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

WHS 2014 Live-Stream

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Ebola: A Wake-up Call for Global Health

With respect to the Ebola crisis, the WHS has organized a special symposium in association with the German Federal Ministry of Health and the German Federal Foreign Office to be held on October 20, 2014, from 08:30 to 10:00.

The symposium will discuss the next steps concerning this essential issue for medicine and global health. Please click here for further information on the "Wake-up Call for Global Health" >>>

WHS 2014: Berlin Declaration on Ebola

The organizers of the World Health Summit and the partners and participants from all health related sectors designed a special 'Berlin Declaration on Ebola'.

"We shall undertake joint efforts to contain the disease and to prevent it from spreading to other regions including to those outside West Africa. The Ebola epidemic shall not develop into a pandemic."

Please read here the Declaration on Ebola (PDF) >>>

Live-Streams from the WHS 2014

If you are not able to attend the World Health Summit 2014, you may participate in real-time via our digital outlets.

Please enjoy keynote lectures and symposia as live-streams >>>

In addition to that, join the digital discussion through your Twitter-account, using the conference-hashtag #WHS14.

WHS 2014: Speaker-Interviews

The World Health Summit 2014 will bring together over 150 speakers and 1,000 participants from all over the world.

Enjoy a brief outlook with video-interviews of Nobel Prize laureate Barry Marshall, WHO/Europe representative Bettina Menne or Leroy Hood, President of the Institute for Systems Biology.

The interviews are available in our Video Section >>>

Live-Streams: Keynotes and Symposia

The "Weltsaal" is the heart of the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin und thus the centre of the World Health Summit 2014.

If you are not able to attend, we cordially invite you to follow all keynote lectures and Symposia held in the "Weltsaal".

Please follow this link to the World Health Summit 2014 stream >>>


Twitter: Join the Discussion

Like many of the WHS participants, we will use Twitter to update you in real-time - and are looking forward to receiving your feedback.

On the right you see our Twitter Wall, displaying all updates being send out via the messaging service, marked with the hashtag #WHS14

Share The Experience - Share Your Experience - Interact!



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

Anuradha Gupta
Deputy CEO, Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance

David Heymann
Chairman of the Board, Public Health England (PHE)

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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