Side Events

Please find an overview of selected partner events, special events, and launches below (all times in CET):

Upon Registration

Friday, October 14

10:00 AM
5th German - East European & CIS Health Forum
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Saturday, October 15

1:30 PM
OAV / GHA Round Table: Striving for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Asia at the example of Indonesia and India
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6:00 PM
Virchow Prize for Global Health Award Ceremony
(included in WHS 2022 registration)
More info

6:00 PM
YOYI! Care, Repair, Heal: Berlin Conversations on Mental Health
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Monday, October 17

12:30 PM
Women in Global Health Meet & Greet
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Tuesday, October 18

12:30 PM
Polio Pledging Moment: KEY 05 - Investing in a Polio-free Future for More Resilient Health Systems
(part of WHS 2022 main program)
More info on the session
More info on the initiative

3:00 PM
Release: Health: A Political Choice – Investing in Health For All
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6:00 PM
The Quadripartite One Health Joint Plan of Action (OH JPA)
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Wednesday, October 19

8:30 AM
Japanese-German Dialogue on Global Health IV
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By invitation only

Saturday, October 15

10:30 AM
GLOHRA Day 2022: Annual Symposium of the German Alliance for Global Health Research
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2:00 PM
Strengthening an Integrated Disease Surveillance Ecosystem
Hosts: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, National Health Institute Mozambique, Resolve to Save Lives, SEEK Development
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Sunday, October 16

9:00 AM
G7 Deputy Ministers of Health Meeting
Host: German Federal Ministry of Health (BMG)

9:00 AM
World Health Summit Council Meeting
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11:00 AM
Roundtable Discussion: The Pivotal Role of Innovative Diagnostics in Pandemic Preparedness & Response and Health System Strengthening
Hosts: Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, German Health Alliance (GHA), FIND

2:00 PM
Roundtable Discussion
Hosts: United Nations University (UNU) and World Health Organization (WHO)

4:00 PM
UN High-Level Meeting Task Force

Monday, October 17

8:30 AM
Working Breakfast: Regionalization of Global Health
Host: European Commission

9:00 AM
Roundtable Discussion: Religious Stakeholders in Global Health
Host: Justicia & Pax

9:00 AM
Capacity Building in Women Cancer Management
Hosts: Charité, World Health Organization (WHO)

9:00 AM
Roundtable Discussion
Host: One Sustainable Health Forum (OSH)

11:00 AM
Roundtable Discussion: Realizing the Promise of Gene Therapy - Exploring Health System Challenges
Host: Pfizer

11:00 AM
UHC2030 Steering Committee Meeting

12:00 PM
G7 and the Global Vaccination Campaign Against the COVID-19 Pandemic
Host: German Federal Foreign Office (AA), German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

Monday, October 17 (continued)

2:00 PM
Building a European Health Union  / Taking Responsibilities for Global Health
Hosts: One Europe for Global Health, of the One Sustainable Health for All Foundation

2:30 PM
UNU-IIGH's Gender and Health Hub Meeting
Host: UNU-IIGH's High-level Advisory Committee

3:30 PM
Tomorrow's Leaders - Training Youth Advocates
Host: German Medical Students' Association (bvmd)

4:00 PM
Roundtable: Digital Health
Hosts: Global Health Hub Germany, Joep Lange Institute

4:00 PM
Roundtable: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)
Hosts: German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), WHO, UNFPA

6:00 PM
European Commission Special Session on Cross Border Health Threats

6:00 PM
The German BACKUP Health Initiative: Celebrating 20 Years of Linking Germany’s Multilateral and Bilateral Development Work
Hosts: German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

7:00 PM
How Digital Technology Can Bridge the Gap in Health System Strengthening in Surgical Care
Hosts: German Health Alliance (GHA), Global Surgery Foundation, Health Innovation Exchange, Proximie

Tuesday, October 18

7:00 AM
Working Breakfast: Addressing Climate Change to Foster Health Equity
Host: Sanofi Foundation

9:00 AM
Roundtable Discussion: Climate Change and Health
Host: Global Health Hub Germany

9:00 AM
Digital Public Goods for Health: Meeting demand for digital health with an eco-system of choice
Host: PATH
Get in touch for more info

9:00 AM
UHC2030 Steering Committee Meeting

11:30 AM
Gamification for Better Policy Making: Let’s Control Flu Application
Hosts: UNITE, Católica University of Portugal, Sanofi

2:00 PM
Immunization of All Ages
Host: Pfizer
 


Lunch & Dinner Dialogues

These by-invitation-only discussions are hosted by the World Health Summit, some of them together with partners.

Sunday, October 16

Lunch Dialogue: Empowering Women’s Leadership in Universal Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health Services
12:30 PM
Moderation:
Roopa Dhatt, Co-Founder, Executive Director, Women in Global Health
Contributions:
Madga Robalo, Global Managing Director, Women in Global Health
Sandra Oyarzo Torres, Vice President, International Confederation of Midwives (ICM)

Dinner Dialogue: Global Health within Germany’s G7 Presidency
08:30 PM
Contribution:
Thomas Steffen, State Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health

Monday, October 17

Lunch Dialogue: Where Does the Private Sector Stand With Implementing Planetary Health?
Co-host: OSH Forum
12:30 PM
Moderation:
Catharina Boehme, Chef de Cabinet, World Health Organization (WHO)
Babette Simon, Associate Professor, Faculté de Santé at the Université de Paris
Contributions:
Andrea Winkler, Co-Chair, The Lancet One Health Commission
Amadou Sall, General Administrator, Institut Pasteur de Dakar
Rebecca Stevens Alder, Head of International Public Affairs, Sanofi
Adeline Lescanne-Gautier, Director General, Nutriset
Nigel Swift, Global Head of Veterinary Public Health, Boehringer Ingelheim
Dagmar Mundani, General Counsel, Siemens Healthineers
Jens Nielsen, CEO, World Climate Foundation

Dinner Dialogue: The Epicenter of Digital Health Innovation: Sub-Saharan Africa
Can Young African Entrepreneurs Complement Public Health Institutions?  

Co-host: Global Perspectives Initiative
7:00 PM
Moderation:
Ingrid Hamm, Co-Founder and CEO, Global Perspectives Initiative
Contributions:
Daniel Shoukimas, Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer of mPharma
Emilian Popa, Co-Founder & CEO of Ilara Health
Borna Nyaoke-Anoke, Co-Founder & CEO of Zuri Health
Ralph Oluwole, Head of Growth of Helium Health
John Mark Bwanika, Co-Founder & Chief Operations and Research Officer of Rocket Health

Tuesday, October 18

Lunch Dialogue: Health Tech meets Pandemics: Future of Infectious Disease Forecasting
Co-host: McKinsey
12:30 PM
Welcome:
Axel R. Pries, President, World Health Summit
Moderation:
Tania Holt, Senior Partner, McKinsey