World Health Summit 2016

1.600 Participants - 250 Speakers - 90 Nations - 45 Sessions

October 9 - 11, Federal Foreign Office, Berlin, Germany


Angela Merkel
Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany

François Hollande
President of the French Republic

Jean-Claude Juncker
President of the European Commission

World Health Summit Presidents

Antoine Flahault
Director, Institute of Global Health, Switzerland

Detlev Ganten
Founding President,
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany

Central Topics

The World Health Summit 2016 was organized along six tracks:

  • Migration and Refugee Health: From Care to Policy
  • Technological Innovation for Health: Improving Healthcare Delivery
  • Women, Empowerment and Health: Equality and Agency
  • Translational Research: Advancing Innovative Treatment
  • Infectious Diseases: Lessons Learned from Ebola to Zika
  • Sustainable Development Goals: Transforming the Health Agenda

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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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Startup Track 2016

Winner of the World Health Summit Startup Track 2016: Elad Fein, iFeel Labs, Israel with his concept for respiratory digital therapy that helps asthma sufferers to improve their lung function through popular games. 

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Satellite Events

Symposium on Refugee Migration and Health – Challenges for Germany and Europe

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3rd German-African Healthcare Symposium

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OpenTrials Hack Day

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27th European Students' Conference: Facing Antimicrobial Resistance - Research Revolution wanted!

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enpact fishbowl: can digitalization disrupt healthcare industry?

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Policy Dialogue on "Polio Legacy and Transition"

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10th International Tuberculosis Symposium

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World Health Summit Regional Meeting

Host: University of Geneva Faculty of Medicine
Date: April 19-21, 2016
Location: Geneva, Switzerland

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