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PRESS INFO | 22nd CONGRESS FIAMC  
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Agenda
 


Thursday 11th May
Installation of commercial exhibition and NGO exhibitions
Set up posters
Arrival of congress participants


4:00 p.m.: Inaugural session:
  • Prayer and speeches (Barcelona Conference Centre auditorium).

  • Prof. Dr. Gian Luigi Gigli, FIAMC President: Opening speech of congress. ”Fourteenth anniversary of the International Federation of Catholic Medical Associations”.

  • Prof. Dr. J.M. Massons of the Real Acadèmia de
    Medicina de Catalunya [Royal Academy of Medicine of Catalonia].

  • Dr. J.M. Simón, chairman of the Organising Committee of Metges Cristians de Catalunya
    [Christian Physicians of Catalonia].

  • Health authorities

  • His Excellence Rev. Msg. Lluís Martínez Sistach,
    Archbishop-Metropolitan of Barcelona.

  • His Eminence Rev. Msg. cardinal Renato
    Martino
    , president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace.

  • Welcome reception

6:00-8:00 p.m.: Session 1:
Access to health: the rights of the poorest, a problem of justice. Moderators: Dr. F. Garcia-Faria, Dr. L. Maciunas and Dr. C. Carranza.

  1. Dr. A. Ridruejo: President of Sociedad de Castilla-León y Cantabria de Medicina
    Interna [Castile-León and Cantabria Society of Internal Medicine]. Former President of the Fraternidad Médico Farmacéutica de San Cosme y San Damián de
    Burgos y Madrid [Burgos and Madrid Medical-Pharmaceutical Fraternity of St Cosmas and St Damian] (Spain).

  2. Rev. Fr. S. Fernandes: Research Coordinator at the FIAMC Biomedical Ethics Centre
    in Bombay (India).

  3. Rev. Fr. R. Vitillo: Caritas International AIDS Delegate. “Poverty as the cause and
    AIDS as the effect”.

  4. Mr. Muakuku Rondo Igambo: Teacher of Cooperation and Development. “Poverty,
    development and globalisation in Sub-Saharan Africa” (Equatorial Guinea).


6:00-8:00 p.m.: Workshop
“Sexuality of youth”
Dinner free.


Friday 12th May

8:15 a.m.
Solemn inauguration mass (dedicated to Dr.
Tarrés) in the Conference Centre auditorium. Latin,
French, English, Italian, Spanish and Catalan.

9:00 a.m.

Special session - Continents (perspectives from the continental foundations of FIAMC).

Moderators: Dr. À. de Arquer, Dr. G. Chumbe,
Rev. Fr. V.F. Pinto, Dr. G. Isajiw, Dr. A. Anzani
and Dr. P. Deschepper.
  • Latin America: Dr. F. Díaz.

  • Europe: Dr. J. Marek.

  • Africa: Dr. John B. Wilson.

  • Oceania: Dr. M. Shanahan.


11:00 a.m.
Coffee break

11:30 a.m.
  • North America: Dr. K. Murrell.

  • Asia: Dr. John Lee. “Responses to the challenges
    of the tsunami”.

  • MaterCare: Dr. R. Walley.

  • Association of Catholic Chiropractors: Dr. K. Shields.

  • Lourdes International Medical Association:
    Dr. P. Thellier.

1:30 p.m.
Lunch

3:00-5:00 p.m.
Free papers in 2 or 3 rooms.
Moderators: Dr. X. Sanz, Dr. E. Pavesi, Dr. H. Stevens, Dr. M. El Hachem, Dr. T. Csáky-Pallavicini and Dr. B.S. Streza.

Visit Catholic Health Exhibition.

Visit Pueblo Español (display of different Spanish
monuments and buildings) and tapa dinner.


Saturday 13th May

8:15 a.m.
Mass at the Conference Centre auditorium.

9:00 a.m.: Session 2:
Distance learning in medicine: opportunities and risks
Moderators: Dr. F.X. Buqueras, Dr. E. Pavesi and Dr. J. Glasa.

  1. Prof. Dr. A. Cervantes: Director of Instituto de Salud Pública [Institute of Public
    Health]. Universidad de Anáhuac (Mexico).

  2. Prof. Dr. V. R. Curran: Specialist in correspondence learning. Université
    Commémorative de Terre-Neuve (Canada).

  3. Dr. H. Klaus: Executive Director of the Natural Family Planning Centre in
    Washington DC and the Teenstar program (United States.) “Education in affectivity
    and sexuality”.

11:00 a.m.
Coffee break

11:30 a.m.: Session 3:
The attitude of international health bodies towards poor countries. Moderators: Dr. M. Pacheco, Dra. C. Canet y Dr. B. Streza.
  1. Mr. C. Polo: Director of the Latin American Office of the Population Research
    Institute.

  2. Prof. Dr. E. Rojas: Professor of Psychiatry at Universidad Complutense de Madrid
    (Spain).

  3. Dr. O. Jungo: FIAMC Delegate to the United Nations in Geneva (Switzerland): “The
    International Catholic Centre of Geneva”.

  4. Dr. A. Gerbase: AIDS Department of the World Health Organisation (WHO).

  5. Dr. C. Almedal: Senior Adviser. Head of the UNAIDS Cooperation Unit in Geneva.

1:30 p.m.
Visit commercial exhibition and lunch.

2:30- 4:30 p.m.: Session 4:
Catholic physicians and other religious traditions. Respect for life and the dignity of
man. Ecumenical discourse.

  1. Prof. Dr. W. Osswald: Honorary President of FIAMC (Portugal).

  2. M. N. Gross: General Secretary of the Association of Protestant Hospitals of
    Germany.

  3. Mgr. J. González-Agápito: Ecumenical pastoral delegate of Barcelona.
    + Sign a joint declaration by different denominations in favour of life.
    + Ecumenical discourse (Coordinator: Mgr. J González-Agápito).

4:00 p.m.
FIAMC General Assembly (only for delegates).

Visit exhibitions.
Banquet: official speeches, Pope John XXI
International Prize for Medical Deontology award,
show...

9:00 a.m.-1.30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.:
Symposium of Catholic Psychologists.

9:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.:
Symposium “Árbol de la Vida”.


Sunday 14th May

9:00-11:00 a.m.: Session 5:
Physicians serving peace. Missionary medicine serving peace and evangelisation.
Moderators: Dr. J. Argemí, Dr. E. Pavesi and Dr. A.M. Gravgaard:
  1. Dr. N. Zwicky: President of Catholic physicians in Switzerland. “On the specificity of missionary medicine”.

  2. Dr. F. Blin: General Secretary of FIAMC : “Dr. Albert Schweitzer (Nobel Prize),
    pioneer of humanitarian aid and peace”.

  3. Prof. Dr. K. Fleisher: Former Head of Kath. Missionsinstitut de Wurtzburg (Germany). “Poverty and disease in the South. How can we help?”.

  4. Mrs. L. Fleisher: Expert in prevention of AIDS in the Third World. “AIDS and the special
    vulnerability of women in Africa”.

Free papers:
Moderators: Dr. G Simón, Dr. O. Jungo and Dr. F. Loh.

Conference by Very Honourable Dr. Jordi Pujol.

Closing scientific session and read symposium conclusions.

9:00-11:00 a.m.
Symposium of Catholic Psychologists.

9:00-11:00 a.m.
Symposium “Árbol de la Vida”.

1:15 p.m.
Solemn Closing Liturgy at the Cathedral of Barcelona.



 
   
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