World Health Assembly GHC and our delegation submitted a statement to the World Health Organization (WHO) for the World Health Assembly (WHA73), which took place on Monday, May 18 and Tuesday, May 19, 2020 using video conference technology. The assembly focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as items essential for governance business continuity. The…

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Self-care: A Critical Answer to COVID-19 By Sandy Garcon, Senior Manager, Advocacy and Communications, PSI Global health experts from around the world are joining the first-ever virtual World Health Assembly (WHA) to discuss one topic – COVID-19. While the topic this year is limited to one virus it will touch on many aspects of the…

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World Health Assembly The Executive Board agreed recently through a written procedure that WHA73 will open on Monday, May 18, 2020 and take place virtually, using video conference technology. EB147 is due to open on Friday, May 22, 2020 and will also take place virtually. The assembly will focus on the COVID-19 pandemic and items…

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This blog was cross-posted from Global Health Technologies Coalition, and written by Matthew Robinson, Advocacy and Policy Officer  As happens every May, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) highest governing body, the World Health Assembly (WHA), met last week for its 69th annual meeting in Geneva, Switzerland. The agenda was the most packed in recent memory, consisting…

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WASHINGTON, May. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Global Health Council (GHC) brought a large delegation to the recent 68th World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHA is the annual meeting of the World Health Organization (WHO) and brings together member states, WHO leadership and non-state actors once a year to debate global health policy…

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This blog was cross-posted from Chemonics and written by Ellen Eiseman This week at the World Health Assembly in Geneva, the Global Health Council, FSG and Chemonics hosted a session addressing the question: Are Complex Global Health Partnerships Worth It? Before the audience got comfortable and the speakers took their seats at the front table, I…

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This blog was cross-posted from Leadership, Management & Governance Project and written by Jason Wright, Project Director I am pleased to be in Geneva for the 68th World Health Assembly (WHA). On May 18 (Monday), I attended a workshop entitled Moving the Health Goal Forward: Civil Society Action on Indicators, Measurement, and Accountability sponsored by: Action for Global Health (AfGH) Center…

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By Joshua Morris, GHC WHA Delegate and MPH Candidate at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Sunday, May 17 – New Delegates Information Briefing. After a long flight from the United States, I arrived at the Graduate Institute on Sunday afternoon to participate in the 68th World Health Assembly New Delegates Information Briefing. As…

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This blog was cross-posted from Leadership, Management & Governance Project and written by Sarah Lindsay, Technical Officer A side event of the World Health Assembly, Youth Lead: Setting Priorities for Adolescent Health brought together young leaders, policy makers, and diverse stakeholders for a dynamic discussion on meaningful youth participation in decision-making at local and international levels. The event was co-sponsored…

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