XXXII Scientific Meeting of the Spanish Society of Epidemiology, 3rd – 5th September 2014 Alicante (Spain)
The XXXII Meeting of the SSE and the IX Congress of APE (Associação Portuguesa Epidemiology) adopted the slogan "Primum non nocere" (first do no harm), a phrase attributed to a Hippocratic precept. In the context of the scientific meeting, this slogan refers to the need not add suffering to people in their contact with the health services, encompassing both the adverse effects of diagnosis, treatment and nursing care.
Beyond the health sector, the maleficence of the activities of Preventive Medicine and Public Health is also a central theme in this scientific meeting is also important as the need to create a space for discussion on the impact of health policies and public health or the mere absence, and also include commercial activities.
Some of the issues discussed at the meeting were:
- Determinants and health status of the immigrant population in Spain. Literature review 1998-2012
- The future (or present?) of Public Health: A Vision 2.0
- Cohesion and community participation tools in training in preventive medicine and public health
- Economic consequences of no safety in health care
- Standards of gender policies in the scientific literature: Progress and Challenges
- The monitoring of injuries from external causes and their impact on health
- Situation and addressing alcohol problems in the population
- Monitoring of public health in the EU context
The president of organizing committee was Ms. Diana Gil and the President of the scientific committee was Mr. Carlos Alvarez-Dardet, both of the University of Alicante, Spain.
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