Speakers










Czech Republic, Dr. Hana Janatova, Expert, Public Health Institute
Overview of the Health Inequalities in the new EU Member states






Portugal, Dr. Joao De Deus, President, European Association of Senior Hospital Physicians
AEMH view on health inequalities in European Countries






Poland, Mr. Jarosław Fiks, General Director, Bureau of the Commissioner for Patients’ Rights
Inequalities in healthcare system from the prospect of the Commissioner for Patients’ Rights






Bulgaria, Dr. Stanimir Hasardzhiev, Chairperson, Bulgarian National Patients’ Organization
Health inequalities from the lens of the patients’ community





Estonia, Ms. Ivi Normet, Deputy Secretary General on Health
Bridging the Health Divide in Estonia








Croatia, Dr. Ivana Pavic Simetin, Expert, Croatian National Institute of Public Health
Tackling health inequalities through National Health Care Strategy, 2012-2020: meeting the patients’ needs





Republic of Macedonia, Ms. Tatjana Petrushevska, Expert, Bureau of Medicines, Ministry of Health
Challenges and good practices from Macedonia







Poland, Ms. Grazyna Rogala – Pawelczyk, President, Main Chamber of Nurses and Midwives
Activities of the nurses and midwives’ associations for patients’ rights in Poland. Cooperation with patients’ organizations





Brussels, Mr. Charles Price- Team Leader, Social and Environmental Health Determinants, European Commission
Health Inequalities - Initiatives by the European Commission and perspectives for the future




Slovak Republic, Mr. Peter Balik, Junior Expert, Central & East European Health Policy Network
Strategic scenarios 2020 - The Future of Central and Eastern European Healthcare







Bulgaria, Dr. Stuart Merrifield, Chairperson, ARPharM
The role of the industry and transparent, ethical cooperation with the patients’ organizations in Bulgaria