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.

This new edition addresses the key challenges facing governments and health practitioners today, within the context of rapid shifts in global governance mechanisms and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Like its predecessors, it challenges conventional wisdom while pioneering innovative new approaches to the field.

Collaboratively written by academics and activists drawn from a variety of movements, research institutions and civil society groups, it covers some of the most pressing issues in world health, from the resurgence of epidemic diseases such as Ebola to the crisis in the WHO, climate change and the ‘war on drugs’. Combining rigorous analysis with practical policy suggestions, Global Health Watch 5offers an accessible and compelling case for a radical new approach to health and healthcare across the world.


Welcome and introduction

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

Medico International – Anne Jung



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

Dr Anna Babette Stier, Deputy Director General, European and International Health Policy, Federal Ministry of Health (BMG)



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

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


Current debates and challenges on of global health governance

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



Panel discussion with guest speakers and the audience

Moderator – Dr Peter Tinnemann

Guest speakers –

Dr Sabine Flessenkämper, Senior Technical Advisor to Health Programmes, German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ)

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



Light refreshments

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

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