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The World Health Professions Alliance speaks for more than 34 million health professionals worldwide, assembling essential knowledge and experience from the key health professions in more than 130 countries.

Stand up for Positive Practice Environments

Join our campaign to Stand up for Positive Practice Environments – health care settings that support excellence and decent work conditions. They have the power to attract and retain staff, provide quality patient care and strengthen the health sector as a whole.

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The WHPA brings together the global organizations representing the world’s dentists, nurses, pharmacists, physical therapists and physicians and speaks for more than 34 million health care professionals in more than 130 countries. The WHPA works to improve global health and the quality of patient care and facilitates collaboration among the health professions and major stakeholders.
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1 October 2020
Health professionals demand stronger healthcare systems and more investment in the workforce to improve global health outcomes . WHPA launches its Stand Up for Positive Practice Environments Campaign.
17 April 2020
17 April 2020 - We are now in the position to officially announce the cancellation of this year's World Health Professions Regulation Conference which was scheduled to take place on 16 May 2020 in Geneva, Switzerland. As health professionals, it is our responsibility to set a good example and ensure the health and safety of our community.
9 April 2020
9 April 2020 - Open letter to G20 Heads of States and Governments We are calling on you, the G20 leaders, to take coordinated action to ensure the security of the supply chain of personal protective equipment (PPE) for all health professionals and healthcare workers on the frontline against COVID-19 and in all countries alike. Only by acting in cooperation, across borders, will we be able to ensure that PPE reaches those who are literally putting their lives on the line to save our people from coronavirus. And there is no room for destructive competition between countries.