II World Conference on Family Health

“Health at the time of crises and wars”

Funded by the “Doskonała Nauka” programme
of the Ministry of Education

II World Conference on Family Health

Health at the time of crises and wars

Organizers
Calisia University – Kalisz, Poland

About the conference

The II World Conference on Family Health “Health at the time of crises and wars”
shall be the continuation of the debate on the family health situation of the 1st World Conference, which took place on 9-10 June 2019. The goal of the conference is to create the international forum of Polish and international research exchange and analysis, an attempt to identify the new research fields, discussion about the contemporary threats to family health during times of crisis and war. Plenary sessions and panel sessions shall be focused on the following topics:

– Overview of health development in Poland with special attention to years 1990-2020

– Family Healthcare in Poland, Israel, Mozambique, and Ukraine

– Recent development of health situation in the Central European countries

– Coronavirus pandemic

– Smoking and tobacco-related health burden

– Alcohol consumption and the burden of alcohol-related diseases

 Human rights in times of armed conflicts

During the inauguration of the event, the Doctor Honoris Causa of Calisia Academy- Kalisz, Poland, shall be granted to  professor Theodor Meron, an exemplary lawyer and a world-class expert on international humanitarian and criminal law.

Honorary Committee

Minister Edukacji i Nauki

Przemysław Czarnek

Minister Rodziny i Polityki Społecznej

Marlena Maląg

Minister Zdrowia

Adam Niedzielski

Pełnomocnik Rządu do spraw Polonii i Polaków za Granicą

Jan Dziedziczak

Ambasador Armenii w Polsce

Samvel Mkrtchian

Kardynał Kazimierz Nycz

Biskup Kaliski Damian Bryl

Scientific Committee

Prof. Witold Zatoński

Europejskie Obserwatorium Nierówności Zdrowotnych, Akademia Kaliska – przewodniczący

prof. Andriej Bazylewicz

Prezes Światowej Federacji Ukraińskich
Stowarzyszeń
Lekarskich

Dr hab. Przemysław Biliński

Akademia Kaliska

Mgr Kinga Koncewicz-Janik

Europejskie Obserwatorium Nierówności Zdrowotnych,
Akademia Kaliska

Dr Ewa Sałkiewicz-Munnerlyn

Akademia Kaliska

Dr Mindaugas Stelemekas

Instytut Badań nad Zdrowiem, Litewski Uniwersytet Nauk
o Zdrowiu

Prof. Katarzyna Sygit

Akademia Kaliska

Dr Andrzej Trybusz

Akademia Kaliska

Dr hab. Paulina Wojtyła-Buciora

Program

24 October | Sunday

15:00-16:30

The National Sanctuary of Saint Joseph in Kalisz
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15.00 - 16.00

Ecumenical Service
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16:00 – 16:30

Laying flowers at the monument commemorating Saint John Paul II

17:00-19:30

Wojciech Bogusławski Theatre in Kalisz

SOLEMN MEETING OF THE SENATE OF THE CALISIA UNIVERSITY - KALISZ, POLAND AND THE INAUGURATION OF THE SECOND WORLD CONFERENCE ON FAMILY HEALTH "HEALTH at the time of CRISES AND WARS"

THE CEREMONY OF AWARDING THE TITLE OF DOCTOR HONORIS CAUSA OF THE THE CALISIA UNIVERSITY - KALISZ, POLAND TO PROFESSOR THEODOR MERON

• National Anthem
• Opening ceremony by His Magnificence Rector of the Calisia   University – Kalisz, Poland, Professor Andrzej Wojtyła
• Laudatory speech of the promoter, Professor Andrzej Wojtyła
• Speeches of the reviewers, Professor Patrycja Grzebyk and Professor Bogusław Sygit
• Diploma Awarding Ceremony
• Gaude Mater Polonia
• Speech of Professor Theodor Meron, Doctor Honoris Causa of the  Calisia Univerisity – Kalisz, Poland
• Closing ceremony by His Magnificence Rector of the Calisia     University  Kalisz, Poland, Professor Andrzej Wojtyła
• Gaudemus igitur

CONCERT

•  Piano Conert by Prof. Zbigniew Raubo
•  Concert of Big Band “Po godzinach”

II World Conference on Family Health

HYBRID CONFERENCE

25 October | Monday

INSTITUTE OF GEARS RESEARCH EXCELLENCE CENTER
ul. Poznańska 201-205
62-800 Kalisz

8:00-9:00 - Registration

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9:00 – 11:00 Plenary session

Overview of health development in Poland with special attention to years 1990-2020

Chairpersons: Prof. Andrzej Wojtyła, Prof. Witold Zatoński

1. Welcome addresses: Prof. Andrzej Wojtyła, Dr Jurgen Rehm, Aurelijus Veryga, Dr Jarosław Neneman, Prof. Witold Zatoński
2. Keynote lecture: Health and sustainable development in the light of the pandemic (European report)  Prof. Martin McKee 
3. Keynote lecture: Alcohol and health in Central and Eastern EU countries – status quo and alcohol policy options  Dr Jurgen Rehm 
4. History and current health situation in Poland  Prof. Witold Zatoński and team 

