November 19th and 20th, 2013 : Equip'Aid: Sharing for better healthcare. "The Right to Heal" will screen from 9:00pm-10:30pm with a Q&A to follow.
Location: Majestic Congress Center; 242, Allee du Majestic 74400 Chamonix Mont-Blanc, France
The Equip' Aid conference will bring together participants from Northern countries, countries in transition and developing countries.
This will be the first international meeting of reference devoted to the improvement of medical equipment in support of projects of healthcare facilities in the field of international aid.
The term "medical equipment support projects" is defined as an international aid project aiming to improve the healthcare services of a healthcare facility through the reinforcement of its pool of medical equipment, through financial contributions or supply of equipment/equipment supply.
It is being held within the framework of the 16th edition of the International Solidarity Week, a federating event in France.The conference will have the following objectives:
- Sharing information and experiences, by promoting dialogue between the stakeholders of medical equipment support projects
- Identifying synergies, by examining the various practices and policies to transfer medical equipment and to make it available
- Facilitating research work and transversal thinking about the issues of the sector, with the aim of improving practices over time
- Developing a common vision around the orientation for thinking chosen for this first edition: “Sharing for better healthcare”