The World Health Professions Alliance speaks for more than 41 million health professionals worldwide, assembling essential knowledge and experience from the key health professions in more than 130 countries.
May 2017 - WHPA supports WHO and UNODC in their collaborative activities that focus on implementing the health-related operational recommendations of UNGASS 2016 and strengthening the role of health systems in preventing and addressing addictions and resulting disorders.
May 2017 - WHPA highlights that late or denied treatment is discriminatory and contravenes a fundamental human right. Refusing to provide healthcare is not only ethically wrong, it poses a serious public health threat. Therefore, WHPA urges full access to quality healthcare as well as safe and adequate living conditions for all are ensured, regardless of migration status.
May 2017 - WHPA congratulates the High-Level Commission for the ten clear and practical recommendations to transform the health workforce for the SDGs. A fit-for-purpose healthcare system and workforce is strongly related to a fit-for-purpose regulatory environment to ensure the public’s best interests are met.
May 2017 - WHPA urges WHO to provide assistance to Member States to implement the priorities included in the draft Framework of Priorities and Guiding Principles to promote the health of refugees and migrants.
WHPA brings together the global organizations representing the world’s dentists, nurses, pharmacists, physical therapists and physicians and speaks for more than 41 million health care professionals in more than 130 countries. WHPA works to improve global health and the quality of patient care and facilitates collaboration among the health professions and major stakeholders.