Posted by: ihfgeneva | April 18, 2013

Dr. Margaret Chan joins top health leaders at IHF´s 38th World Hospital Congress

Top Healthcare and Hospital leaders will come together in the city of Oslo, Norway 18-20 June 2013 to share information on the challenges and opportunities of future healthcare. 

In the midst of a changing panorama for the healthcare industry, the International Hospital Federation (IHF) invites health care decision makers worldwide to share and learn how modern technology improves access to high quality healthcare for patients, both within and beyond the realms of hospitals.

Following the Opening Ceremony, which will have HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway as a guest of honor, Dr. Chan, Director – General of the World Health Organization, will address how innovation and technology are game changers in the future of health.

Key decision makers in the healthcare and hospital industry will have the opportunity to participate in 5 plenary sessions as well as over 30 parallel sessions run by International Hospital Federation members such as the American Hospital Association (AHA), the Norwegian Hospital and Health Service Association (NSH), the Korean Hospital Association (KHA)and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) along with other key health and hospital associations from around the world.

On the last day of the Congress, an operation will be broadcasted live from St. Olavs´ Hospital Operating Room of the Future.

Key sponsors of the event are Microsoft, HP and Accenture.

Registration for the event can be done at

For more information, please contact:

Sheila Anazonwu

Partnerships & Project Manager


Route de Loëx 151, 1233 Bernex (Geneva), Switzerland

Tel: +41 (0) 22 850 94 22; Fax: +41 (0) 22 757 10 16

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