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Internship Opportunity!

Internship Opportunity!

Internship Opportunity!The World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA) is currently looking for 2 interns. WFPHA offers a unique environment for an internship for students in international health and development. Interns are given substantial responsibility...

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Pandemic Treaty: A Public Health View

Pandemic Treaty: A Public Health View

Pandemic Treaty: A Public Health ViewThe World Health Assembly (WHA) will meet in a special session from 29 November - 1 December 2021 to consider the benefits of developing a World Health Organisation (WHO) convention, agreement or another international instrument on...

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What Went Wrong?

What Went Wrong?

What Went Wrong?A Reflection by Public Health Leadership Coalition's Member - Prof. Martin McKee What went wrong? In 2019 the Global Health Security Index ranked the United States and the United Kingdom as first and second respectively in their preparedness for a...

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Policy Statement on Climate Change

Policy Statement on Climate Change

Policy Statement on Climate ChangeClimate change is a global problem. It is harming human health and wellbeing today, and we have clear evidence that lack of effective response will render the global poor, people living in low lying areas, along coastlines, in the...

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Polio Eradication: Last Battle?

Polio Eradication: Last Battle?

Polio Eradication: Last Battle?Poliomyelitis (polio) is a highly infectious viral disease that attacks the nervous system and can cause irreversible paralysis and death. There is no cure for polio, it can only be prevented through immunisation. Polio remains endemic...

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Translator/Reviser (English into French) Internship!

Translator/Reviser (English into French) Internship!

Translator/Reviser (English into French) Internship!The World Federation of Public Health Associations is currently looking for 1 Translator/Reviser Intern for the International Office in Geneva, Switzerland. The WFPHA is an international, nonprofit, nongovernmental...

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Prof. Walter Ricciardi on Meeting with Pope Francis

Prof. Walter Ricciardi on Meeting with Pope Francis

Prof. Walter Ricciardi on Meeting with Pope FrancisThe WFPHA’ President Prof. Walter Ricciardi met with Pope Francis on Tuesday, September 28, and spoke about the WFPHA’s missions and goals. The Pope expressed his appreciation and encouragement to the WFPHA.

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Eliminating the Existential Threat of Nuclear Weapons

Eliminating the Existential Threat of Nuclear Weapons

Eliminating the Existential Threat of Nuclear WeaponsOn September 30, 2021, at 11:00 (EDT), "Eliminating the Existential Threat of Nuclear Weapons" webinar will be held to discuss the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and other steps for eliminating the...

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