Registration information

Important dates

7 March 2024

Registration opens (with early bird rates)

28 June 2024

Early bird deadline

29 June 2024

Regular registration opens

Registration rates

(All rates are in US$)

Category Early bird
(until 28 June)
Regular
(from 29 June)
Day rate (Access on selected day only)
Brazilian members, partners, presenters $350 $395
IHF Members* $1050 $1200 $550
Non-members $1200 $1350 $650
Lower-middle-income countries** $550 $650
Low-income countries** $400 $450
Students*** $400 $450
Presenters (accepted via the Call for abstracts)**** $730

* IHF Members – to check if your organization is an IHF member, view the list here. You need to enter the code for members during registration to obtain discounted rates. If you haven’t received the code, contact congress@ihf-fih.org

** Lower-middle-income and low-income countries defined according to the World Bank Country Classification. Please click here to see the country classification. If you are eligible, please contact congress@ihf-fih.org to obtain the code you need to enter during registration.

*** Students – you will be required to upload proof that you are currently enrolled, either a copy of your student ID or a letter from the university/school department head (a PDF or image) .

**** Presenters whose abstract got accepted by the Scientific Committee will receive the code you need to enter during registration to obtain the discounted rate. If you haven’t received the code, contact congress@ihf-fih.org

  • Full registration
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Full registration includes

  • Attendance at the 3-day congress
  • Access to all scientific sessions including plenaries and parallel sessions
  • Access to the exhibition
  • Attendance at the Welcome Reception
  • Refreshment and lunch breaks
  • Access to the World Hospital Congress app
  • Opportunity to attend the IHF Awards Gala Dinner (for an additional fee)
  • Opportunity to join the hospital visits (for an additional fee)
  • Simultaneous translations between English and Portuguese during the main Congress days
  • Day registration
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Day registration includes

  • Access to all scientific sessions including plenaries and parallel sessions on the chosen day
  • Access to the exhibition on the chosen day
  • Attendance at the Welcome Reception
  • Refreshment and lunch breaks on the chosen day
  • Access to the World Hospital Congress app
  • Opportunity to attend the IHF Awards Gala Dinner (for an additional fee)
  • Simultaneous translations between English and Portuguese during the main Congress days

Additional information

  • Registration terms and conditions
    • Creacteve Eventos is the local Professional Congress Organizer, managing the registration process and is responsible for collecting the registration fees. You will receive a confirmation receipt after the payment is processed. If you need any particular receipt or invoice, please email ihfrio-congress@creacteve.com.br
    • Early bird registrations will be accepted until 28 June 2024. Afterwards, the regular rate will apply.
    • The total amount will be charged in REAIS (BRL – Brazilian Currency) – at the end of the transaction, you will see the amount in BRL, corresponding to the total USD amount of your registration. There might be some discrepancy in the final total in your currency, as the exchange rate depends exclusively on the banks and credit card companies.
    • Registration fees are collected via credit card (American Express, Visa, Mastercard, Elo, Hipercard), Boleto (for Brazilians only), Pix (for Brazilians only), and wire transfer.
    • The merchant name that would appear on your credit card statement would be “Softaliza”.
    • For wire transfer payments, delegates must contact Creacteve Events at ihfrio-congress@creacteve.com.br to register.
    • Participants who need to pay via wire transfer and require an invoice will be charged an additional US$ 20 fee to cover bank charges.
    • For onsite registrations, only cash, credit card or Pix (for Brazilians only) are accepted.
    • All expenses must be borne by the delegate. If you are paying via wire transfer, intermediary bank fees may be applied, please verify with your local bank.
    • Registration must be fully paid before gaining access to the World Hospital Congress.
    • No confirmation or invitation letter will be sent until full payment is received.
    • No badge will be given until full payment is received.
    • Cancellation requests must be received by email at ihfrio-congress@creacteve.com.br and the following rates apply:
      • A full refund is only available if cancellation is made on or before 9 July 2024.
      • A partial refund is available for cancellations made between 10 July 2024 and 9 August 2024 (a US$50 administration fee will be withheld, and the balance will be returned).
      • No refund is available for cancellations made after 10 August 2024. However, you may transfer your registration to a colleague.
    • Refunds will be processed to your payment method within 10 days after receiving the written cancellation request. If payment was made via credit card, it may take a month for the refunded amount to appear on your credit card statement.
    • If you are registering on behalf of another person, you confirm that you are authorized by that person to make the registration. You acknowledge and agree that both you and the person for whom you are making the registration will be bound by these terms and conditions.
    • IHF, FBH and Creacteve Eventos are not responsible for any loss or damage because of a transfer, substitution, alteration and/or cancellation/postponement of the event. It shall assume no liability whatsoever in the event this Congress is cancelled, rescheduled or postponed due to a fortuitous event, act of god, unforeseen occurrence or any other event that renders the performance of this Congress impracticable, illegal or impossible. For the purpose of this clause, a fortuitous event shall include, but not be limited to: war, fire, extreme weather or other emergencies.
  • Group booking discounts

