What plenary sessions will be held at the World Hospital Congress 2023?
The World Hospital Congress, to be held 25-27 October this year in Lisbon, Portugal, is a global forum that brings together healthcare leaders, professionals, and experts to discuss and share knowledge on the latest trends, challenges, and solutions in the healthcare industry. The plenary sessions are a highlight of the event, featuring distinguished international speakers who provide thought-provoking insights into pertinent healthcare topics.
Plenary session 1: Wednesday, 25 October 2023, 10:00-11:30
Contemporary leadership: For the challenges of today… and tomorrow
Learn about the evolving contemporary leadership model in healthcare service delivery at this session chaired by John Haupert, President and CEO of Grady Health System in the USA. International hospital leaders including Dr Zeenat Sulaiman of Aga Khan Health Services in Kenya, Dr Muna Tahlak of Latifa Women & Children Hospital in the UAE, and Prof. Dr Björn Zoëga of Karolinska University Hospital in Sweden will share their management approaches and how they adapted to recent changes.
Plenary session 2: Thursday, 26 October 2023, 09:00-10:30
Employee wellbeing: Leading with our people as a priority
Employee wellbeing is now a foundation for high-performing organizations – and should be in every leader’s strategy. Explore solutions for building workforce resilience and sustainability through employee wellbeing in healthcare. Discover strategies implemented by organizations from around the globe to support employee wellbeing and address mental health and stress in the workplace from speakers such as Dr Arnon Afek of Sheba Medical Center in Israel, Dr Henry Gallardo of Fundación Santa Fe de Bogotá in Colombia, and Dr Sangita Reddy of Apollo Hospitals Group in India.
Plenary session 3: Friday, 27 October 2023, 09:00-10:30
Net zero in healthcare: Call to action from around the world
Climate change has a direct and increasingly damaging impact on both the health of communities and healthcare delivery. But there are positive steps – and many opportunities – to lead on sustainability and to reduce the healthcare sector’s environmental impact while also contributing to better health for all.
This session will showcase a series of initiatives and champions from across the globe as they present their organizational journeys towards net-zero healthcare. Hospital executives will share their experiences from getting started to pioneering sustainable healthcare. Their inspiring actions will outline a broad range of actions to reduce environmental impact, achieve low-carbon healthcare, and embed sustainability into leadership and governance.
Explore the complete programme of the World Hospital Congress 2023 www.worldhospitalcongress.org/programme-overview