Press Releases

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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