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Health Care in Danger Symposium
Monday 23 April 2012 BMA House, London

08.15 – 09.00 hrs REGISTRATION AND REFRESHMENTS 09.00 – 10.30 hrs Opening Mr Geoff Loane: Why are we here? Mr Paul-Henri Arni: Overview of the project "Health Care in Danger“ Dr Unni Karunakara: What insecurity of health care means at a field level Professor Sir Michael Marmot: Insecurity and social determinants of health 10.30 – 11.00 hrs REFRESHMENTS

Yemen. (c) COSMOS / Catalina MartinChico

Mizdah, Libya. (c) Christopher Morris/VII

11.00 – 12.30 hrs Panel 1: Building a community of concern Moderator: Sir Nicholas Young Professor Sir Andrew Haines: A greater responsibility of health care professionals? Ms Carolyn Miller: Health professionals speaking out Ms Mohini Ghai Kramer: The ICRC communication strategy to build a “community of concern” Discussion

14.00 – 15.30 hrs Panel 2: Recommendations of the health community to governments and intergovernmental organisations Moderator: Ms Angela Gussing Mr Gilles Thal Larsen: Overview of legal protection of the wounded and sick and of health care Professor Len Rubenstein: Intergovernmental organisations and security of health care Dr Peter Hill: Health systems in disrupted environments Dr Rudi Coninx: The role of the international health community Discussion 15.30 – 16.00 hrs REFRESHMENTS

Iraq (c) AFP PHOTO / Karim Sahib

Pakistan. (c) Reuters / Abrar Tanoli / RTR2CQ0D

16.00 – 17.30 hrs Panel 3: Medical ethics in “Health Care in Danger” Moderator: Professor Vivienne Nathanson Ms Philippa Parker: Every day dilemmas of a head nurse Surgeon Rear Admiral Lionel Jarvis: Dilemmas for military medical personnel Dr José Luiz Gomes Do Amaral: The need for development or application of medical ethics in armed conflict and other emergencies Discussion 17.30 – 17.45 hrs Closing comments: Dr Robin

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Housekeeping Notice
• Refreshments and lunch will be served in the Lutyens Suite on the Ground Floor • A drinks reception will take place at the close of conference at 17.45 hrs in the Lutyens Suite • The BMA operates a “no smoking” policy at all its events, and this includes the Courtyard

Fire Notice
• The fire alarm is tested every Monday morning at 11.00 hrs. • If the fire alarm sounds – a continuous electronic bell – the building must be evacuated via the nearest route. All exits are clearly marked • Fire wardens will direct you on the best exit route from the courtyard • Lifts must not be used. Evac chairs are located by lifts for anyone who may need

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