The 3rd Operational Research Day (OR Day) will take place on Friday 13th June 2014, from 9h to 17h, in Brussels. It is organized at La Tricoterie, 158 rue Théodore Verhaegen, 1060 Brussels and is live streamed in French and English.
Once a year, Médecins Sans Frontières holds the OR Day in Brussels to present field research carried out in its programs worldwide and to incite reflexion and debate on interventions on the field.
Click here to see the OR Day 2014 conference booklet.
09.00 OPENING REMARKS – Meinie Nicolai
Slot 1: Maternal and child health
Chairs: Thérèse Delvaux & Ahmed Abdelrahman
11.15 Slot 2: HIV/Aids
Chairs: Nathan Ford & Eric Goemaere
13.30 Slot 3: Medical care in conflict settings & surgery
Chairs: Johan von Schreeb & Catherine van Overloop
15.30 Slot 4: Round table: Antibiotic Resistance
Chair: Jennifer Cohn
Are our options running out? Antibiotic resistance among in- and outpatients attending Lashkar-Gah hospital, Afghanistan
Olivier Vandenberg, Richard Murphy
16.50 CLOSING – Bertrand Draguez
ABOUT OPERATIONAL RESEARCH
Operational research plays a key role in bridging the implementation gap between scientific research and practice in health programs. Acquired knowledge on strategies, interventions or tools can inform decision-making and enhance the performance of health programs in low-resource settings.