ECIBC Plenary 2016: When Science and Policy collaborate for Health


Plenary Booklet Flash Report

24 November 2016: Science for Policy Development

09:30 - 10:15
Welcome & Opening
What kind of science is successful in supporting policy development: the scientists perspective
Josep Figueras - European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies
11:30 - 13:00
News and update from the ECIBC projects
Session introduction by Zofija Mazej Kukovič - Slovenian policy maker
13:00 - 14:30
Walking lunch and guided poster tour
14:30 - 15:00
Continue: News and update from the ECIBC projects
15:00 - 17:30
Making comparable performance assessment possible in Europe by using the accreditation legal framework
  • What is the accreditation legal framework, what are its benefits and shortcomings
    Ed Wieles - Dutch Accreditation Council, The Netherlands
  • The role of the accreditation legal framework in the European QA scheme
    Aliki Stathopoulou - QASDG member
  • Experience with using ISO 15189 as an option for accrediting pathology laboratories
    Marco Pradella - Local Health Authority Asolo, Italy
  • Experiences with implementing ISO 15189
    Katrien Grunberg - Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Moderated by Marc van den Bulcke - Scientific Institute of Public Health, Brussels
    and Jane Beaumont - Accreditation Adviser
Gala dinner at Villa Panza, Varese

25 November 2016: Policy for Science Implementation

09:30 - 10:45
Break out session: Discussing feasibility of implementation of the European QA scheme in different European Countries
Breast cancer services in European countries and the European QA scheme: country profile
  • Scotland
    Hillary Dobson - NHS Scotland
  • The Netherlands
    Ruud Pijnappel - University of Utrecht
  • Romania
    Luciana Neamtiu - Romanian programme for cancer prevention and control
    Moderated by Tit Albreht - National Institute of Public Health, Slovenia
    and Stefan Schreck - DG SANTE
11:30 - 11:45
Debriefing Country tables
11:45 - 12:45
Round table discussion: What needs to be done at European and national levels to implement the European QA scheme
Roswitha Britz - Europa Donna President
Zofija Mazej Kukovič - Slovenian policy maker
Alojz Peterle - President of the MEPs Against Cancer (MACs), European Parliament
Iveta Nagyova - EUPHA
Birgit Beger - ECCO
Stefan Schreck - DG SANTE
Moderated by Ciarán Nicholl - JRC
12:45 - 13:00
Alojz Peterle - President of the MEPs Against Cancer (MACs), European Parliament