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.
The world is running out of antibiotics, WHO report confirms (post with simple image)
WHO report highlights TB as a top priority for research and development of new antibiotics.
ICMR chief Soumya Swaminathan to be WHO's new Deputy Director-General (post with simple image)
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday (October 3) appointed Soumya Swaminathan as Deputy Director-General for Programmes of the United Nations agency based in Geneva, Switzerland that is concerned with international public health.
Global Fund appoints Peter Sands as Executive Director (post with simple image)
GENEVA, 14 November 2017 – The Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria today appointed a new Executive Director: Peter Sands [ download in English | Français], a former chief executive of Standard Chartered Bank who after a distinguished career in banking immersed himself in a range of global public health projects.
Advocates call on Dr. Tedros for inclusive engagement of civil society in universal health coverage discussions in Kenya (post with simple image)
Kenyan advocates encourage Dr. Tedros to engage with civil society and communities in future country visits.
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