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October 26, 2021

"We need a new multilateralism and a new social contract"
World Health Summit ends with clear demands for collaboration and calls to action for policy makers

October 25, 2021

COVID-19 expert Drosten on pandemic preparedness: research on livestock and intermediary hosts is important
Day 2 of the World Health Summit: Vaccine equity and strategies for global health

October 24, 2021

UN Secretary-General Guterres: “Vaccine nationalism and hoarding are putting us all at risk.”
World Health Summit with hundreds of global health experts officially opened

World Health Summit kicks off with EU-Commission President, several Ministers, UN Secretary-General, WHO Director-General
Learnings from COVID-19 and global health in focus

October 21, 2021

World Health Summit with EU-Commission President, Finland’s Prime Minister, WHO DG, BioNTech Founder opens Sunday
World Health Summit President: “We must act as a global community.”

October 14, 2021

World Health Summit: Lessons learnt from Covid-19, vaccine equity, climate change and health
One of the world’s most important forums on global health opens on October 24 in Berlin

September 7, 2021

EU-Commission President von der Leyen, WHO Director-General Tedros, Charité Virologist Drosten at World Health Summit
Global health in focus, press accreditation open 

August 30, 2021

Chancellor Merkel and WHO Director-General Tedros open international hub for pandemic preparedness on Wednesday in Berlin
Invitation to join the virtual press conference on the opening of the WHO Hub for Pandemic and Epidemic Intelligence

July 7, 2021

“Vaccine injustice is an existential challenge for global health today”
Kampala Declaration with 15 signatories from six countries urges for COVID-19 vaccine equity

June 23, 2021

World Health Summit Regional Meeting Uganda - Digital kicks off June 27th
Makerere University in Kampala hosts the first World Health Summit Regional Meeting in Africa

May 19, 2021

“We must act as a global community.”
Press Statement by World Health Summit President Axel R. Pries on the Global Health Summit in Rome on May 21

April 6, 2021

World Health Day: “We need stronger international collaboration.”
World Health Summit President Axel R. Pries on health equity