World Health Organization


The Amendments to the International Health Regulations Are Not a Breakthrough

The major amendments misdiagnose problems that arose during COVID-19 and create processes that paper over disagreements

The New Amendments to the International Health Regulations

The passage of a new IHR marks a key moment for global health governance


Why Pandemic Agreement Negotiations Failed to Land

Months of negotiations and a final weeklong push ended with impasses over technology sharing and accountability measures


Inside the Global Burden of Disease Study

IHME Director Christopher Murray recounts the study's role in shaping global policy and how collaborators overcame COVID


Climate Change and Global Health: Moving From Rhetoric to Action

The World Health Assembly can help mainstream climate action into the global health agenda


Pandemic Agreement Negotiations Begin Final Stretch: What To Expect

With final negotiations set for late April, two experts explain the nuances of the Pandemic Agreement's latest draft


The Endgame for Global Health Governance Negotiations

Talks to finalize a pandemic agreement and IHR amendments enter decisive stages as the world's divisions deepen


2024 WHO Board Meeting: Flexible Finances and Global Crises Top Agenda

The WHO executive board to discuss investment round proposal, “polycrises,” and pandemics


Topics Creating Buzz Ahead of WHO's Upcoming Executive Board Meeting

The January 30, 2023, meeting is consequential after a formative year for global health


Visibly Invisible: Taiwan and Global Health

The legacy of the past and practices of the present, dictate whose voices are heard