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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.

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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 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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22 October 2021
WHO estimates that between 80 000 and 180 000 health and care workers could have died from COVID-19 in the period between January 2020 to May 2021, converging to a medium scenario of 115 500 deaths. These deaths are a tragic loss. They are also an irreplaceable gap in the world’s pandemic response. WHPA, as part of WHO's steering group for the International Year of the Health and Care Worker, joins the press release and joint statement.
24 September 2021
As part of the Positive Practice Environment campaign, WHPA will run an interview series to gather real-life examples from the field, as seen through the eyes and voices of health professionals in the field.
27 July 2021
During this webinar the World Health Professions Alliance are bringing together a range of experts in mental health and the workforce to better understand what the issues are and how we can all work together to support our workforce and look after ourselves.