Items tagged with Global health
Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus elected WHO Director-General (post with simple image)
23 May 2017 – Today the Member States of WHO elected Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as the new Director-General of WHO. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was nominated by the Government of Ethiopia, and will begin his five-year term on 1 July 2017. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus will succeed Dr Margaret Chan, who has been WHO’s Director-General since 1 January 2007.
Mark Dybul: Megatrends and maximizing impact (post with simple image)
On 31 May, Mark Dybul completed a four-year term as Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. The following is adapted from remarks he recently made to the Global Fund Board.
Tuberculosis makes the G20 Declaration (post with simple image)
The G20 Leaders' Declaration carries an important section on antimicrobial resistance, and tuberculosis is identified as a priority for research and development.
Access to medicines for all by 2030: New WHO strategic framework sets vision (post with simple image)
Access to affordable and quality medicines for all is one of the major commitments of the World Health Organization, and its new medicines and health products strategic framework for the next 15 years calls for new research and development (R&D) models, including delinkage of the R&D costs from the price of products, and fair pricing.
Offline: The G20 and health—platitudes and broken promises (post with simple image)
WHO estimates cost of reaching global health targets by 2030 (post with simple image)
17 July 2017 | GENEVA - The SDG Health Price Tag, published today in The Lancet Global Health, estimates the costs and benefits of progressively expanding health services in order to reach 16 Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) health targets in 67 low- and middle-income countries that account for 75% of the world’s population.
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