World Health Assembly

This started way before President Trump and will likely continue long after him.
The U.S. threatened nations supporting the resolution, according to The New York Times -- until Russia stepped in.
The baby formula industry spends more on marketing than governments do supporting nursing mothers.
At its 70th U.N. World Health Assembly in Geneva in late May, the World Health Organization (WHO) made history with the election
By Dr. Ngozi Erondu A month ago I downloaded all the CVs and applications of the three shortlisted candidates for the new
Neo Tapela, Harvard Medical School When it comes to killer diseases in Africa many people think of infectious diseases like
When I first joined CDC as a disease detective in 1988, polio was far from extinct. Nearly 1,000 children were paralyzed
A clear decision was made by leaders at the World Health Assembly's annual meeting last week that could transform the health of millions of children.
Recently the PSRT brought together stakeholders from every corner of the globe and every sector, each with a unique role
Next year's Assembly will select a new WHO Director-General to succeed Dr. Margaret Chan, and this WHA took steps to increase
Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is a target of the Global Goal for Health. All people should have access to good quality, comprehensive health services without being exposed to financial hardship.
Governments and WHO decision makers met with citizen representatives to hear their views and give their responses on women's and children's health. It has taken 68 years so far, but the people now have a voice during the World Health Assembly. Just.
The World Health Organization estimates that around 198 million people contract malaria, and that over half a million die every year. If we take a step back and digest these numbers, we are looking at over 1,000 people dying every day, most of them children. In fact, the WHO says that every minute a child dies from malaria. How is this acceptable?
There exists one obvious and inconvenient solution that the global health community can no longer afford to overlook: Make development research more accessible to developing countries' policymakers, institutions, health workers and communities.
The only way to make HIV prevalence go down and end AIDS once and for all is to ensure that the needs of such groups are addressed explicitly in health policies, especially with the Sustainability Development Goals which will guide international development efforts for the next 15 years.
There is a public health crisis that is threatening the health and lives of men, women and children across our planet at an alarming rate, and the richest nations are affected as well as the poorest.