Press Invitation
24. October 2019 | Deutsch

Special Events at the World Health Summit

(Berlin, Oct. 24, 2019) The World Health Summit, one of the world’s leading strategic forums for global health, will begin on Sunday. More than 2,500 participants from 100 countries will attend, including approximately 20 ministers, the Director-General of the WHO, top scientists, and CEOs from civil society and the private sector.
The entire World Health Summit (Kosmos, Karl-Marx-Allee 131a) is open to the press. Accreditation:
Please also take note of the following special events:
Opening Ceremony: Sunday, Oct. 27, 6:00 pm
Speakers include:
Jens Spahn, Minister of Health, Germany
Heyo Kroemer, CEO, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Bernd Montag, President and CEO, Siemens Healthineers
Charles Ibingira, Makerere University, Uganda
Ali Jafarian, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
David Loew, Executive Vice President, Sanofi Pasteur
Andrea Wulf, Biographer of Alexander von Humboldt
Press Event on AI and Health: Sunday, Oct. 27, 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Organizer: EIT Health
Press Conference on Climate Change and Health: Monday, Oct. 28, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Startup Presentation Entrepreneurs in Global Health: Monday, Oct. 28, 12:45 – 1:45 pm
Photo Exhibition Wellcome Photography Prize 2019: Sunday, Oct. 27 – Tuesday, Oct. 29
Organizer: Wellcome Trust
More Information:
Topics in the World Health Summit 2019 program include the impact of climate change on health, improving health systems in Africa and around the world, the fight against antimicrobial resistance, digital health, and implementing the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.
Speakers at the World Health Summit are leading experts from politics, science, business, and civil society.
The World Health Summit was founded in 2009 at Charité and is held under the high patronage of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, and WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

World Health Summit
October 27-29, 2019
Kosmos, Karl-Marx-Allee 131a, Berlin
Twitter: @worldhealthsmt
Press Contact
Katherine Lindemann