental health disorders
Save the children (UK): Invisible wounds

14:30-15:30 

Parallel workshops

14:30-15:30

Workshop 6A: Identifying, assessing and intervening for refugee/migrant children exposed to violence, neglect and abuse
Moderator: S. Raman

ISSOP position statement on violence against children

14:30-15:30

Workshop 6B: Free papers

15:30-16:00 

Coffee break and Poster section

16:00-17:30

 ISSOP AGM 

18:30-23:00

 Social program: Banquet dinner in Domonyvölgy (optional)

Saturday, 30 September, 2017

09:00-11:30

Plenary 7: Policies

Strategic response to improving the current care for displaced children;
Policy initiatives with key organizations;

Contribution of paediatric societies
Moderator: ISSOP

Tony Costello or one of WHO team - WHO Child and Adolescent Health, Geneva
Ernő Simon - UNHCR Regional Representation for Central Europe
Katalin Tausz UNICEF Hungary
IPA representative 
Ayesha Kadir (ISSOP): ISSOP Position Statement on Migrant Child Health

11:30-12:00 

Coffee break and Poster section

12:00-13:00

Plenary 8: Closing

Nick Spencer, Ayesha Kadir: Conclusions
Nick Spencer: Farewell

13:00-14:00

Lunch

14:00-17:00

 Social program: Budapest sightseeing (optional)