Medicine & Conscience
IV. International IPPNW Congress
+ Public Health System
+ Human Rights
+ History of Medicine
International Congress with national and international EXPERTS.
Medicine & Human Rights (english/german)
Kollegienhaus, Universitätsstraße 15
9.00-10.30: Responsibilities of Health Professionals in War and Violent Conflict
How medical data can promote international peace campaigns
Dr. Robin Coupland, International Committee of the Red Cross, Geneva
About the role of physicians and other health professionals in the Israel-Palestine conflict
Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
Facilitator for discussion: Dr. Klaus Melf, Tromsø
10.30- 11.00 coffee break
11.00- 13.00: Traumatisation – Diagnosis, Therapy, Support, Prosecution
Development and practical impact of the Istanbul-Protocol on the identification and documentation of the effects of torture
Prof. Dr. Sebnem Korur Fincanci, Turkish Human Rights Foundation Istanbul
Sexualized violence – the systematic traumatisation of women and girls in war
Dr. Monika Hauser, medica mondiale, Cologne
Faciliator for discussion: Dr. Gisela Penteker, Otterndorf
Workshop ‘medical peace work’
How can ‘medical peace work’ become part of medical study courses?
International examples and an exchange of experience and ideas for students and teachers
Marion Birch, medact, London
Workshop ‘medico international’
Cairo 2011 – health work in times of societal change
Dr. Andreas Wulff, medico international, Frankfurt
16.00- 16.30 coffee break
16.30- 17.30: Final Plenary
Results and summary – award ceremony ‘medical peacework’ – prospects for further congresses on Medicine and Conscience
surgeon and influential expert on anti-personell landmines of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Geneva.
Palestinian physician, scientist and recognised mediator in the Israiel-Palestinian conflict.
Sebnem Korur Financi
experienced and courageous forensic pathologist, teacher and President of the Turkish Foundation for Human Rights.
gynaecologist and internationally active founder of medica mondiale for war-traumatised women and children.