By leveraging the support of donors like the U.S., multilateral institutions protect the world against public health threats, helping countries prevent, treat, and protect their citizens from disease.
Multilateral institutions are a collective resource in helping to protect the health of the world’s citizens. They require collective support to accomplish shared global goals.
- Diverse stakeholders — including civil society and other non-state actors — must be engaged in multilateral decision-making to ensure no one is left behind in the pursuit of global health goals.
- Multilaterals must continually improve operations and outcomes through structural changes and, where needed, reforms.
- Multilateral institutions drive cross-country collaboration, apply technical leadership, and expertise and capacity building, and support under-resourced health systems.
For more on this topic, read:
- A one-page overview of the topic
- A recent blog post from GHC’s President & CEO
- Top 3 Takeaways from WHA75
- WHA75 Statements
- WHO Working Group for Pandemic Preparedness and Response Position Paper
- WHA74 After Action Report
- 150th Session of the WHO Executive Board Statements