International Congress on Health Communication Logo promoted by Vall d'Hebron

24-25 October 2024

Vall d’Hebron
Barcelona
Hospital Campus

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Come to Barcelona and immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the first International Congress on Health Communication organized by Vall d’Hebron Barcelona Hospital Campus and supported by the European University Hospital Alliance (EUHA). Join experts from around the world to explore the latest advances in health communication. You will be able to meet and interact with renowned international referents.

Engage in thought-provoking discussions, gain invaluable insights, and forge lasting connections in this dynamic global gathering.

ABOUT THE CONGRESS

Introducing to an Inspirational Congress

The event is an international congress focusing on communication within the healthcare sector, organized by Vall d’Hebron University Hospital and supported by the European University Hospital Alliance (EUHA).

The congress will deal with subjects such as healthcare policy communication, the relationship between healthcare institutions and professionals with the media and journalists, the creation of new stories and narratives, fake news, the role of Artificial Intelligence in communication strategies, communication crisis, and the role of patients in content dissemination.

The congress, located at the Conference Room of Pavelló Docent, will span over two days, with sessionsworkshops, and networking opportunities.

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SCHEDULE

PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME

Day 1

Thursday 24th

October 2024

13:30-18:00 | Registration

13:30-14:30 | Welcome Cocktail

14:30-15:00 | Opening Ceremony

15:00-16:00 | TOPIC 1: Governmental Health Policies and Communication

16:00-17:00 | TOPIC 2: How large Institutions deal with media/journalists

17:00-17:30 | Coffee-break and networking

17:30-18:30 | TOPIC 3: Creating Interesting Health Stories

Day 2

Friday 25th

October 2024

08:30-17:00 | Registration

09:00-10:00 |  TOPIC 4: Fake news in Health Communication

10:00-11:00 |  TOPIC 5: New Communication Strategies – AI

11:00-11:30 | Coffee-break and networking

11:30-12:30 | TOPIC 6: How to face Communication Crisis

12:30-13:15 | TOPIC 7: Patient/Citizen role in Communication

13:15-14:30 | Lunch

14:30-15:30 | TOPIC 8: Large Health Patient Associations Strategies

15:30-16:30 | TOPIC 9: How doctors/researchers from large Health Institutitons deal with media and Journalists

16:30-17:00 | Closing remarks

PROGRAMME details

TOPICS

Thursday 24th

October 2024

Friday 25th

October 2024

TOPIC 6: How to face Communication Crisis

TOPIC 6: How to face Communication Crisis

It never fails, the day always comes when a healthcare institution must face a communication crisis. Although it sounds like a cliché, a crisis can be an opportunity to demonstrate communication muscle and safeguard the recovery of the institution.

Featured Speakers

Meet Our Event Speakers

The event is open to healthcare professionals, researchers, educators, industry professionals, and anyone interested in the intersection of communication and healthcare. The organizers include the staff and administration of Vall d’Hebron Hospital, along with collaboration from academic institutions and industry partners. Notable speakers include leading researchers, clinicians, and experts in healthcare communication from around the world.

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Thursday 24th

October 2024

Friday 25th

October 2024

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Come to the congress

REGISTRATION

Our diverse registration options tailored to meet your needs. Choose from in-person attendance or virtual access. Take advantage of early registration before September 10th. Additionally, students pursuing a degree in a communication-related field can avail themselves of discounted student rates with proof of enrollment.

25 €

Virtual Pass

Participation

Access to recorded sessions

30 €

Student Pass
(Student ID required)

Participation

Lunches and coffee breaks

Attendance certificate

Access to recorded sessions

50 €

Generic Pass

Participation

Lunches and coffee breaks

Attendance certificate

Access to recorded sessions

50 €

Generic Pass

Participation

Lunches and coffee breaks

Attendance certificate

Access to recorded sessions

25 €

Virtual Pass

Participation

Access to recorded sessions

30 €

Student Pass
(Student ID required)

Participation

Lunches and coffee breaks

Access to recorded sessions

Attendance certificate

FIND THE CONGRESS

LOCATION

All conferences will be placed in the
Conference Room of Vall d’Hebron University Hospital 
at Pavelló Docent

If you want to get there by public transport, you can come by:

Subway
Line 3: Vall d’Hebron and Montbau stations
Line 5: Vall d’Hebron station

Bus
Lines: 19, 27, 60, 76, 119, 185, B19, H4, V15, V21, N4

Taxi
There is a taxi rank within the premises, 50 meters from the main entrance of the Hospital General. Consult the map of the hospital.

Bicycle
There is a Bicing stop in front of the hospital for accompanying persons.

Conference Room Location
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THE OFFICIAL HOST

Vall d’Hebron Hospital Campus

We are a leading healthcare campus encompassing all fields of health: from healthcare and research to teaching and management.

We are constantly in touch with patients; our starting point is the challenges they present in our day-to-day work to continue to innovate and find new diagnostic methods and treatments. The talented team that has made us a leading institution allows us to work towards attracting excellence and training the best professionals in clinical practice.

Know more about the Vall d’Hebron Campus

 

DISCOVER AN AMAZING CAPITAL

Immerse Yourself in Barcelona

Barcelona, is a vibrant city nestled along the picturesque Mediterranean coast. With a unique blend of rich history and modern innovation, Barcelona offers visitors exquisite cuisine, captivating architecture, and a vibrant cultural scene.

 

Discover the magic of Barcelona

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ACCOMMODATION

HOTELS

The Organizing Committee has booked rooms at special rates during the dates of the Congress in the following hotels. Please, use the code indicated in each case in order to formalize your reservation. The demand for accommodation in Barcelona during the dates of the Congress is very high, so we highly recommend that you make your reservations as soon as possible if you are interested.

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HOTEL
ALIMARA

Single use room/per night/including breakfast: 126€ (taxes included)

C/ de Berruguete, 126
08035 Barcelona

5 minutes by public transport
Metro: L3 (Mundet)

Promocode: HEALTHCOM24

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HOTEL
H10 MARINA BCN

Single use room/per night/including breakfast: 215€ (taxes included)

Av. Bogatell, 64-68
08005 Barcelona

20 minutes by public transport
Metro: L1 (Marina), L4 (Bogatell)

Promocode: HEALTH10

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HOTEL
ACTA ATRIUM PALACE

Book now and get the 15% discount. Subject to availability and current rate.

Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 656
08010 Barcelona

15 minutes by public transport
Metro: L3 (Passeig de Gràcia)

Promocode: ACTA15

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HOTEL
ACTA AZUL

Book now and get the 15% discount. Subject to availability and current rate.

Gran Vía de les Corts Catalanes, 327
08014 Barcelona

20 minutes by public transport
Metro: L3 (Espanya)

Promocode: ACTA15

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HOTEL
ACTA SPLENDID

Book now and get the 15% discount. Subject to availability and current rate.

Muntaner, 2
08011 Barcelona

15 minutes by public transport
Metro: L1 (Universitat)

Promocode: ACTA15

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HOTEL
ACTA BCN40

Book now and get the 15% discount. Subject to availability and current rate.

Joaquin Costa, 40
08001 Barcelona

15 minutes by public transport
Metro: L1 (Unviersitat), L3 (Catalunya)

Promocode: ACTA15

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H10 UNIVERSITAT

Single use room/per night/including breakfast: 259€ (taxes included)

Ronda Universitat, 21
08007 Barcelona
20 minutes by public tranport Metro: L3 (Plaça Catalunya)

Promocode: HEALTHH10

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