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General Program of work as strategic priority for World Health Organization

The General Programme of Work 13 (GPW) provides a framework for the WHO’s work in the coming five years.

No fencing away for ‘private-collaborators’ : the new WHO Director General pacifies the private sector

Geneva, 22 May, 2018: The 71st meeting of the World Health Assembly (WHA) kicked off in Geneva on Monday. The new Director General Dr Tedros immediately reassured the private sector that they would not be ‘fenced out’ of partnerships at the highest level of global health policy making. The World Health Organization (WHO) governing body will be meeting for a week to decide on the political direction of the institution. Key issues on the agenda will include the Organisation’s General Program of Work, medicines, vaccines, and non-communicable diseases.

WHA71 Watch: Policy Brief, Statements and Agenda

The 71st World Health Assembly is taking place in Geneva, May 21-26.

Follow WHA71 with the PHM Watch Team

The provisional agenda (A71/1is pasted in below (see also the official documents page)