Global Health Council was unable to submit statements on all (or some) official agenda items. Global Health Council, in collaboration with Global Health Technologies Coalition, Georgia Global Health Alliance, Nuclear Threat Initiative, and Women in Global Health applaud efforts underway to improve WHO’s capacity to address the world’s most pressing health threats. The COVID-19 crisis…

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Global Health Council presents the following recommendations about the recent analysis of the  Relevance and Effectiveness of the WHO Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel: We recognize that more investment in the health workforce is needed. To deliver priority health and broader development goals, countries must invest in the health…

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Global Health Council notes the following: Digital health is an integral part of the health system. The strategic use of digital health technologies is an essential enabling factor towards ensuring that 1 billion more people benefit from universal health coverage, are better protected from health emergencies, and enjoy better health and well-being. We applaud WHO’s…

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Global Health Council was unable to submit statements on all (or some) official agenda items. Global Health Council, supported by the Global Health Technologies Coalition and the Infectious Diseases Society of America, commend WHO and Member States on accelerating efforts to meet global TB elimination goals. The world is not yet on track to end…

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Global Health Council was unable to submit statements on all (or some) official agenda items. Global Health Council, in collaboration with partners, note the following: We commend the World Health Organization and Member States on progress made toward global immunization targets. Despite these efforts, coverage of essential vaccines only increased from 84 to 86 percent…

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Global Health Council was unable to submit statements on all (or some) official agenda items. Global Health Council in collaboration with Living Goods, Women in Global Health, The Hunger Project, and Partners In Health note the following: We are pleased with the Board’s recognition of the report on universal health coverage (UHC) and its commitment…

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Global Health Council was unable to submit statements on all (or some) official agenda items. Global Health Council, in collaboration with The Hunger Project, VillageReach, and Partners in Health notes that: COVID-19 demonstrates that Universal Health Coverage in every community must be the top priority. Increased investment in all seven Global Action Plan accelerators must…

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Organized by Graduate Institute Geneva Global Health Centre and UN Foundation Backsliding or Building Beyond Covid-19? An Introduction to the Resumed 73rd WHA November 5, 2020 RSVP Join us on 5 November 2020 for an introduction to the resumed 73rd World Health Assembly (WHA) hosted by the Global Health Centre and the UN Foundation. This…

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Administration News HHS released National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, 2020-2025 The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, 2020-2025, based on the 2014 strategy and the first National Action Plan that was released in 2015. The latest plan was led by the Assistant Secretary…

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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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