The 5th Ibero-American Summit for the Respiratory Community

The 5th Ibero-American Summit for the Respiratory Community

Starts at:

Tuesday, 5 December 2023 - 15:30

Ends at:​

Wednesday, 6 December 2023 - 19:00

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Join us at the 5th Ibero-American Summit for the Respiratory Community!

We are increasingly exposed to the impact of climate change, air quality degradation and emerging diseases. The number of people affected by respiratory conditions is growing significantly, yet the resources to meet their care needs continue to decline.

In this sense, research plays a fundamental role in connecting the actors in the health system, providing quality, scientifically based information for decision-making, and promoting new knowledge for a healthy, prosperous and more equitable global society.


Inaugural session

15:30 – 16:00 hs (CET)
The map of respiratory health research Where are we and where are we going?

  • Shane Fitch ​, Lovexair Foundation
  • Dr. Francisco García Río , president of SEPAR (Spanish Society of Pulmonology and Thoracic Surgery)
  • Dr. Francisco Arancibia , president of ALAT (Latin American Thorax Association)

Discussion table 1

16:00 – 17:00 (CET)

 Research from the academic-scientific perspective

  • Alfonso Aguarón, policy officer at Lung Cancer Europe [Moderator]
  • Dr. María Molina , scientific director of the Respiratory Diseases Area of ​​CIBERES (Spain)
  • Dr. Tomás Chivato , dean of the Faculty of Medicine of the CEU San Pablo University (Spain)
  • Dr. Justino Regalado , president of INER- National Institute of Respiratory Diseases (Mexico)
  • Kevin O’Brien , Senior Medical Director of IQVIA (USA)

iscussion table 2

17:00 – 18:00 hs (CET)
Research from the healthcare perspective

  • Dayana Lago, psychologist and patient with Cystic Fibrosis [Moderator]
  • Dr. Juan Carlos López , president of GRAP- Primary Care Respiratory Group (Spain)
  • Dr. Joan Soriano , epidemiologist at the Pulmonology service at Hospital La Princesa (Spain)
  • Dr. Anahí Yáñez , medical director of InaER Research in Allergy and Respiratory Diseases (Argentina)
  • Dr. Esther Barreiro, pulmonologist and researcher Hospital del Mar-IMIM (Spain)

Discussion table 3

18:00 – 19:00 hs (CET)
Research from the perspective of the industry 

  • Dr. Nicole Hass , APEPOC spokesperson and technical advisor [Moderator]
  • Dr. Amelia Martin Uranga , associate director of clinical and translational research at Farmaindustria (Spain)
  • Dr. Susana Baldini , medical director of CAEME – Argentine Chamber of Medicinal Specialties (Argentina)
  • Silvia Caño Alcaina , Senior Project Director for Scientific and Clinical Innovations AstraZeneca (Spain)

Check the rest of the agenda here: https://www.lovexair.com/cumbre-2023/


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