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

WHS 2014: Early Bird Offering Available

The World Health Summit 2014 will be held from October 19-22 in the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin, Germany, addressing the most urgent challenges for health worldwide.

Please follow this link to a comprehensive overview of this year's program >>>

Don't miss the special "early bird" offer,
available until July 31 >>>

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 >>>

“Next Generation of Science Journalists” Award

Launching a career as science journalist proves to be an arduous endeavor - medical science journalism is no exception.

To help recognize emerging science journalists, the “Next Generation of Science Journalists” Award is being granted for the third time.

Make best use of this unique opportunity as career head-start: apply now >>>

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)


Open Letter

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

M8 Statement

WHS Regional Meeting - Latin America: A call to action >>>


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