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First congress on Occupational Health and Employability Expertise with an International conference on EPSILON project (07 – 08 November, 2018, Sofia)

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

 

Invitation

Registration

/The deadline for registration and submission of abstracts has been extended to August 30, 2018/

Organizers:

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, SofiaNational Palace of Culture, hall 6

Media Partners:

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND EMPLOYABILITY Journal

HEALTH POLICY AND MANAGEMENT Journal

MEDICAL MERIDIANS Journal

QUOVADIS newspaper, FORUMMEDICUS newspaper

 

THEMATIC PROGRAM:

07.11.2018

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;

Discussion

Lunch

Session 1HEALHCARE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

Session 2.  LEGISLATION medical standards in occupational health

Discussion

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;

Cocktail

08.11.2018

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;

Discussion

Coffee breakposter 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.

 

Academic Staff

Head of Department:

Prof. Dr. Nevena Tsacheva, PhD, Doctor of Medical Sciences

Toxicology Division

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:

  • Title;
  • Authors (first name, surname and institution);
  • Keywords (maximum five keywords)
  • Introduction;
  • Purpose;
  • Methodology, methods;
  • Results and discussion;
  • Conclusion.

There are a limited number of places available for the Congress (Registration).

Important! The deadline for submission of abstracts and registration for participation is extended to August 30, 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

For enquiries: e-mail: badtm2014@abv.bg

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