Slim's Swiss Tunisian born, attending physician, working in the Division of International and Humanitarian Medicine, in the Department of Community Medicine, Primary Care and Emergency at the
Geneva University Hospitals. Apart from his clinical activities in an Emergency Division, he dedicate the rest of his time to the development of international cooperation activities, including research and teaching in the field of global health. He is also the Programme Director of the Geneva Health Forum (GHF), an international forum on global health issues which aims to give a voice to frontliners. Each edition (four to date gathered approx. 600 to 1000 people from more than 80 countries). A special emphasis is given to include colleagues and constituencies from developing countries.