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Largest number of regulatory agencies for medical products approved as WHO Listed Authorities

Largest number of regulatory agencies for medical products approved as WHO Listed Authorities

WHO has approved designation of 33 national and regional regulatory authorities as WHO Listed Authorities (WLAs) that can be relied on for fulfilling the highest level of regulatory standards and practices for quality, safety...
Ground-breaking progress made in Member State negotiations on amendments to the International Health Regulations (IHR)

Ground-breaking progress made in Member State negotiations on amendments to the International Health Regulations...

In an historic milestone for global public health, State Parties today agreed in principle on a large, ground-breaking package of amendments to the International Health Regulations (2005). These amendments build on over 300 proposals...
India’s LGBTQIA+ community notches legal wins but still faces societal hurdles to acceptance, equal rights

India’s LGBTQIA+ community notches legal wins but still faces societal hurdles to acceptance, equal...

UNAIDS, the main advocate for coordinated global action on the HIV/AIDS pandemic, and the UN Development Progarmme (UNDP) offices in India have been important partners in this effort. On this International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia...
Ireland and WHO work together to improve access to assistive technology globally

Ireland and WHO work together to improve access to assistive technology globally

Ireland is becoming a global leader in the field of innovation in harnessing digital technologies as a tool to address various barriers for access to care. In alignment with WHO, Ireland recognizes the importance...
UN rights office urges Sri Lanka to reveal fate of the disappeared

UN rights office urges Sri Lanka to reveal fate of the disappeared

The call accompanies the launch of a key report by OHCHR, highlighting also the need for the Government to acknowledge the involvement of State security forces and to issue a public apology.From the 1970s...