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World Health Summit

Newsletter Oktober 2018


  • 10th World Health Summit: Testimonials
  • Keynote Sessions
  • Satellite Events: 1st German-East European Healthcare Symposium
  • Community Bulletin: Nobel Prize Medicine 2018 | M8 Alliance
  • Media Partners | Service Partners
  • Practical Information: Venue & Accommodation | Livestreams | Social Media

10th World Health Summit: Testimonials

On the occasion of the 10th World Health Summit 2018, leading Global Health experts from all over the world congratulate and express what this strategic forum means for them. We'd like to thank everyone who has made this exciting journey possible!

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10th World Health Summit: Testimonials

Keynote Sessions

Featured Keynote Speakers

Angela Merkel, Chancellor, Germany Angela Merkel, Chancellor, Germany
Erna Solberg, Prime Minister, Norway Erna Solberg, Prime Minister, Norway
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Bill Gates Bill Gates, Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation


Opening Ceremony

October 14 | 6:00 PM
Saal 1 | Rudolf Virchow

» Program

Vaccine Production and Delivery Systems

October 15 | 11:00 AM
Saal 1 | Rudolf Virchow

» Program

Antimicrobial Resistance

October 15 | 2:00 PM
Saal 1 | Rudolf Virchow

» Program

Healthy Lives and Well-Being for All

October 16 | 1:30 PM
Saal 1 | Rudolf Virchow

» Program

The SDG3 Global Action Plan

October 16 | 3:30 PM
Saal 1 | Rudolf Virchow

» Program

Joint Keynote Grand Challenges / World Health Summit

October 16 | 6:00 PM
Estrel Hotel

» Program

» Program Planner
» Speaker Index

Satellite Events

1st German-East European Healthcare Symposium

An event organized by the German Eastern Business Association in cooperation with the German Healthcare Partnership.

Date & Venue: October 12, 2018 | 10:00am - 3:00pm | Haus der Deutschen Wirtschaft, Raum BDI/BDA 1.002/1.006, Breite Straße 29, 10178 Berlin/Germany

» Program and registration

» Overview 10th World Health Summit Satellite events

Community Bulletin

Nobel Prize Medicine 2018

We congratulate our M8 Alliance Partner Kyoto University, Kyoto/Japan, that their academic member Tasuku Honjo will be awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2018 together with James P. Allison (USA) for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation.

» Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2018

Logo Kyoto University

M8 Alliance

The M8 Alliance of Academic Health Centers, Universities and National Academies is a unique network of 25 leading international academic health centers, universities and research institutions, and includes the InterAcademy Partnership, which represents all National Academies of Medicine and Science. The M8 Alliance acts as an academic think-tank for the World Health Summit.

» Information & Leadership

M8 Alliance


We would like to thank each and every partner who contributes the World Health Summit. Without them this strategic forum for global health wouldn't take place. In the final newsletter ahead of the World Health Summit 2018, we present some of our Media Partners and our Service Partners.

» Overview Partners

Media Partners

Deutsche Welle is a longstanding media partner of the World Health Summit. Germany’s international broadcaster provides objective journalism for a global audience, reflecting different regional perspectives. DW actively supports those who stand up for democracy, human rights and civil society.

Deutsche Welle

Der Tagesspiegel is Berlin’s Number One journalistic voice. Its award-winning journalists “identify the causes of things” and emphasize the paper’s independent, liberal position. 352.000 (LA Berlin 4/2017) noticeably young and well-educated readers appreciate this professional ethic day after day.

Der Tagesspiegel

Service Partners

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Logo: Boehlke Beleuchtungngstechnik
Logo: eobiont eobiont
Logo: Visit Berlin Visit Berlin

Practical Information

Venue & Accommodation

» View information about the 10th World Health Summit venue, directions & accommodation


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