The World Health Summit strives to improve the health of all people all over the world and is committed to upholding the fundamental human rights, dignity and worth of the human person, and equal human rights.

The annual conference of the World Health Summit is guided by the highest ethical and professional standards and is held in complete academic freedom and independence. We offer a welcoming experience for everyone and are doing everything in our power to ensure a safe environment.

All participants, speakers, chairs, partners, staff, and anyone else associated with the World Health Summit activities are required to follow this Code of Conduct. It applies in person and virtually at all times.

What We Expect

The World Health Summit stands for an open, fair, respectful, lively and objective culture of discussion. Discuss the topic at hand without attacking others personally. Everyone has a right to their own opinion, however, please do not try to force your views on others.

Act with integrity and respect towards others and treat everybody as you would like to be treated.

Respect the boundaries and privacy of others and only take photos, record video or audio material, and share personal information publicly with explicit permission.

Follow health and safety guidelines.

What We Do Not Tolerate

We have zero tolerance for any form of harassment, sexual assault, intimidation, humiliation, or discrimination against any person or group of people. Harassment in any form because of gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, mental and physical ability, ethnicity, race, national origin, physical appearance, political affiliation, religion, age, or any other reason is prohibited at the World Health Summit.

Sexual harassment is a specific type of prohibited conduct. Find our “Guideline for Prevention and Handling of Sexual Harassment” below.

We do not tolerate disruptive behavior, stalking, or threatening anyone.

Any kind of political, religious or racial propaganda is not permitted.

Do not spread content or information that violates any law.

Do not use the World Health Summit venue for unauthorized demonstrations.

The World Health Summit, operated by the WHS Foundation GmbH, reserves the right to bar any person who violates these regulations from attending the annual World Health Summit without refund.


Corruption or bribery in any form will not be tolerated. This applies to all employees, business partners, suppliers, distributors, and sales agents.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
We are committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion at the World Health Summit and want to create an environment where everyone, regardless of their abilities, feels valued, respected, and empowered to contribute meaningfully. We support the inclusion and participation of people with disabilities and continually enhance our practices to better serve the needs of all attendees.

We pay special attention to resource-conserving practices in everything we do. Please read all details here.


Social Media Netiquette

We welcome an engaged dialogue on the World Health Summit social media pages on LinkedIn, X, Facebook, and Instagram and look forward to your comments and posts. In order to create an open, respectful, and productive environment, we ask that you follow the rules outlined here.

Guideline for Prevention and Handling of Sexual Harassment

We do not tolerate harassment in any form. Alert conference staff if you notice an incident that violates our policy. Please find the Guideline for Prevention and Handling of Sexual Harassment below.