About the M8 Alliance

The "M8 Alliance of Academic Health Centers, Universities and National Academies" is the academic foundation of the World Health Summit. It is a growing network and currently consists of 28 members in 19 countries, including the InterAcademy Partnership, which represents the national academies of medicine and science in 130 countries.

The M8 Alliance was initiated by Charité Universitätsmedizin - Berlin in 2009 on the occasion of the first World Health Summit. The International Presidency of the World Health Summit rotates annually among members of the M8 Alliance. 

Members

Excellent universities, research institutions, and medical branches of national academies of science.

Goals

Agenda-setting for global health improvement and development of science based solutions to global health challenges.

Impact

As a result of each World Health Summit the M8 Alliance issues the M8 Declaration: recommendations for action to international policymakers.
The M8 Alliance organizes annual Regional Meetings in the member countries, regular Expert Meetings, and Summer Schools.

Focus Topics

The M8 Alliance members work together on a range of issues, such as Migrant and Refugee Health and Natural Disasters and Health.

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