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IHF 40th World Hospital Congress 2016

The 40th International Hospital Federation (IHF) World Hospital Congress took place at the Durban ICC from 31st October to 3rd November 2016. This event was held for the first time in South Africa and on the African continent. This prestigious event was addressed by prominent global healthcare experts with an overriding emphasis on Healthcare Innovation. The conference was hosted by the Department of Health, Republic of South Africa, supported by Department of Health Province of KwaZulu-Natal, Board of Hospital Funders (BHF), Hospital Association of South Africa (HASA) and the eThekwini Municipality.

884 delegates from over 42 countries around the World attended the conference. Prominent speakers included, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, MP, Minister of Health Republic of South Africa, Mr Thembinkosi Mchunu, Premier of KwaZulu-Natal, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, MEC Health for KwaZulu-Natal, a representative from the Mayor of eThekwini’s office and Dr Erik Kreyberg Normann – IHF President, amongst others high profile speakers from around the World.