ABOUT THE WORLD HEALTH SUMMIT

The World Health Summit is one of the world’s leading strategic forums for global health. Held annually in Berlin, it brings together leaders from politics, science and medicine, the private sector, and civil society to set the agenda for a healthier future. 300 speakers and 2,500 participants from 100 countries take part, including:

  • Leading scientists and medical professionals
  • Ministers and civil servants
  • High-ranking officials at international organizations
  • CEOs from industry and civil society
  • Young professionals and students
     

GOALS

The summit’s mission is to improve health worldwide by:

  • Bringing together all stakeholders
  • Facilitating constructive exchange in an environment of academic freedom
  • Finding answers to major health challenges
  • Making global recommendations and setting health agendas
     

HISTORY

The World Health Summit was founded in 2009, on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of Charité.