Personalised health care: From research to impact

While placing the individual at the centre of its discussions, the 1st International Congress on Personalised Health Care will highlight the importance and necessity of concerted action, in accordance with the hopes of all stakeholders from the field.

Objectives:

Reviewing, on a global scale, the major issues related to the development of personalised health care and the challenges facing the main stakeholders.

Informing all stakeholders, especially public authorities, concerning the importance and impact of personalised health care.

Highlighting best practices from both locally and abroad so as to foster the integration of personalised health care into health systems, taking into account an approach centred on the individual genetic make-up in the context of his or her environment.

Discuss the impact of genetic testing on the individual, his or her family and society. Putting into perspective research, clinical experience, and information technologies development in order to enable a comprehensive and concerted approach that promotes the establishment of personalised health care.

Venue: Palais des congrès de Montréal, Canada

Date: 12-15 June 2016


UNU-MERIT