idw – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft

Nachrichten, Termine, Experten

Grafik: idw-Logo
Thema Corona

Imagefilm
Science Video Project
idw-News App:

AppStore

Event


institutionlogo


Share on: 
10/15/2017 - 10/17/2017 | Kosmos, Karl-Marx-Allee 131a, Berlin

World Health Summit 2017

The World Health Summit 2017 will be held from October 15-17 at Kosmos (Karl-Marx-Allee 131a) in Berlin. Under the high patronage of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, President of the Republic of France Emmanuel Macron and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, it is the premiere international platform for exploring strategic developments and decisions in the area of healthcare.

The World Health Summit 2017 convenes several Ministers, Nobel Prize laureates, a Princess, and CEOs from the Private Sector and Civil Society.

Central topics: Health Policy in the G7/G20, Vaccine Research and Development, Big Data for Health Governance, Global Health Security, Healthy and Resilient Cities, Creating Global Health Innovations with Africa, and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Press Conference

Sunday, October 15, 15:00-15:45
Kosmos, Saal 7 „Elizabeth Blackwell“

Participants:

• Adalberto Campos Fernandes (Minister of Health, Portugal)
• Joanne Liu (International President, Doctors Without Borders, Switzerland)
• Roger D. Kornberg (Nobel Prize laureate / Stanford University School of Medicine, USA)
• Hélène Boisjoly (World Health Summit International President / Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, Canada)
• Detlev Ganten (World Health Summit President, Germany)

Opening Ceremony

Sunday, October 15, 17:00-18:30
Kosmos, Saal 1 „Rudolf Virchow“

Speakers:

• Hermann Gröhe (Federal Minister of Health, Germany)
• Adalberto Campos Fernandes (Minister of Health, Portugal)
• Joanne Liu (International President, Doctors Without Borders, Switzerland)
• Werner Baumann (CEO, Bayer AG, Germany)
• Roger D. Kornberg (Nobel Prize laureate / Stanford University School of Medicine, USA)
• Christoph Franz (Chairman, Roche, Switzerland)
• Hélène Boisjoly (World Health Summit International President / Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, Canada)
• Detlev Ganten (World Health Summit President, Germany)

Startup Pitches

Monday, October 16, 12:45-13:45
Kosmos, Saal 1 „Rudolf Virchow“

70 startups from 25 countries applied for the international World Health Summit startup competition. 10 will present their concepts in front of audience and jury. German Federal Minister of Health Hermann Gröhe as high patron of the competition will award the winners on the same day.

The finalists:

• AMBOSS (Germany)
• Amparo GmbH (Germany)
• CareNX Innovations (India)
• doctHERs (Pakistan)
• Fosanis GmbH (Germany)
• imito AG (Switzerland)
• monikit UG (Germany)
• PharmaChk (USA)
• SciDogma Research (India)
• WeCare.id (Indonesia)


Information on speakers and topics of the World Health Summit 2017:
https://www.worldhealthsummit.org/whs-2017/program
https://www.worldhealthsummit.org/whs-2017/speakers

The World Health Summit is open to media representatives:
https://www.worldhealthsummit.org/media/accreditation

Information on participating / attending:

Date:

10/15/2017 09:00 - 10/17/2017 18:00

Event venue:

Kosmos, Karl-Marx-Allee 131a, Berlin
Kosmos, Karl-Marx-Allee 131a, Berlin
Berlin
Germany

Target group:

Journalists, Scientists and scholars

Relevance:

international

Subject areas:

Medicine, Nutrition / healthcare / nursing, Politics, Social studies

Types of events:

Conference / symposium / (annual) conference, Presentation / colloquium / lecture, Press conferences

Entry:

10/12/2017

Sender/author:

Tobias Gerber

Department:

Media & Communication

Event is free:

no

Language of the text:

English

URL of this event: http://idw-online.de/en/event58639


Help

Search / advanced search of the idw archives
Combination of search terms

You can combine search terms with and, or and/or not, e.g. Philo not logy.

Brackets

You can use brackets to separate combinations from each other, e.g. (Philo not logy) or (Psycho and logy).

Phrases

Coherent groups of words will be located as complete phrases if you put them into quotation marks, e.g. “Federal Republic of Germany”.

Selection criteria

You can also use the advanced search without entering search terms. It will then follow the criteria you have selected (e.g. country or subject area).

If you have not selected any criteria in a given category, the entire category will be searched (e.g. all subject areas or all countries).