Speakers

The World Health Summit brings together stakeholders from politics, science, the private sector, and civil society from around the world to set the agenda for a healthier future.

Speakers at the World Health Summit 2024 include:

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Director-General, World Health Organization (WHO)
Helen Clark

Helen Clark

Chair of the Board, Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH)
Switzerland
Dame Sally Davies

Dame Sally Davies

UK Special Envoy on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)
United Kingdom
Christian Drosten

Christian Drosten

Director, Institute of Virology, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Germany
Victor Dzau

Victor J. Dzau

President, National Academy of Medicine (NAM)
United States of America
Richard J. Hatchett

Richard Hatchett

CEO, Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI)
Norway
Richard Horton

Richard Horton

Editor-in-Chief, The Lancet
United Kingdom
Jayasree Iyer

Jayasree K. Iyer

CEO, Access to Medicine Foundation
The Netherlands
Natalia Kanem

Natalia Kanem

Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Photo: Jean Kaseya

Jean Kaseya

Director-General, Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)
Ethiopia
Foto: Ilona Kickbusch

Ilona Kickbusch

Founding Director, Global Health Center, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Switzerland
Karl Lauterbach

Karl Lauterbach

Federal Minister of Health, Federal Ministry of Health (BMG)
Germany

Sania Nishtar

CEO, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
Switzerland
Photo: Naveen Rao

Naveen Rao

Senior Vice President, Health Initiative, The Rockefeller Foundation
United States of America
Foto: Peter Sands

Peter Sands

Executive Director, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
Switzerland

Olive Shisana

Special Advisor on Social Policy to the President
South Africa
Lia Tadesse Gebremedhin

Lia Tadesse

Former Minister of Health of Ethiopia & Executive Director, Harvard Ministerial Leadership Program
United States of America
Photo: Juan Pablo Uribe

Juan Pablo Uribe

Global Director for Health, Nutrition & Population and the Global Financing Facility (GFF), The World Bank
United States of America