Virchow Prize for Global Health on the agenda of the German Parliament 61st plenary session



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Berlin, October 10, 2022 – The German Parliament will debate the Virchow Prize for Global Health in its 61st plenary session on Friday, October 14, 14:40 – 15.20 CET.

Preliminary reporting on the website of the German Parliament:  > Link

[Update on Wednesday, October 19, 2022: Watch the debate on the Virchow Prize for Global Health on YouTube]

The Virchow Prize for Global Health, endowed with 500,000€ and awarded for the first time this year under the patronage of the Federal President, recognises outstanding achievements in the field of global health that are closely related to the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations Agenda 2030. High-level, international speakers at the inaugural ceremony include the Governing Mayor of Berlin Franziska Giffey, World Health Organization Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, French Ambassador for Global Health, Stéphanie Seydoux, and Special Advisor to the European Commission, Professor Peter Piot.

Press release for the Virchow Prize for Global Health Launch: > Link

Read the announcement of Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Federal President of the Republic of Germany, assuming the high-patronage of the Virchow Prize for Global Health: > Link

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