Events: May 2022

8 May 2022
The Thalassaemia International Federation (TIF) has established the celebration of International Thalassaemia Day (ITD) each year on May 8th! In 2022, the global theme “Be Aware. Share. Care’” aims to bring together all the members of the global thalassaemia community, and is an...
22 May 2022 to 28 May 2022
The World Health Assembly (WHA) is the decision-making body of WHO and is attended by delegations from all WHO Member States. The WHA focuses on a specific health agenda prepared by the Executive Board and its main functions are to determine the policies of WHO, to appoint the Director-General,...
24 May 2022
A high-level breakfast NSA discussion at the doorstep to the 75th World Health Summit. Vieux-Bois Restaurant (next Palais des Nations) from 8.00 am CET The world is still coming to terms with what we witnessed and experienced during the pandemic. The pandemic amplified the existing fault lines in...
25 May 2022
The African Medicines Agency (AMA) creates an unprecedented opportunity for improved regulatory reliance and strengthening resulting in speeder access to medicines and vaccines for people throughout the continent. Moreover, it represents, for many countries, the promise of the development of local...
25 May 2022
Skin is the largest and most visible organ of the body – it plays a key role in protecting other organs from the outside world, while at the same time, is vulnerable to attack from within. This vulnerability can lead to highly burdensome and sometimes lethal skin conditions. Unfortunately,...
26 May 2022
“Global Social and Economic Value of Self-Care” study is a one-of-a-kind global study showcasing that self-care delivers value to individuals, communities, and health systems by improving quality of life and welfare while allowing better allocation of resources. The call-to-action for...
31 May 2022
World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is observed around the world every year on 31 May. This yearly celebration informs the public on the dangers of using tobacco, the business practices of tobacco companies, what the World Health Organization (WHO) is doing to fight against the use of tobacco, and what...