PhDr. Helena Hnilicová, Ph.D
She is involved in public health education of the medical students, dental medicine and other health professionals at First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague. Her research activities are focused on the social health determinants related specifically to migration and quality of life in general. Currently, she participates at migration related health policy research managed on the EU level which aims to promote the adoption and implementation of policies responding to increased diversity of the European population. She is also Czech Republic National Consultant for the Equi-Health project managed by the IOM dealing with fostering health provision for migrants, the Roma, and other vulnerable groups.
- Charles University in Prague,Faculty of Philosophy, Education and Psychology
- Czechoslovak Academy of Science . J.A. Komesky Institute of Educatuion
- Postgraduate training in public health, Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education
- PhD in Social Medicine at Charle University, Medical School in Pilsen
- Scholarship in public health education and research: College of Public Health, Univerzity of South Florida, Tampa, USA; School of Medicine, University of Nevada, Reno, USA
- Implementing Health Care Reforms in Europe, 3th Dubrovnik Summer School – European Observatory Group
- Executive Health Care Management Course – international educational programme supported by Project HOPE Foundation, Millwood, Virginia, USA
Practical experience after graduation
- 1977 – 1983: Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, J.A. Komensky Education Institute, researcher
- 1983 – 1998 (full time); 1998 – 2009 (part time): Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education in Prague, School of Public Health – assistant professor, researcher
- 1998 – up to now: Charles University , First Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Public Health and Medical Law, Deputy Head of the Institute, senior lecturer
- 2014: EQUI Health Roma: “Fostering health provision for migrants, the Roma, and other vulnerable groups“, International Organization of Migration, national consultant
- 2013 – 2015: COST ADAPT – Action IS 1103: “Adapting health systems to diversity”, Member of the Committee
- 2010 – 2011: Project of the Charles University, Faculty of Social Sciences No. 112410 granted by the Grant Agency of the Charles University (GAUK) “Czech migration related health policy in the international context“ – researcher
- 2010: Project of the Charles University, First Faculty of Medicine „ Exchange of experience about responsive health care for migrants from third countries“ granted by the European Integration Fund – health insurance expert
- 2009: Project EU Eatwell – Czech Republic coordinator of the Report on Healthy Eating Policy in the Czech Republic.
- 2007 – 2009: Project MIGHEALTHNET (Network on Good Practice in Health Care for Migrants and Minorities in Europe) – international project EU granted by the European Commission – DG SANCO – project manager of the Czech part
- 2004 – 2006: Project “ The Risk of the outflow of doctors and IT specialists from the Czech Republic to other countries ” in the framework of larger research project (2004-2008, MPSV/1J) „Modern society and its changes “ – researcher
- 2004 – 2006: Project No C1 0113/04-DP „ Violence in the Health care and social services“ in frame of the „Modern society and its changes“,- researcher
- 2004 – 2006: Project IGA MZ CR No NR 8119-3/2004 “ Health status of homeless people in the Czech Republic” – researcher
- 1999 – 2004: Research project of the Charles University in Prague – First Faculty of Medicine “ Goals of Medicine a and Quality of Life”, No. CEZ:J13/98:111100007 – researcher
- 1997-1999: IGA MZ ČR No 4384-2 “Patient satisfaction as a part of quality assurance in the health care” – principal investigator
Membership in scientific associations
- Social Medicine and Healthcare Management Association of the Jan Evangelista Purkyne Czech Medical Society – member of the executive committee;
- European migration network
- HNILICOVÁ, H., BENCKO, V. (2005) Kvalita života – vymezení pojmu a jeho uplatnění v medicíně a ve zdravotnictví (Quality of Life and its Application in Medicine and Healthcare). Praktický lékař, 2005, roč. 85, č. 11, s. 656-661.
- HNILICOVÁ, H., VAVREČKOVÁ, J., DOBIÁŠOVÁ, K. (2008) Migrační tendence u českých lékařů (Migration Trends Among Czech Physicians). Časopis lékařů českých. 2008, roč. 147, č. 1, s. 49-54. ISSN: 0008-7335.
- HNILICOVÁ, H, DOBIÁŠOVÁ, K. (2009) Zpráva o stavu zdraví a zdravotní péči pro migranty v ČR
- (Migrants´s Health and Healthcare in the Czech Republic. State of Art Report), MIGHEALTHNET/CZ [online] dostupné na http://mighealth.net/cz/index.php/Hlavn%C3%AD_strana
- JANEČKOVÁ H., HNILICOVÁ H. (2009) Úvod do veřejného zdravotnictví (Introduction to Public Health). Praha: Portál, 2009, 293 s.
- Hnilicová, H., Hnilica, K.: Revolutionary experience In Leo Bormans and the authors: World Book of Happiness, Lanoo Vitgeverij, TIELT, Belgium 2010, ISBN 978902099242 7; D/2010/ 45/ 338
- HNILICOVÁ, H. DOBIÁŠOVÁ, K. (2011) Migrants Health and Access to Healthcare in the Czech Republic, Cent Eur J Public Health; 2011, 129 (3): 134 -138
- QUINN, J., MENSAH,E., HNILICOVÁ, H., BENCKO, V. (2011): Iraqi Physicians Brain Drain in Prolonged Conflict. The New Iraqi Journal of Medicine, April 2011; 7(1) 86-98
- HNILICOVÁ, H., DOBIÁŠOVÁ, K. (2012) : Migrants’ Access to Healthcare in the Czech Republic. Ethical challenges. In Westra, L., Soskolne, C. L. , Spady D. W. (Editors) : Human Health and Ecological Integrity: Ethics, Law and Human Rights. Routlege, Taylor and Francis Group, pp 132 – 141, 2012 New York