30.05.2018  Berlin

Global Health Watch 5: Berlin launch

For over a decade, Global Health Watch has been the definitive source for alternative analysis on health.

Global Health Watch 5 (GHW5) is the latest edition of what remains the leading source for radical analysis in global and development healthcare.

For over a decade, Global Health Watch has been the definitive source for alternative analysis on health and healthcare, challenging conventional wisdom and pioneering innovative new approaches to the field. This new edition addresses the key challenges facing governments and health practitioners today, within the context of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

Collaboratively written by academics and activists drawn from a variety of movements, research institutions, and civil society groups, its case studies cover some of the most pressing issues in world health, from the resurgence of epidemic diseases such as Ebola to antimicrobial resistance, climate change, and the ‘war on drugs’.

Combining rigorous analysis with practical policy suggestions, Global Health Watch 5 offers an accessible and compelling case for a radical new approach to healthcare across the world.

Join us for a discussion on the latest GHW edition and its relevance in the German context. Register at: https://ghw5-berlin-­launch.eventbrite.com.au

This event is co-­organised by the Berlin Interdisciplinary Global Health Network, CIEE Global Institute – Berlin and Medico International. For questions, please contact: torisaint01@ gmail.com.



Welcome and introduction

Moderator Dr Peter Tinnemann, Academy of Public Health Services Düsseldorf and Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Anne Jung – Medico International


Current debates and challenges of global health governance

Ms Karolin Seitz, Programme Officer, Global Policy Forum; Contributor, Global Health Watch 5


Overview of Global Health Watch 5: An Alternative World Health Report

Ms Tori Saint, Instructor Leader and Academic Advisor, CIEE Global Institute Berlin; Founder and manager, Berlin Interdisciplinary Global Health NetworkMs Maike Voss, Researcher, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP)


Germany’s role and perspectives on the future of global health

Björn Kümmel, Deputy Head of Division Global Health, Federal Ministry of Health, Germany


Panel discussion with guest speakers and the audience

Moderator – Dr Peter Tinnemann

Guest speakers – Dr Tine Hanrieder, Head, Global Humanitarian Medicine research group, Berlin Social Science Research Center (WZB)

Dr Inga Osmers, Head, Berlin Medical Unit, Médecins Sans Frontières – Ärzte ohne Grenzen e.V. (MSF Germany)


Light refreshments


Find out more about Global Health Watch 5 by visiting: www.ghwatch.org.

30.05.2018 Berlin
17:30 Uhr
CIEE Global Institute
Gneisenaustraße 27
10961 Berlin

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