World Health Summit 2012

“Research for Health and Sustainable Development”

1.200 Participants - 280 Speakers - 80 Nations - 51 Sessions

October 21 - 24, Langenbeck-Virchow-Haus, Berlin, Germany


Angela Merkel
Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany

François Hollande
President of the French Republic

World Health Summit Presidents

Michael J. Klag
Dean, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA

Detlev Ganten
Founding President,
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany

Central Topics

The World Health Summit 2012 was organized along five tracks:

  • Diseases of Modern Environments
  • Translation Research into Policy
  • Health and Economy
  • Educating Health Professionals
  • Information Technology for Health

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M8 Alliance Declaration


We would like to thank each and every partner who contributes to the World Health Summit.

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Satellite Events

In association with the World Health Summit, several partners organize a broad range of events.

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