about 300 military medical and public health professionals from NATO and non-NATO countries involved with deployment health surveillance systems, as well as disease event reporting and analysis.
COL Thomas Harbaum and COL Hans-Ulrich Holtherm (Germany)
COL Xavier Deparis and COL Jean-Baptiste Meynard (France)
LtGen (ret) Prof. László Svéd and COL István Kopcsó (Hungary)
COL Robert Lipnick (United States)
Key Speakers 2012
Hervé Chaudet, SSA, Marseille, France
Professor Xavier Deparis, CESPA Marseille, France
Dr. Franck de Laval, CESPA Marseille, France
Refaat Hanna, Epidemiologist, USAFRICOM
Dr. Thomas Harbaum, NATO Centre of Excellence for Military Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
Dr. Hans-Ulrich Holtherm, Bundeswehr Medical Office, München, Germany
Christian Janke, Bundeswehr Medical Office, Munich, Germany
MD, PhD Janusz Kocik, Military Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Warsaw, Poland
Dr. Emil Lesho, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, USA
Dr. Robert Lipnick, Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center, Silver Spring, USA
Professor Jean-Baptiste Meynard, CESPA, Saint Mandé, France
Claes Nyström, Swedish Armed Forces, HQ, Stockholm, Sweden
Dr. Christopher Perdue, Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center, Silver Spring, USA
Dr. Benjamin Queyriaux, Bundeswehr Medical Office Abt. V - 1.5, Munich, Germany
David Schnabel, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, USA
Christoph Sevenich, Consulting Engineer, Kiel, Germany
Dr. med. Hinrich Sudeck, Bundeswehr, Hamburg, Germany
Prof., MD. István Szilárd, University of Pécs Medical School, Pécs, Hungary
Brigadier General Rob van der Meer, MD, MODNL/Surgeon General of the Netherlands Armed Forces, The Hague, Netherlands
Prof. Dr. Lothar Zöller, Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Munich, Germany
- Health threats to deployed military forces
- Technologies for health surveillance
- Existing medical and public health systems in the deployed environment
- Building responsive analytical capabilities
- Utilizing surveillance data in the decision making process
- Challenges to sharing health and operational information across nations
Promote coordinated collection, analysis, reporting, utilization and management of health-related deployment data during multinational military operations
- Discuss existing technologies and identify deficiencies (and solutions) for conducting health surveillance in deployed forces.
- Describe national approaches to health care, health surveillance and public health services in deployed environments.
- Identify the critical information needed to conduct effective multinational health surveillance.
- Identify necessary changes to health policy, military regulations and national laws that will be required in order to conduct multinational health surveillance in deployed military forces.
- Describe the reporting mechanisms and key recipients for health surveillance reports as well as potential outbreak alerts.
- Identify key personnel including external organizations who are available to assist in responding to a public health threat.
- Identify the options for reporting and sharing of outcomes.
- Describe how surveillance data can be utilized effectively to guide the decision making process.
organized and sponsored by
The German Society for Military Medicine and Pharmacy (GSMMP/DGWMP)