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December 16, 2020

Charité Dean Axel R. Pries to be new President of World Health Summit from 2021 on
Founder Detlev Ganten relinquishes office after 12 years

October 27, 2020

“No one is safe until all are safe.”
World Health Summit 2020 ends with clear calls for action

October 26, 2020

Pandemic Preparedness: Lifestock Surveillance is an Important Goal
COVID-19 expert Christian Drosten, Head of the Institute of Virology, Charité at the World Health Summit

October 25, 2020

World Health Summit: UN Secretary-General Guterres: "The Covid-19 pandemic is the greatest crisis of our age.”
World Health Summit with 300 experts on global health officially opened

October 25, 2020

World Health Summit with Federal President, EU Commission President, WHO Director-General and virologist Drosten begins
Covid-19 is the key issue, the entire program this year takes place exclusively online

October 23, 2020

World Health Summit begins on Sunday
Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier: "The way out of the pandemic is through fair access to a vaccine for all people - everywhere.”

Oktober 19, 2020

World Health Summit 2020 takes place purely digital
Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, virologist Christian Drosten and UN Secretary-General António Guterres on COVID-19 and global health

Oktober 14, 2020

German Federal President Steinmeier, EU Commission President von der Leyen, Charité Virologist Drosten at the World Health Summit
COVID-19 and global health in focus

September 23, 2020

COVID-19 and Global Health: Interview with Virologist Christian Drosten and World Health Summit President Detlev Ganten
Christian Drosten: "Germany has done nothing better than other countries, it just acted earlier.”
Detlev Ganten: "Education and international cooperation are crucial for global health.”

August 27, 2020

EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Virologist Christian Drosten, WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros at the World Health Summit 2020
COVID-19 and Global Pandemic Control in Focus