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

World's Leading Minds in Global Health

7 Ministers, 2 Nobel Prize laureates, CEOs, Presidents, experts at translating research from bench to bedside - you will meet them all at ‪the WHS 2016‬.

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WHS 2016 Speaker-List >>>

WHS Satellite Events

A students' conference on Antimicrobial Resistance, a health hackathon, an open data hack day, a German-African healthcare symposium, and a whole conference on "Refugee Migration and Health" - WHS 2016 features an eclectic additonal program.

These are the WHS 2016 Satellive Events >>>

WHS Startup Track: Finalists Announced

The competition was very high - but there can be only 10 WHS Startup Track 2016 finalists.

They work on steering wheelchairs via smart glasses, healing wounds with cold plasma and connecting people and data globally.

Meet them on Oct. 10 and attend their live-pitch >>>

Young Professionals: WHS 2016 Award-Winners

Though the competition was hard, these exceptional young professionals convinced their respective jurys. Meet the winners of our WHS 2016 initiatives:

New Voices in Global Health >>>

Next Generation of Science Journalists >>>

WHS 2016 Speakers include:

Hermann Gröhe
Federal Minister of Health, Germany

Raymonde Coffie
Minister of Health, Republic of Côte d'Ivoire

Emmanuelle Charpentier
Director, Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Germany

Alain Berset
Federal Councillor and Head of the Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA, Switzerland

Adalberto Campos Fernandes
Minister of Health, Portugal

Ren Minghui
WHO Assistant Director-General, HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases, Switzerland

Elizabeth Blackburn
Nobel Prize laureate (2009) / President, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA

Rolf M. Zinkernagel
Nobel Prize laureate (1996), Switzerland

Matshidiso Rebecca Moeti
WHO Regional Director for Africa, Botswana

Frans van Houten
CEO, Royal Philips, Netherlands

Ashish Jha
Director, Harvard Global Health Institute, USA

Suresh Kumar
Head, Government Relations US ad interim, Sanofi, USA

Helle Thorning-Schmidt
CEO, Save the Children, United Kingdom

Yukiya Amano
Director General, International Atomic Energy Agency, Austria

Joy Phumaphi
Executive Secretary, African Leaders Malaria Alliance, Botswana

Lloyd B. Minor
Dean, School of Medicine, Stanford University, USA


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