Supporting the Drivers for Implementation: The Cases of the Oncology Workforce
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Adam Vojtěch is Minister of Health, Czech Republic Education since 2017 First faculty of medicine, Charles...
Adam Vojtěch is Minister of Health, Czech Republic Education since 2017 First faculty of medicine, Charles University, postgraduate education 2018 Advance Healthcare Management Institute in Prague, Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) 2011 – 2013 Faculty of social sciences, Charles University, master degree 2006 – 2013 Faculty of law, Charles University, master degree 2009 – 2010 University College Dublin, National University of Ireland 2006 – 2009 Faculty of social sciences, Charles University, bachelor degree Professional Experience since 5/2021 Minister of Health of the Czech Republic since 10/2017 Member of the Parliament of the Czech Republic 12/2017 – 10/2020 Minister of Health of the Czech Republic 2014 – 2017 Secretary to the Minister of finance of the Czech Republic since 2016 General Health Insurance Fund (Prague), executive board member since 2015 Czech Industry Health Insurance Fund (Ostrava), supervisory board member 2013 – 2014 MAFRA, a.s., Lawyer responsible for MAFRA a.s. and Londa s.r.o. Languages English, German, Spanish
Alberto Costa MD is CEO of the European School of Oncology (ESO), established in Milan in 1982 as a non-profit...
Alberto Costa MD is CEO of the European School of Oncology (ESO), established in Milan in 1982 as a non-profit organisation dedicated to professional education in cancer medicine. He has also been the Editor, from 2015 to 2019, of the School’s magazine, CancerWorld. Costa was born in Biella, Northern Italy, on the 9 September 1951 and had his education in Milan: classical high school with studies of Latin and Greek followed by a degree in Medicine. He was trained in cancer surgery with a special focus on breast cancer at the Istituto Nazionale Tumori from 1980 to 1994. In 1983 he was appointed by Mediobanca as clinical and scientific adviser for the design and construction of the European Institute of Oncology in Milan, where he worked as surgeon and investigator until 2000. He then moved to Pavia where he established the new breast unit at Fondazione Maugeri, that he directed until 2011. He also served as advisor for the Bank of Cyprus, to assist them in the design and construction of the Oncology Centre in Nicosia. He led the Multimedica Group’s breast unit, in Milan, Italy, and the Canton Ticino Breast Unit, Lugano, Switzerland. Both of these units have been certified by EUSOMA (European Society of Breast Cancer Specialists) under his clinical directorship. He was editor in chief of the journal The Breast from 2003 to 2015 and a member of the editorial board of Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology. He has authored over 250 scientific publications. His H+ index is 51. Co-founder, with Fatima Cardoso, of ABC, Advanced Breast Cancer conference, he is the recipient of several awards (including the ESMO and the Israel Cancer Association awards) Previously he has served as Secretary General of the European Organisation for the Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) and the Federation of European Cancer Societies (FECS). He was involved in setting up the first Europe Against Cancer programme and represented ECCO (the European CanCer Organisation) on the European Commission’s Committee of Cancer Experts. He is board member of ECCO and currently leads ECCO’s Quality of Cancer Care Programme. Co- founder of Europa Donna, the European Breast Cancer Coalition, he also founded Europa Uomo, the patient advocacy movement on prostate cancer and contributed to the establishment of ECPC (the European Cancer Patients Coalition) dedicating considerable time and effort to cancer patient empowerment. At national level he has played a key role in the creation of the Italian School of Senology and in the introduction of the CME system in 2000 (Minister of Health: prof. Umberto Veronesi). He actively contributed to the establishment and development of the American Italian Cancer Foundation (AICF) in New York, of which is member of the Advisory Board. He is currently retired from clinical practice and has launched in 2012 the charity Gomitolorosa based in his native town of Biella and dedicated to the circular economy of wool. Is has founded in 2019 the philanthropic movement EWE (European Wool Exchange), registered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Please also visit www.albertocosta.eu
Berfu Yaziyurt is Regional President, Oncology, International Developed Markets, Pfizer
Geerard Beets is currently the Chairman of the Department of Surgery at The Netherlands Cancer Institute in...
Geerard Beets is currently the Chairman of the Department of Surgery at The Netherlands Cancer Institute in Amsterdam, and is Professor of Surgery at Maastricht University. Previously he worked as a surgeon at Maastricht University Medical Center, and spent a 1-year clinical research period at the colorectal service of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. His clinical field of expertise is colorectal cancer, and the multidisciplinary research is focussed on rectal cancer with the main research areas of MR imaging of rectal cancer and organ sparing treatment of rectal cancer. Geerard Beets is a faculty member of national and international colorectal and oncological societies.
Johan De Munter is President, European Oncology Nursing Society (EONS)
Małgorzata Bogusz is a Member of the EESC for the 2020-2025 term, president of the Kulski Foundation for...
Małgorzata Bogusz is a Member of the EESC for the 2020-2025 term, president of the Kulski Foundation for Polish-American Relations and president of the Institute for Social Development. Małgorzata has over 20 years' worth of professional experience in healthcare, management, consulting and communication, as well as an excellent track record of projects implemented on the local and international level. She specialises in public relations and public affairs consultancy and training. Many of the domestic and international PR and PA campaigns that Małgorzata coordinated and implemented have received nominations and awards (Magellan Awards, SABRE Awards, Złote Spinacze). She is the author and co-author of many scientific publications. Małgorzata’s professional achievements also include projects concerning health policies and policies on ageing, such as the strategic publication White Paper on Healthy Ageing.
Dr Mirjam Crul is Board Member, European Cancer Organisation, Special Network on the Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer...
Dr Mirjam Crul is Board Member, European Cancer Organisation, Special Network on the Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Co-Chair and Workforce Network Co-Chair. Shereceived her master in pharmacy in 1999. Subsequently, she worked as a research fellow at the Netherlands Cancer Institute studying clinical pharmacology of novel anticancer agents. This work resulted in a PhD in 2002. She trained to become a Hospital Pharmacist from 2002-2006. Currently she is employed in the Amsterdam University Medical Center, where she is the Head of the Aseptic Compounding Unit and has pharmaceutical responsibility for the Oncology Department. She served as a Board Member for the Dutch Hospital Pharmacists Association (NVZA) from 2016 to 2019. At present, she holds a chair in the European Cancer Organisation Board and is Vice-President of the European Society of Oncology Pharmacy (ESOP).
Sema is Co-Chair, European Cancer Organisation's Patient Advisory Committee. She was elected to the European Board...
Sema is Co-Chair, European Cancer Organisation's Patient Advisory Committee. She was elected to the European Board of Europa Donna in 2008 and was its Treasurer from 2009 to 2011 and Vice-President from 2011 to 2014. She is on the ED Board as her second term upon being re-elected in 2019. She has been a member of the Board of ED Turkey since 2004 and a member of ECCO PAC since 2012. Sema is a breast cancer survivor, an advocate and an engineer. She worked as the Senior Project Manager, PMP in Global Technology Services of IBM Turkey. She has 28 years’ experience in education, systems’ engineering, complex projects management and quality assurance in project management.