Health 2020 on agenda at Economist Global Healthcare Conference

How should policy makers be dealing effectively with the health challenges of today and how should they be shaping health systems for the future? Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO Regional Director for Europe will make a keynote address on future challenges for global health at the Economist Global Healthcare Summit on 30 November 2012.

The Global Healthcare Summit is The Economist Group’s new flagship health care event, a unique platform to gain a global perspective on the issues facing health care, including tomorrow's health care challenges, prevention versus cure, paying for future health care, and technology and innovative thinking in health care.

Join senior decision-makers from around the world to discuss health and health care at two panels organized by WHO/Europe during the afternoon of 30 November 2012. These sessions, based on Health 2020, the European policy for health and well-being are:

  • Session 1: Involving the whole of government and society to tackle health determinants
  • Session 2: Strengthening public health to address health system sustainability.