World Health Summit 2018: Videos

All Keynotes and Panel Discussions of the World Health Summit 2018 have been recorded.

Videos Opening Ceremony | Startup Track Pitch | World Health Summit Night (see below)
Recordings Keynote Sessions
Recordings Panel Discussions

World Health Summit Movie 2018

3 Days – 100 Nations – 300 Speakers – 2,400 Participants

Highlights from the 10th World Health Summit in Berlin/Germany, October 14-16, 2018

Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony - complete

Speakers: Jens Spahn (German Federal Minister of Health) | Elizabeth Blackburn (Nobel laureate) | Albert Bourla (Pfizer Inc.) | Maria Flachsbarth (State Secretary, German Federal Ministery for Economic Cooperation and Development) | Matshidiso Rebecca Moeti (WHO Regional Director for Africa) | Stefan Oschmann (EFPIA / Belgium Merck KGaA)

Chairs: Detlev Ganten (World Health Summit President), Fernando J. Regateiro (Coimbra Hospital and University Centre) | João Gabriel Silva (Coimbra Hospital and University Centre)

Welcome Detlev Ganten

Welcome note of the World Health Summit Founding President at the World Health Summit 2018 Opening Ceremony

Keynote Jens Spahn

Keynote of the German Federal Minister of Health at the World Health Summit 2018 Opening Ceremony

Video Message Alexander Gerst

Video Message of Alexander Gerst, ESA Astronaut and Commander of the ISS to the World Health Summit 2018 Participants at the Opening Ceremony

Joint Plenary Session Grand Challenges/World Health Summit

Grand Challenges Annual Meeting Videos including the Joint Plenary Keynotes

Bill Gates | Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus | Erna Solberg | Angela Merkel | Ugur Sahin | Panel Discussion | Detlev Ganten

Provided on the Grand Challenges website

Startup Track Pitch


  • Caspar Health (Germany)
  • DX-Labtrack (Germany)
  • Eyeluminati (India)
  • ImmunifyMe (Sri Lanka)
  • inveox GmbH (Germany)
  • Magnosco GmbH (Germany)
  • Pay It Forward (USA)
  • SpotSense (India)
  • Strand Therapeutics Inc. (USA)
  • Wulira App (Uganda)

World Health Summit Night

  • Presentation M8 Alliance
  • Baton handover international World Health Summit Presicency
  • Startup Track Award Ceremony