M8 Alliance


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The M8 Alliance of Academic Health Centers, Universities and National Academies is a network of academic institutions committed to improving global health and working with political and economic decision-makers to develop science-based solutions to health challenges worldwide.Founded in 2009, it has since provided an outstanding academic foundation for the yearly World Health Summit. 

The University of Geneva is the only Swiss member in the Alliance, and since 2016 Professor Antoine Flahault, Director of UNIGE’s Institute of Global Health, has lead the World Health Summit as president.

The M8 Alliance consists of the following members:

  • Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
  • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
  • Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
  • Imperial College London, United Kingdom
  • London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
  • Makerere University, Uganda
  • Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
  • University of Montreal, Canada
  • Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montréal
  • Sorbonne Paris Cité, France
  • University of São Paulo, Brazil
  • National University of Singapore
  • University of Geneva
  • InterAcademy Medical Panel (IAMP)
  • World Federation of Academic Institutions for Global Health (WFAIGH)
  • Association of Academic Health Centers Intenational (AAHCI)
  • Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, China
  • Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Russian Federation

 For more information, please see: http://www.worldhealthsummit.org/m8-alliance.html