WORLD HEALTH SUMMIT 2019

2,500 Participants - 300 Speakers - 100 Countries - 50 Sessions

Closing statement from the World Health Summit 2019: 

M8 DECLARATION


"During our EU-Presidency in 2020 together with our trio partners Portugal and Slovenia, we want to make the European voice in global health heard."

Jens Spahn
Minister of Health, Germany

"For us to achieve universal health coverage, we need to strengthen primary healthcare."

 

Jane Ruth Aceng
Minister of Health, Uganda

 

"Bringing together scientific advancement with innovation—and making sure those two things fit into societies—will be absolutely critical."

Jeremy Farrar
Director, Wellcome Trust

"WHO is delighted to strengthen its collaboration with the World Health Summit, which is now one of the foremost gatherings in global health."

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Director-General, World Health Organization

"Good software technologies have the potential to democratize healthcare, because they can be made available to everyone."


Christof von Kalle
Chair for Clinical Translational Sciences, Berlin Institute of Health

"I don’t think we want to live in a world where we finally have cures for all diseases, but they’re unaffordable."


Soumya Swaminathan
Chief Scientist, World Health Organization



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