Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Georg Schmitt - Health as a Global Challenge

By 2050, the world’s population will have risen to 9.7 billion, with 2 billion over the age of 60. The world is ill-equipped to respond to this. The global health system will have to undergo major transformation to ensure the environment where people live fosters healthier and longer lives as well as health security across borders.
The Global Challenge on Health provides expertise, networks, and unique opportunities for public and private sector collaborations towards delivering on the health needs for 9.7 billion people. 
  • Arnaud Bernaert, Head of Global Health and Healthcare Industries, Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum
  • Frans van Houten, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, Royal Philips, Netherlands
  • Omar Ishrak, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Medtronic, USA
  • Arif M. Naqvi, Founder and Group Chief Executive, The Abraaj Group, United Arab Emirates
  • Mark Suzman, President, Global Policy, Advocacy and Country Programmes, Bill & Melinda Gates. Foundation, USA; Global Agenda Council on Sustainable Development
Moderated by Georg Schmitt, Lead, Corporate Affairs and Foundations, World Economic Forum

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