Dear Global Health community, we decided to gather all the interesting health-related resources that you can navigate. Please note that this list is not definitive: we will occasionally update this thread to add newer updates and drafts of strategies. Every time we do this, we will let you know in the weekly’s news review.
Please feel free to share additional resources that you find relevant in the comments: we will be glad to add them to the list!
Weekly updates on health
Communicable diseases (CDs) threat report
> The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. At this link you can read its latest edition.
WHO’s Press Briefings Transcripts
> A useful list of WHO’s press briefings and other documents. Make sure to select your desired document type to find results easier.
Current visions, strategies, outlooks & co. for 2023
Global Health and Healthcare Strategic Outlook: Shaping the Future of Health and Healthcare (WEF, Jan. 9, 2023)
> This document sets out a vision for 2035 based on four strategic pillars of equitable access and outcomes, healthcare systems transformation, technology and innovation, and environmental sustainability, with equity as the foundational goal.
Roadmap for the Global Health for Peace Initiative: Draft (WHO, Jan. 4, 2023)
> On January 4th, the WHO published the roadmap for the Global Health for Peace Initiative draft. It defines the workstream and 6 priorities to address.
One Health Joint Plan of Action launched and presented by WHO and the Quadripartite partners (WHO, Dec. 23, 2022)
> 2022 has been a busy and productive year for WHO’s One Health Initiative, together with the other Quadripartite members, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH), launched the One Health Joint Plan of Action.
Future health goals
Pan American Health Organization: Disease Elimination Initiative: Towards Healthier Generations (PAHO)
> Head to this website to know more about how the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) seeks to end more than 30 diseases and conditions by 2030.
EU Global Health Strategy to improve global health security and deliver better health for all (European Commission, Nov. 30, 2022)
> On November 30, the European Commission adopted a new EU Global Health Strategy, which turns global health into an essential pillar of the EU’s external policy. The strategy is designed to guide action for ensuring better preparedness and response to health threats in a seamless way.