Pacific Health Summit: Connecting science, industry, and policy for a healthier world
The goal of the Pacific Health Summit is to connect science, industry, and policy for a healthier world. Every June we convene top decision-makers in science, policy, industry, medicine, and public health to discuss how to realize the dream of a healthier future through the effective utilization of scientific advances combined with industrial innovation and appropriate policies. And each year we focus our discussion on an issue of critical importance; vaccines in 2011, maternal and newborn health in 2010, multi-drug resistance tuberculosis in 2009, nutrition in 2009, and pandemic influenza in 2007.
In 2012, the Summit will take place in London, and our theme will be "Affordable Technology for Health in an Interdependent World."
The Summit is a year-round process. In addition to the June meeting, the Summit provides an ongoing forum for world leaders to improve health by working together to grapple with problems and solutions, share best practices, and forge effective collaborations.