The World Health Summit Regional Meeting 2024 hosted by Monash University will be held under the theme "Informed Prevention, Informed Care". This strategic forum will focus on the future health of people across the Asia Pacific, exploring how science, innovation and policy can unite to address our region’s most critical health challenges.


Monash University is a founding member of the M8 Alliance and Australia’s largest University - with 86,000 students, 17,000 staff, and more than 440,000 alumni. Monash has six Australian campuses, international teaching locations in Malaysia, Indonesia, China, India, and Italy and more than 100 partner universities across the globe.
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Early bird registrations will open in August 2023. If you would like to receive updates on speakers, special guests, program highlights, and networking events, please contact the program secretariat.


Under the theme "Informed Prevention, Informed Care" the discussions will focus on solutions grounded in robust science and evidence and developed in partnership with communities, which are both key for tackling the rise of misinformation impacting health outcomes around the world.
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Central Topics

  • Thriving Communities: Living well and living well together
  • Geopolitical Challenges: Protecting health across borders
  • Climate Change and Health: How health responds to the climate emergency


Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC)
1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf VIC 3006, Australia
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World Health Summit International Presidents 2024

Sophia Zoungas
Head, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University

Christina Mitchell
Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences, Monash University