IraN European PArtnership for Capacity-building and Teaching in Global Health (INPACT)

Online Kick off Meeting in Iran 18th- 19th November 2020

1st Day

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

08:00-08:20 (CET)

10:30-10:50 (IRST)

Opening and INPACT Overview

Amirhossein Takian (TUMS) and Remco Van De Pas (UM)

08:20-09:30 (CET)

10:50-12:00 (IRST)

Note of support and advocacy with high-rank officials in Iran and Europe

  • Aliakbar Haghdoost (Deputy for Education, MoHME)
  • Kazem Naddafi (Dean, SPH-TUMS)
  • Ramin Kordi (Vice-Chancellor for International Affairs, TUMS)
  • Ali Akbari Sari (Head, NIHR-TUMS & MoHME)
  • Anja Krumeich (Director of Global Health, UM)
  • Bagher Amirheidari (Vice-Chancellor for International Affairs, KUMS)
  • Franco Burgio (Programme Manager of Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) at European Commission (EC))
  • Mohammad H. Nekoofar (Director of International Relations, TUMS)
  • Tania Azadi (Iran-side INPACT coordinator, TUMS)

09:30-10:30 (CET)

12:00- 13:00 (IRST)


WP1.: Elaborating on objectives, domains  and scope

  • Needs assessment
  • Competence demands
  • Institutional capacity

Moderator: Amirhossein Takian (TUMS) and Remco Van De Pas (UM)

10:30-10:50 (CET)

13:00- 13:20 (IRST)

Overview of WP.1: domains and scope

Reza Majdzadeh (TUMS)

10:50-11:10 (CET)

13:20- 13:40 (IRST)

Key elements of needs assessment and contextualizing it according to the education and (public) health skills

Anja Krumeich (UM)

11:10-11:30 (CET)

13:40- 14:00 (IRST)

Global health capacities and demands in the region

Sameen Siddiqi (AKU)

11:30-12:00 (CET)

14:00- 14:30 (IRST)


12:00-12:30 (CET)

14:30- 15:00 (IRST)


12:30-12:50 (CET)

15:00- 15:20 (IRST)

INPACT progress on WP1.

Alireza Olyaeemanesh (TUMS)/ Elham Ehsani (TUMS)

12:50-13:10 (CET)

15:20- 15:40 (IRST)

Employability demands of global health competences

Christoph Hamelmann (WHO)

13:10-13:30 (CET)

15:40- 16:00 (IRST)

Institutional capacity of global health education

Marc van de Putten (TU)

13:30-14:00 (CET)

16:00- 16:30 (IRST)

Discussion and concluding remarks of day 1

 2nd Day

Thursday, November 19, 2020

08:00-08:20 (CET)

10:30-10:50 (IRST)

Opening and recapturing day 1

Remco Van De Pas (UM) and Reza Majdzadeh (TUMS)

WP2.: Elaborating on objectives, domains and scope

  • Global health pedagogy
  • Virtual learning platform
  • Global health Center of Excellence (CoE)

Moderator: Remco Van De Pas (UM) and Reza Majdzadeh (TUMS)

08:20-08:40 (CET)

10:50-11:10 (IRST)

Innovative pedagogy methods in global health course development

Anneli Milen (UTA)

08:40-09:00 (CET)

11:10-11:30 (IRST)

TUMS experience in course development: technical, procedural and contextual considerations

Mohammad Jalili (TUMS)

09:00-09:30 (CET)

11:30-12:00 (IRST)


09:30-09:50 (CET)

12:00-12:20 (IRST)

Developing the global health master course in Copenhagen

Flemming Kondradsen (KU)

09:50-10:10 (CET)

12:20-12:40 (IRST)

Virtual learning capacities at TUMS

Rita Mojtahedzadeh (TUMS)

10:10-10:30 (CET)

12:40-13:00 (IRST)


10:30-11:30 (CET)

13:00- 14:00 (IRST)


11:30-11:50 (CET)

14:00-14:20 (IRST)

Virtual learning platform for GH: the experience of Heidelberg University

Albrecht Jahn (HU)

11:50-12:10 (CET)

14:20-14:40 (IRST)

Building blocks of an excellent Center of Excellence in global health education

Meri Koivusalo (UTA)

12:10-13:00 (CET)

14:40-15:30 (IRST)

Discussion and concluding remarks of day 2