Key Speakers

Plenary Speakers

Date | 10/18(Thu)
Daily Topic | Family medicine in the future

Creating the Medical Home - the central role of the family physician in community based integrated care

| Amanda Howe, MA, MD, FRCGP  

• President of World Organization of Family Doctors

• Professor of Primary Care and Population Health, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, U.K.


Developing professional excellence in primary care - Qualification through CME and recertification system

| Stephen A. Wilson, MD, MPH, FAAFP 

• President of Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

• Director of Medical Decision Making, UPMC St Margaret Family Medicine Residency

• Director of Faculty Development Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh Dep’t of Family Medicine

• Associate Professor of University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA


Date | 10/19(Fri)
Daily Topic | Global health

The future of primary health care in the Western Pacific

| Young-soo Shin, MD, PhD 

• Regional Director for the Western Pacific, World Health Organization


Confronting infectious diseases and the role of vaccines: A global perspective

| Kate Anteyi, MD, MPH, MBA 

• Chief Consultant, Family Practice/Infectious Diseases

• Advisor, Global Health/ Office of HIV/AID

• United States Agency For International Development (USAID), USA


Date | 10/20(Sat)
Daily Topic | Aging

The role of primary care physicians in healthy aging model of care in WHO perspective

| John Beard, MBBS, PhD 

• Director, Ageing and Life Course, World Health Organization


Date | 10/21(Sun)
Daily Topic | Health Promotion

Promoting health in a super-aging society – Community and government action in Japan

| Machiko Inoue, MD, MPH, PhD 

• Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Japan

• Director, Shizuoka Family Medicine Training Program, Japan

• Board member, Japan Primary Care Association



Invited Speakers

Date | 10/18(Thu)
The Role and Identity of Family Physicians in Geriatrics in the World

 

| Jean-Pierre Michel, M.D. 

• Professor(H), Academic Geriatric Department, Geneva Medical University, Switzerland

• Ongoing WHO expert, the “Ageing and Life Course program”

• Director, “Federation of Education in Geriatrics” of the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics


Date | 10/18(Thu)
How to Write and How to Publish – a Practical Workshop
Date | 10/19(Fri)
Research Low and Middle Income Countries Need to Enable Better Models of Care and Financing for Primary Health Care

 

| Felicity Goodyear-Smith, MBChB, M.D. 

• Chair, WONCA Working Party on Research

• Academic Head & Goodfellow Chair

• Professor, Department of General Practice & Primary Health Care, University of Auckland, New Zealand


Date | 10/18(Thu)
Developing PHC measures – is it possible to capture the values of PHC
Date | 10/19(Fri)
Profiling Profiles of Primary Health Care Policy Implementation around the World – from current experiences towards the next phase

 

| Prof. Chris van Weel 

• Emeritus Professor, Primary Health Care Research, ANU Australia

• Emeritus Professor, Family Medicine/General Practice Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

• Past President of World Organization of Family Doctors WONCA


Date | 10/18(Thu)
Research and Family and Community Medicine: How to Harmonize with People's Needs?
Date | 10/19(Fri)
Family and Community Medicin As Part of Critical Medical Model

 

| Prof. Jacqueline Ponzo 

• Adjunct Professor, Family and Community Medicine, University of the Republic, Uruguay


Date | 10/20(Sat)
Needs of Cancer Survivors and the role of family physician

 

| Jungkwon Lee MD, PhD 

• Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine

• Immediate Past President, WONCA Asia Pacific


Date | 10/20(Sat)
Primary Care Transformation in South Korea

 

| BeLong Cho, MD, MPH, PhD 

• Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine

• Chief of the Public Health Care Center and the charge of Public Health Information Center


Date | 10/19(Fri)
Meta-Analysis and Evidence-Based Practice
Date | 10/20(Sat)
Hot Research Talk Show

 

| Seung-Kwon Myung, M.D., Ph.D. 

• Professor, Department of Cancer Biomedical Science, National Cancer Center Graduate School of Cancer Science and Policy, South Korea

• Head of Center for Cancer Prevention and Detection, National Cancer Center Hospital, South Korea

• Senior Specialist, Department of Family Medicine, National Cancer Center Hospital, South Korea

• Specialist in Meta-Analysis and Evidence-Based Practice, South Korea


Date | 10/18(Thu)
Satellite Symposium sponsored by International Medical Press

Treating obesity: practical solutions for the clinic

| Prof. Donal O’Shea 

• Consultant Endocrinologist, St Columcille’s and St Vincent’s University Hospitals, Dublin, Ireland

• Clinical Professor of Medicine, University College Dublin, Ireland


Date | 10/18(Thu)
Satellite Symposium sponsored by International Medical Press

Treating obesity: practical solutions for the clinic

| Dr. Scott Kahan 

• Medical Director, Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance, George Washington University

• Director, National Center for Weight loss and Wellness, Washington, DC

• Faculty, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of public Health, Baltimore, MD


Date | 10/18(Thu)
Satellite Symposium sponsored by Ping An Good Doctor(Ping An Healthcare and Technology Company)

Technology, AI and Family Medicine

| Dr. Xie Hong 

• Senior Director of Physician Center, Ping An Good Doctor, Ping An Healthcare and Technology LTD.

• Associate Chief Physician, Postgraduate Tutor


Date | 10/19(Fri)
Satellite Symposium sponsored by MSD

Elderly medical welfare : The role of vaccination
Recent update and future perspective of Herpes Zoster vaccine

Speaker
| Michael Woodward, AM, MB, BS, MD, FRACP 

• Head of Aged Care Research, Austin Health, Heidelberg, VIC


Date | 10/19(Fri)
Satellite Symposium sponsored by MSD

Elderly medical welfare : The role of vaccination
Recent update and future perspective of Herpes Zoster vaccine

Chairperson
| Eddy Bresnitz, MD, CM, MSCE 

• Executive Director, Adult vaccines, Global Vaccines Medical Affairs, Merck Research Laboratories


Date | 10/20(Sat)
Satellite Symposium sponsored by Pfizer

The Essentials of Smoking Cessation: Pharmacological Treatment in Primary Care

Speaker
| Alex Bobak, DRCOG, MRCGP 

• Senior Partner, General Practice, Wandsworth, UK