World Health Summit 2023

2023 OCT 19

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Why in news?

  • World health summit 2023 under the theme ‘A Defining Year for Global Health Action’ concluded recently in Berlin.

About World Health Summit 2023

  • Founded in 2009 and held annually in Berlin, WHS brings together different stakeholders to set the agenda for better health and well-being for all.
  • It is traditionally held under the patronage of the German Chancellor, the French President, the President of the European Commission, and the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO).

Key Outcomes of WHS 2023

  • Statement on Green Health: It supported commitment to build climate-resilient, low-carbon sustainable health systems. For this, it encouraged all health leaders to join The Alliance for Transformative Action on Climate and Health (ATACH)
  • ATACH, a World Health Organization (WHO) initiative, works to realize the ambition set at COP26 to build climate resilient and sustainable health systems.
  • M8 Alliance Declaration: It called for global cooperation and integration for addressing climate change and health threats and addressing disparities and the needs of the most vulnerable. WHO has identified climate change as the ‘single biggest health threat facing humanity’.
  • M8 Alliance is the academic foundation of WHS and consists of 31 members (India is a member). 



M8 Alliance Declaration, recently seen in news, is related to?

(a) Child trafficking

(b) Money laundering

(c) Public health

(d) Data privacy