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The World Health Professions Alliance speaks for more than 31 million health professionals worldwide, assembling essential knowledge and experience from the key health professions in more than 130 countries.

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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 31 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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6 February 2020

WHPA presented two interventions at WHO's 146th Executive Board, raising concerns about the proposed changes on how non-state actors are involved in WHO events and reminding member states of the importance of a strong health workforce in achieving universal health coverage.

3 January 2020
The #WHPRC2020 programme committee invites health professionals and regulators to submit an abstract or case study for consideration as a poster displayed at the 16 May event. The deadline for submission is 30 January 2020.
19 December 2019
Join health professionals and regulators from all around the world on 16 May 2020 to learn and share insights, diverse perspectives and emerging solutions to current challenges in health professional regulation.