Improvement of global health and scientific solutions to health challenges in focus
Berlin / Rome, June 1, 2022
The World Health Summit Regional Meeting 2022 in Rome, Italy (June 15-17) will bring together stakeholders from every relevant field of healthcare to debate the improvement of global health and the development of scientific solutions to health challenges.
The organizer Sapienza University of Rome will host more than 100 speakers and more than 20 sessions in 2.5 days.
- Vaccine Development and Policies: Challenges and Strategies
- Healthcare Systems
- Metabolic Syndrome and Chronic Diseases
- New Technologies and Personalized Therapies
- New Frontiers in Healthcare Promotion
Keynote Speakers include:
- John P.A. Ioannidis, Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Population Health, Stanford University, USA
- Heidi J. Larson, Director, The Vaccine Confidence Project, Professor of Anthropology and Risk, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK and University of Antwerp, BE
- Joseph Loscalzo, Chair Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
- Anna Vassall, Professor of Health Economics, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK and Joep Lange Chair, University of Amsterdam, NL
Presidents of the Regional Meeting 2022 are Prof. Eugenio Gaudio, President of the Roma Sapienza Foundation, and Prof. Luciano Saso, Vice-Rector for European University Networks at Sapienza.
Prof. Eugenio Gaudio, World Health Summit Regional Meeting 2022 President: “The tragic period of the Covid pandemic should teach us to face health challenges together. Sapienza is honored and proud to host the World Health Summit Regional Meeting 2022 and to debate about science, innovation, and policies related to global health”. Prof Gaudio continues: “We are very honored that the President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella, has conferred a plaque to the World Health Summit Regional Meeting in Rome.”
President Mattarella’s plaque as well as all information on speakers, program, participation, and press info can be found here: https://www.regionalmeetingwhs2022.com/
Date and Venue:
World Health Summit Regional Meeting Italy – Rome & Digital
Sapienza University of Rome
Links for on-site and online participation: https://www.regionalmeetingwhs2022.com/registration/
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The World Health Summit Regional Meeting takes place every year in different parts of the world in addition to the annual World Health Summit in Berlin and brings regional topics to the forefront. Each Regional Meeting is hosted by the M8 Alliance member holding the World Health Summit International Presidency, which rotates every year.
The M8 Alliance of Academic Health Centers, Universities and National Academies is the academic foundation of the World Health Summit. It is a growing network and currently consists of 30 members in 20 countries, including the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP), which represents the national academies of medicine and science in 130 countries.
Sapienza University has been an M8 Alliance member since 2015 and is one of the oldest universities in the world. Sapienza’s mission is to catalyze the development of a knowledge society by promoting research, education and international cooperation. The university is very active in the global health field and as an M8 Alliance member has continuously advanced the focus topic of Migrant & Refugee Health.
The World Health Summit is the unique international strategic forum for global health. Held annually in Berlin, it brings together stakeholders from politics, science, the private sector, and civil society from around the world to set the agenda for a healthier future by inspiring innovative solutions for better health and well-being for all. This year’s World Health Summit will take place from October 16-18 together with the World Health Organization (WHO) in Berlin & Digital. WHS 2022 strengthens exchange, stimulates innovative solutions to health challenges, fosters global health as a key political issue and promotes the global health debate in the spirit of the UN Sustainable Development Goals: SDG 17 “Partnership for the Goals”