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 Guterres
    Secretary-General, United Nations, USA
  • Magda Robalo
    Director, Communicable Diseases Cluster, WHO Regional Office for Africa
  • Mónica Ferro
    Director, Geneva Office UNFPA, Switzerland
  • 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

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Institutional Support

High Patronage of the President of the Portuguese Republic

Inter-Ministry Group