World Healthcare Forum

Inspirational leaders in the world of health

The Hague, The Netherlands
First day overview

Speakers on Monday

While we’re honored to welcome very interesting speakers from around the world at the World Health Forum on Monday as well as on Tuesday, some speakers may be more relevant to you than others.

On this page you will find an overview of the speakers who will participate in the Forum on Monday and what theme they will be discussing.


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Speakers overview

Joining us on Monday
The Netherlands

Wim Groot

Professor of Health Economics, Maastricht University

theme icon nutrition  09.15 – 09.45
Patient centered outcome measurements
United States of America

Charles C. Muscoplat

Professor of Food Science and Nutrition and Adjunct Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota

theme icon nutrition 11.05 – 12.05
Nutrition, poverty and genetics
The Netherlands

Tobias Rinke de Wit

Professor, Director Research, Joep Lange Institute

 11.05 – 12.05
Panel discussion Connected Diagnostics: point of care diagnostics digitalized to target funds for treatment of febrile diseases
United States of America

David M. Murray

Associate Director for Prevention, Director Office of Disease Prevention, National Institutes of Health

theme icon nutrition 12.30 – 13.00
Prevention Research Supported by the US National Institutes of Health
The Netherlands

Fenna Heyning

Director of Samenwerkende Topklinische opleidingsziekenhuizen (STZ)

theme icon nutrition 12.30 – 13.00
How to translate the ideas of VBH leader Michael Porter into concrete improvements in hospital care?
United States of America

Theo Vos

Professor of Global Health at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)

theme icon nutrition 13.00 – 13.30
Global Burden of Disease

Francois Sarkozy

CEO, FSNB Health & Care

 13.35 – 14.05
Future of Pharma Industry

Lieven Annemans

Professor of Health Economics, Ghent University

 14.10 – 14.40
Towards Value Informed and Affordable prices for Innovative products and services
United Kingdom

Carol Jagger

AXA Professor of Epidemiology of Ageing, Newcastle University Institute for Ageing

theme icon nutrition 14.30 – 15.00
What will the health of the future of older population look like?
United States of America

Harold S. Luft

PhD, Vice President and Director, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Sutter Health

theme icon nutrition 15.00- 15.45
Implications of Primary Care Practice Styles
The Netherlands

Jurriaan Pröpper

Managing director OptiMedis Nederland

theme icon nutrition 16.35 – 17.05
Value Based Healthcare and Integrated Health: in Dutch practice
United States of America

Pradeep Goel

CEO, Solve.Care Foundation

theme icon nutrition 16.45 – 17.15
Blockchain in Healthcare

Dutch Healthcare System Safari

For our international participants, we will hold a Dutch Healthcare System ‘Safari’ on April 18, which touches point on the topics of prevention, insurance, diagnosis, cure & care. During this safari, we visit several companies nearby. Only availible in addition to your Day Pass or Full Conference Pass.


The World Healthcare Forum 2018 will be organized at the World Forum, the leading international convention centre in The Hague (The Netherlands).

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