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Dr Karen Nieuwenhuijsen Dr Karen Nieuwenhuijsen Coronel Institute The Netherlands Mental health, sickness absence and return to work Plenary Speakers Dr. Karen Nieuwenhuijsen’s research focuses on the consequences for work of mental health problems, including depression and stress. More specifically, she is interested in what we can do to prevent presenteeism, absenteeism and long-term disability. …

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Mr Frank Muchiri International Labour Office Preventing infectious diseases in the workplace Plenary Speakers Mr Franklin Muchiri is an Occupational Hygienist and Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Team Lead at the Labour Administration, Labour Inspection and Occupational Safety and Health (LABADMIN/OSH) Branch at the International Labour Office (ILO), Geneva since 2017. A key area of …

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Professor Frida Marina Fischer Professor Frida Marina Fischer University of Sao Paulo Brazil Impact of the 24 hour work cycle on worker health and safety Plenary Speakers Professor Frida Fischer holds the position of Full Professor since 1998, at the Department of Environmental Health, School of Public Health, University of São Paulo, Brazil.  Her Bachelor …

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Dr Frank Pega World Health Organization The new WHO/ILO Joint Estimates of the Work-related Burden of Disease and Injury Plenary Speakers Dr Frank Pega is a Technical Officer in the Environment, Climate Change and Health Department at the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. As an epidemiologist and health economist, he is passionate about …

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Professor Alistair Woodward University of Auckland New Zealand Worker health and safety in a changing climate Plenary Speakers Alistair Woodward is Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Auckland. He is a public health medicine specialist who trained in Australia and the UK. He was the first Head of School of Population Health …

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Professor Jorma Rantanen Finnish Institute for Occupational Health Finland Globalisation and the implications for worker health Plenary Speakers Professor Jorma Rantanen, is a researcher and specialist in occupational health. He made his PhD on radiation biology and biochemistry in University of Turku. Until 2003 he served for 30 years as Professor and Director General of …

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Professor Paul Blanc University of California San Francisco USA The past as prologue: how the history of occupational illness and injury teaches us about today Plenary Speakers Dr Paul D. Blanc MD MSPH is Professor of Medicine, holding the Endowed Chair in Occupational and Environmental Medicine at the University of California San Francisco, where he …

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Professor Sir Michael Marmot University College London UK Health inequalities in the workplace Keynote Speaker Professor Sir Michael Marmot is Professor of Epidemiology at University College London, and President of the World Medical Association. He is the author of The Health Gap: the challenge of an unequal world (2015) and Status Syndrome: how your place …

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Dr Elisabete Weiderpass International Agency for Research on Cancer France Programs for workplace cancer prevention Plenary Speakers Elisabete Weiderpass, MD, MSc, PhD, is a Brazilian cancer researcher who is a naturalised Swedish and Finnish citizen. She is an expert in cancer epidemiology and cancer prevention. In January 2019, Dr Weiderpass took office as elected Director …

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Dr Margaret Kitt National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health USA Emerging workplace health and safety threats Plenary Speakers Dr Margaret Kitt is the Deputy Director at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) in the United States. She shares with the NIOSH Director the responsibility for the Institute’s research and program operations.  …

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