WORLD HEALTH SUMMIT
This year Berlin is again hosting the 9th World Health Summit (WHS), the annual conference of the M8 Alliance of Academic Health Centers, Universities and National Academies. Organized in collaboration with the national academies of science in over 97 countries, the WHS brings together researchers, doctors, policymakers and representatives from industry and NGOs. The aim is to improve health around the globe through cooperation and open dialogue. Key items on the agenda this year will be health policy in the G7/G20, global health security, health and resilient cities, vaccination and eradicating disease, new frontiers in the health sciences and big data for health governance. A competition for startups, the WHS Startup Track will be held again this year at the event.