Kish Island to Host World Health Summit Regional Meeting 2019

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 11:14

Kish Island will hold the 7th World Health Summit Regional Meeting on April 29-30, 2019.

According to an ISCA report, the 7th World Health Summit Regional Meeting will be hosted by Tehran University of Medical Sciences and to focus on health in uncertain situations, global health in a transitional world, sustainable health development, non-communicable diseases and mental health, planetary health, and medical education.

Ali Jafarian, international president of World Health Summit 2019, said that it is the first regional meeting in West Asia and North Africa to host 700 participants, including 150 foreign guests, IRNA reported.

Pointing out that playing host to the event is an important opportunity for the country, he added that over 100 health experts from different countries have expressed readiness to attend the meeting.

The 7th World Health Summit Regional Meeting aims to improve health all over the world through collaboration and open dialogue, as well as improving research, education, healthcare, and policy outcomes.

It also brings together researchers, physicians, key government officials, and representatives of health related industries, NGOs and healthcare systems all over the world to address the most pressing issues facing every facet of healthcare and medicine in the upcoming decade and beyond.

The event is co-organized by Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kish Free Zone Organization, Science and Technology Vice-Presidency, National Institute of Health Research, and World Health Summit.

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