2024 Conference

HEALTH,

A COMMON GOOD!

Call for abstracts 2024

We are excited to announce a call for abstracts for the Geneva Health Forum conference, scheduled from May 27 to 29, 2024, in Geneva, Switzerland. We invite individuals and organizations alike to contribute their invaluable experiences to this essential event.

Presentations can take the form of a 15-minute oral presentation or a poster presentation. We are eager to hear about projects, practices, and research conducted in the field that can further our collective understanding of global health challenges and solution pathways.

The call for abstracts is open from October 1 to January 15, 2024. Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of a transformative dialogue and action-oriented event that can shape the future of global health.

Notifications of abstract acceptance will be communicated on February 29.

The program will be available online on March 1.

Conference registrations can be made online starting from March 1.

Themes

The conference will center on three key themes, each explored on dedicated days:

GHF Conference

From May 27 to 29, 2024, the Geneva Health Forum Conference will take place alongside the World Health Assembly (WHA). As the WHA convenes a political audience, the GHF Conference provides a unique platform conveying the perspectives of scientists, medical practitioners and field actors on the main challenges and opportunities for global health.

True to its mission , the GHF Conference will:

Amplify Voices from the Field: We champion inclusivity by offering visibility to those on the frontlines of healthcare. Actors from LMICs will be given a privileged platform to share their experiences.

Create a Neutral Forum for Debate: Our commitment to impartiality ensures that the Geneva Health Forum serves as a neutral ground for informed and constructive discourse.

Foster Multidisciplinary Collaboration: We facilitate dialogue and collaboration among diverse stakeholders, spanning the political, academic, private sector, and civil society spheres.

Leverage Practical Experience: Our initiatives are grounded in real-world practicality, drawing upon invaluable experience gained from on-the-ground projects.

Amplify Voices from the Field: We champion inclusivity by offering visibility to those on the frontlines of healthcare. Actors from LMICs will be given a privileged platform to share their experiences.

Create a Neutral Forum for Debate: Our commitment to impartiality ensures that the Geneva Health Forum serves as a neutral ground for informed and constructive discourse.

Foster Multidisciplinary Collaboration: We facilitate dialogue and collaboration among diverse stakeholders, spanning the political, academic, private sector, and civil society spheres.

Leverage Practical Experience: Our initiatives are grounded in real-world practicality, drawing upon invaluable experience gained from on-the-ground projects.

Monday 27 May

Health and Environment: A Time for Solutions

Tuesday 28 May

Migration, Health and Equity

Wednesday 29 May

Toward Elimination of Malaria

Geneva Health Forum

About the Geneva Health Forum

Established in 2006 by the University Hospitals of Geneva (HUG) and the University of Geneva (UNIGE), the Geneva Health Forum (GHF) is a Swiss not-for-profit initiative that brings together a diverse range of stakeholders to discuss and address global health challenges.

The GHF plays a pivotal role in the global health landscape, as a neutral and inclusive platform, fostering dialogue and collaboration among key players in the field, including policymakers, representatives from academia, civil society, and the private sector.

Its core mission is to facilitate constructive dialogue among these global health actors, which, in turn, contributes to the improvement of health policies and access to care worldwide. The Geneva Health Forum proudly collaborates with some of the most prominent international organizations based in Geneva.

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