Talking Healthcare Podcast: Inspiring collaboration between a consortium for healthcare leadership at congress

23 June 2023


This year, the IHF is bringing the 46th edition of the World Hospital Congress to the beautiful city of Lisbon in Portugal. This is the second time this prestigious event will be held in Lisbon, but for the first time, it is being co-organized by a Consortium of three local hospital leadership associations.

In this episode, Linda Clark, Director of Professional Development at IHF, interviewed the Presidents of the three associations to share updates and developments in organizing the Congress and what attendees can expect in Lisbon. Tune into the podcast.

Produced by the International Hospital Federation, the Talking Healthcare podcast series feature healthcare leaders and executives from the IHF’s global community sharing their expertise, knowledge, and insights into cutting-edge topics in healthcare.


  • Linda Clark
    Director for Professional Development at the International Hospital Federation
  • Prof. Carlos Pereira Alvez
    President of the Board of the Portuguese Association for Hospital Development (APDH)
  • Xavier Barreto
    President at the Portuguese Association of Hospital Managers (APAH)
  • Óscar Gaspar
    President at the Portuguese Association of Private Hospitals (APHP)