World Health Summit 2017

Science - Innovation - Policies

9th World Health Summit
October 15-17, 2017
Berlin, Germany

The central topics include:

    • Health Policy in the G7/G20: The Future of Global Health Governance
    • Global Health Security: Policy Responses to Planetary Challenges
    • Healthy and Resilient Cities: Rethinking Urban Transformation
    • Vaccination and Eradicating Disease: The Role of Research & Development
    • New Frontiers in Health Sciences: Remodeling Healthcare
    • Big Data for Health Governance: Benefits, Frameworks & Ethics

    Held once a year, the WHS has grown into the world’s most prominent forum for addressing global health issues. It brings together key leaders from academia, politics, civil society, and the private sector to address the most pressing health-related challenges on the planet. Vision and Goals

    The WHS enjoys the patronage of the Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany and the President of the European Commission. Presidents of the World Health Summit 2017 are Hélène Boisjoly (Canada) and WHS Founding President Detlev Ganten (Germany)

    Since 2016, participating in the World Health Summit is being certified with 6 points per day by the Berlin Chamber of Physicians