Berlin, Germany | October 20th - 22nd, 2013

WHS 2014: Speaker Update

About 150 speakers from all over the world will attend the World Health Summit 2014.

Among the high-ranking participants will be ministers, Nobel Price laureates, deans, leading researchers, and many more.

Please follow this link for a comprehensive list of confirmed speakers and their backgrounds >>>

WHS 2014: Program Update

The World Health Summit 2014 will address the most urgent challenges for health worldwide, as well as continue to analyze results and insights from the Regional Meeting held in April in São Paulo.

The program will consist of keynote lectures, symposia and workshops.

Please find more information on each day's program in the "Program"-section >>>

WHS Night 2014

About 1,200 participants from all over the world will contribute to the World Health Summit 2014. The WHS Night offers an excellent opportunity to get in touch and further intensify the exchange.

Please enjoy an evening of informal talks and networking, accompanied by snacks, drinks, and live music.

We are looking forward to welcoming you to the
WHS Night 2014 >>>

WHS Receives Two Awards

We are happy to announce two awards the World Health Summit has recently been honored with:

In April 2014, the WHS Yearbook 2013 was granted Gold for the prestigious Astrid Award in the category "Custom Publications - Non-Profit".

The new WHS logo was awarded as well and received the Graphis Award "Merit" in June 2014.

Central topics of WHS 2014:

Some of the speakers at WHS 2014:

Barry J. Marshall
Nobel Prize Laureate in Medicine (2005)

Frank-Walter Steinmeier
Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, Germany

Pascale Allotey
Associate Director, SEACO Malaysia

Shunichi Fukuhara
Dean, School of Public Health, Kyoto University

Opinions and Essays

(...) "Patients in many low- and middle-income countries cannot pay the high price of medicines and are excluded from the benefits of scientific endeavor. To ensure a sustainable response to the health needs of all patients, mechanisms to delink the cost of R&D from the price of the products are urgently needed." (...)

Read the essay in the WHS Yearbook 2013 >>>


(...) "The way forward needs to include moving away from the sole focus of increasing global agricultural production. We already produce enough food for over 10 billion people today." (...)


Read the essay in the WHS Yearbook 2013 >>>

Rachel Kiddell-Monroe
(President, Universities Allied for Essential Medicines)

Hans Rudolf Herren
(Right Livelihood Award Laureate 2013)

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Journalist Award

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Open Letter

On occasion of the WHS Regional Meeting: Open Letter to The Lancet >>>

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