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MSF at the 74th World Health Assembly

Photograph by UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe
WHA-397140 Photograph by UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

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The World Health Assembly (WHA) is the annual meeting of the world’s health ministers, and acts as the decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO). The 74th WHA is taking place virtually 24 May to 1 June 2021.

MSF Interventions:

  1. MSF Statement on Agenda Item 74/13.5 - Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) | Report by the Director-General
  2. MSF Statement on Agenda Item 13.4 concerning the draft resolution, “Strengthening local production of medicines and other health technologies to improve access."
  3. MSF Statement on Agenda Item 13.2, Non-Communicable Diseases and Oral Health, concerning diabetes and noma

Briefing Document

MSF developed a briefing document commenting on the WHA74 Local Production Resolution Final Negotiation Text, putting forth recommendations for where the resolution falls short.