Workshop: The Role of Cooperatives and Mutuals in Organizing Health Care around the World

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Geneva Health Forum – April 15-17, 2014

Come to the Geneva Health Forum and explore the role that cooperatives and mutuals play in ensuring access to health and social care services around the world.Panelists include: Dr. Rüdiger KrechDr. Giuseppe Maria MilaneseVanessa HammondDr. Toshinori Ozeki, and Patrick Hugon. Jean-Pierre Girard will moderate this global workshop.

This workshop, which seeks to demystify the role of cooperatives and mutuals in health care, will be presented by the 2014 International Summit of Cooperatives. Download the workshop flyer in order to discover the myths and realities of cooperatives and mutuals in health care!

Register for the Geneva Health Forum and hear a truly global panel of experts discuss why tens of millions of people around the world do business with health cooperatives and mutuals! Watch the workshop video.

During the Summit, discussions related to the theme of Health and Social Care Services will continue to evolve around the results of 3 groundbreaking studies.

Date and location of the workshop

Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 12:00 p.m., Room LS03

Geneva International Conference Centre

Panelists and moderator

Dr. Rüdiger Krech – Director, Office of the Assistant Director-General, Health Systems and Innovation, World Health Organization

Dr. Giuseppe Maria Milanese – President, FederazioneSanità Confcooperative (Italy)

Vanessa Hammond – Chair, Health Care Co-operatives Federation of Canada (Canada)

Dr. Toshinori Ozeki – Vice-President, Japanese Health and Welfare Co-operative Federation (Japan)

Patrick Hugon – Director of the Europe and International Commission, Harmonie Mutuelle (France)

Jean-Pierre Girard – International Health Co-op Specialist, 2014 International Summit of Cooperatives