Geneva Health Forum

Geneva Health Forum 2020: call for contributions

The Geneva Health Forum is the forum of innovative practices in global health. Its aim to showcase innovative, accessible and sustainable practices in order to facilitate access to health and health equity. It is an international event that you should not miss if you are interested in the major health issues and challenges.

The next edition of the forum will take place from the 24th to the 26th of March 2020 and the theme will be « Improving access to health : learning from the field ».

Save the date : the Geneva Health Forum will be held from march 24 to 26, 2020


Geneva Health Forum (GHF)
Improving access to health : learning from the field
24 - 26 March 2020


The 8th edition of the Geneval Health Forum will focus on improving access to health. It gathers many high-level experts, as well as younger researchers and practitioners in global health, selected to present talks or posters through a rigorous competitive process.

Important dates 

Call for papers : from April 1st to September 15th, 2019


More information on the GHF

Tropical and Humanitarian Medicine


Mission of the Tropical and Humanitarian Medicine Division

The division will be closed from 24th December to 1st January 2020 inclusive

  • To provide care for patients returning from travel and affected by an import pathology that is either tropical or parasitic.
  • To provide prevention advice and administer specialized vaccinations to travelers, expatriates, students and the local population. To actively participate in vaccination campaigns in the event of an epidemic or other identified need.
  • To provide medical supervision in the parasitology laboratory.
  • To develop partnerships with local and international organizations and institutions to promote an interdisciplinary and interactive approach in order to facilitate access to care and good health while highlighting and promoting the available skills at HUG and to make use of them in international activities.