IFB Health Café 2018 - IFB Health Café 2019 under construction

The new program IFB Health Café 2019 is under construction.

In the mean time we received several suggestions / topics for next year's IFB Health Café 2019.
We thank those who send in their suggestions. The following people will receive a bottle of Champagne during IFB Health Café 2019:



The focus in healthcare is rapidly broadening to much more than “pharma” , furthermore "IFB Pharma Café” treated a much wider range of topics than pharma these past years. Our 25th anniversary is therefore an excellent opportunity for a fresh start with a new name for IFB Pharma Café:

The program 2018:

We invite you to the next exciting program of IFB HEALTH CAFE 2018:

Dates Topic Speakers                           
14/03/2018 mHealth and Telemonitoring: From Pilot to Practice”
  • Marnix Denys (Direktor BeMedtech)
  • Etienne Maeriën (Advisor eHealth at Belgian Federal Government - Cabinet of Minister for Public Health Maggie De Block
  • Erik Vertommen (Program Manager eHealth Actieplan)
  •  Ward Servaes (CEO & Co-Founder moveUP)

The IP Incentives and bringing new medicines and cures to patients.         

  • Jo De Cock (Administrator- General RIZIV-INAMI) CONFIRMED
  • Greet Musch (General-Director FAGG) CONFIRMED
  • Kristine Peers, (General Council EFPIA) - CONFIRMED 
  • Roland Gordon-Beresford – Chief RA/IP Officer NOVADIP - CONFIRMED
3/10/2018 The necessity for Prevention is obvious, but where is the budget and what needs to change to make it work
  • Lieven Annemans (Professor of Health Economics Ghent University) - CONFIRMED
  • Dirk Dewolf (Administrator-general Vlaams agentschap Zorg en Gezondheid) - CONFIRMED
28/11/2018 “How to stimulate the quality of health care providers and health care institutes more?”
  • Jo De Cock (Administrator- General RIZIV-INAMI) -  CONFIRMED
  • Pedro Facon (Directeur-generaal FOD Volksgezondheid) - CONFIRMED
  • Micky Fierens ( Directrice LUSS) - CONFIRMED
  • Laure Istas (PAQS- Plateforme pour l’amélioration continue de la qualité des soins et de la sécurité des patients) - CONFIRMED
  • Dirk Ramaekers (Chief Medical Officer at Jessa Hospital) - CONFIRMED
  • Kris Vanhaecht (KUL – Prof. Quality Health Care) -  CONFIRMED
  • Ilse Weeghmans (Director Vlaams Patiëntenplatform - VPP) - CONFIRMED

During the IFB Health Café's everybody speaks his /her own language (Dutch - French - English)



 Reception 16.30h
 Debate 17.00h
 Networking 18.30h
 The end 19.30h



Salons Waerboom, Groot-Bijgaarden 



A subscription is valid for 4 sessions of IFB Health Café 2018. By subscribing you will receive:

Price: when subscribing before February 1:       485€ (excl VAT)

Price when subscribing after February 1:           535€ (excl VAT)

Price reductions:


New dates IFB Health Café 2019:




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