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The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated transformations within healthcare, and also emphasized the importance of international collaboration to exchange knowledge and share innovations. The IHF’s activities in 2020 focused on facilitating worldwide connections – bringing hospitals and health service providers together to promote agile and resilient responses to the pandemic.

Kenya Healthcare Federation

Dr Joan Osoro

Technical Advisor

Dr. Joan Osoro is a medical doctor with a Master of Science degree in Health Systems Management and currently pursuing a Doctorate of Business Administration...

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  The International Hospital Federation (IHF) and Africa Healthcare Federation (AHF) announced today that they have entered into a partnership...

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What to Remember from the WHA 74

This year as every year, the 74th World Health Assembly has been a key event in the healthcare world. More...

IHF Partners’ Workshop: In 2030, hospitals will be sustainable. How do we get there?

The Partners’ Workshop at the World Hospital Congress 2023 featured representatives from major international and non-governmental healthcare organizations. Participants exchanged...

Towards a sustainable future in healthcare − insights from WHC 2023 Plenary Session 3

In an era marked by climate crises and environmental concerns, the third Plenary Session of IHF’s 46th World Hospital Congress...

Elevating employee wellbeing in healthcare − insights from WHC 2023 Plenary Session 2

The challenges of healthcare professionals have increased since the COVID-19 pandemic and it is urgent to address employees’ wellbeing. On...