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World Health Summit 2019

Karl-Marx-Allee 131a
10243 Berlin
WHS Foundation GmbH
WHS Foundation GmbH
Phone: +49 (0)30 450 572101
Fax: +49 (0)30 450 572911
E-mail: communications(at)

The World Health Summit is one of the world’s most prominent forums for Global Health and draws interna- tional experts from academia, politics, the private sector, and civil society to Berlin. The conference takes place within an atmosphere of academic freedom and is the premiere platform for exploring strategic developments and decisions in the area of healthcare. The World Health Summit was founded in 2009 on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of Berlin’s Charité Hospital.

Participants and Network

The World Heath Summit community is a fast-growing network of 25,000+ opinion leaders and health protago- nists from over 120 countries and 9,500 organizations.

The interdisciplinary conference attracts international experts, including:

  • Leading scientists
  • Nobel laureates
  • Ministers and civil servants
  • CEOs from industry and civil society
  • High-ranking UN, WHO and NGO officials
  • Young professionals and students

Topics 2019

  • The SGD3 Global Action Plan for Health and Well-Being
  • Universal Health Coverage: Expanding Rights and Access
  • The Future of Health Policy in the G7/G20
  • Transforming Human Capital: Investing in Health & Education
  • Targeted Therapies: The Future of Cancer Treatment?
  • Digital Health: From Artificial Intelligence to Nanotechnologies
  • Research and Development for Infectious Diseases
  • Mental Health as a Global Health Priority
  • Focus Africa: Building Capacities and Strong Institutions


  • Startup Track
  • New Voices in Global Health
  • IAP Young Physician Leaders
Website address: https://www.gesundheitsindustrie-bw.de/en/event/world-health-summit-2018