WHO has released a list of urgent, global health challenges for the next decade. This list, developed with input from our experts around the world, reflects a deep concern that leaders are failing to invest enough resources in core health priorities and systems. This puts lives, livelihoods and economies in jeopardy. None of the 13 issues are simple to address, but they are within reach. Public health is ultimately a political choice.
The Health for All Film Festival:
Applications closing soon!
Last call to filmmakers to submit a short video for the Health for All Film Festival in one of the following three categories: Video reports, animation videos as well as videos about nurses and midwives. Applications are closing on 30 January 2020. Don't miss a chance for your video to be featured at the World Health Assembly in May.
Despite serious challenges, there's been plenty of good global health news in 2019. From ensuring health for all, to protecting people from emergencies, to enabling healthier populations, this list highlights just a few of the brightest spots.