Strengthening Collaboration: IPU and WHO Sign New MoU

IPU and WHO Sign New MoU
IPU and WHO Sign New MoU
IPU and WHO Sign New MoU
IPU and WHO Sign New MoU

Strengthening Collaboration: IPU and WHO Sign New MoU

Strengthening Collaboration: IPU and WHO Sign New MoU

Strengthening Collaboration: IPU and WHO Sign New MoU

The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) have signed a new memorandum of understanding (MoU) reaffirming the crucial role of parliamentarians in promoting good health for stable and equitable societies. The five-year agreement was signed during the 148th IPU Assembly in Geneva.

The memorandum underscores cooperation on key global health priorities, including universal health coverage, global health security, and health promotion. It also addresses emerging challenges such as climate change and sustainable financing for health. Additionally, the MoU emphasizes support for government-led negotiations on a new pandemic agreement to enhance international cooperation in pandemic prevention and response.

Role of Parliamentarians

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General, highlighted the essential role of parliamentarians in setting policies, prioritizing investments, and ensuring accountability to advance public health. He emphasized the need for political leadership in service of the public to save lives and protect health.

Looking Ahead

Martin Chungong, IPU Secretary General, stressed the importance of continued collaboration between IPU and WHO to raise awareness among parliamentarians on global health processes and support them in pursuing national health priorities. He emphasized the proactive role of parliaments in preparing for future pandemics and ensuring adequate legislation and resources to address health challenges.

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