Established in 2015 the World Health Innovation Summit is now engaged in over 20 countries. Its two Cumbrian Summits had 40 million social media imprints worldwide. Tested and now being adopted in cities across the UK— Carlisle, Manchester, Birmingham, Nottingham, Newcastle, Cornwall, and Fylde – WHIS is now actively engaged with growing in-country networks in India, Thailand, the Philippines, Greece, Brazil, Kenya, Ghana, Sweden, Japan, and New Zealand. WHIS won the Carlisle Living Award Innovation Award and Special Recognition Award at the Zenith Global Healthcare Awards in 2016. WHIS builds financially self-sustaining infrastructures focused on the health, vitality, and wellness of local communities around the world. Designed and carried out by local innovators and entrepreneurs, WHIS’ communities address local needs and honor local innovators and entrepreneurs, while leveraging WHIS’ experience, financial and other resources, and global networks.