Registration and Coffee


Welcome Speech by René Staeheli, FAIRMED, President of the Network Medicus Mundi Switzerland

 9:45 Part 1: Achieving Health Equity for All – Is it within Reach?


The Unbearable Lightness of SDG3 by Eduardo Missoni, Bocconi University, Milan 


Institutionalising Equity in Health Programming: SDC’s Commitment to Advancing Equity in Accessing Health by Erika Placella, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)


Leveraging Digital and AI Technology for Achieving Universal Health Coverage - Opportunities, Challenges and Policy Implications by Ursula Jasper, Fondation Botnar


 Coffee Break


Reducing Inequities in Access to Health and Related Social Services in Europe: "Leaving No One Behind" by Daniel Lopez Acuña, Andalusian School of Public Health and JAHEE WP8 Coordinator  


Strengthening the Resilience of Youth in Palestinian Communities in East Jerusalem by Mohammad Iskafi, Palestinian Medical Relief Society, Medico International Schweiz


People with Disabilities in Institutional Housing: Challenges and Ways to Access Sexuality, Intimacy and Partnership by Noël Tshibangu, SEXUELLE GESUNDHEIT Schweiz




Film LOVELY BONES (16`22") by Nwaye Zar Che Soe



14:00 Part 2: What can Public Health Programs do to Improve Health Equity?


New Life Chances through Social City Walks in Basel by Sybille Roter, Surprise


Pecha Kucha

Stigma. Inclusion About Inequality in Access to HIV Health Services in Switzerland by Nathan Schocher, Swiss Aids Federation

Inclusion Counts – The Community Community Mobilization towards Equity in Health by Jay Kumar, CBM India

The Community in the Driver Seat; a Local, Small-scale Process towards Improved Health Equity in Chad by Muriel Weyermann, Women’s Hope International



15:00 Coffee Break


Quiz: What do You Know about Inequity?


PANEL: How can Switzerland Play a Significant Role in Addressing Health Inequities? With Ueli Mäder, Erica Placella, Eduardo Missoni and CSO representative


Closing remarks by Martin Leschhorn Strebel

Moderated by Kate Moleworth, Swiss TPH, Carine Weiss, Medicus Mundi Switzerland & Martin Leschhorn Strebel, Medicus Mundi Switzerland