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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.

covid-19

29 April 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to put a strain on health professionals and other healthcare workers and ongoing funding and further recognition and assistance is required to ensure the workforce is supported. COVID-19 should be recognized as an occupational disease which can lead to reporting on deaths and infections, better risk assessment, standards set and compensation for those who die or are affected by COVID-19.

15 January 2021
Geneva, Switzerland, 15 January 2021 The World Health Professions Alliance (WHPA) has released a message to the public requesting continued support and real action to support health professionals and other health and care workers in 2021.
9 April 2020
9 April 2020 - Open letter to G20 Heads of States and Governments We are calling on you, the G20 leaders, to take coordinated action to ensure the security of the supply chain of personal protective equipment (PPE) for all health professionals and healthcare workers on the frontline against COVID-19 and in all countries alike. Only by acting in cooperation, across borders, will we be able to ensure that PPE reaches those who are literally putting their lives on the line to save our people from coronavirus. And there is no room for destructive competition between countries.
4 March 2020
March 2020 - The world’s health professionals are calling for governments to support healthcare staff in the battle against Covid-19
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