The 46th IHF World Hospital Congress
The 46th IHF World Hospital Congress was organized by the IHF with a distinguished consortium of Portuguese healthcare organizations including the Portuguese Association for Hospital Development (APDH), Portuguese Association of Hospital Managers (APAH), and Portuguese Association of Private Hospitals (APHP). It took place on 25–27 October 2023 at the Lisbon Congress Centre in Portugal.
Around 1,400 delegates from 91 countries and territories gathered for plenary and thematic sessions, workshops, poster presentations, and to exchange ideas in the Innovation Hub and exhibition space. Over 240 speakers shared their insights, expertise, and experiences across 40+ scientific sessions. More than 230 posters were presented, showcasing good practices and innovations from around the world. In one of many highlights, over 500 healthcare leaders gathered to celebrate this year’s outstanding projects and programmes at the IHF Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner. Attendees also enjoyed several networking events as well as tours to some of the leading hospitals in and around Lisbon.