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News

6 June 2019
WHPA active in addressing the predicted health worker shortfall at the 2019 World Health Assembly.
24 May 2019
The WHPA, through it's members intervened on a number of issues at the WHO event in Geneva, Switzerland.
3 April 2019
Webinar announcement: Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 1pm London time / noon CET
4 February 2019
WHPA submitted various interventions at the 144th WHO Executive Board in January 2019, on water, sanitation and hygiene, Human Resources for Health and Universal Health Coverage.
25 October 2018
WHPA welcomes the recently adopted Astana declaration and stresses the need for adequate planning and monitoring to avoid generating a fragmented and disjointed system that fails to meet the total health needs of the patient.
28 September 2018
WHPA acknowledges the Political Declaration to be adopted at the third UN HLM on NCDs but calls for clearer and measurable commitments.
31 May 2018
Presentations from the World Health Professions Regulation Conference 2018 are now available.
31 May 2017
During the 70th World Health Assembly, the WHPA delivered three interventions.
31 January 2017
During the 140th Executive Board of the WHO, WHPA intervened on three agenda points.
26 September 2016
WHPA launch a video that asks viewers to choose between two products. The consequences of the decision is then shown: the person either recovers or ends up in hospital.
31 May 2016
Five interventions were delivered by WHPA members on behalf of the health professionals during the WHO's 69th World Health Assembly.
19 May 2015
Be part of the global community of health professionals who are interested in regulation, and discover effective ways of moving forward in Geneva in May 2016.
21 May 2014
Global leaders of the main health professions have urged their members to pay more attention to regulation issues and implement the right systems in order to act in the public interest.
17 May 2013
WHPA calls for a new emphasis on collaborative practice. Health professions working together around the world can lead to improved health services and a more effective use of resources.