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Human Rights Day 2021

Human Rights Day 2021

Human Rights Day 2021On Human Rights Day 2021, we are aware of the persistence of enormous inequities in the world, which are a flagrant disregard for human rights. Unfortunately, the Covid-19 pandemic not only revealed these inequalities but also contributed to their...

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1st WHO-recommended Malaria Vaccine: A New Hope

1st WHO-recommended Malaria Vaccine: A New Hope

1st WHO-recommended Malaria Vaccine: A New HopeMalaria is a life-threatening disease which has a devastating impact on people’s health around the world. Despite being preventable and treatable, more than 400 000 people die from malaria annually.1 In 2019, 94% of...

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A Vaccine TRIPS Waiver Now: Letter to WTO

A Vaccine TRIPS Waiver Now: Letter to WTO

A Vaccine TRIPS Waiver Now: Letter to WTOVaccination can save lives in millions. Massive upscaling of vaccine production is required across the globe with the COVID-19 pandemic continuing and with the prospect of new waves, and new variants in the future. The World...

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WFPHA at WHASS2: Better Prepared with a Pandemic Treaty

WFPHA at WHASS2: Better Prepared with a Pandemic Treaty

WFPHA at WHASS2: Better Prepared with a Pandemic TreatyThe World Health Assembly Special Session (WHASS) takes place on 29 November to 1 December 2021. This special session happens for the second time in the history of the World Health Organization. The World...

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Waive Vaccine Intellectual Property Rights Now!

Waive Vaccine Intellectual Property Rights Now!

Waive Vaccine Intellectual Property Rights Now!In the current global pandemic, vaccine equity means a fair distribution of vaccine, so that all countries can immunise their populations regardless of their income, pre-existing infrastructure, political context or...

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Toward the “Next Normal”

Toward the “Next Normal”

Toward the "Next Normal"An Editorial by Public Health Leadership Coalition’s Member – Dr. Alejandro R. Jadad "Perhaps a pandemic was needed for us to give ourselves permission to notice new possibilities to live our lives." In the editorial "Toward the "Next Normal":...

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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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