World Health Summit: The Most Important Side Events 2022

04. Oktober 2022 I  News  I von : Anna-Lena Hasselder

From 16 to 18 October 2022, the World Health Summit takes place in Berlin. To help you stay informed, we put together an overview of the most interesting side events as a service for you.

Joint WHS with the WHO

For the first time, the WHS will take place jointly with the WHO aiming to advance global health developments by bringing leaders and stakeholders from different parts of the world together. Under the slogan “Making the choice for Health” and the spirit of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), especially the SDG 17 “Partnerships”, the joint WHS will debate the following central topics: (1) Investment for Health and Well-Being, (2) Climate Change and Planetary Health, (3) Architecture for Pandemic Preparedness, (4) Digital Transformation for Health, (5) Food Systems for Health, (6) Health Systems Resilience and Equity, (7) Global Health for Peace. Digital participation is free of charge and needs no prior registration.

Find the full program here

The ten most important side events open for the public

Next to the official WHS program, various global health actors have taken the occasion to organize special sessions with global health leaders. We provide you with an overview of the most important side events:

14 October 2022, 10:00 am  – 3:00 pm (CEST) at PwC Berlin:
5th German – East European & CIS Health Forum: Paradigm shift for the health sector? Recovery plans for the Ukraine and further development of the health infrastructure in Eastern Europe
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14 October 2022, 6:00 pm (CEST) at Kosmos, Berlin:
Nachhaltige chirurgische Versorgung - Else Kröner Fresenius Preis für Medizinische Entwicklungszusammenarbeit 2022
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15 October 2022, 10:30 am – 9:00 pm (CEST) at Kosmos, Berlin:
GLOHRA Day 2022 - annual symposium of the German Alliance for Global Health Research
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15 October 2022, 6:00 – 7:30 pm (CEST) at Rudolf Virchow Room, WHS (Hotel Berlin Central District):
Virchow Prize for Global Health – Honouring Lifetime achievements towards health for all
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17 October 2022, 12:30 -14:00 at Geneva Lunge, WHS (Hotel Berlin Central District):
Europe Meet & Greet of European Chapters of Women in Global Health.
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17 October 2022, 4:00-5:30 (CEST) at Room Manila, WHS (Hotel Berlin Central District):
Climate change and SRHR – understanding the effects, fostering resilience.
Only upon registration. If interested, please reach out to

17 October 2022, 5:30 – 6:30 pm (CEST) at Room Geneva Lounge, WHS (Hotel Berlin Central District):
20 Jahre BACKUP – Launch der Fallstudie: Learnings from 20 years of working for – and between – the Global Fund and recipient countries.
No registration needed, access with WHS ticket.

18 October 2022, 6:00 pm (CEST) at Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin:
The Quadripartie One Health Joint Plan of Action (OH JPA)
Only upon registration. If interested, reach out to:

18 October 2022, 6:00 – 8:00 pm (CEST) at Bayer AG, Berlin:
OAV/ GHA Panel discussion “Singapore Round Table Discussion with H.E. Minister Ong Ye Kung: Smart Healthcare – Latest Trends”
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20 October 6:00 – 8:00 pm (CEST) at Taz Kantine. 
Memento-Preisverleihung 2022 für vernachlässigte Krankheiten. 
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