Past News

10 juillet 2018

UNAIDS PCB: Ending the AIDS epidemic, sexual misconduct and TB

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS – UNAIDS held its 42nd Programme Coordinating Board (PCB) meeting, which took place in Geneva, Switzerland, on 26–28 June 2018. The PCB is comprised of representatives...

04 juillet 2018

Election of the IOM Director General – A wind of change in migration...

With the election on 29 June 2018 of Portugal’s Antonio Vitorino as new Director General of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), the traditional lead of the organisation by the Unites States...

03 juillet 2018

Atul Gawande, Failure and Systems for Safer Surgery

Crew on each of the hundreds of airplanes landing safely in Geneva every week must complete a pre-flight checklist, designed to improve communication and reduce risk. This is aviation’s response to surgeon...

02 juillet 2018

New tool for AMR research community to encourage research collaboration...

PLOS, in collaboration with the Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership (GARDP) launched an antimicrobial resistance (AMR) channel during a side event at this years’ World Health Assembly...

29 juin 2018

How ethics informs public health response in outbreaks

Public health ethics is the discipline which establishes the values and principles that should guide our actions in providing public health, whether at the district level, state level, national or international...