World Health Students’ Symposium (WHSS) 2019

The World Healthcare Students’ Symposium is a multidisciplinary, international gathering of students in an array of health disciplines. Featuring a variety of talks, workshops and events, this 4 day event promises to be an exciting opportunity to learn, tackle global health challenges and build international networks. In 2019, WHSS will be hosted by the University of Cape Town, South Africa and will take place from 28th of November to 2nd of December.


Under the theme “COLLISIONS IN HEALTH: Youth leading  Health for All”, WHSS 2019 provides a unique opportunity for you to meet healthcare students and professionals of all backgrounds, to learn, discuss and draw inspiration from eminent speakers, policy makers and renowned global health leaders. WHSS also provides a unique platform for delegates to debate, build long lasting networks and friendships and come up with collaborative and innovative solutions to the World’s most pressing global health challenges. With around 1000 delegates expected, WHSS 2019 will be one of the largest global gathering of interprofessional students.


Organized every two years by 7 of the biggest international healthcare student organizations, including IVSA , the WHSS is, since 2011, a crucial platform for healthcare students to converge, network and discuss the most important global health issues of our time. Don’t miss out on this chance and register now!