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Newsletter January 2018

World Health Summit Regional Meeting 2018 - Portugal, Coimbra

  • Central Speakers
  • Topics
  • Registration
  • Venue + Hosts

Community Bulletin

  • M8 Alliance Expert Meetings
  • Geneva Health Forum
  • Women in Global Health - Germany

Central Speakers at the Regional Meeting include:

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of the Portuguese Republic

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
President of the Portuguese Republic 

António Guterres, Secretary-General, United Nations, USA

António Guterres
Secretary-General, United Nations, USA

Magda Robalo, Director, Communicable Diseases Cluster, WHO Regional Office for Africa

Magda Robalo
Director, Communicable Diseases Cluster, WHO Regional Office for Africa

Mónica Ferro, Director, Geneva Office UNFPA, Switzerland

Mónica Ferro
Director, Geneva Office UNFPA, Switzerland


Topics

The scientific program will be structured by four main themes:

  • Managing Infections Diseases in Low and Middle Income Countries
  • Governance for Health Equity in Low and Middle Income Countries
  • Opportunities and Challenges in Translating Innovation into Healthcare
  • Biomedical Education for a Changing World

Registration

Registration is now open for the World Health Summit Regional Meeting 2018 - Portugal, Coimbra.

Book your ticket today - special offers are available until March 18, 2018 >

World Health Summit - Registration, theme picture

Venue

The World Health Summit Regional Meeting 2018 - Portugal, Coimbra will be held in the Convento de São Francisco >. Located next to the Mondego River, this historic building is close to major hotels and services, and easy to reach with public transport and on foot. 


Hosts

University of Coimbra

The University of Coimbra > is the oldest university in the country, and for centuries it was the only university in Portugal. The history of higher education in Portugal is bound closely to the history of this historic center of learning.

Coimbra Hospital and Universitary Centre

Coimbra Hospital and Universitary Centre (CHUC) > mission is to deliver high-quality clinical care in a context of pre and postgraduate training with a strong focus on research, scientific knowledge and innovation.

University of Coimbra, Pátio e Paço das Escolas
Coimbra Hospital and Universitary Centre

Community Bulletin

M8 Alliance Expert Meetings

Save the dates:

Cybersecurity in Healthcare
April 10-12, 2018, Centre International de Conférences de Genève, Switzerland

Migrant and Refugee Health
June 15-16, 2018, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

Natural Disasters and Health Problems
June 29-30, 2018, Istanbul, Turkey

Further information >

Geneva Health Forum 2018

For the 2018 edition, the Geneva Health Forum will explore the impact of the digital revolution in health practices.

April 10-12, 2018, Geneva, Switzerland

Registration >

Geneva Health Forum, logo

Women in Global Health - Germany

Women in Global Health is a movement for gender equality in global health leadership and more sustainable health worldwide.

As Germany is taking on a new leadership role in global health, the German chapter has just been launched with support from the Federal Ministry of Health, the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, the German Healthcare Partnership, and many more.

Further details >

Women in Global Health - German launch

Dates

World Health Summit Regional Meeting
Portugal, Coimbra
April 19-20, 2018

World Health Summit
Berlin, Germany
October 14-16, 2018


World Health Summit 2017 - Impressions
World Health Summit 2017 - Impressions
World Health Summit 2017 - Impressions
World Health Summit 2017 - Impressions

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