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The World Health Professions Alliance speaks for more than 41 million health professionals worldwide, and is the only alliance which convenes knowledge and experience from the key health professions in more than 130 countries.

Strategic Priorities


These are the strategic priorities which guide WHPA's work in 2024-2027.

Read the full WHPA Strategy 2024-2027 here.


1. Building a sustainable health workforce

  • WHPA ensures that the health professions are recognised for their vital contribution to improving health through effective workforce planning and appropriate working terms and conditions.

2. Strengthening health systems

  • WHPA promotes evidence-informed health professionals as integral to robust health systems, delivering timely care, and actively involved in shaping solutions.

3. Championing collaborative practice

  • WHPA advocates for the importance of interprofessional education and practice to deliver equitable and accessible health services for all.