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World Health Summit 2018 (WHS 2018)

Organized by Multiple Partners or Sponsors

October 14 – 16
Kosmos, Karl-Marx-Allee 131a
Berlin, Germany


(Registration will begin in Spring 2018)

Held once a year, the World Health Summit 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.

Topics include:

1) Pandemic Preparedness
2) The Sustainable Development Goals: Health in All Policies
3) Access to Essential Medicines
4) Strengthening Health Systems
5) Antimicrobial Resistance
6) The Digital Healthcare Revolution

Speakers include:

1) Seth Berkley (CEO, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, Switzerland)
2) Diane Gashumba (Minister of Health, Rwanda)
3) Stefan Oschmann (CEO, Merck, Germany)
4) Naoko Yamamoto (Assistant Director-General for Universal Health Coverage and Health Systems Cluster, WHO)


9th Annual CUGH Conference 2018

Organized by
Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH)

March 16 – 18
New York City, New York

(Early bird registration ends January 31, 2018)


The conference’s theme is Global Health Disparities: A Time for Action. See the conference website for information about how to submit abstracts or proposals for breakout sessions. The conference will attract over 1700 people from over 50 countries around the world. This will be an excellent opportunity to network with colleagues and learn about what we can all do to address some of the compelling challenges of our time.


Featured Speakers Include:

1) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
, Director-General, WHO (invited)

2) Mary Bassett, Commissioner, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, USA

3) Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair, Clinton Foundation, USA

4) Wim  de Villiers, Vice Chancellor, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

5) Upul B. Dissanayake, Vice Chancellor, University  of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

6) Patty Garica, Fmr Minister of Health, Peru

7) Laurie Garrett, Journalist, Pulitzer Awardee, USA

8) Luis-Miguel Guitierrez, Director General , Instituto Nacional de Geriatria, Mexico

9) Richard Horton, Editor, The Lancet, UK

10) Natalia Kanem, Deputy Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund, USA

11) Kim Knowlton, Senior Scientist, National Resources Defense Council, USA

12) Stephen Lewis, Co-Director, AIDS-Free World, Canada

13) Willy Mutunga, Fmr Supreme Court Justice, Kenya

14) Bernard Olayo, Founder, Center for Public Health and Development, Kenya

15) Agnes Soucat, Director, Health Systems Governance and Finance, WHO

A Conversation with D.C.’s NGO Leadership: On Career Paths and the Future of International Development

Organized by CORE Group’s Young Professional’s Network

A Conversation with D.C.’s NGO Leadership: On Career Paths and the Future of International Development
February 28
12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
InterAction, 1400 16th Street NW
Washington, DC


Join CORE Group’s Young Professionals Network as they host a distinguished panel of executives coming from different international development NGOs in Washington, D.C. Speakers will share insights about their professions – how they progressed throughout their careers; reflections on the evolution and current landscape of international development; and, perhaps more importantly, forecasts to what the future holds, especially for the new generation of policymakers and practitioners of which our young professionals are a part.


Lisa Hilmi, Executive Director, CORE Group

Loyce Pace, President and Executive Director, Global Health Council

Sam Worthington, Chief Executive Officer, InterAction

Learn more about the panelists here.

Space is limited so register today!

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