World Health Summit 2017

2.000 Participants - 250 Speakers - 100 Nations - 47 Sessions

October 15 - 17, Kosmos, Berlin, Germany


Angela Merkel
Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany

Emmanuel Macron
President of the French Republic

Jean-Claude Juncker
President of the European Commission

World Health Summit Presidents

Hélène Boisjoly
Dean, Faculty of Medicine Université de Montréal, Canada

Detlev Ganten
Founding President,
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany

Central Topics

  • Health Policy in the G7/G20: The Future of Global Health Governance
  • Global Health Security: Policy Responses to Planetary Challenges
  • Healthy and Resilient Cities: Rethinking Urban Transformation
  • Vaccine Research and Development: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Strengthening Innovation and Health Systems in Africa
  • Big Data for Health Governance: Benefits, Frameworks and Ethics

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M8 Alliance Declaration


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Startup Track 2017

Winner of the World Health Summit Startup Track 2017: Asher Hasan, doctHERs, Pakistan with his concept of connecting women in low- and middle-income countries digitally to improve access to health.

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Satellite Events

Berlins Rolle in Global Health (German)

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Molecular Biology of Aging – Sino-German Perspectives

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Germany’s and Japan’s Role in Global Health

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Hacking Global Health: Improving Urban Health in Africa, Asia and Latin America

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4th German-African Healthcare Symposium: Health Security

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Q Berlin Questions

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German-Arab Health Conference

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Flucht und Gesundheit: Theoretische Perspektiven im Kontext von Menschenrechten und sozialer Ungleichheit (German)

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Global health – Hot topics for the future

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World Health Summit Regional Meeting

Hosts: Montreal Clinical Research Institute
Date:  May 8-9, 2017
Location:  Montreal, Canada

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