Science Speed Talk

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Wednesday, November 18th 17:15 - 18:00 (Swiss time)



The Science Speed Talk is organised by Geneva Health Forum in collaboration with the Swiss School of Public Health (SSPH+). During this competition, three doctoral students presentes their research work in front of the public in three minutes in the most interesting and clear way possible. At the end of the presentations, the public voted for the most outstanding presentation.

This year the presentations took place by videoconference due to the Covid 19 pandemic.

The Jet d'Or of the Science Speed Talk has been attributed to Georgy Mishurovskiy, from the University of Sechenov, Moscow, for the presentation entitled: "The Future Burden of Cancer in Russia: Incidence and Mortality Trends up to 2035".



Antoine Flahault  

Antoine Flahault
Co-President of Geneva Health Forum


The 3 candidates

Dhafer Al_Salah  

Dhafer Al Salah
University of Geneva
Nationality : Saudi Arabian
Title of presentation : Clinically Relevant Antibiotic Resistant Pathogens from Hospital effluent and their Accumulation in Vegetable Fresh Produce under Tropical Conditions

 Maria Lazo-Porras


Maria Lazo-Porras
University of Geneva
Nationality : Peruvian
Title of presentation : Lessons learned about co-creation: Developing a complex intervention in rural Peru

Georgiy Mishurovskiy  

Georgy Mishurovskiy 
Sechenov University in Moscou
Nationality : Russian
Title of presentation : The Future Burden of Cancer in Russia: Incidence and Mortality Trends up to 2035


The panel of experts

Murielle Bochud  

Murielle Bochud
Cheffe du Département Epidémiologie et Systèmes
Unisanté, University of Lausanne

 Pascale Vonaesch


Pascale Vonaesch
Scientific Project Leader, Human and Animal Health Unit
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute


Blaise Genton  

Blaise Genton
Professor of tropical and travel medicine
Centre hospitalier universitaire vaudois (CHUV)