FIRST CONGRESS ON OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND EMPLOYABILITY EXPERTISE WITH AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON EPSILON PROJECT
DEDICATED ON THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF MEDICAL UNIVERSITY – SOFIA AND THE LEADERS OF THE BULGARIAN NATIONAL REVIVAL DAY
Medical University – Sofia,
Rector: Prof. Dr. Victor Zlatkov, PhD
Faculty of Public Health
Dean: Prof. Dr. Tsekomir Vodenicharov, PhD, Doctor of Medical Sciences
Bulgarian Academic Society of Occupational Health, National Expert Medical Board at the Bulgarian Medical Association
Chairman: Prof. Dr. Nevena Tsacheva, PhD, Doctor of Medical Sciences
EPSILON – European Partnerships for Prevention and Social Innovations for Physicians through Training and Science (BG05M9OP001-4.001-0019-C01)
Project manager: Prof. Dr. Karolina Lyubomirova, PhD
With the plenary participation of:
- The World Health Organization – Department of Social and Environmental Determinants of Public Health, Occupational Health Team;
- The World Health Organization Collaborating Centers – Italy, Serbia, Bulgaria, Turkey;
- Educational Committee on Occupational Health at ICOH;
- National Assembly – Commissions on Health, Labour and Social Policy and on Education and Science;
- Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education and Science;
- Bulgarian Medical Association, ‘Podkrepa’ Confederation of Labour, Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (KNSB), Bulgarian Teachers’ Union, Bulgarian Industrial Association, Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Commission for Protection against Discrimination.
Purpose of the Congress:
Ensuring health and sustainable employability through academic training, legislative changes based on scientific evidence and the activities on chronic and occupational diseases prevention, for health promotion, innovative practices and prevention of the youngest and older workers, for helping people on light duty and disabled people responding to the challenges of the changing workforce as well as its social protection and security.
The Congress will take place on 07 – 08 November, 2018, Sofia, National Palace of Culture, hall 6
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND EMPLOYABILITY Journal
HEALTH POLICY AND MANAGEMENT Journal
MEDICAL MERIDIANS Journal
QUOVADIS newspaper, FORUMMEDICUS newspaper
Opening – a historical insight to the development of the Occupational Health, the REVIVERS from the areas of Social Medicine, Occupational Hygiene, profpatology.
The Public Health PHENOMEN in the changing world.
Plenary Session INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL POLICY ON OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND EMPLOYABILITY EXPERTISE
- ICF of the World Health Organization, Employability of working people, light duty;
- Current classification of the occupational diseases;
- Innovation in occupational health education – results and trends;
Session 1. HEALHCARE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
Session 2. LEGISLATION – medical standards in occupational health
Coffee break – poster session, presentations – personal protective equipment stands, kits
Session 3. EDUCATIONAL POLICY in the area of occupational health, employability expertise and social security and protection;
Session 4. COLABORATING CENTRЕS OF WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION – opportunities for implementing up-to-date international projects on achieving high level of occupational health and employability expertise;
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN EPSILON PROJECT
Session 1. Health promotion and protection of the young and older workers through training, practices, innovations;
Session 2. Innovative and preventive approaches to health, sustainable employability and safety in leading economic activities;
Coffee break – poster session, ALUMNI
Session 3. Safety at work – personal protective equipment as a model for workplace prevention and promotion, specific practices and innovations;
Session 4. “Good occupational health practices for workers’ health and safety”, selecting an Occupational Health Services at the Congress
Closing discussion, round table, statements
Ten years of existence of the Occupational Health Department
at the Faculty of Public Health, Medical University – Sofia
CONGRATULATIONS AND LOT OF SUCCESS!
The Occupational Health Department was established in 2008 by Decision № 45 of 1 October 2008 of the Faculty Board of the Public Health Department and approved at a meeting dated 21 October 2008 of the Academic Council of the Medical University, Sofia.
The Occupational Health Department is the first and for the time being the only one in the Republic of Bulgaria, as well as the first in the history of the higher medical education in our country. The foundation of the Occupational Health Department is based on the creative idea of the first Faculty of Public Health, Sofia developed 20 years ago as a unity of theory and practice for public health and employability protection, promotion and restoration through targeted health and education policy and successful management.
Head of Department:
Prof. Dr. Nevena Tsacheva, PhD, Doctor of Medical Sciences
Prof. Dr. Karolina Lyubomirova, PhD – Head of Division
Assoc. Prof. Iva Miteva, PhD
Health, Safety, Employability Division:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ruzha Nikolova, PhD
Assoc. Prof. Milena Yancheva-Stoycheva, PhD
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yanka Prodanova, PhD
Assoc. Prof. Todor Kundurzhiev, PhD
Chief Ass. Dr. Milena Tabanska-Petkova, PhD
Ass. Dr. Lidiya Hristova, PhD
Ass. Dr. Marina Samuneva
FIRST CONGRESS ON OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH
AND EMPLOYABILITY EXPERTISE
WITH AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON EPSILON PROJECT
07 – 08 November, 2018, Sofia, National Palace of Culture, hall 6
The members of the Department are the founders of the Bulgarian Academic Society of Occupational Medicine, individual members of the International Commission of Occupational Health – ICOH and of the Union of the Bulgarian Medical Professionals.
To get more information and to register for participation in the First Congress on Occupational Health and Employability Expertise with an International Conference on Epsilon Project, visit the site of the Bulgarian Academic Society of Occupational Medicine: www.badtm.com
Requirements for the summary/report, poster/, in Bulgarian and in English are as follows:
Formatting requirements (download)
The summary should not exceed 400 words.It should be structured in the following way:
- Authors (first name, surname and institution);
- Keywords (maximum five keywords)
- Methodology, methods;
- Results and discussion;
There are a limited number of places available for the Congress (Registration).
Please, apply to participate up to July 20, 2018.
Authors, who want their reports to be published in the journal “Occupational health and Work Ability” should submit them as an article on the requirements of the journal (requirements for authors).
Deadline for acceptance of articles – September 20, 2018 (submit article).
Language: bulgarian and english
Chairman of the Organizing Committee:
Prof. Dr. Nevena Tsacheva, PhD, Doctor of Medical Sciences
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