Saturday, January 18, 2020

WHO: 13 Global Health Challenges for the New Decade

WHO: 13 Global Health Challenges for the New Decade

Dr KK Aggarwal
President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA

1.     Climate Crisis

2.     Delivering Health in Conflict and Crisis

3.     Healthcare Equality

4.     Expanding Access to Medicines

5.     Infectious Diseases: tuberculosis, viral hepatitis, malaria, neglected tropical diseases, and sexually transmitted infections 


6.     Preparing for Epidemics: influenza , dengue, malaria, Zika, chikungunya, and yellow fever 

7.     Antimicrobial Resistance


8.     Clean Water, Sanitation, Hygien

9.     Harnessing New Technologies:  monitoring and regulation of  Genome editing and artificial intelligence

10. Keeping Teens Safe: More than one million adolescents aged 10 to 19 years die every year.


11. Earning Public Trust: Public health is compromised by the uncontrolled dissemination of misinformation in social media, as well as through an erosion of trust in public institutions.


12. Investing in People Who Defend Our Health: global shortage of healthcare workers. 

13.  Dangerous Products

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