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Nominations open for International Hospital Federation Awards 2022

The International Hospital Federation (IHF) has launched the year 2022 edition of the IHF Awards – the premier, annual awards programme for hospitals and healthcare organizations worldwide. New for 2022, a seventh awards category, namely the American Hospital Association Excellence Award for Healthcare Workers’ Wellbeing, has been introduced. Designed to reward excellence or outstanding achievements…

45th IHF World Hospital Congress’ Call for Abstracts extended until 31 March

Due to overwhelming demand, the submission of abstracts for the 45th World Hospital Congress of the International Hospital Federation has been extended until 31 March. The IHF World Hospital Congress  offers a unique global forum that brings together International Hospital Federation members, leaders and decision-makers of hospitals, health services, and healthcare organizations to discuss key drivers of national and international…

Lisbon will host the 46th World Hospital Congress

The International Hospital Federation (IHF) has announced that the 46th World Hospital Congress (WHC) will be held at the Lisbon Congress Centre (Portugal) on 25–27 October 2023. In a successful bid to host the 46th WHC, a distinguished consortium of Portuguese healthcare organizations came together to submit a joint proposal. The Portuguese Association for Hospital…

Call For Abstracts – 45th World Hospital Congress

The International Hospital Federation and the Dubai Health Authority,  organizers of the 45th World Hospital Congress, are inviting health leaders and professionals to submit abstracts for an opportunity to showcase their projects and programs at the next congress being held in Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, 9-11 November 2022. The IHF World Hospital Congress is a unique…

Highlights from the 44th IHF World Hospital Congress

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwTMCTb9o1M The first hybrid Congress of the International Hospital Federation (IHF), the 44th World Hospital Congress, held in Barcelona, Spain on 8-11 November was a success with over 1500 hospital and healthcare leaders and decision-makers from more than 70 countries and territories joining discussions on healthcare transformation. The event was organized by the IHF with…

Hospital leaders build global resilience at the 44th World Hospital Congress

The 44th World Hospital Congress (WHC) came to an upbeat close last week in Barcelona (Spain), a year later than originally planned due to the Covid-19 pandemic. For the first time, the event was fully hybrid, facilitating the participation of more than 1,200 in-person and 300 online delegates from over 70 countries. For four days, leaders and decision-makers in the healthcare community shared knowledge and good practices, exchanged new ideas and innovations,…

Winners of the International Hospital Federation Awards 2021 are revealed

The International Hospital Federation (IHF) announced the winners of the IHF Awards 2021 at 18:00 CET as part of a special ceremony at the 44th World Hospital Congress (WHC) at the Fira Montjuïc conference centre, Barcelona (Spain). During the ceremony, attended by hospital and healthcare leaders from around the globe, Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards were revealed in each of the six Awards categories, as…

Healthcare leaders come together for the 44th World Hospital Congress

The 44th World Hospital Congress (WHC) starts today at the Fira Montjuïc conference centre, Barcelona (Spain), a year later than originally planned due to the Covid-19 pandemic. For the first time, the WHC is fully hybrid, facilitating the participation of more than 1,200 delegates from over 70 countries in the entire programme whether they attend in-person and virtually. The WHC is the premier event in the International Hospital Federation’s…

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