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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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16 April 2024
Find out more about WHPA’s side event at the World Health Assembly: 28 May, 19.00-21.00. Keynote speakers from the WHO will focus on the critical nexus of NCDs and workforce challenges.
11 March 2024
Join our call to safeguard healthcare facilities and personnel in areas of conflict, in accordance with international law.
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.