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WHO calls on world leaders at the UN General Assembly to focus on vaccine equity, pandemic preparedness, and getting the SDGs back on track

WHO is urging leaders attending the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to guarantee equitable access to...
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International Organizations, Vaccine Manufacturers Agree to Intensify Cooperation to Deliver COVID-19 Vaccines

The heads of the International Monetary Fund, World Bank Group, World Health Organization and World Trade Organization met with the...
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Leaders Make Urgent Call To Accelerate Vaccination Globally And In Africa

<p>WHO<s>&nbsp;</s>Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and a group of global health leaders today issued an urgent call for vaccine equity...
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Joint COVAX Statement on Supply Forecast for 2021 and early 2022

Twelve months ago, the world came together to support COVAX, a multilateral initiative aimed at guaranteeing global access to life-saving...
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INCB, UNODC and WHO Joint Statement on Access to Controlled Medicines in Emergencies

Access to controlled medicines in humanitarian emergencies remains constrainedRecognizing World Humanitarian Day 2021, the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), the...
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World failing to address dementia challenge

<p>Only a quarter of countries worldwide have a national policy, strategy or plan for supporting people with dementia and their...
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WHO releases new compendium of innovative health technologies for COVID-19 and other priority diseases

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for innovative health technologies that can help countries improve health outcomes by providing...
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Moving towards digital documentation of COVID-19 status

<p>Vaccination certificates are nothing new. They are health documents that record a vaccination event - traditionally as a paper card...
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Joint Statement of the Multilateral Leaders Taskforce on Scaling COVID-19 Tools

At its third meeting, the Multilateral Leaders Taskforce on COVID-19 (MLT), the heads of the International Monetary Fund, World Bank...
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Social and behavioural insights COVID-19 data collection tool for Africa

The pandemic continues to highlight a pressing need to use social and behavioural data alongside biomedical data to mount an...
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