November 2014
Bringing you these updates on the WHS 2014:

- Statements
- Pictures
- Statistics
- Speaker Presentations
- WHS Movie 2014
- Press Clipping
- Lookout Kyoto

Looking Back at the World Health Summit 2014

Experts from all over the world used the World Health Summit 2014 to work on solutions for the most pressing challenges facing medicine and healthcare. Topics include Ebola, the effects of Climate Change on health, Healthy Cities, and the education of future medical experts.

We send our warmest regards and a heartfelt "thank you" to all participants, speakers and helpers who made the WHS 2014 the wonderful event and sound success it was.

We hope to see all of you again in 2015!

Save the Date:

World Health Summit
October 11-14, 2015
Berlin, Germany

The WHS 2014 Team


During the World Health Summit 2014, the M8 Alliance issued a statement on central topics discussed during the meeting. To put additional emphasis on the pressing Ebola crisis, a special statement has been created:

M8 Statement
World Health Summit 2014

<link about-whs publications _blank external-link-new-window external link in new>Please click here >>>

Berlin Declaration on Ebola
World Health Summit 2014

<link about-whs publications _blank external-link-new-window external link in new>Please click here >>>


Please enjoy a variety of WHS 2014 pictures taken during keynotes, symposia, workshops, and social events presented in our <link press-media photo whs-sunday-19 weltsaal.html _blank external-link-new-window external link in new>Picture Gallery >>>


More than 1,200 participants and 200 speakers from more than 80 countries worked together from October 19–22, 2014, in the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin.

Please follow this link for more information on <link about-whs participants.html _blank external-link-new-window external link in new>speakers and participants of the WHS 2014 >>>

Speaker Presentations

Most speakers participating in the WHS 2014 kindly agreed to make their presentations available as downloads.

Please find zip-folders with presentations for each day in the <link login.html _blank external-link-new-window external link in new>WHS Community >>>

Please use the login-data you've been sent during the registration process to access the WHS Community.

WHS Movie 2014

3 Days, 7 Keynotes, 6 Symposia, 20 Workshops, and thousands of conversations - that was the World Health Summit 2014!

Take 5 minutes and sit back and enjoy the WHS Movie 2014, capturing the spirit of this unique event.

The movie is available in our <link press-media video _blank external-link-new-window external link in new>"Video Section" >>>

Press Clipping

The WHS 2014 was met with a lot of media attention and having about 250 media representatives on-site during the event. Please find below a brief selection of media that covered the event with video, audio, or text features:

Lookout: WHS Regional Meeting - Kyoto

Date: April 13 - 14, 2015
Venue: Kyoto International Conference Center, Kyoto, Japan
Host: Kyoto University
Co-Host: Fukushima Medical University

The WHS Regional Meeting Asia, Kyoto 2015, will focus on the most pressing challenges facing Asia, and in particular, Japan. The main theme will be "Building Resilience as a Social Responsibility of Medical Academia".

The program will be organized along three tracks:

- Challenges in a Rapidly Aging Society
- Preparedness for and Resilience after Disasters
- Fostering the Next Generation of Global Health Leaders

As the representative of Japanese medical academia, Kyoto University has been an active member of the M8 Alliance since its launch in 2009. Since the 2011 earthquake off the Pacific coast of Tohoku and the subsequent Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster, Fukushima Medical University has maintained a close relationship with Kyoto University  and it too has now become a significant WHS participant.

Please follow the link for more information:

<link regional-meeting kyoto-2015-english.html _blank external-link-new-window external link in new>WHS Regional Meeting - Kyoto (English) >>>
<link regional-meeting kyoto-2015-japanese.html _blank external-link-new-window external link in new>WHS Regional Meeting - Kyoto (Japanese) >>>

WHS Regional Meeting - Kyoto
April 13-14
Kyoto International Conference Center


WHS Foundation GmbH
World Health Summit

c/o Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Charitéplatz 1
10117 Berlin, Germany

Tel.: +49 30 450 572 117
Fax: +49 30 450 570 911

Media & Communication
Tobias Gerber, Daniela Levy
Tel.: +49 30 450 572 114

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