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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.


The WHPA brings together the global organizations representing the world’s dentists, nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists and physicians and speaks for more than 41 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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30 January 2024
The WHPA continued to work for improved conditions for health professionals in pandemics at the January meeting of the WHO’s Executive Board. In a constituency statement supported exclusively by WHPA members, it argued powerfully for further protections to be added to the emerging WHO Pandemic Agreement.
18 November 2023
WHPA is supporting World AMR Awareness Week #WAAW2023 with a joint social media campaign with its 5 member organizations on 18 - 24 November. Find out what health professionals can do to fight antimicrobial resistance, one of the biggest threats to global health.
13 November 2023
How can health professionals and other health stakeholders work together better to integrate oral health into general health practices? The WHPA and its five member organizations provided some insightful answers at a recent multidisciplinary roundtable event.