PRESS RELEASES 2019


August 7, 2019

Climate and health to be an area of focus at World Health Summit 2019
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The next World Health Summit will take place October 27-29, 2019, in Berlin, Germany.  One of the world’s leading strategic forums for global health, the summit will draw 2,500 participants and 300 speakers from around the world.

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April 3, 2019

Whole world could have access to healthcare in 10 years
World Health Day interview with World Health Summit President Detlev Ganten

Sunday, April 7 is World Health Day. This year’s theme highlights most basic aspect of healthcare: whether people can access it. At least half the world’s population can’t get essential health services they need. The World Health Organization describes universal health coverage as its number-one goal, and UN Member States have agreed to try to achieve it by 2030—an ambitious timeline. Prof. Detlev Ganten, President of the World Health Summit, explains what we can do to make accessible health coverage a reality for everyone in the world. 

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