October 10th-13th, 2010
Location : Campus Pariser Platz – Berlin, Germany

The World Health Summit will bring together high-profile representatives from medicine, research, governments, industry, international institutions, and non-governmental organizations, to address the most pressing issues that medicine and health care systems will face over the next decade and beyond.

Their aim is to develop cogent and timely responses and solutions to achieve better health for populations worldwide.

As a side event, EHESP and the French National Research Agency (ANR) will organize a symposium on “High Technologies for Prevention of communicable diseases” with the following speakers:

  • Corrie Conrad (Google, Mountain View, California, USA) will present “Google Flu Trends” (health surveillance on and by Google),
  • Yves Tourre (Météo France, Toulouse, France) will speak about malaria surveillance by satellite in Sub-Saharan Africa,
  • Patrick Zylberman (EHESP, Rennes & Paris, France).

In addition, EHESP and ASPHER will also organize a session on October 13 on “Health threats which are transnational” with:

  • Michael Klag, Dean of Johns Hopkins SPH,
  • Andrew Haines, Dean of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine,
  • Christian Burri, from the Swiss Tropical Insitute, Basel.

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Further information(with video presentation) : www.worldhealthsummit.org

Published on 7 April 2010