General Information


Ben-Gurion University - Faculty of Health Sciences

The Faculty of Health Sciences at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev is dedicated to excellence in the education and training of doctors and medical professionals, as well as to excellence in medical research of all kinds. The mission of the FOHS is to educate medical professionals who consider patients holistically, within their familial, social and cultural contexts. This unique community-centered approach is evident in our applicant screening process, which is based on individual interviews, in student involvement in community health projects, and in the curriculums of our various schools and programs, emphasizing the bio-psycho-social approach.

Advanced world-class scientific research at the Faculty's research departments and centers, clinical divisions, and schools encompasses a broad range of topics and fields – from basic science to the clinical. The scope of activities at the FOHS encompasses medicine in the widest sense, characteristic of our comprehensive and humanistic understanding of sickness and health.

The conference will be held at the Ruth and Heinz-Horst Deichmann Building for Health Professions (M8) and Joyce & Irving Goldman Medical School (M5). 

Note! Entry to the university requires presentation of a valid identification card.

See below a map of the university, where the conferenc 


Limited parking is available in the area; therefore, participants are encouraged to use public transportation. 

Click the links for arrival information to Ben Gurion University - Hebrew / English 


It is recommended to use navigation apps like Waze.
Please write: Faculty of Medicine , Ben Gurion Avenue, Beer Sheva. 

There are several public parking lots in the area with limited space. The nearest parking lots are either at Soroka Hospital on the main road or at HaShalom Parking lot, marked P12 & P13 in the above diagram. Parking is subject to availability.   


The official language of the conference is English.


A commercial and professional exhibition will be take place during the conference, parallel to the conference hours.


Local Time
Israel time zone is Standard time zone: UTC/GMT +2 hours.


All visitors are required to have a valid passport, and for some countries, a visa is required. For more information please contact your nearest Embassy, Consulate or local travel agency well in advance. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if required.

For the full Country list – Click Here

Smoking Policy

This is a non-smoking event.

Liability and Insurance

The conference organizers cannot accept responsibility whatsoever for injury or damage involving persons and property either during or indirectly arising from the conference. Participants are advised to make their own arrangements with respect to personal health and travel insurance.


A range of sightseeing tours are available for participants to book before and after the conference. If you are interested in booking a tour (additional fees apply), please contact us at conference secretariat