World Health Summit kicks off with German Chancellor Scholz, numerous Government Officials, WHO Director-General Tedros

Published: Oct. 16, 2022 at 4:00 AM HST|Updated: 2 hours ago

Global health in focus

BERLIN, Oct. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The World Health Summit 2022, the world’s leading meeting for global health, began on Sunday morning in Berlin. For the first time it is co-hosted by the World Health Organization (WHO). Among the central topics are climate change and health, pandemic preparedness, sustainable health systems and the role of the G7 and G20 in global health. More than 300 speakers from all regions of the world and from all sectors of society are expected, including over 20 government officials.

The entire program is available for free online.

More on speakers and programs

The official opening is tonight at 6:00 PM CEST. Speakers include German Federal Chancellor Olaf ScholzWHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom GhebreyesusUNICEF Executive Director Catherine RussellEU-Commission Director General for Health and Food Safety Sandra Gallina as well as UN Secretary-General António Guterres and Senegal’s President Macky Sal via videos.

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Livestream of the opening ceremony:

Please find details on the use of video material below.

Information on special events during WHS 2022 and further press information is available in the press kit in the media center:

The entire World Health Summit is open to the press.

Accreditation for on-site participation is closed.

Digital participation is possible without accreditation. Zoom links are available in the online program and during WHS 2022 at Video and audio material can be used upon request. Source: World Health Summit

All recordings:

For on-site participation, wearing an FFP2 mask is mandatory.

World Health Summit
October 16-18, 2022
Berlin Central District Hotels
Stauffenbergstrasse 26
Berlin, Germany & Digital

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