2018 Global Patients Congress

Thursday, 24 May 2018 to Saturday, 26 May 2018

The 8th Global Patients Congress, Empowered Patients Building the Momentum, will take place from 24th-26th May 2018 in Miami in the sunshine State of Florida USA, at the Miami Marriott Dadeland.

Congress brings together around 200 patient advocates from across the world. Organizations of all sizes share best practice, gain insight into pressing healthcare issues and meet with others passionate about patient-centred healthcare.

Delegates representing dozens of causes unite to strengthen the global patient voice and improve the lives of patients worldwide. They:

  • Meet others in the healthcare field
  • Create national and regional networks
  • Share expertise and speak out on behalf of the patients
  • Learn from leading healthcare experts
  • Discuss the changing healthcare climate

Theme: Globally Empowered Patients. Building the Momentum.

Building on the success of Patient Solidarity Day 2017, the Global Patient Congress 2018 will represent an ideal venue in which the patient community will be able to discuss avenues to patient empowerment such as:

  • Knowing your expertise
  • Knowing your rights
  • Knowing your network
  • Knowing your support
  • Knowing your windows of opportunity

The Congress is planned around the great weather, venue, amenities and the social cultural life of the vibrant city of Miami. The Congress Planning Committee will be designing the congress programme around your needs over the next month. 

Your attendance and participation is important to raise the patient voice not only in the Americas, but also the world. Join us.



Event registaration is by invite only.

Further information on bursary applications and the program will be available soon.

We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible in May.

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