GHF Closing Ceremony

May 29, 2024

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Science Speed Talks - PhD Contest

6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

In this competition, four doctoral candidates will have three minutes each to present their research in the clearer and most compelling manner to the audience. The audience will then vote for the presentation it deems the most remarkable.


Philippe Voruz

Candidate 1
University of Geneva

Benedicta Apuamah

Candidate 2
Management Center Innsbruck, Austria

Ahou Cinthia Ines Yebouet

Candidate 3
Institut National Polytechnique Félix Houphouët Boigny, Ivory Coast

Priyanka Gadhave

Candidate 4
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India

GHF Conference Wrap-up

6:45 pm - 7:15 pm


Sophia Achab

Geneva Health Forum (GHF), University of Geneva (UNIGE), Geneva University Hospitals (HUG)

Nicolas Durand

Fondation Campus Biotech

Pierre Maudet

Geneva Council of State

Geneva Jets d’Or Awards

7:15 pm - 7:45 pm

The Jets d’Or prizes are awarded to personalities from academic and scientific circles to reward contributions made to research. Each Jet d’Or benefits from the patronage of a private foundation.

  • The “Jets d’Or for Research” rewards the top two scientific posters (CHF 1,000 each). These Jet d’Or awards are supported by the Private Foundation of the HUG (University Hospitals of Geneva).
  • The “Jet d’Or doctoral – SSPH+” will reward the winner of the Science Speed Talks (CHF 1,000). This Jet d’Or is supported by the SSPH+ (Swiss School of Public Health).


7:45 pm - 8:15 pm

Gilles Carbonnier

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Andy Haines

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Notes to participants

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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.