Past News

09 March 2017

Women’s rights – One day is not enough

8th of March marked the annual International Women’s day (IWD), and Geneva as the global hub for health, human rights, and increasingly gender, saw multiple events taking place throughout the city. Its...

07 March 2017

A historic public debate with the three WHO Director-General...

For the first time all Member States will elect the new Director-General (DG) of the World Health Organization (WHO) at the World Health Assembly in May 2017. The WHO Executive Board in January of this...

27 February 2017

The road to G20: Health a central priority at the International...

“What matters to people—global health and innovation” was the theme of the Third International German Forum that was held at the Federal Chancellery in Berlin on 21-22 February 2017. Launched in 2013 as...

24 February 2017

High-level panel on access to medicines – “A smooth navigation...

As highlighted by Ruth Dreifuss, co-chair of the Secretary General’s High-level panel on access to medicines at the dialogue session organised by the Global Health Centre on 23 February 2017, access to...

03 February 2017

The 140th Executive Board: Politics all the way

There is a temptation amongst many observers, commentators and non-government organisations to focus on the annual apex point of the global health calendar: the World Health Assembly. Given, however, the...