11:00-11:30 Break

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11:30-13:00 Session I A

Family healthcare in Poland, Israel, Mozambique, and Ukraine

Chairpersons:  dr Ewa Sałkiewicz-Munnerlyn, Calisia University – Kalisz, Poland

1. Family Healthcare in Poland  Zofia Małas, Director of the Main Council of Nurses and Midwives, Poland
2. Family Healthcare in Israel Liat Safri, Western Galilee Medical Center, Israel
3. Family Healthcare in Israel  Ruth Olivia Bitton, Western Galilee Medical Center, Director of the Midwifery Education, Israel
4. Maternal Health Care and the SDG in Mozambique  Prof. Leonardo Chavane, Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique 
5. The birth and the development of the family healthcare in Ukraine  Prof. Andriej Bazylewicz, President of the World Federation of Ukrainian Medical Associations, Ukraine

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11:30-13:00 Session I B (parallel)

Recent development of health situation in the Central European countries

Chairpersons: Dr Mindaugas Stelemekas, Health Research Institute, WHO Collaborating Centre for the Prevention & Control of NCDs, Lithuania
Prof. Katarzyna Zatońska Department of Social Medicine, Wroclaw Medical University, Poland

1. History of alcohol consumption and cancer burden in Italy  Prof. Carlo La Vecchia, Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Milan, Italy 
2. The health crisis in 2020: an example from Lithuania, Justina Vaitkeviciute, Health Research Institute, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Lithuania 
3. Gender disparities in life expectancy and mortality from preventable diseases in Latvia: 2000 – 2020  Prof. Inese Gobina, Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Riga Stradins University, Latvia 
4. How coronavirus affected health situation in Poland? Prof. Katarzyna Zatońska, Department of Social Medicine, Wroclaw Medical University, Poland 

13:00-14:00 Break

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14:00-15:30 Session II A

Covid-19 pandemic

Chairperson:Prof. Andrzej Trybusz, Calisia University – Kalisz, Poland

1. The Spanish Family Law under Covid-19 Prof. Luis Javier Capote Perez, University of La Laguna, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain 
2. Vaccination – the basis to limit the COVID-19 pandemic  Prof. Andrzej Trybusz, Calisia University – Kalisz, Poland 
3. Mental health during the pandemic Prof. Jan Chodkiewicz, University of Lodz, Poland 

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14:00-15:30 Session II B (parallel)

Smoking and tobacco-related health burden

Chairpersons: Prof. Tomasz Zdrojewski, Department of Hypertension and Diabetology, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland
dr Mateusz Zatoński, Department of Health, University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom

1. Tobacco smoking and lung cancer in Poland  Prof. Witold Zatoński, Institute – European Observatory of Health Inequalities, Calisia University- Kalisz, Poland 
2. Tobacco smoking and smoking-related diseases in Lithuania  Dr Vaida Liutkute-Gumarov, Health Research Institute Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania 
3. Tobacco smoking trends and smoking-related health burden in Latvia  Dr Iveta Pudule Centre for Disease Prevention and Control of Latvia, Latvia 
4. Health inequalities in Poland  Kinga Janik-Koncewicz, Institute – European Observatory of Health Inequalities, Calisia University-Kalisz, Poland 

 

15:30-16:00 Break

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16:00-18:00 Session III A

Human rights in times of armed conflicts

Chairperson: Dr Ewa Sałkiewicz-Munnerlyn, Calisia University – Kalisz, Poland 

1. Building a Just World Order  Prof. Alfred de Zayas, Geneva School of Diplomacy, Switzerland 
2. The psycho-social impact of the global pandemic in the families of genocide survivors Assumpta Mugiraneza, the Director of the Iriba Centre for Multimedia Heritage, IRIBA, Kigali, Rwanda 
3. Human rights in times of armed conflicts Dr Ewa Salkiewicz-Munnerlyn, Calisia University – Kalisz, Poland 
4. Family during the time of crisis in Albania  Father Wojciech Żmudziński, SJ, Poland

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16:00-18:00 Session III B (parallel)

Alcohol consumption and the burden of alcohol-related diseases

Chairpersons: Dr Jurgen Rehm, Institute for Mental Health Policy Research & Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Canada 
Kinga Janik-Koncewicz, Institute – European Observatory of Health Inequalities, Calisia University- Kalisz, Poland 

1. History of alcohol consumption and burden of alcohol-related diseases in Poland  Prof. Witold Zatoński, Institute – European Observatory of Health Inequalities, Calisia University-Kalisz, Poland 
2. Alcohol excise duty policy in Poland  Dr Jarosław Neneman, Department of Institutional Economics and Microeconomics, University of Lodz, Poland 
3. Alcohol consumption and burden of alcohol-related diseases in Lithuania  Dr Mindaugas Stelemekas, Health Research Institute, WHO Collaborating Centre for the Prevention & Control of NCDs, Lithuania 
4. Alcohol consumption trends and burden of alcohol-related health problems in Latvia  Laura Isajeva, Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Riga Stradins University, Latvia 
5. The impact of alcohol availability on alcohol-attributable and related mortality  Relika Stoppel, University of Potsdam, Germany 

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18:00 - 18:30 Plenary session

Closing remarks

Chairpersons: Prof. Andrzej Wojtyła, Prof. Witold Zatoński
Commentators: Prof. Leif Aarø, Prof. Andrzej Trybusz

The National Sanctuary of Saint Joseph in Kalisz

Wojciech Bogusławski Theatre in Kalisz

Nowy Świat 4

62-800 Kalisz

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