Global Self-Care Federation & WHO

Contributing to WHO's public health goals

As an NGO in official relations with WHO, the Global Self-Care Federation contributes to WHO’s public health goals through its specialized expertise in self-care and responsible self-medication with non-prescription medicines. The Global Self-Care Federation is working with WHO in a number of areas to address the overarching strategic priorities of achieving Universal Health Coverage and Promoting healthier populations.

The Global Self-Care Federation WHO Collaboration Plan focuses on the following areas:

  • Traditional and Complementary Medicines
  • Tobacco Control
  • Quality Assurance of Medicines
  • Noncommunicable Diseases
  • Antimicrobial Resistance
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health
  • Digital Health
  • Oral Health
  • Normative work/access to medicines and health technologies
  • Patient Safety & Risk Management 

72nd session of the World Health Assembly

Read more about Our statement given during the World Health Assembly on Universal Health Coverage

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