World Health Summit Newsletter No. 3

Berlin, May 2012

World Health Summit 2012

Research for Health and Sustainable Development

Berlin, Germany, October 21st-24th, 2012

Meet Michael J. Klag, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Protecting health, saving lives, millions at a time

Michael J. Klag, Dean of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) is the President of this year´s World Health Summit in Berlin, leading the M8 Alliance towards a sustainable future.
JHSPH is dedicated to the education of... Read more>>

Take a look at the Helmholtz

Take a Look at the Helmholtz Association - Partner of the World Health Summit

Researching the Foundations of Human Life

The Helmholtz Association, partner of the World Health Summit from its very beginning, is a community of 18 top-level scientific-technical and biological-medical research centers in Germany.
These centers pursue long-term research goals on behalf of the state and society. The Association strives to gain insights and knowledge in order to preserve and improve the foundations of human life. The Helmholtz Association works on the grand challenges faced by society, science and industry and perform first-class research in strategic programs in these core fields: Energy, Earth and Environment, Health, Key Technologies, Structure of Matter, Aeronautics, Space and Transport. 

Jürgen Mlynek

Günther Wess

Congratulations: Detlev Ganten

Congratulations: Detlev Ganten is now Officer of the French National Legion of Honor

Celebrating the German-French "Jumelage"

On May 9th, 2012 the founding President of the World Health Summit, Professor Detlev Ganten received the rank of an Officer of the French National Legion of Honor. It is one of the highest honors of the French Republic.

The French Ambassador to Germany, Mr Gourdault-Montagne, highlighted his tremendous engagement in science and medicine and his passionate way of uniting French and German academic institutions... Read more>>

World Health Assembly

Important Event: World Health Assembly in Geneva

Margaret Chan opens the 65th World Health Assembly in Geneva

During the sixty-fifth session of the World Health Assembly in Geneva (May 21st–26th, 2012) a number of public health issues are beeing discussed: Prevention and control of non-communicable diseases, global burden of mental disorders, actions against counterfeit medical products or... Read more>>

Margaret Chan

Book of Participants

Join the World Health Summit

Meet the World and Catch your Big Fish!

As the registration for the World Health Summit 2012 will start shortly we would like to inform you about our Book of Participants. Following last year´s successful introduction we would like to increase the number of participants... Read more>>

Talking Participants WHS 2011

We are looking forward to seeing you at the World Health Summit 2012 in October!



Academic Office

Charité – Universitätsmedizin BerlinCharitéplatz 110117 BerlinGermany

Mathias Bonk
Program Director
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Fax: +49 30 450 51 7911

Summit Organizer

K.I.T. Group GmbH
Association & Conference Management
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10709 Berlin

Sophie Spangenberger
Organizing Manager
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Fax: +49 30 246 03 200


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Media & Communication Manager
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