    Groups from the same organization who register together are entitled to special discounts. The following discounts will be applied to the total amount. If your organization would like to apply for a Group discount, please e-mail the registration team at ihfrio-congress@creacteve.com.br

    • Group of 5 or more participants: 10% off
    • Group of 10 or more participants: 15% off
    • Group of 21 or more participants: 20% off
    • Group of 31 or more participants: 25% off
  • Accompanying person

    You can purchase an accompanying person ticket for your spouse/partner or personal assistant. This will allow them access to the Welcome reception, lunches, breaks, and the exhibition. Please note that Accompanying persons are denied access to the scientific sessions except for the session where the main attendee is presenting (if applicable). This can be purchased at US$250.

  • Pre-congress activities (9 September)

    Take advantage of additional sessions happening the day before the main Congress.

    We are organizing a half-day “GSC Navigating Net Zero mini masterclasswhich is a 3-hour version of the standard Navigating Net-Zero Masterclass of the Geneva Sustainability Centre. Presented by expert faculty, participants will get a good sense of how the full masterclass could be of benefit to their healthcare organization, supporting them to train their staff as they transition to net-zero healthcare. You can add this activity to your registration.

    The Joint Commission International (JCI) is also organizing a half-day Leadership Summit, The new quality mandate: Expanding the scope of patient safety. Healthcare leaders from around the world will convene to explore critical topics that redefine quality and safety in healthcare, and recognize organizations committed to progress. You can add this activity to your registration.

  • Hospital visits (9, 12 and 13 September)

    Visit some of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo‘s renowned hospitals and healthcare facilities. These guided visits are offered exclusively to Congress delegates for US$50 per visit. More information is available here.

    To secure your place, advance booking and payment are required, as slots are limited and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Simply select your preferred hospital visit when registering for the Congress.

  • Welcome Reception (9 September)

    The Welcome Reception will take place in the exhibition area on the evening of 9 September. An excellent opportunity to meet and interact with fellow attendees while exploring the posters and speaking with the poster presenters, visiting the i-to-i Innovation Hub, and touring the exhibition booths. Participants are invited to join this reception, which is included in your registration.

  • IHF Awards Gala Dinner (11 September)

    The IHF Awards are recognized around the world as the premier awards programme to honour hospitals and healthcare organizations. Find out who the winners are during the Gala Dinner. Tickets are not included in the registration fee and can be purchased for US$120 when you register. More information about the dinner available here.

  • Visa information

    Visas to enter Brazil are granted by the Brazilian consulates abroad. Citizens of countries that are members of the Mercosur do not require visas, only a valid passport or valid identity document are required.

    To learn more about the documentation and procedures for granting visas, see the Brazilian embassy/consulate in your country of origin. You can click here for further information on Brazilian visa. Please check here if you require a visa for Brazil.

    Should you require an invitation letter for your visa application, you can request for this when you fill out the registration form. Our registration team will send your invitation letter through email after you complete your payment.

    Citizens travelling with passports from Australia, Canada and the USA visiting Brazil for tourism and business will be subject to visa requirements for entry into Brazilian territory starting 10 April 2025 (it has been postponed from 2024 to 2025 by presidential decree). More information is available here.

  • Hotel accommodations, airport-hotel transfers, and local tours

    Together with our official travel agency, Blumar Turismo, we have secured special room rates for Congress participants at our partner hotels. To take advantage of the special rates, book your rooms through Blumar Turismo’s website. You can also book airport-hotel transfers and local tours around Rio through the same website. If you have any questions about hotel bookings, transfers, or local tours, please contact whc2024@blumar.com.br.

  • Payment options

    Payment for registration can be completed via credit card (American Express, Visa, Mastercard, Elo, Hipercard), Boleto (for Brazilians only), Pix (for Brazilians only), and wire transfer.

    For wire transfer payments, delegates must contact Creacteve Events at ihfrio-congress@creacteve.com.br to register.

  • Media attendance

    We welcome representatives from the media to join us at the Congress. Please email the team at congress@ihf-fih.org to hear about the opportunities.

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