OC1 : Opening Ceremony

Master of ceremony: Pr Michel Kazatchine, United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia


17:45 « Brocher Conference Series I: 70th anniversary of WHO »:

  • Dr Elizabeth Fee, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


18:00 Welcome messages

  • Dre Nicole Rosset, Co-chair of the GHF Steering Committee
  • Mr. Bertrand Levrat, General Director, Geneva University Hospitals
  • Prof. Denis Hochstrasser, Vice Rector, University of Geneva
  • Mr. Mauro Poggia, State Councillor, Department of Employment, Social Affairs and Health, Republic and State of Geneva


18:20 Keynote addresses

  • Mr. Manuel Sager, Ambassador and Director-General of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs
  • Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization
  • Dre Veronika Skvortsova , President of the Seventieth World Health Assembly Minister of Healthcare of the Russian Federation


19:15 Cocktail

Courtesy, the Republic and State of Geneva

OC : Official Ceremony