15th Emerging New Researches in the Geography of Health and Impairment Conference

June 10-11th 2010


JUNE 10th 2010

Session 1 - Health policies

Chair: Magali Coldefy, Irdes - University of Paris 1

Territory and LTC regulation

Catherine Duchene (University of Paris Dauphine, France)

Exploring and understanding factors that influence patient engagement and attendance at cardiac rehabilitation programmes in NHS Fife: initial findings

Sarah Mc Garrol (University of St Andrews, Scotland)

Improving knowledge of operational activities of emergency services using spatio-temporal analysis

Dorian Soulies (University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis, France)

"Healthy cities" in France: what are the issues for urban policies?

Erwann Le Goff (University of Rennes 2, France)

The policies of proximity and the European model of activation. The case of Basaglia's heritage in the Friuli-Venezia region

Giovanni Matera (EHESS, France)

Session 2 - Neighbourhood and health I

Chair: Julie Vallée, University of Paris 6 – Inserm

Women's health and inequalities: does residence area play a part? The case of cervical screening test in Paris metropolitan area

Francesca Grillo (University of Paris 6, Inserm, France)

An individual-based model for the study of the obesity epidemic in French adolescents

Paul Salze (University of Strasbourg, France)

An Obesogenic North East? A study on the links between obesity and the foodscape across twenty years 1980-2000

Thomas Burgoine (Newcastle University, UK)

Dietary and physical activity habits and spatial accessibility of food stores and sports facilities in French pre-adolescents (the ELIANE project)

Romain Casey (University of Lyon I, France)

Does area regeneration improve residents' health and well-being?

Daryll Archibald (University of St Andrews, Scotland)

Session 3 - The geography of risk and exposure

Chair: Morgan Berger, University of Rennes 2

Methods for mapping and assessing human exposure to Lyme's disease: a case study in a suburban forest of France

Christelle Meha (University of Paris 4, France)

Mercury in the Rio Beni (Bolivian Amazon): from a contaminated natural environment to unequal exposure downstream from Rurrenabaque

Céline Tschirhart (University of Strasbourg, IRD, France)

Urban malaria in Brazzaville: local heterogeneity and global challenges

Marion Borderon (University of Aix-en-Provence, France)

Session 4 - Neighbourhood and health II

Chair: Hélène Charreire, University of Paris 13

Higher injury rates in deprived areas: how to measure the influence of mobility and residential neighbourhood?

Sylvanie Godillon (University of Paris 1, INRETS)

Depression and daily mobility in Paris metropolitan area

Julie Vallée (University of Paris 6, Inserm)

Relationship between geographical variations in participation and environment in children with cerebral palsy

Audrey Guyard (University of Grenoble, France)

Coping with stress in the workplace: a geographical social construction?

Michaela Edwards (University of Lancaster, UK)

Poster session

Legacies of extraction: landfills and environmental health in Appalachian Ohio, USA

Hudson McFann (University of Ohio State, USA)

Healthcare development in Tunisia

Wahida Mejri (University of Paris 1, France)

Regional distribution of postpartum depressive symptoms in Italy

Giordano Cotichelli (Politecnica delle Marche University, Italy)

Environmental justice and road traffic: a typology of neighbourhoods according to accident density in Dresden, Germany

Sylvanie Godillon (University of Paris 1, France)

A multi-scale systemic approach of the links between geographical contexts and population health: asthma in western France

Charlène Le Neindre (University of Paris 7, France)

Which innovations to ensure continuity of health care in rural areas of medium mountains (case of Massif Central)?

Adélaïde Schindler Hamiti (University of Clermont-Ferrand, France)

Session 5 - Infectious diseases

Chair: Audrey Bochaton, University of Paris 10

Consideration of a synthesis tool for malaria analysis

Camille Perchoux (University of Aix-en-Provence, France)

A mixed spatial methodological approach in data generation for a spatio-temporal MIS

Ijeoma Anthonia Onyeahialam (Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK)

For a territorial diagnosis of health risk on a fine scale: an attempt to model environmental variables of malaria (South Benin)

Charlotte Pierrat (University of Paris 1, France)

Session 6 - Globalization, migration and health

Chair: Anne-Cécile Hoyez, University of Poitiers

Transnational practices of Malians living in France and health systems in Mali

Claire Boulanger (University of Poitiers, France)

Ageing in transnational families setting, Elderly ‘left-behind' in India: who cares?

Mathilde Plard (University of Angers, France)

JUNE 11th 2010

Session 7 - Health care and accessibility

Chair: Charlène Le Neindre, University of Paris 7

Assessing the accessibility to health care for haemophiliac patients: the case of a French region

Morgan Berger (University of Rennes 2, France)

Using a gravity model for allocation of livers to transplant

Florian Bayer (Biomedicine Agency, France)

A hospital too far? Poor patients, private hospitals and spatial analysis in Delhi

Bertrand Lefebvre (University of Rouen, France)

Modelling of catchment areas for health facilities in Africa

Nicole Ueberschar (Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany)

Session 8 - The geographies of disability and ageing

Chair: Charlotte de Fontgalland, University of Paris 10

Disability and homes for the elderly

Evelyne Andre (University of Paris 1, France)

Living in medico-social accommodation for disabled people and shaping one's life: the residential and life itineraries of physically disabled people in question

Noémie Rapegno (EHESS, France)

Neurodegenerative diseases : care places, or health places?

Mélanie Petit (University of Rouen, France)

Bidimensional regression beyond goodness-of-fit: measuring geometric distortions in urban mental maps produced by blind people, wheelchair users and people without disabilities

Jason Borioli (University of Lausanne, Switzerland)

Session 9 - Spatial inequalities

Chair: Renaud Watel, University of Paris 1

Unemployment and mortality in Scotland: towards a causal explanation

Tom Clemens (University of St Andrews, Scotland)

Temporal trends of life expectancy and health deficiency across regions in Nova Scotia, Canada

Mikiko Terashima (Dalhousie University, Canada)

Spatial health inequalities in Cantal

Charlotte De Fontgalland (University of Paris 10, France)

Spatial analysis of chronic kidney disease in Nigeria: case study in Edo State

Osaretin Oviasu (University of Sheffield, UK)

Session 10 - Representation, culture and health

Chair: Magali Coldefy, Irdes - University of Paris 1

Do linguistic barriers have an impact on health disparities in Québec? A look at the situation for myocardial infarction cases

Catherine Drouin (University of Sherbrooke, Canada)

The paradox of national integration through health care practices: the case of Lao PDR

Virginie Mobillion (University of Paris 10, IRD, France)

The relationship between risk perception, health conceptions and stigmatization in the case of HIV/AIDS – research results from urban Ethiopia and rural Malawi

Till Winkelmann (University of Bonn, Germany)

Information and communication on transmissible diseases: the case of dengue in Noumea and Papeete

Marie-José Schmidt-Ehrmann (University of Paris 1, France)