28 May 2016 -- In her closing remarks, Dr Margaret Chan highlighted some main achievements of the Health Assembly, including approval of the new programme for health emergencies. Other important decisions were taken relating to the Sustainable Development Goals and on the new WHO framework on engagement with non-state actors.
27 May 2016 -- Delegates of the World Health Assembly have agreed resolutions and decisions on air pollution, chemicals, the health workforce, childhood obesity, violence, noncommunicable diseases, and the election of the next Director-General. Earlier in the day public health prizes were awarded to 1 woman, 3 men, and a network of organizations working in the field of international health cooperation.
26 May 2016 -- Delegates at the World Health Assembly today agreed to implement 2 new health strategies that are closely aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals. One relates to women’s children’s and adolescents’ health; the other to healthy ageing.
25 May 2016 -- WHO Member States today agreed to one of the most profound transformations in the Organization’s history, establishing a new Health Emergencies Programme. The programme adds operational capabilities for outbreaks and humanitarian emergencies to complement its traditional technical and normative roles.
Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly closes
Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly update
World Health Assembly agrees resolutions on women, children and adolescents, and healthy ageing
World Health Assembly agrees new Health Emergencies Programme
World Health Assembly highlights importance of multisectoral action on health
Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly opens in Geneva