Every two years, the HUG organises the Geneva Health Forum (GHF), in partnership with the University of Geneva. This conference brings together key actors in global health in order to discuss current and future challenges in the field of global health. It capitalises on the strengths of Genève Internationale, or various international non-governmental organisations, as well the permanent missions to the United Nations Office in Geneva, working on health-related matters. The GHF gives a voice to professionals working in the field and connects them to policy makers in Geneva. It offers visibility to innovative, accessible and sustainable practices and tools, facilitating access to health and healthcare across the world.
The 2020 edition of the GHF took place from 16 to 18 November, in an entirely digital format. It was organised by the HUG and the University of Geneva, in close collaboration with 28 partners – some of whom are key players in global health in Geneva (the World Health Organisation, on International Committee of the Red Cross, on Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, etc.).
Every two years, Geneva hosts the Geneva Health Forum. Different from the usual congresses, it is above all a place to meet and share experiences.
Former deputy director of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Marie-Paule Kieny is involved in the organisation of this vast forum on global health which takes place every two years in Geneva.