Past News

01 June 2017

Dr Tedros can make history by tackling global health funding

Ilona Kickbusch, Director of the Graduate Institute’s Global Health Centre, says new World Health Organization Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom can “make global health history” if he can reform how global...

26 April 2017

The role of the Inter-Parliamentary Union in global health

Political will at the highest level is a driver to elevate health, especially the health of the most vulnerable and marginalised populations, to the top of national agendas. As legislators, overseers of...

12 April 2017

Health on the G20 agenda: German leadership in an interconnected...

The German G20 Presidency features health prominently and will hold for the first time a health ministers’ meeting on 19-20 May 2017. In the run-up to this event and the Hamburg G20 Summit in July, Professor...

10 April 2017

15th World Congress on Public Health – Vision & Mission for the...

Around 3000 delegates from over 83 countries gathered at the 15th World Congress on Public Health in Melbourne in early April to share their experiences, find a common vision and agree on the actions needed...

08 April 2017

Human Rights Council – Building synergies on the right to health

The 34th session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) took place form 27 February to 24 March 2017. While health topics do not prominently feature in the Council’s sessions, this recent HRC had few notable...