4th Skin Cancer Awareness Day (SCAD) in Brussels 2015

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4th Skin Cancer Awareness Day (SCAD) in Brussels 2015

European Parlament, Brussel, Belgium

European Parliament

El lunes 30 de Marzo del 2015 participé en las 4ª Jornadas de concientización sobre cáncer de piel, organizadas por la Academia Europea de Dermatología y Venereología y que se llevaron a cabo en el Parlamento Europeo (Bruselas) (SKIN CANCER AWARENESS DAY (SCAD)). En ella trabajamos los miembros del Media & PR Committee de la EADV.

Posterior al primer screening se realizó una noche científica denominada “Latest findings on UV-radiation exposure in Outdoor Workers in Europe” la cual se llevó a cabo en la Representación Permanente de Latvia. El programa fue el siguiente:

19h00-19h05 Welcome and Introduction speech
Linda Pauga, Counsellor on Employement and Social Affairs, Permanent Representation of Latvia to the European Union

19h05-20h00 Presentations:
Esther de Vries, Colombian National Cancer Center-New scientific findings on UV exposure in outdoor workers
Carmen Salavastru, Colentina Clinical Hospital, Bucharest, Romania-New Findings from EU COST funded StanDerm Project on occupational skin cáncer in EU Member States
Marc Wittlich, German Social Accident Insurance- Latest Development in Dosometry
Stefano Piaserico, Department of Dermatology, University of Padova-Occupational health in rural outdoor workers from a National Perspective
Laurent Vogel, European Trade Institute-The Workers´Perspective

Questions and Answers
Moderator
Prof Dr Swen Malte John, Chair EADV Task Force on Occupational Skin Diseases and EU Horizon 2020 StanDerm

 

European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium

European Parliament

El día martes 31 de Marzo y entre dos actividades de screening se realizó un debate denominado “Salud y Seguridad para trabajadores que laboran al aire libre: Políticas para la prevención del Cáncer de Piel en Europa”. Dicho evento se llevó a cabo en la sede de la Organización Mundial de la Salud en Bruselas. El anfitrión fue el Dr. Charles Tannock MEP. El programa fue el siguiente:

(POLICY DEBATE “Health and Safety for Outdoor Workers: Policies for preventing Occupational Skin Cancer in Europe” DATE: Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 12h45 – 14h15 LOCATION: WHO Office at the EU, UN House, 14 rue Montoyer, 1000 Brussels)

12h15 – 12h45: Sandwiches and networking

12h45-12h55: Welcome remarks
Dr. Charles Tannock MEP, Host and Vice-President, MEPs Against Cancer
Alojz Peterle MEP, President, MEPs Against Cancer
Dr. Roberto Bertollini, Chief Scientist and WHO Representative to the EU
Dr. Sakari Karjalainen, ECL Board Member, and Secretary General, Cancer Society of Finland

12h55 – 13h55: Stakeholder presentations

  • Introduction to UV-induced occupational skin cancer and overview of latest scientific and policy developments Prof. Dr. Swen Malte John, Chair EADV task force on occupational skin diseases and EU Horizon 2020 project StanDerm
  • Priorities of the European Parliament on occupational health Jutta Steinruck, MEP • The workers’ perspective Rolf Gehring, European Federation of Building and Woodworkers • National case study on protecting outdoor workers Marbeth Ferguson, Skin Cancer prevention coordinator, Cancer Focus Northern Ireland.
  • Global perspectives regarding the protection of outdoor workers against UV Dr. Emilie van Deventer, Team Leader, Radiation Programme, WHO HQ, Geneva.
  • Review of EU occupational health specific policies Jorge Costa-David, DG Employment and Social Affairs, European Commission • Responses from MEPs Against Cancer Group.

13h55 – 14h15: Moderated Discussion on potential policy responses
Moderator: Dr. Myrto Trakatelli, Chair EADV Media Committee

Una actividad enriquecedora en el marco de una ciudad encantadora.
Esperamos repetir el próximo año.

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