Berlin, April 2012

World Health Summit 2012

Research for Health and Sustainable Development

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

M8 Alliance Meeting

Fruitful discussions and important decisions

The members of the M8 Alliance of Academic Health Centres and Medical Universities met in Baltimore, USA in early April. Michael J. Klag, dean of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and President of the World Health Summit 2012 was the host of a very interesting and inspiring event ... Read more >>

M8 Alliance - Scientific Symposium

Where do new drugs come from?

During the M8 Alliance meeting we had a scientific symposium, co-organized by the Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business.  Representatives from the health economy, pharmaceutical industry, other stakeholders from the private sector and the M8 Alliance. ...Read more >>

Phil Phan
Professor and Interim Dean,
Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business

New M8 Alliance Member

M8 Alliance welcomes the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Peter Piot as the director of one of the highest-rated research institutions in the UK, was very pleased to accept the membership in Baltimore during the M8 Alliance meeting. ...Read more >>

Peter Piot
Director & Professor of Global Health
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Peter Piot
Director & Professor of Global Health,
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

WHS Regional Meeting in Singapore 2013

Outlook to Asia

More than half of the world´s population lives in Asia. The challenges especially for healthcare and health-systems are obvious: Megacities, environmental hazards or fast growing and ageing societies.
The first Regional Meeting of the World Health Summit. ...Read more >>

John Wong
Vice Provost (Academic Medicine),
National University of Singapore

New Voices in Global Health

Call for Abstracts

The Lancet and the M8 Alliance welcome your abstracts for presentation at the World Health Summit 2012.

Please click here to submit your abstract.

Deadline: June 15th, 2012

1st Announcement


The 1st Announcement is now available on the Summit website for Download.

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


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