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.
The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of WHO. It is attended by delegations from all WHO Member States and focuses on a specific health agenda prepared by the Executive Board. The main functions of the World Health Assembly are to determine the policies of the Organization, appoint the Director-General, supervise financial policies, and review and approve the proposed programme budget. The Health Assembly is held annually in Geneva, Switzerland.
The Summit will be a once-in-a-generation opportunity to enhance cooperation on critical challenges and address gaps in global governance, reaffirm existing commitments including to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the United Nations Charter, and move towards a reinvigorated multilateral system that is better positioned to positively impact people's lives.
HONOURING LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENTS TOWARDS HEALTH FOR ALL The Virchow Prize for Global Health, awarded by the non-profit Virchow Foundation for Global Health, is a major international award which recognizes and celebrates outstanding achievements towards “health for all” that are closely linked to the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations 2030 Agenda. Laureates of the...
The UNITE Global Summit is set to be the world’s leading forum for forging partnerships between parliamentarians and leaders from the global health community. Experts from civil society, affected communities, international organizations and academia come together with leading parliamentarians from across the world, to discuss the most pressing issues in global health and set the political agenda for the years to come.