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

WHS 2016: Early Bird Tickets Available

More than 1,500 participants from more than 90 countries are expected to attend the WHS 2016.

Secure your Early Bird Ticket and join Noble Prize laureates, Ministers, CEOs, and internationally leading researchers in their mission to provide solutions for the most pressing challenges of health worldwide.

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WHS Night 2016

After two days of intense work at the WHS 2016, take an evening to relax at the WHS Night, right next to Brandenburg Gate.

Highlight of this event will be the WHS Startup Track Award Ceremony: German Federal Minister of Health Herman Gröhe will award the winner and finalists.

WHS Night >>>

M8 Alliance

The WHS's academic backbone is provided by the M8 Alliance, a unique collaborative network made up of leading international medical universities, research institutions and the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) for Health.

Learn more about this unique network and its 23 members: M8 Alliance >>>

Communique from the InterAcademy Partnership regarding the current situation in Turkey

"Our world faces a number of challenges, many of which can be addressed through science, technology and innovation. For this to happen, however, requires that the principles of academic freedom and autonomy are respected by all governments."

Read the entire, signed communique >>>

WHS 2016 Speakers include:

Hermann Gröhe
Federal Minister of Health, Germany

Marisol Touraine
Minister of Social Affairs and Health, France

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ethiopia

Adalberto Campos Fernandes
Minister of Health, Portugal

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

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

Jutta Allmendinger
President, WZB Berlin, Germany

Suresh Kumar
Executive Vice President, External Affairs, Sanofi, France

Frans van Houten
CEO, Royal Philips, Netherlands

Matshidiso Rebecca Moeti
WHO Regional Director for Africa

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

Ann Aerts
Head, Novartis Foundation, Switzerland


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WHS Movie 2015

WHS Yearbook 2015

Video Recordings

Picture Gallery

Meet the Team

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