Past News

08 novembre 2018

Michelle Bachelet: What next for human rights and health?

The seventh United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, assumed her duties on 1 September 2018. The former Chilean president was also the first executive director of UN Women...

08 novembre 2018

The WHA resolution on the global internship programme: 6 months...

On the 24th May, WHO’s member states unanimously adopted their first resolution on the global internship programme. It commits WHO to improving the recruitment and training experience; mandates that by...

07 novembre 2018

Ilona Kickbusch appointed to Women in Global Health Board of...

Women in Global Health has named Professor Ilona Kickbusch to its 2018 Board of Directors. Ilona Kickbusch joins nine other board members, including Kate Dodson, VP for Global Health at the United Nations...

05 novembre 2018

Global Digital Health Initiative 2030 launched at World Health...

The World Health Summit 2018 in Berlin saw the unveiling of a breakthrough collaboration in global health research and development with the launch of the Global Digital Health Initiative (GDHI) 2030. The...

24 octobre 2018

The global effort to eradicate polio: why we must not stop now

In advance of World Polio Day on 24 October 2018, a physical and online event providing a briefing for the world’s press and others, held on 22 October, was entitled ‘The global effort to eradicate polio:...