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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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5 December 2022
The WHPA last week sent an open letter to the co-chairs of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Body (INB) for the WHO’s future pandemic treaty, welcoming the latest draft but also pointing out where support for health professionals still falls short.
8 November 2022

The 5 members of the WHPA have today signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the World Health Organization (WHO). The agreement provides a framework for future collaboration between the partners, recognizing the need for multi-stakeholder partnerships to support the health workforce and address today’s public health issues.

27 January 2022

This week at the WHO Executive Board, WHPA submitted 3 joint statements: