World Health Summit 2016

9th to 11th October 2016, Berlin, Germany.

world_health_summitHeld once a year, the WHS has grown into the world’s most prominent forum for addressing global health issues. It brings together key leaders from academia, politics, civil society, and the private sector to address the most pressing health-related challenges on the planet.

The summit’s central topics include:

  • Migration and Refugee Health: From Care to Policy
  • Technological Innovation for Health: Improving Healthcare Delivery
  • Women, Empowerment and Health: Equality and Agency
  • Translational Research: Advancing Innovative Treatment
  • Infectious Diseases: Lessons Learned from Ebola to Zika
  • Sustainable Development Goals: Transforming the Health Agenda

The vision behind the World Health Summit is to improve health all over the planet, catalyzing that process through collaboration and open dialogue, and steering tomorrow’s agenda to improve research, education, healthcare, and policy outcomes.

The WHS mission is to bring together researchers, physicians, key government officials, and representatives from industry – as well as from NGOs and healthcare systems all over the world – to address the most pressing issues facing every facet of healthcare and medicine in the upcoming decade and beyond.

General information

Date: 9th to 11th October 2016


Federal Foreign Office
Werderscher Markt 1
10117 Berlin

Registration: For information on registration and fees please click here.

Find the program overview here


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