World Health Summit Regional Meeting 2018 - Portugal, Coimbra

Date: April 19-20, 2018
Venue: Convento de São Francisco, Coimbra, Portugal
Hosts: University of Coimbra, Coimbra Hospital and Universitary Centre
Expected attendance: 550-700


The conference will focus on four topics:

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

Speakers include:

  • Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa (President of the Portuguese Republic)
  • António Costa (Prime Minister, Portugal)
  • Adalberto Campos Fernandes (Minister of Health, Portugal)
  • Detlev Ganten (President, World Health Summit, Germany)
  • João Gabriel Silva (Rector, University of Coimbra, Portugal)
  • Fernando Regateiro (Chairman, Board of Directors, Coimbra University Hospitals, Portugal)

Institutional Support

High Patronage of the President of the Portuguese Republic

Inter-Ministry Group