Public Health – Ethical Issues
Conference in Reykjavik 30-31 August

Summary

Programme

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Anders Foldspang, Nordic School of Public Health
Ethics in public health: is it really needed as a discipline?
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Haraldur Briem, Directorate of Health, Iceland
The ethics of infectious disease control

Kalle Grill, Stockholm Centre of Health Care Ethics
Liberty – trump or one value among many?
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Helena Kääriäinen, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland
Population Screening: neonatal screening as an example
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Stefan Hjörleifsson, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Bergen
Challenging Population Screenings
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Ole Færgeman, Aarhus University Hospital
Individual and societal responsibilities for maintaining health
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Ástríður Stefánsdóttir, University of Iceland
Obesity: a personal illness or a public problem?
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Tinna Laufey Ásgeirsdóttir, University of Iceland
Lifestyle economics

Bjørn Hofmann, University of Oslo
Is there a right to live un unhealthy life?
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Pekka Louhiala, University of Helsinki
Health and the good life
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Geir Gunnlaugsson, National Director of Health in Iceland
Social determinants of public health

Harry Burns, Chief Medical Officer, Scotland
The biology of poverty
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Janne Nikkinen, University of Helsinki
Vulnerable population groups and priority setting

Ketil Lenert Hansen, Centre for Sami Health
Samis as a minority patient-group
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