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9th World Health Summit

18.11.2016

Event Date 15.10.17 to 17.10.17

Held 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.

Held 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 WHS enjoys the patronage of the Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, the President of the French Republic and the President of the European Commission.

Since 2016, participating in the World Health Summit is being certified with 6 points per day by the Berlin Chamber of Physicians.

World Health Summit 2017 - Keynote Speakers include

  • Hélène BoisjolyDean, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, Canada
  • Carissa F. EtienneDirector, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Dominica
  • Hermann Gröhe, Federal Minister of Health, Germany
  • Peter PiotDirector, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK

The central topics include:

  • Health Policy in the G7/G20: The Future of Global Health Governance
    Health governance issues inherent in the Sustainable Development Goals have underlined how increasing financial and political commitments are central to solving global health challenges.
  • Global Health Securit: Policy Responses to Planetary Challenges
  • Healthy and Resilient Cities: Rethinking Urban Transformation
  • Vaccination and Eradicating Disease: The Role of Research & Development
  • New Frontiers in Health Sciences: Remodeling Healthcare
    Innovative methods for developing knowledge, interventions and technology that are restructuring healthcare have to focus on a central tenet – improving the health and treatment of patients.
  • Big Data for Health Governance: Benefits, Frameworks & Ethics
    Even though Big Data can bridge the gap between healthcare delivery and population health and improve many health outcomes, the detailed collection of personal information poses ethical, regulatory and technical challenges.

Find more informations about the vision and goals of 9th World Health Summit here.

Find out more about the WHS 2017 Program here.

Source: WHS Foundation GmbH
Event Date 15.10.17 to 17.10.17