World Health Summit

We Put Global Health on the World's Agenda

The World Health Summit is the international platform for global health. It brings together stakeholders from all sectors around the world to set the agenda for a healthier future and well-being for all.

World Health Summit 2024

'Building Trust for a Healthier World'

Central Topics

  • Investing in Women's Health: Driving Global Development
  • Reflecting on the Year of Antimicrobial Resistance: A Holistic View of What Needs to Happen Now to Drive Progress
  • Redefining Global Health in the Era of Climate Shocks: Translating Science for Frontline Action
  • Global Health 2050: The Lancet Commission on Investing in Health 3.0
  • Addressing the Mental Health Burden In and After Crises: Seeing the Unseen
  • Digital Health and Artificial Intelligence: Enhancing Public Trust in Science
  • Youth as Leaders of the Future: Shaping Tomorrow's Global Health Agenda

"The World Health Summit reflects the interdependence between human health and environmental health. There is growing awareness worldwide of this connection."

Steffi Lemke
Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection, Germany

"We want to go far, fast, and together. That’s really the theme of this conference."

Chikwe Ihekweazu
Assistant Director-General for the Division of Health Emergency Intelligence and Surveillance Systems in the Emergencies Programme, World Health Organization (WHO)

"I'd like to thank the World Health Summit for hosting this incredibly timely forum (...)."

Mia Amor Mottley
Prime Minister, Barbados

"The true spirit of the World Health Summit was to create a platform for multiple stakeholders to come together, to learn from each other, to challenge each other, but also to partner."

Elhadj As Sy
Chair of the Board, Kofi Annan Foundation

"Young people cannot be ignored. We cannot be ignored. If you talk about education, gender, health, you cannot go forward without the youth’s voice in those spaces."

Christina Chilimba
Founder and Executive Director, All for Youth

"Let’s remember that trust is restored when ordinary people feel the very tangible benefits of policies designed to protect their lives and livelihoods."

Hans Kluge
Regional Director for Europe, World Health Organization (WHO)