Negotiators spar at the World Health Assembly, the Global Financing Facility eyes a new leadership structure, and harassment allegations continue to ripple throughout the development community.
Transparency. Ebola. A new WHO Foundation. Live from Geneva, journalists Jenny Lei Ravelo and Vince Chadwick share exclusive insights from the 72nd World Health Assembly.
Here are the biggest takeaways from the 72nd World Health Assembly.
It's time for the global health community to harness the power of data for the world's mothers. The Rockefeller Foundation's Naveen Rao explains how.
How does the global health community view WHO's reform agenda? It depends who you ask.
Delegates at the World Health Assembly discussed how best to address an expected 18 million shortfall in health care workers by 2030.
The 72nd World Health Assembly, India’s development-focused election, and the future of medical delivery drones.
"The only real barrier to [solving the problem of] snakebite is money, to be perfectly honest," said World Health Organization expert David Williams, as the agency launches its snakebite strategy.
In his opening speech, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the WHO Foundation will be established this year. But Devex learns the plan is in its very early stages.
As the Ebola outbreak rages on in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the World Health Organization and other organizations face increasing challenges to respond, there are questions yet again about whether it’s time to declare a public health emergency of international concern.
The World Health Organization is doing well in terms of the speed and scale of its emergency response, but not so much on diversity and gender equality among staff.
The annual event tackles a range of global health issues. Here's what Devex will be keeping a close eye on in Geneva.
The 72nd World Health Assembly is happening this week in Geneva and Devex is on the ground. Stay tuned for our coverage and check out our preview for more.
While there are a number of effective clinical interventions for dealing with individual trauma responses, more needs to be done to support aid workers at an institutional level, write two mental health professionals.
The World Health Organization is short on Ebola funding, Belt and Road looks to improve its image, and Rockefeller hands off its resilience portfolio.
In order to achieve significant progress in mental health care, a renewed effort is needed to redefine how it is perceived. Here are four areas where effective communications will help.
WHO was heavily criticized during the West Africa Ebola outbreak in 2014. An evaluation of its response to the ongoing outbreak in Congo shows how far it's come — and how far there is to go.
Efforts to improve mental health in lower-income countries received a boost at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, in what campaigners hope will be a pivotal year for attention to the issue.