ICOHIRP 2017 Conference

Policy Solutions for Oral Health Inequalities


24th September 2017
University of Adelaide, South Australia
​Conference Documents:


For registration details visit IADR.

The conference registration form will be available shortly.
For further information contact marco.peres@adelaide.edu.au
​​The Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health (ARCPOH) at The University of Adelaide, is Australia's pre-eminent population oral health research body undertaking dental research and provides a broad range of dental and oral health statistics for Australia. ARCPOH is a member organization in the ICOHIRP network, and recognizes the importance of addressing persistent oral health inequalities locally and globally. In partnership with ICOHIRP, ARCPOH is organizing a one day conference themed ‘Policy Solutions for Oral Health Inequalities’ in Adelaide, South Australia on 24th September 2017. This event will also run as a Pre-Conference workshop for the International Association for Dental Research’s (IADR) regional 2017 conference. 
 
The conference will identify ways forward for cohesive policy environments and evidence- based action to address oral health inequalities.
Time

Programme 

08:00 onwards
 
Registration
 
08:30 - 09:00
 
Opening Address -  Professor Richard Logan & Professor Alastair Burt
Welcome - Professor Marco A Peres (Australia) 
 
09:00 - 09:45
 
Key note address - Adressing oral health inequalities - What do we stand?
​Professor Richard G Watt (UK)
 

Session 1: Societal Determinants and Common Risk Approach

 
09:45 - 10:55

 

 
09:45 - 10:05 - Societal determinants of high sugar consumption
Professor Andrew Rugg-Gunn (UK)
 
10:05 - 10:25 - Lessons from tobacco control 
Associate Professor Caroline Miller (Australia)
 
10:25 - 10:55 - Panel discussion
 

Session 2: Role of Health Services and Systems

11:00 - 12:30
 
11:00 - 11:20 - Fluoride and oral health inequalities
Professor A John Spencer (Australia)
 
11:20 - 11:40 - The role of oral health services in addressing oral health inequalities 
Doctor Martin Dooland (Australia)
 
11:40 - 12:00 - ​Challenges in demonstrating the value of successful oral health interventions
Professor Jonathan Karnon (Australia)
 
12:00 - 12:30 - Panel discussion
 
 12:30 - 13:30

Lunch

 
13:00 - 14:15

 


Key note address - ​Political Economy, Trade Relations & Health Inequalities: Lessons from General Health

Professor Sharon Friel (Australia)


Session 3: Political Economy and (Oral) Health Inequalities


14:15 - 15:25



14:15 - 14:35 - Personal responsibility vs public policy
​Doctor Tamara Mackean (Australia) 

14:35 - 14:55​ - Dental profession and advocacy
Doctor Rob Beaglehole

14:55 - 15:25 - Panel discussion 

15:25 - 15:40

Tea break

Session 4: Place and Person

15:40 - 17:10

15:40 - 16:00 - Addressing racial inequalities in oral health 
Doctor João Luis Dornelles Bastos (Brazil) 

16:00 - 16:20 - Tackling inequalities through enabling communities
Doctor Tessa Boyd-Caine (Australia)

16:20 - 16:40 - Geography matters
Professor Mark Daniel 

16:40 - 17:10 - Panel discussion 

17:10 - 17:20

​Conference closing